Iris Chen is a Deputy General Counsel in the Legal Department at Airbnb, Inc. where she leads a team of attorneys and legal professionals that support Airbnb’s product and marketing teams as well as managing the company’s intellectual property matters. Prior to joining Airbnb, Iris was a Vice President in the Legal Department at Google, LLC where she led a team of 140+ legal team members responsible for supporting global product development and all commercial transactions in North America and EMEA for Google’s advertising, commerce, payments, search, research, health, geo and supporting infrastructure services. Iris is experienced in building and developing legal teams and advising executives across Product, Engineering, Sales, Business Development and other functions. Before joining Google, Iris was a corporate associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett (2001-2004) and then Ropes & Gray (2004-2006) as an associate in the firm’s investment management practice. Iris is a graduate of Yale College and Columbia Law School.