John Boswell oversees legal services and contract administration worldwide for SAS. In that role he leads a group of over 96 attorneys and 300 staff members globally. He is also responsible for the Government Affairs, Enterprise Negotiation and Risk departments at SAS. As part of SAS’ executive management team, John helps set policy for the company generally and takes the lead role in setting SAS’ positions on privacy and intellectual property.
Before joining SAS, John was President of Vista Development Corp. and served as General Counsel and Secretary for Raima Corp. Prior to that, John had a thriving Criminal Law practice.
John holds a law degree and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from the University of South Carolina at Columbia. John’s philanthropic efforts involve protecting and empowering African AIDS orphans through the charity ZOE Ministry and he is a volunteer with the Legal Aid of North Carolina. John is married with three sons and enjoys flying airplanes and playing Ultimate Frisbee.