Aaron von Staats is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for PTC Inc., a publicly- traded industrial software company located in Boston’s Seaport District. In this position, Aaron is responsible for worldwide legal, compliance and cyber-risk management matters for a 6,000-employee organization. Aaron also serves as President of PTC’s philanthropic foundation, The PTC Foundation, which provides financial support to non-profit organizations aligned to the foundation’s mission to “Create a Better Reality.” Prior to joining PTC, Aaron was in private practice at the Boston law firm of Palmer & Dodge (now Locke Lord LLP). He began his legal career as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Paul J. Liacos, Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
Aaron is an active member of the Greater Boston Community. Prior to joining CSC Massachusetts, Aaron served for nine years as a board member of City Year Boston, an organization that sponsors young adults to provide a year of service providing academic support and mentoring to at-risk student in Boston-area public schools. Aaron also served for nine years as a board member of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston, an organization that provides business and legal support to members of the creative community.
Aaron is a graduate of Boston College Law School and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.