2018 CLO Virtual Event: Emerging Technology Trends and Its Implications for Legal Teams
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Advancements in technology and the exponentially increasing pace of business are reshaping the legal industry. How can In-House Counsel and legal teams leverage technology to become a leader and enabler of change, drive greater business value, and create smarter, faster contracting processes going forward?
Argyle Executive Forum, in partnership with Concord, is bringing together senior legal executives to discuss these issues and more at our 2018 CLO Virtual Event: Emerging Technology Trends and Its Implications for Legal Teams. Hear from a panel of experts as they dive into the implications of AI, Blockchain, and global digitization for the future of Legal.
Join us as we explore:
• Leveraging technology in legal practices and legal services
• Enhancing contracting processes and overall contract management
• How technology disrupters are reshaping the legal department and its impact in the future
The "2018 CLO Virtual Event: Emerging Technology Trends and Its Implications for Legal Teams" is proudly sponsored by:
Concord is a cloud-based contract lifecycle management platform that is changing the way the world is creating, negotiating, signing, and managing contracts. An all-in-one platform, Concord is simple to use and works with any type of document, across your entire company—connecting every document, every person, every process all in one place. Concord is the only contract management platform that enables companies to accelerate growth while maintaining flawless compliance by managing the entire lifecycle of their contracts.
This event will feature insights from top executives, including:
Concord View Bio »
Travis is responsible for global marketing and public relations at Concord. Prior to joining the team he held leadership roles in tech and finance in Silicon Valley and contributed to The Economist, where he wrote about business, economics, and US politics.
He’s a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley where he played four years of varsity water polo and was member of the 2007 National Championship team.
Oath Inc. View Bio »
Joanne M. Kelly is Vice President & Chief Counsel at Oath Inc. During her career at Oath, she has provided transactional support, product review and general counseling for a wide variety of brands and business units, including AOL Search, Yahoo Search, Membership and Subscriptions, AOL Mail, and Oath’s international affiliates, including Huffington Post International, and Oath Japan, as well as serving as the primary counsel for Oath Foundation. Prior to joining AOL (now Oath) in 2000, Joanne worked as an associate at McKenna & Cuneo, LLP (now part of Dentons), where her practice focused on tax-exempt organizations. In addition to her position at Oath, Joanne serves as a director and Corporate Secretary for Decatur Foundry, Inc., a family-owned iron foundry in Illinois. She also sings with The Washington Chorus and tries to keep up with her husband, two college-aged children, and two dogs.
Lyft View Bio »
David Le is Managing Counsel, Corporate & Commercial at Lyft, the pioneering peer-to-peer ridesharing startup. At Lyft, David oversees all corporate legal matters, including fundraising rounds, corporate governance, M&A, investor relations and equity & corporate structuring, while also spearheading a number of strategic transactions and commercial partnerships. In his career at Lyft, David has led three rounds of funding, raising over $2.7 billion in new capital from investors including KKR, Icahn Enterprises, AllianceBernstein, Alibaba, Rakuten, Prince Alwaleed of Saudi Arabia, Janus, Fortress, Baillie Gifford and a $500 million investment from General Motors, while also launching strategic partnerships with Hertz, Jaguar Land Rover and Alphabet’s Waymo. Lyft’s legal department was recently recognized as The Recorder’s 2017 Legal In-House Departments of the Year (Emerging Company).
Before joining Lyft, David led mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions worldwide for Electronic Arts, the leading videogame producer, including its $1.3 billion acquisition of PopCap Games along with various international acquisitions and commercial transactions. Prior to EA, David started his career at Pillsbury Winthrop, focused on guiding emerging growth companies through formation, venture fundraising, mergers & acquisitions and initial public offerings.
David received his J.D. from Boston University School of Law and his B.A. with honors in political science from the University of California, San Diego.
Lending Club View Bio »
Brandon is the Senior Vice President, Legal for LendingClub. At LendingClub Brandon manages the corporate legal functions for the company including contracts, corporate reporting and filing, intellectual property, investigations and litigation, licensing, operations, privacy, real estate, and regulatory change and compliance. Prior to joining LendingClub, Brandon was the Vice President, Deputy General Counsel for eBay, which for many years also owned PayPal. At eBay Brandon had global responsibility for Asset Protection, Investigations and Litigation, Patents and Open Source, Regulatory matters, and Technology Transactions. In many of years of private practice preceding eBay Brandon worked primarily for international law firms representing technology and financial companies in commercial, intellectual property and investigation and litigation matters.
1:00pm – 1:05pm Argyle Opening Remarks
1:05pm – 1:25pm Thought Leadership Spotlight
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Vice President of Marketing
1:25pm – 2:00pm Panel Discussion
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Panel discussion topics will include, but are not limited to:
• How has technology made an impact in legal practices and the way legal services are being delivered?
• What disruptive trends are creating a new business model for your legal team?
• How are you leveraging technology for in-house legal tasks?
• What challenges have you faced when implementing technology in contract management? What are its benefits?
• Technology trends such as AI and Blockchain are gaining momentum in the legal function. In what areas do you see this impacting your legal team the most?
• Looking ahead, how will the future of legal be impacted as technology becomes more advanced? How will technology disrupters shape the legal department of the future?
Vice President of Marketing
Managing Counsel, Corporate & Commercial
Senior Vice President, Legal
2:00pm – 2:10pm Audience Q&A
2:10pm – 2:15pm Argyle Closing Remarks
This meeting convenes Chief Legal Officers and direct reports. Participation is reserved for Members of Argyle Executive Forum that meet the following criteria:
- VP level or higher in-house legal professionals, as well as select direct reports, from companies with at least $1b in annual revenue.
- Chief Legal Officers (or equivalent), as well as select direct reports, from companies with at least $100mm in annual revenue.
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