Pluralsight Appoints Matthew Forkner as General Counsel
Prior to Joining Pluralsight, Matthew Forkner Was Vice President Deputy General Counsel at GoDaddy
Pluralsight, the enterprise technology learning company, recently announced Matthew Forkner as the newest member of the team and General Counsel for Pluralsight. In his new role, Forkner will spearhead all legal matters for Pluralsight.
“Matt has been integral in helping some of the biggest names in the tech industry manage risk and global compliance, and complete transformative transactions over nearly 15 years. We are so excited to have his expertise and guidance as part of our legal team. He will provide invaluable leadership with his experiences in Silicon Valley and the tech industry as we aim to close the tech skills gap for businesses and individuals worldwide,” said Aaron Skonnard, co-founder and CEO of Pluralsight.
Forkner brings his demonstrated success in mergers, acquisitions and public offerings from working with deals for some of the leading technology companies in Silicon Valley and beyond. Prior to joining Pluralsight, Forkner was vice president deputy general counsel at GoDaddy.
Said Forkner, “Pluralsight is tackling a massive problem that impacts the global economy, and in the process, has created a thriving business that I am thrilled to be a part of. Together with Aaron and the rest of the leadership team, I’m looking forward to helping the business grow and navigate the company through its expansion.”
Before joining GoDaddy, Forkner gained his legal expertise at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati (WSGR) and Fenwick & West. Both firms specialize in advising technology and enterprise software companies.
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