Brandon Nelson

Brandon Nelson - General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, JetBlue Airways

Brandon Nelson is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at JetBlue, with responsibility for legal, compliance, ESG and sustainability, and cybersecurity at the growing airline.

Nelson joined JetBlue in 2005 and has held a number of leadership roles within the legal team. His diverse experience includes leading a team of transactional lawyers who represent the company in commercial, marketing, real estate, business development, intellectual property and technology matters.

He also serves as oversight officer and is on the investment committee of the company’s wholly owned corporate venture capital fund, JetBlue Technology Ventures. Prior to JetBlue, Brandon practiced corporate and business litigation law at firms in California and New York, most recently at Shearman & Sterling.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Howard University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.