Peter Nguyen

Senior Vice President Legal, Associate General Counsel, Descartes Systems Group

Peter is SVP, Legal, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary of The Descartes Systems Group Inc. He is a former 2x general counsel of high growth technology companies, the founder of the GC Forum, a networking organization for Canadian law department leaders, a member of Canadian Lawyer magazine’s Editorial Board and an advisor to legaltech companies. He regularly advises his in-house clients on corporate/commercial, M&A, corporate finance, employment and privacy law. He has been recognized by Precedent magazine (Innovation Award – 2020), Canadian Lawyer (Top 25 Most Influential – 2019), the International Law Office(ILO)/Association of Corporate Counsel (Global Counsel Awards – 2019, 2016), LEXPERT® (Zenith Award as Change Agent in Law – 2019), National Post/ZSA (Canadian General Counsel Awards (Finalist) – 2019, 2018), the Financial Times (Innovative Lawyers North America Awards – 2018 (“Highly Commended”)) and the Legal 500 (GC Powerlist – 2019, 2016). Peter graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto and is admitted to practice law in Ontario and New York.