Eric Whitaker currently serves as Chief Legal Officer for 10x Genomics, where he is responsible for all legal matters. Eric joined the company as General Counsel in 2017. Eric brings experience as chief counsel in high-growth companies including as Chief Legal Officer of Nutanix, Chief Legal Officer of SanDisk, General Counsel of Tesla and General Counsel at Lexar. Eric started his career at Latham & Watkins specializing in intellectual property and antitrust litigation. He has served on NASDAQ's Silicon Valley Advisory Committee and the Board of Visitors of Stanford Law School. Eric earned a J.D. from Stanford Law School and an undergraduate degree from Princeton University.