Becky White is Head of IP at Xero, a NZ-domiciled ASX-listed company, and the emerging global leader of online accounting software. Prior to joining Xero, Ms White worked in Singapore in a global IP role at a fast-moving consumer goods multinational corporation. She has enjoyed taking up the reigns to lead the IP function at Xero and oversees a diverse range of IP matters. In her first year, Ms White has shaped the strategy and future direction of IP activities at Xero. She manages the internal IP team as well as external advisers to ensure that Xero’s interests are well managed. Prior to moving in-house, Ms White worked for more than a decade in top tier firms in both New Zealand and Australia. She is a lawyer and a patent attorney. Ms White is passionate about working with great people and leveraging IP rights to bring value to the companies for which she works.