BigHand today announced that it has appointed Chuck Pindell as Director of Sales for its US business. Mr Pindell joins BigHand with more than 20 years of experience in the legal vertical marketplace, most recently with SaaS-based ediscovery company, Daegis, where he was VP of Sales & Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to that he was the VP of Global Sales for iCONECT Development, a litigation support software company.

Eric Wangler, President of BigHand, North America, commented on the announcement, saying: “With steady growth in the US for more than six years, BigHand continues to attract top talent within the legal vertical marketplace. Mr Pindell has a deep understanding of the complex challenges law firms face today. He also has a demonstrated track record for delivering enterprise software and SaaS-based solutions in the legal marketplace. Chuck’s appointment puts BigHand in a position to accelerate our growth. More than 30,000 legal professionals in North America use BigHand’s voice productivity technology to get more done, while providing their firms and their firm’s clients with cost-reducing efficiencies. We are very excited to bring Mr Pindell on board and look forward to his contributions as our user-base continues to grow.”

Chuck Pindell added “Joining BigHand is a huge excitement. Legal professionals and their firms are increasingly relying on mobile devices and applications to address client needs while also maximizing business operation efficiencies.  Leveraging BigHand’s voice productivity technology offers lawyers a way to use their voice to delegate and manage administrative and non-billable tasks. BigHand’s smartphone dictation apps address many cost savings opportunities within the legal industry including document creation and management, managing time and billing, administrative tasks, interviews, depositions and arbitration notes. It is exciting to be a part of the technology growth that BigHand has created for lawyers and their staff globally.”

Mr Pindell joins BigHand team members located in its US headquarter in Chicago, IL