Mr. Riddick is a senior lawyer with more than 25 years of experience in a house in Fortune 250 multinational and high growth private companies and top-tier global law firms. Mr. Riddick has deep experience in a wide variety of commercial transactions/negotiations, regulatory compliance matters, mergers, and acquisitions and litigation strategy and litigation management, all in both the US and various international settings. Throughout his career, Mr. Riddick has positioned himself as a business- savvy legal advisor to senior executives, Boards of Directors and other corporate decision makers.
Mr. Riddick is the General Counsel of Tenable Network Security, a leading provider of innovative network security software solutions to companies and governments worldwide. From 2010 to 2016, he was a member of the Law Department at Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), a producer and distributor of industrial gases, related technologies, and services. At the time of his departure, he was Praxair’s Associate General Counsel with responsibility for legal support of its businesses in Western Europe, Russia, and Mexico as well as its Global Mergers and Acquisitions team. In addition, he lived in Shanghai, China for three years while serving as Praxair’s General Counsel, Asia.
Prior to 2010, Mr. Riddick was an attorney in private practice with top-tier global law firms for more than 20 years. He was a Partner at each firm, and he was recognized on numerous occasions in publications including the Best Lawyers in America and the Chambers & Partners USA Guide, an annual listing of the leading business lawyers in the world.
He received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia in 1985 and his J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1988.
Mr. Riddick resides in Silver Spring, MD. He is the proud father of two daughters; one is a college student, and the other is a high school student. His personal interests include philanthropy, the performing arts, travel, deep sea fishing, and independent and foreign films.