Vivint Smart Home announced the appointment of Daniel Garen as chief ethics and compliance officer.

In his role, Garen will be responsible for upholding Vivint’s culture of corporate compliance as well as implementing new systems to ensure policies are being enforced across the business. He will report to Vivint’s board of directors and CEO David Bywater.

Garen joins the company from DLA Piper, where he developed and implemented best-in-class compliance and risk management strategies at public and private companies around the world. As a technology compliance lawyer, Garen has a long track record of creating, implementing, and managing compliance programs for Danaher Corporation; Wright Medical Technology; Siemens Medical Solutions; and Bayer Healthcare, among others.