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Head of Knowledge, Americas Hogan Lovells US LLP
Silvia focuses on knowledge management and practice innovation, collaborating with team members across Morgan Lewis’s global network to ensure they take full advantage of our resources. She maps legal processes, creates productivity tools, and conducts training sessions that promote a culture of quality and consistency across matters. Silvia capitalizes on technology to leverage the advantages of our full-service law firm by connecting lawyers who have experience in specific substantive, client, and jurisdictional matters. She manages quality control and legal process management and mentors lawyers on the efficient management of projects under fixed-fee and other alternative fee arrangements.
Senior Technology & Change Management Consultant Traveling Coaches, Inc.

In his role as Senior Technology and Change Management Consultant, Kenny consults with Traveling Coaches’ clients on a variety of projects, helping to develop and deploy customized programs with an emphasis on user adoption and increased return on investment. Kenny is a Prosci Certified Change Practitioner, a Certified Technical Trainer and has earned the trust of firms across the US, Canada, the UK and Australia.

Kenny has more than twenty years of combined experience as a law firm Trainer, Manager of Support & Training, Chief Information Officer, and now consultant. He combines his years of experience in the legal industry with a strategic approach to help law firms implement programs that allow lawyers to focus on the practice of law while minimizing risk to confidential, protected, and sensitive information. Kenny was a finalist for ILTA’s 2017 & 2018 Distinguished Peer Award for Innovative Consultant of the Year.

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Principal & National Practice Leader, Forensic Technology Services Grant Thornton LLP
Founder and CEO NexLP

Jay Leib is the CEO of NexLP, Inc. NexLP is a Chicago-based software company focused on using artificial intelligence and machine learning technology to protect corporations from their eDiscovery, Fraud and Compliance risk. NexLP’s Story Engine technology leverages the intellect and insight of co-founder Dr. Dan Roth— the winner of the AI 2017 John McCarthy Award, which is the “highest award the AI community gives to active researchers.” NexLP works with companies, governments and law firms to make unstructured and complex data sets not just more recognizable, but to create more well-rounded and complete statements of facts to solve problems and expose opportunities.

Jay has successfully founded and led software start-ups throughout his career. Prior to founding NexLP, he was the chief strategy officer at Chicago-based Relativity, a software company focused on eDiscovery.

He has more than a decade of experience in the technology field and has worked in multiple roles on some of the largest e-discovery and fraud investigation projects in the world. Before joining Relativity, Jay was an executive at Ernst & Young’s Fraud Investigative & Dispute Services practice. Jay was also the co-founder of Advocate Solutions Inc., where he invented Discovery Cracker—the world’s first shrink-wrapped e-discovery processing application. Advocate Solution had a successful exit event when it was acquired by DocuLex, Inc.

Jay’s software applications have been recognized by numerous surveys and awards in technology and e-discovery fields. As a speaker, Jay has presented on Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and predictive coding throughout the world. Jay holds an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College.

 

Lawyer in Residence Clio
Joshua Lenon is Clio’s Lawyer in Residence. An attorney admitted to the New York Bar, Joshua has worked extensively to educate lawyers on how technology can enhance their practices, while also teaching tech companies about the unique needs of legal professionals and organizations.
Director XRef Software Solutions, A Microsystems Company
Prior to co-founding XRef, Travis trained and practiced as a lawyer on the derivatives and structured products team at Linklaters in London.
Chief Customer Success Officer Imanage LLC

Dean Leung is Chief Customer Success Officer at iManage, a leading provider of work product management solutions. Leung’s primary focus is driving initiatives that further improve the customer experience and ROI by ensuring investments in the right technology. He has over 23 years of IT experience, most of which he has spent working with international law firms to drive efficiency, productivity and revenue generation through the use of technology.

Most previously, Dean was Chief Information Officer at Holland & Knight LLP. In his role as CIO of a Global 100 ranked, multinational firm, Dean specialized in aligning the business’ IT, and eDiscovery ecosystems with the strategic business drivers of the organization and implementing the resulting technology plan. His work in advancing technology led to the authorship of case studies, whitepapers, articles, and international speaking engagements as well as being interviewed by industry publications for his insight. In recognition of his achievements, Dean was awarded the International Legal Technology Association’s (ILTA) Distinguished Peer Award for Infrastructure Technologies.

Dean received his Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering with a focus on networking and communications at the University of British Columbia (UBC). He holds several IT designations and was formerly a Microsoft Certified Trainer. Employed by two international law firms in Canada prior to Holland & Knight, Dean has IT experience in industries including legal, education, consulting and manufacturing.

Dean served many years as a convocation member of the UBC Senate and has been a member of a number of committees at UBC, including the Electrical and Computer Engineering Advisory Council, Advisory Committee on Information Technology, the Computing and Communications Rates Committee, and the Teaching and Learning Committee. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Manager, Enterprise Sales Relativity ODA LLC
Director of Legal Operations & Litigation Support Toyota Motor Sales
Eric oversees e-discovery efforts and technology projects for the Legal and Corporate Responsibility department of Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. He consults with legal teams on matter-specific ESI collections and on processing and production efforts. Eric also works with service providers on refining methodologies to ensure a high-level of quality and efficiency. Prior to joining Toyota, Eric was responsible for application development and system implementations at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. He has worked with legal technologies since 1993.
Retired Associate Participant
Before joining Olenick & Associates, David spent 25 years in law firms. He has acted in several capacities, including director of information systems, applications manager, client services manager, paralegal and geographic information systems programmer for Voting Rights Act litigation. David's current role at Olenick involves helping clients with system implementations, strategic consulting, records and e-discovery initiatives, quality assurance testing and project management.
CEO Prosperoware

Keith Lipman is the CEO and co-Founder of Prosperoware and a recognized thought leader who is regularly asked to speak about law firm operations and the transformation of the legal services industry. Keith has been twice shortlisted as an International Legal Technology Association Vendor Thought Leader of the Year finalist. He helped form as new standards body for the legal industry, SALI, with the goal to interconnect clients and law firms. He is a frequent contributor to multiple periodicals in the legal industry and speaker.

Prior to Prosperoware, Keith work at the entity now known as iManage and when it was a public company. He was responsible for product strategy in the legal vertical and he shifted how their product fundamentally operated. The result was growing market share from 25% to 80% when he left. Keith has worked in law firms as both a lawyer and an IT director.

Keith has earned his BA, JD, and MBA from Temple University.

CEO & Managing Director LexisNexis

Michael Lipps is CEO/Managing Director of the LexisNexis Legal Software Solutions division and is responsible for the LexisNexis' Raleigh Technology & Software Center of Excellence campus located on North Carolina State University's Centennial Campus. In his role, he serves both the Legal and Professional markets, providing software workflow solutions that improve how firms manage spend management, client development and matter/practice management. He is responsible for a number of award-winning LexisNexis software applications including CounselLink, InterAction, PCLaw and more.

Mr. Lipps joined LexisNexis in 2009. Prior to that, he was with Intuit Inc. for 14 years, where he held a variety of product, marketing and business leadership roles, including General Manager, QuickBooks Financial Software.

Mr. Lipps studied Business Administration at California State University, Hayward. He is a trained Six Sigma Master Black Belt, and member of the Silicon Valley Product Management Association. He resides in Raleigh, NC with his wife and two children.

 

Managing Director, Legal Industry Advisor Alphaserve Technologies
Larry has been the chief information officer at Blank Rome since 1998. He has worked in the information technology field for more than 50 years, holding management responsibility for more than 40 of those years. Since 1989, he has led the technology function in three different organizations and industries, including financial services, behavioral healthcare, and legal services.
Chief Risk and Information Governance Officer Ice Miller LLP
Samantha Lofton Moss is the chief risk and information governance officer at Ice Miller. She is responsible for the Firm's information governance program and relevant staff. She oversees information asset issues relating to risk management: compliance/privacy/IT security; practice support; litigation support/electronic data discovery; knowledge/library services; records/information management; retention; docketing; new business intake/conflicts; imaging and electronically stored information initiatives and best practices. Samantha is a Certified Information Governance Professional (CIGP) and former ARMA International Board of Director with a Bachelor of Arts in Management; Decision Science and Information Systems from the University of Kentucky.  See more at https://www.icemiller.com/people/samantha-lofton-moss/
Director, Practice Solutions & Research Foley & Lardner LLP
Charlotte Logullo is the Director of Practice Solutions & Research at Foley & Lardner LLP.  Ms. Logullo leads a team that is focused on improving and supporting the delivery of legal services through innovation and enhancing the value received by the Firm’s clients. Charlotte’s team leads the coordination of best practices and shared knowledge across law and administrative departments. Her team supports strategic initiatives that facilitate and strengthen organizational and financial effectiveness of client service delivery. This includes analysis to define or re-engineer business processes, including maximizing the use of business applications, developing technology service products, and providing technology service solutions within the firm and to the Firm’s clients. In recognition, Foley has been honored by CIO magazine for technology innovation. The firm was honored by Information Week as one of 25 "Innovators in Collaboration" and was named to BTI Consulting Group's Tech-Savvy Team for providing “technological prowess” in serving clients.  Charlotte has spoken at various conferences, and peer organizations on the strategic use of technology for law firm clients and has over 20 years of professional experience in the legal services field.
Director of Practice Services Baker & Hostetler LLP

As Director of Practice Services, Katherine provides strategic leadership and governance for the firm’s information technology deliverables and services to five core practice areas. While her role oversees knowledge management, training and integration of business applications, business process improvement solutions, and the delivery of information and research services, it also includes management of the newest legal innovation group, IncuBaker, focused on the integration of three major advancements Blockchains, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Analytics.

Katherine obtained her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Stetson University and her law degree from the University of Dayton School of Law.

Sr. Business Analyst Baker McKenzie

Lidia is responsible for implementing a global legal project management strategy by providing project management support to partners across the firm’s 75 offices worldwide. In addition to the support of client-facing matters, Lidia works with various administrative departments such as IT and finance to develop tools to aid in that support. Prior to joining Baker & McKenzie, Lidia held a similar role at Seyfarth for over three years and worked as an application support analyst for over seven years where she furthered the development of their portal, client team spaces and extranets. Lidia is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is a member of the Project Management Institute, which has helped drive her passion for process improvement and efficiency.

Director of Enterprise Database Services
Alan Luu is the Director of Enterprise Database services at Morgan Lewis within the Information Technology. His primary focus is the development and delivery of database technology solutions at the enterprise firm level. To accomplish this goal, he has built solid infrastructure in an ongoing effort to develop the most innovative responses to technological advancements utilizing Microsoft SQL server as the backend database system. As a proven IT executive with more than 19 years of experience, Mr. Luu possesses advanced development and infrastructure experience focused on enterprise database development and scalable architecture. He currently manages and provides database service solutions for both internal and external, stemming from small to high scale projects including Client Data Analysis, Data Warehouse, Database Administration, Business Intelligent. Mr. Luu possesses strong leadership and entrepreneurial skills combined with the background in the financial and business administration. Alan started his career as the programmer analyst and later held multiple positions throughout his career including senior database administrator, senior database architect, senior data warehouse manager, Director of database technology from various industries. Alan has a B.A in Business Administration from Drexel University. Mr. Luu is the speaker at Rowan University for senior undergrad student in Management Information System major.
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