Prior to Kateeva, Going was SVP, general counsel and secretary at Planar Systems, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed supplier of display and digital signage solutions. In his nine-year tenure, he managed the company’s worldwide legal affairs and oversaw all intellectual property and M&A activities, including the sale of Planar Systems to Leyard Optoelectric Ltd. in 2015.
Before joining Planar Systems, Going was VP, general counsel and secretary at Merix Corporation, a Nasdaq-listed manufacturer of printed circuit boards. While at Merix, he helped close and integrate the acquisition of five Chinese manufacturing facilities that roughly doubled Merix’s revenue. Prior to joining Merix, he held the same role at Merant PLC, a software company listed on the Nasdaq, as well as the London Stock Exchange. He managed the sale of Merant to Serena Software in 2004.
Prior to Merant, Going was a Partner in the Portland office of Perkins Coie LLP, a large international law firm. Going began his career as a Financial Analyst at Chevron Corporation.