Ivan K. Fong is Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel at 3M, where he oversees all legal, legal policy, compliance, and government affairs matters for the company. Prior to joining 3M in 2012, Mr. Fong was the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Before that, he was Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Cardinal Health, Inc. He also was previously Senior Vice President and General Counsel of GE Vendor Financial Services; Chief Privacy Leader and Senior Counsel, Information Technology of GE; and Deputy Associate Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice. He also has been a partner with Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C.
He served as a law clerk to Judge Abner J. Mikva of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Justice Sandra Day O’Connor of the Supreme Court of the United States. He holds a B.C.L. from Oxford University, where he was a Fulbright Scholar, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. He is a registered patent attorney.