Deciphering Geek Speak for Lawyers

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 52 minutes
Recorded Date: June 12, 2017
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  • Why your legal technology stack is critical
  • How to prioritize and make the right decisions
  • What are the real world use cases and impact
Runtime: 52 minutes
Recorded: June 12, 2017


This session will cover the ways in which technology choices affect your business flexibility, including the critical legal technology stack, how to prioritize and make the right decisions, and real-world use cases and impact with Spotify’s General Counsel.

This program was recorded on June 12th, 2017.

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Stephen Scorziello

Senior Counsel - Busines & Operations Management

Stephen Scorziello is the Senior Counsel at Spotify.

Teju Deshpande

Senior Director
Morae Legal

Teju Deshpande has more than twenty years of experience in the technology and legal outsourcing industries.

Teju has spent the last decade helping to build a disruptive legal outsourcing business. At Morae Global she works with her clients to build the capabilities that enable law departments to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage and bottom-line impact. She is passionate about delivering practical and sustainable solutions to drive measurable results and creating significant value for clients.

Pamela Wickersham

Professional Services Engineering Lead

Pamela is the Professional Services Engineering Lead at SpringCM.

Erik Severinghaus

Chief Strategy Officer

Erik has been developing new products and bringing them to market for 20 years, resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars of exits and revenue generated.

Prior to leading strategy at SpringCM, Erik was Founder and CEO of SimpleRelevance, a highly acclaimed machine learning platform to optimize digital marketing. In 2015, SimpleRelevance sold to Rise Interactive, where Erik led the Account Strategy and Personalization business units.

He and his companies have been featured in the Wall St. Journal, Associated Press, Crain's Chicago Business, The Chicago Tribune, and a variety of other publications. He regularly writes columns on innovation and entrepreneurship for outlets including Fortune and Forbes.

Erik has won a variety of awards, including a Chicago Innovation Award, Moxie Award (Best Business to Business Startup), Direct Marketing Associations 40 under 40, Top 50 Northwestern Startup Alumni, and cover stories in Crain's Chicago as well as Biztech Magazine.

He has an undergraduate degree from UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management. He was a founding company in Chicago's 1871 incubator and graduated from Techstars Chicago.

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