Speakers:Erin E. Harrison
Erin Harrison is the editor in chief of LegalTech News where she oversees the editorial direction and content strategy of ALM’s award-winning legal technology media brand. She also serves on the advisory board of Legaltech, the largest and most prestigious legal technology event in the world. Previously, Harrison was the associate publisher and editor in chief of InsideCounsel, a monthly legal publication included in ALM’s acquisition of Summit Professional Networks in February. Harrison, an award-winning writer and editor, began her professional career in 1998 as a newspaper reporter in Connecticut after receiving a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Sacred Heart University.
Geoffrey A. Vance
Perkins Coie LLP
Geoffrey A. Vance is a partner in the law firm of Perkins Coie LLP based in the Chicago office. Geoffrey is the Firmwide Chair of Perkins' E-Discovery Services and Strategy Group and a trial lawyer in the Commercial Litigation Group. Previously named by his peers as one of the 40 Illinois Lawyers Under Forty to Watch, Geoffrey concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation, focusing on product and professional liability litigation, insurance controversies and other matters involving large-scale discovery projects. He has represented foreign and domestic clients in a number of state and federal courts and other dispute resolution settings. He assisted in and tried over 20 matters to conclusion.
Kim Taylor is Ipro’s President and holds responsibility for managing the overall strategic growth and direction of the company. Prior to joining Ipro, Taylor was co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Lex Solutio for 8 years. During his tenure as CEO, Lex Solutio was appointed by the Court to manage the data for the Enron litigation, which remains the largest document-intensive case in litigation history. Lex Solutio was acquired by Encore Discovery Solutions in 2003, and at the time of purchase had 750 employees with 5 locations and revenue of over 23 million dollars. After a hiatus, Taylor rejoined Encore Discovery Solutions as COO and helped develop the company into one of the top providers of electronic discovery and related services, eventually resulting in the sale of the company for $100 million to Epiq Systems. He holds an Executive MBA from Arizona State University’s W.P. School of Business, a Bachelor's Degree in liberal studies from Arizona State University, and a paralegal degree from Phoenix College, an ABA-approved program.