8x8, an information technology and consulting company, disclosed the recent promotion of Chief Compliance Officer Laurence Denny to chief legal officer and corporate secretary.

Denny, who had also served as the company’s deputy general counsel and assistant corporate secretary, assumed his new role in December, according to his LinkedIn profile. Prior to 8x8, he served as vice president, deputy general counsel for Extreme Networks and held similar titles with Rovi Corporation and TiVo.

He began his legal career as an associate with law firms Morrison & Foerster and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher.