Emiliano Martinez

Senior Corporate Counsel

As senior corporate counsel at Omidyar Network, Emiliano works with the investment team on structuring grants and focuses on the legal aspects of the firm’s grantmaking operations and protocols. He also provides general legal support on contracts and other matters.

Prior to joining Omidyar Network, Emiliano was a legal advisor and then associate general counsel at Humanity United, a U.S.-based private foundation dedicated to building peace and advancing human freedom. At Humanity United, Emiliano advised on a broad range of legal matters related to the foundation’s grantmaking, contracts, communications, and human resources functions.

Emiliano was previously a founding executive and counsel of an angel-funded technology start-up company in the Bay Area, and he started his legal career as a litigation associate at Irell & Manella LLP in Los Angeles.

Emiliano received a J.D. with honors from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and a B.A. in American studies from Stanford University.