Below is a list of the impressive speakers we have lined up to speak at the May Institute. If you are interested in reading a bio, please click on the speaker’s name.
Marc Allen | Director, HBR Consulting
Ben Allgrove | Partner, Baker McKenzie
Kevin Backus | SVP, General Counsel and Secretary, thyssenkrupp North America, Inc.
Tami Baddeley | Operations Lead, Legal Operations and Contracting, Microsoft Corporation
Cindy Thurston Bare | Director, Knowledge Management, Orrick
Rupert Battcock | Managing Counsel, Oracle
Lucy Endel Bassli | Assistant General Counsel, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Corporation
Ralph Baxter | Advisor, Writer, and Speaker on the Legal Profession
Scott Berger | Vice President, eDiscovery Managed Service, DTI | Epiq
Rachel Berlin | Director of Project Management for the Legal Department, Liberty Mutual Insurance
Brad Blickstein | Principal, Blickstein Group
Ben Bogin | Solutions Engineer, ThinkSmart
Kevin Blodgett | President, Law Department Management Consulting, Morae Legal
Gerry Boccuti | Director of the Discovery Services Team, Pfizer
Beth Bourg | Product Marketing Manager, Adobe
Connie Brenton | Chairman of the Board, CLOC | Senior Director of Legal Operations, NetApp, Inc.
Toby Brown | Chief Practice Management Officer, Perkins Coie
Byron Buck | Senior Corporate Counsel and Manager of Law Practice Management, Caterpillar Inc.
Bernadette M. Bulacan | Director, Market Development, Thomson Reuters
Tracy Carter | EMEA Legal Operations Manager – Yahoo! EMEA Ltd
Brian Castro | Vice President, Accounts & Strategy – eDiscovery Managed Services, DTI | Epiq
Karl Chapman | Chief Executive, Riverview Law
Sylvia Chen | Patent Counsel and Patent Operations Lead, Google
Kunoor Chopra | VP Legal Services and Strategic Accounts, Elevate Services, Inc.
Lauren Chung | Managing Director, HBR Consulting
Kevin Clem | Managing Director, HBR Consulting
Christine Coats | VP of Legal Operations, Oracle
Vincent J. Cordo | Global Sourcing Officer, Shell Oil Company
Kim Craig | Managing Director, Lean Solutions, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
David Cunningham | Chief Information Officer, Winston & Strawn
Marika Daggett | Legal Operations Manager, Google
Lisa Damon | Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Ginger Dolgow | Senior Manager of the Global Legal Shared Services team, NetApp, Inc.
Laura Dieudonnè |HRM General Manager – Legal Administration, Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Skip Durocher | Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Prashant Dubey | President & CEO, Sumati Group
Peter-Eilhauer | Director, Legal Business Solutions, Elevate
Salim Elkhou | Founder and CEO, Onna
Christopher P. Ende | Law Firm Pricing, Solutions, and Panel Management Leader, GE
Justin Ergler | Director of Alternative Fee Intelligence and Analytics, GlaxoSmithKline
Tina Fan | Head of Customer Experience, SimpleLegal
Sheila M. FitzPatrick | President, FitzPatrick & Associates
Delilah Brummet Flaum | Partner in Charge of Knowledge Management and Legal Project Management, Winston & Strawn LLP
Tristan Forrester |Chief Strategy Officer, Ohten APAC
Jeffrey Franke | Assistant General Counsel, Legal Operations, Yahoo!
Patti Frain | Legal Operations Manager, W.W. Grainger, Inc.
Jake Frazier | Senior Managing Director, FTI Technology
Jill Fukunaga |Head of Legal Operations, Veritas Technologies LLC
Scott Fuller | Director, Legal Operations, Applied Materials
Geoff Frost | Director of Client Development, Bondurant Mixson & Elmore
Tracey Gallegos | Manager of Legal Operations, Argonne National Laboratory
Lauren Giammona |Director of Operations, Business Affairs & Legal, PayPal, Inc.
Gavin Gray | Regional Operating Office for North America, Baker McKenzie
Wafik Guirgis| Managing Director, HBR Consulting
Tanushka Gunatilake | Director, Legal Operations & Strategy – Global Legal Affairs, Hewlett Packard Corporation
Ameen Haddad | Assistant General Counsel, Oracle America, Inc.
Margaret Hagan | Director, Legal Design Lab
Matt Harmon | Manager, HBR Consulting
Steven Harmon | Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Cisco
Mike Haven | Senior Director, AGC, and Head of Legal Operations, Gap Inc.
Justin Hectus | CIO/CISO, Keesal, Young & Logan
Dan Hendy | Associate General Counsel, General Electric Company
Karl Hennessee | Senior Vice President in the Office of the General Counsel, Airbus
Helen Hickson | Executuve Director of Legal Operations and Legal Global Service Center , Accenture
Jake Hills | Director, Legal Operations, Elevate Services, Inc.
Paul Hirner | Founder and CEO, ThinkSmart
Linda Hovanec | Senior Director, Product Management – Core Markets, Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions
Brandon Hollinder | Senior Director of Client Services, InsideOut Corporate Managed Services, DTI | Epiq
Nigel Hsu | Head Of Legal Operations, Waymo
Brian Hupp | Head of Legal Operations, Facebook
David Ishimaru | Senior Director, Patent Asset Development, Yahoo, Inc.
Bryant Isbell | Director, Global Practice Support, Baker McKenzie
Christina Jackson | Legal Operations Specialist, General Electric Company
Dart Jackson | Deputy General Counsel, Ciox Health
Heather Jacobson |Director, Legal Business Solutions, UnitedLex
Rick Kathuria | Director of PM and Legal Innovation, Gowling WLG
T. Sean Kelly |Senior Director, FTI Technology
Dillon Knowlton | Product Manager, ThinkSmart, LLC
Lisa Konie | Senior Director of Legal Operations, Adobe System Incorporated
Chris Kraft | Chief Growth Officer, Mitratech
Peter Krakaur | Principal, PK Consulting, San Francisco
Resa Labossiere | Associate Director – Legal Operations, Accenture
Caragh Landry | Global Head, Discovery, Integreon
Lisa Leong | CEO, Ohten APAC
Frank Lowrey | Partner, Bondurant Mixson & Elmore
Daniel Linna | Professor of Law in Residence & the Director of LegalRnD, Michigan State University College of Law
Jada Livingston | Assistant General Counsel, Nike
Aine Lyons | Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, WW Legal Operations, VMware, Inc.
Marie Ma | Senior Counsel and Director of Global Equity Administration, Gap Inc
Kiran Mallavarapu | Senior Vice President, Legal Strategic Services, Liberty Mutual
Kirsten Malm | Partner, Baker & McKenzie
Jeff Marple | Director of Innovation for the Legal Department, Liberty Mutual Insurance
Kyle Martin | Manager of Legal Operations and Legal Counsel, Yahoo!
Jason Marty | Global Director of Operations, Baker & McKenzie
Keith Maziarek | Senior Director of Client Value, Perkins Coie
Jennifer McCarron | Product Owner, Spotify
Karen Johnson-McKewan | Partner, Orrick
Brendan McInerney | Manager, Legal Project Management Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Tracy McMahon | Director – Legal Operations, DaVita, Inc.
Conor Miller | Senior Vice President- Corporate Transaction Services, Axiom
Kevin Moore | Chief Security Officer, Fenwick & West LLP
David Moran | Senior Director of Product Management for Legal Analytics, ELM Solutions
Cole Morgan | VP, Enterprise Legal Management Solutions, Onit
Karen Murakami | Legal Operations Analyst, Yahoo!
Mike Naughton | Senior Manager, Legal Shared Solutions, Cisco
Ellen Nendorf | Sales Consultant, Thomson Reuters Legal Tracker (formerly Serengeti Tracker)
Paul Nicandri | Chief Service Delivery Officer, DLA Piper
Ian Nolan | Founder and CEO, Brightflag
Mary Shen O’Carroll | Head of Legal Operations, Technology and Strategy, Google Inc.
Christina O’Connell | Program Director and General Manager, ThinkSmart
Tom Orrison | Director of Legal Procurement, Microsoft
Jason Parkman | Chief Executive Officer, Mitratech
Andrew Perlman | Dean and a Professor Of Law, Suffolk University Law School
Jeff Piper | Chief Customer Officer, SpringCM
Bill Piwonka | CMO, Exterro
Pratik Patel | VP Legal Business Solutions, Elevate Services, Inc.
Molly Tynan Perry | Chief Operating Officer – General Counsel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Michael Pisias | Operations Manager – Office of General Counsel,Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Bhaskar Ranade | Director, Legal Operations, Cisco
Dr. Larry Richard | Founder & Principal Consultant, LawyerBrain LLC
Jin Ro | VP of Analytics at Seal Software
Rob E. Robinson | Director of Business Development, DTI
Mark Ross | Global Head Legal Process Outsourcing, Integreon
Dan Ruderman| Business Development Manager, Strategic Consulting Group, LexisNexis
Mateo Sanchez |Legal Operations Manager, Uber
Kris Satkunas | Director Strategic Consulting, LexisNexis CounselLink
Damon Schramm | Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Evine Live Inc.
Mick Sheehy | General Counsel of Finance Technology Innovation & Strategy, Telstra
Lizzie Shilliam | Sr. Director of Chief Administrative Office, The Hertz Corporation
Margie Sleboda | Product Manager, Legal Analytics, Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions
Josh Simko | Senior Counsel, Supply Chain and Enterprise Contract Management, Nike
Dawn Smith | Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at VMware
Jason Smith | Senior Director and Legal Counsel, Apttus
Mark Smolik | Chief Legal & Compliance Officer, DHL
Sonya Som | Partner, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Sylvie Stulic | Manager of Legal Operations and Litigation, Electronic Arts Inc.
Richard Susskind | Independent author & adviser to international law firms, national governments, and in-house legal departments
Caroline Sweeney | Global Director E-Discovery and Client Technology Services, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Michael Tominna | Director, Technology in Practice, DLA Piper
Katherine Treadwell | Principal Business Intelligence Consultant, InterWorks, Inc.
John Tredennick | Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Catalyst
Gary Tully | Director of Legal Operations, Gilead Science
Yuka Tzavaras |Senior Manager, Legal Operations, Electronic Arts Inc.
Thane Vallette |Associate General Counsel, HP Inc.
Ram Vasudevan |Chief Executive Officer, QuisLex
Nathan Wenzel | Founder and CEO, SimpleLegal
Scott Westfahl | Professor of Practice and Faculty Director, Harvard Law School Executive Education
Christina Wojcik | VP of Legal Services, Seal Software
Joe Woods | Sr. Practice Group Business Manager, Perkins Coie LLP
Rebecca Yoder | Director of Legal Technology, Accenture LLP
Mark Yacano | Global Practice Leader, Managed Legal Services, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Daniel Yi | Senior Counsel for Innovation, Department of Justice – Civil Rights Division
Cecilia Yoshida | Manager, Legal Operations, Yahoo!