Matthew Zinn is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Jaunt and serves as the company’s chief legal officer and oversees worldwide legal affairs, provides council and direction to the company’s executive management team, business units, and legal staff. Mr. Zinn’s deep business experience in multi-channel video distribution, content, media, telecommunications, and intellectual property gives him the ability to anticipate legal and regulatory challenges.
Prior to joining Jaunt , Mr. Zinn was Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Chief Privacy Officer for TiVo Inc. The San Francisco Business Times and San Jose Business Journal recognized Mr. Zinn as the Judge’s Choice for the Best Bay Area Corporate Counsel in 2014 and he was awarded Dealmaker of the Year by the Association of Media and Entertainment Counsel in both 2012 and 2013 for negotiating a series of litigation settlements as part of a patent enforcement program that resulted in a total of more than $1.6 billion in guaranteed payments for TiVo.
Previously, Mr. Zinn held senior legal positions at MediaOne Group Inc. and Continental Cablevision. Before moving in-house, Mr. Zinn worked for the law firm of Cole, Raywid & Braverman (later merged into Davis Wright Tremaine) in Washington, D.C. representing communications clients before federal, state, and local government agencies.
Mr. Zinn holds a J.D. from George Washington University’s National Law Center and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Vermont.