CEO, LexisNexis Legal & Professional
Mike Walsh is CEO of the global legal business of LexisNexis, a leading provider of information solutions to law firm, corporate, government and academic markets. The business serves customers in over 175 countries and employs ~10,000 worldwide.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Walsh was CEO of LexisNexis U.S. Legal Markets. He led the transformation of the business from a provider of legal research to a solutions partner. Mr. Walsh joined LexisNexis in 2003 as Senior Vice President, Global Strategy and Business Development where he helped oversee significant expansion into the LexisNexis Risk Management sector.
Prior to joining LexisNexis, Mr. Walsh was Director of Strategic Business Development at Home Depot. Earlier in his career, he practiced law at Weil, Gotshal and Manges, worked on large transactions at General Electric and was a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. He also co-founded Infirmation.com, an online portal, and sold that business to what is now Thomson Reuters.
Mr. Walsh earned his JD from Harvard Law School and received his BA from Yale University. He sits on the Board of the Atlantic Council. He grew up in Colorado and now resides in New York with his wife and two children.