In a big name US hire for law firm intelligence platform Foundation Software Group, Allens Matkins' former chief information officer Adam Stock has joined as vice president of product strategy, we can reveal.

Foundation says that Stock's hire is intended to help drive product strategy at Foundation, helping law firms to leverage their intelligence to improve client service and win new business. Foundation's platform includes integrated applications for experience management, expertise location, and client management.

At Allen Matkins, Stock served as chief marketing officer and client services officer before taking on the chief information officer role. He is a recognised name in the sector: a founder of the Standards Advancement for the Legal Industry (SALI) Alliance and an architect of the Legal Matter Specification Standard (LMSS) that aims to define a common interchange standard for describing legal matters.

Stock also co-created the LMA Legal Marketing Technology conference and is a fellow of the College of Law Practice Management. Prior to working with law firms, Stock worked at global Silicon Valley technology companies including Adobe Systems and Electronics for Imaging.

“Adam has been a pioneer in law firm marketing and technology circles for the past 20 years,” said Silvia Coulter, principal at Law Vision. “His experience in house at a global firm and a highly-recognized regional firm, aligned with his rare combination of vision and action, will be invaluable for guiding and executing product strategy at Foundation as the company continues to identify opportunities to build on their firm intelligence platform.”

“Adam’s experience building innovative solutions will be extremely valuable in his new product strategy role,” said Nate Fineberg, CEO and co-founder of Foundation Software Group. “He has a depth of understanding of legal data, and its potential, that few others possess. A trusted voice in the legal marketing and tech community, he’ll be able to immediately connect with our customers and engineers to inform and iterate new and valuable additions to the Foundation Firm Intelligence platform.”

“Tackling disparate silos of data has been a key challenge for law firms,” said Stock. “Foundation is delivering solutions today that the industry has been talking about for years. I’m excited to drive even more value for law firm customers.”

You can find out more about Foundation Software Group's recent wins using the new search function on legaltechnology.com but see below for two of their recent wins/client updates.

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