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Vice President Olenick
Scott Christensen is part of the leadership team at Olenick and has worked in legal technology for over 25 years.  He has experience leading the technology and business needs of several global law firms. He has served in numerous industry volunteer roles including six years on ILTA's board of directors and two years as ILTA's president.   He leads teams that provide services to law firms and law departments in the areas of Quality Assurance & Software Testing, Desktop Engineering & Management and Strategic IT, helping clients reduce risk to achieve project success.
Director of Legal Data, Costing and Reporting Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz
Partner Mayer Brown LLP
IT Director Utah State Bar
David directs the IT efforts at the Utah State Bar, the regulatory organization for all attorneys who practice in the State of Utah. Prior to the Utah State Bar he was the IT Director at the largest Utah-based law firm, Kirton McConkie. Prior to joining Kirton, David was the IT director for Jones Waldo. He enjoys learning and networking with his ILTA peers. He has been in Legal IT in one form or the other for over 30 years.
E-Discovery and Litigation Support Director Dentons
Manager, IT Security & Risk Management Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In his role at Seyfarth, Randy is responsible for establishing and maintaining the firm's cybersecurity vision, strategy and program to ensure information assets and technologies are adequately protected. Randy has over 20 years of IT experience in a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, retail and financial services. This includes a diverse background in information security and risk, with senior roles as director of supplier risk management, technology risk and controls manager, and business information security officer. In the security discipline, he is a certified CISSP, CISA and CIPP.
Managing Director HBR Consulting LLC

Kevin serves as managing director and leader of the Law Department Consulting practice for HBR Consulting. Kevin directs large-scale transformation efforts through the alignment of people, processes and technology. With over 18 years of advisory consulting expertise counseling corporate law departments, Kevin collaborates with clients to improve operational efficiency and optimize legal operations.

Prior to joining HBR Consulting, Kevin was a founding member and managing director at Huron Consulting Group and a senior consultant at Arthur Andersen.

Managing Director HBR Consulting LLC
Terrence (Terry) Coan is a Managing Director for HBR Consulting in the advisory business and leads the client matter lifecycle service line focusing on information governance and risk management issues.  In his engagements with over 30 Am Law 200 firms he has developed information governance programs, conducted assessments of existing programs against professionally accepted practices, and has designed and implemented technologies to leverage information, improve business process and mitigate risk.
Managing Director BDO Consulting

Deena Coffman is a Managing Director in BDO Consulting’s Technology Advisory Services practice, having more than 20 years of experience in information security, operations, strategic planning and risk management. Ms. Coffman has held technology leadership roles involving technology infrastructure, cybersecurity, data privacy, compliance and eDiscovery.

Managing Director Winston & Strawn LLP

Scott M. Cohen is the Director of E-Discovery & Information Governance for Winston & Strawn LLP. Mr. Cohen is responsible for all aspects of the Firm's litigation support technology, practice & client services group, electronic discovery operations and document review center management.

Throughout his career, Mr. Cohen has worked in a consultative capacity with law firms and corporate legal departments enabling them to effectively leverage technology in all legal practice areas. With a focus on electronic discovery, complex data analytics, and project management, Scott advises firm lawyers and clients on a wide range of technical issues relating to discovery in complex litigation. Mr. Cohen is a frequent writer and speaker on a variety of topics ranging from electronic discovery best practices and legal cost control to leadership development, performance management and staff mentoring in legal organizations.

Prior to joining Winston & Strawn, Mr. Cohen was the Practice Support Director for Proskauer Rose where he was responsible for the development and operation of the firm’s practice support department. Mr. Cohen also served as the Director of Information Technology for MetLife where he was responsible for providing general technology and litigation support services to the corporation's large and geographically dispersed legal, records and internal audit departments.

Mr. Cohen is a member of The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production, an adjunct instructor in the Bryan University Department of Electronic Discovery, and an executive board member of the East Coast Association of Litigation Support Managers. He is also an advisory board member of the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists and an active member of the International Legal Technology Association, the Association for Information and Image Management and the American Records Management Association.


Chief Customer Officer BA Insight
I’m a technologist at heart with a passion for working with customers, which was the driving force behind the evolution of my career to my now dual position of CTO and Chief Customer Officer at BA Insight. In this position I play an active role in contributing to BA Insight’s product and market strategy, while also working as an executive sponsor to many of BA Insight’s innovative customers. I work closely with global enterprises of all sizes to ensure visionary and successful implementations of cognitive solutions enterprise-wide, covering a variety of platforms including Azure Search, Elasticsearch, SharePoint Online, and SharePoint On-Premise. I am a regular contributor to the BA Insight Blog, the Shared Insights podcast, and can be found at multiple industry events such as Elastic{ON}, ILTACON, and SharePoint/0365 Symposium.
Senior Director, Strategy & Innovation DTI
Julie J. Colgan, IGP, CRM, is past president of ARMA International and an 18-year veteran of the information management profession. She has served in a variety of roles over the years as in-house practitioner for public and private organizations, including eight years in the legal vertical; as a trusted advisor and as a software executive. Julie holds multiple industry certifications and frequently speaks and writes on a variety of records management and information governance topics.
Information Technology Director Ward and Smith, P.A.
Charles has over 12 years of technical experience within the legal profession. He works to identify, develop and implement automated processes to increase productivity and reliability throughout the firm. His areas of responsibility also include providing customer service, second-level user support and administering enterprise-wide applications.
Manager, Application Support McGuireWoods LLP
Peter Collins, Supervisor of the Application Support group at McGuireWoods is a results driven professional working to provide excellent customer support, whether it be solving user problems or implementing projects.  Most recently, he has been leading the McGuireWoods’ mobile device management implementation.  He helps guide the Application Support Group delivering efficient, comprehensive, and elegant end-user services.  Mr. Collins has been with McGuireWoods, LLP for the past 12 years, and the Supervisor of Application Support for over three.
Chief Information Officer Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Mark Combs is the Chief Information Officer of Steptoe & Johnson.  He has expertise in information security, technology, strategy, people and project management.  Mr. Combs has provided leadership for all areas of information technology including networking, telecommunications, PC support, application support, project management, and data center operations and customer service.  For the past year, Mr. Combs worked as Associate Vice President and Assistant Chief Information Officer for West Virginia United Health System.  He has brought his experience in the information technology field to various other health care facilities.  Mr. Combs also serves on the Board of Directors for the WV InfraGard Member's Alliance.
Brainspace, A Cyxtera Business
With more than 25 years of experience, Dave has been responsible for multiple innovations with advanced technologies. His focus in autonomic discovery, virtual document cloning, machine learning, and natural language processing has resulted in significant value for customers such as Northrop Grumman, Motorola, 3M, Cisco Systems, and 3COM. With his most recent successful exit of his previous company Engenium to Marsh McLennan, Brainspace is Dave’s third successful startup. Dave received his BA from the University of North Texas where he was the first graduate to receive a degree in industrial anthropology and corporate culture. He is an active member of the American Entrepreneurs’ Association, the Presidents’ Forum, and Leadership Dallas. He is a frequent speaker and regular mentor for Dallas’s TechWildcatters and other technology incubator organizations.
Knowledge Manager WilmerHale
Marybeth is the Director of Knowledge Asset Services as WilmerHale, a global law firm with over 1,000 lawyers in 14 offices. Her team's responsibilities include knowledge and precedent management, enterprise search, CRM and experience management. Prior to joining WilmerHale in 2000, Marybeth practiced law for many years in both the public and private sectors.
Founder & Ceo TRU Staffing Partners, Inc.
Jared Michael Coseglia, founder and CEO of TRU Staffing Partners, has over 15 years of experience representing talent in cybersecurity, e-discovery, and privacy. He has successfully placed over 2800 professionals in full-time and temporary positions at the Fortune 1000, Am Law 200, Cyber 500, and throughout the consultancy, service provider and software community. His ability to identify, deliver, mentor, and help retain talent has given him the privilege of quickly becoming the globally recognized “go-to” individual for hiring managers and job seekers in need of staffing solutions or career guidance and management in legal technology and information security. Coseglia’s unique style of representation, vast network of relationships, and subject matter expertise has helped earn him and TRU a host of awards including ranking on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America two years in a row, #1043 in 2016 and #1189 in 2017. TRU has been consistently voted one of the top three Best Legal Recruiters and Best Legal and Litigation Support Agencies nationally and regionally by the National Law Journal for over five years. Coseglia is an active member of the legal and cybersecurity community and, in addition to his role on the Board of Editors for Cybersecurity Law & Strategy (an ALM Law Journal Newsletter), he frequently writes and speaks about the state of the technology job market with ACEDS, WiE, ILTA Peer-to-Peer, LJN, Help Net Security, Bloomberg BNA, among others. Coseglia was awarded Best Reviewed e-Discovery Session at Enfuse 2017 for “Transitioning Your Career from ESI to Cybersecurity” and received a 2017 ILTA Publication Award for Outstanding Magazine Article by a Business Partner for the article “Moving into Management: What You Need To Get From Here to There.” Coseglia is currently writing a monthly series on cybersecurity, e-discovery, and privacy certifications with Legaltech News. His articles can be read at
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