Sherry serves as Chief Consultant at Litéra. In that role, she is responsible for strategic advisory services, industry outreach, and client advocacy. Sherry has over 30 years of legal and document-centric technology experience, having led initiatives in product management, research and development, client support, and global strategic consulting efforts. Widely recognized for her deep domain knowledge in the legal and life sciences industries, technical documentation, and document management, Kappel has written and spoken widely on technologies that address the needs, goals and strategies of services-oriented businesses. She is also an expert in authoring applications, document automation, template and precedent management, file format transformations, technology change management, and Microsoft Office systems and products. She was recognized by ILTA as Innovative Consultant of the Year in 2014, and has been shortlisted as Vendor Thought Leader in 2012 and again in 2017. Prior to joining Litéra, Sherry was Chief Innovation Officer at Microsystems. She holds an M.S. in Communications from Northwestern University and a B.A. in Mass Communications from Truman State University.