Kate Morgan

408-296-4745 kate.morgan@gmail.com
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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Executive Administration professional with extensive experience within the high tech semiconductor and licensing companies. Supported large staff under top level executives. Handled extensive travel setup, purchasing, expense reporting, sales order creation, litigation support.     Project management  Sales support Negotiation skills/team building Document/write department and corporate guidelines and procedures Sales and financial staff support MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS     Set up and maintained standards for tracking litigation purchase receipts Worked in OEM, Distribution and Retails sales channels Set up and maintained contract filing system Conducted Sarbanes-Oxley and ISO 9000 audits

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Tessera, Inc., San Jose, CA 2003 – 2012 Executive Administrator – Supported sales and engineering staff of 26 under Senior Vice President of Licensing Group. Working closely with finance and purchasing, processed expenses and group purchases of outside services and consultants. Setup, tracked and followed up on international travel for sales and engineering staff. Maintained group calendars, arranged group meetings and lunches. Under the General Counsel, provided administrative support to litigation team in Legal Department. Worked with Contract Manager to setup file room and maintain all company contracts. Stock Administrator - Worked in Finance on general ledger transactions. Company stock administrator after IPO processing daily stock transactions, tracking ESPP contributions and purchases, initially worked with outside stock transfer business agent to outsource internal program. CoWare, Inc., San Jose, CA 2000 – 2002 San Jose, CA Orders/Contracts Manager – Working closely with sales and marketing, negotiated, composed and administered all types of contracts, including, licensing (master, beta and maintenance), design services and statements of work, third party licensing (licensee and licensor), consulting, non-disclosures, purchasing, leases, and amendments/addendums. Responsible for creation of sales orders, billings and keys for product licenses for all worldwide accounts and provision of supporting reports to executive management and field offices. Responsible for calculating and tracking all third party licensing royalties. Working with outside attorney, prepared trademark applications. Set up and maintained standard master contract forms and departmental procedures. Reported to CFO.

Philips Semiconductor (formerly VLSI Technology, Inc., San Jose, CA 1996 – 2000 Contract Administration Manager – Working closely with sales, marketing and purchasing, negotiated, composed and administered contracts including licensing (master, beta and maintenance), design and development with statements of work, volume purchases, LOU/MOU, non-disclosures, third party services, source code/netlists, EDI, consulting, manufacturing plant expansion and amendments/addendums for commercial as well as government accounts. Working with 4 in-house attorneys, set up and maintained standard master contract forms, departmental procedures, department web page and master filing system. Core member of corporate Y2K compliance team. Reported to General Counsel. OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Order Administration and Contracts Manager , Seagate Technology (formerly Conner Peripherals, Inc.)– Working directly with sales, negotiated, composed and administered contracts, including licensing, non-disclosures, sales – OEM, Distributor, Retailer, government purchases and sales representatives – purchasing, prepaid freight program, third party services, amendments/addendums, export documentation and product end-of-life programs. Handled complex agreements while working under the guidance of an outside licensing attorney. Successfully completed 3 major internal audits and all external quarterly/yearly audits. Core member of the corporate ISO9000 certification team and trained internal auditor since its inception in 1990. Reported to General Counsel. Managed corporate order administration staff of up to 20 responsible for processing all customer purchase orders worldwide for shipment from 5 manufacturing sites, setting up initial department processes and procedures (growth from $800 million to $2.2 billion). Responsible for overseeing management of critical master files in OMAR coordinating efforts with accounting, sales, tax and finance. Successfully complete 5 due diligence audits as well as all internal and external audits. Managed customer service staff processing customer requests for product returns and repairs. Reported to Senior Vice President, Business Development. Marketing Support Manager, Fujitsu America, Inc., Computer Products Division, San Jose, CA - Managed all customer service and sales support activities of the Computer Products Division (disk drives, printers, printed wire boards) with annual sales of $400 million. Support activities included budgets for 25 departments, calculation of sales incentives, financial analysis and reports, systems development and inside sales. Started with the establishment of sales department ($0 to $14 million revenue in 3 years). Chairman of Fujitsu Users Group. Managed initial implementation of complete ASK/OMAR system converting from manual system and subsequently senior user consultant on conversion of ASK HP (HP3000) to ASK DEC (VAX 8700) system.

EDUCATION City University, San Jose Campus MBA City University, Santa Clara Campus BSBA, Dean’s list Mission College, Santa Clara AA, Business (minor: Accounting), Dean’s list