FileMaker, Inc. Executive Profiles
Vice President of Legal, General Counsel and Secretary
John Pinheiro oversees legal matters worldwide for FileMaker and its corporate subsidiaries, including software licensing and distribution agreements, litigation and intellectual property. He serves on the executive staff and advises management on all legal issues. Previously, he served as corporate counsel and vice president, human resources.
Before joining FileMaker (and its predecessor Claris) in 1992, Pinheiro was an associate attorney in the corporate department and the products and technology group at Ware & Freidenrich of Palo Alto, Calif., where he counseled software and other technology clients.
He holds a J.D. degree from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley and earned a B.B.A. degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame.