Nkechi Chukwueke serves in the role of Corporate Counsel at VMware in Chicago, IL. Prior to joining VMware, Nkechi was an Attorney at IBM, working in the Washington, DC area. Nkechi has experience in commercial technology transactions and government contracts with the U.S. federal government, state and local entities, and international organizations. She has a reputation for being a diplomatic negotiator and trusted business advisor to her internal clients. In her spare time, she enjoys mentoring law students, playing and coaching soccer, and traveling. She earned her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where she was a recipient of the Thurgood Marshall Award for Academic Achievement, and her B.A. from Stanford University.