People News – who has moved where
Time for a quick round-up of the latest moves in the legal IT jobs market, including a couple that slipped under the radar earlier in the Fall…
• Project Leadership Associates, a provider of high value business and technology consulting services to the legal market, today announced the hiring of Scott Rosenberg to lead expansion of its corporate legal services practice. Rosenberg joins PLA as Solution Group Leader, Corporate Legal Services. He comes to the company from Kraft Foods Group, where he oversaw budget and operations of its Corporate & Legal Affairs division. Previously, Rosenberg served as Managing Director in the Legal Business Consulting practice of Huron Consulting Group where he led the group in strategic technology planning, systems selection, and systems implementation engagements. Rosenberg, an attorney and CPA from the University of Illinois, is based in PLA’s Chicago office.
“Corporate law departments are looking for cost-effective, easy-to-deploy solutions to the many business, strategy, and technology issues they face,” said Dan Safran, Executive Vice President. “Scott is a seasoned pragmatist, and brings a fresh perspective and knowledge of emergent legal technologies to our clients. We are pleased that our corporate law department clients’ can now leverage his deep experience.”
• Miles McGoun has joined Manzama as Senior Vice President of Global Sales, with responsibility for leading the company’s expansion into the European and Pan-Pacific markets. McGoun was previously with Tikit for 14 years, where he also helped establish the company’s operations in the United States. Never heard of Manzama? There’s a video on their home page that explains more about what they do www.manzama.com COMMENT: We think this is another product we’ll be hearing a lot more about in 2014.
• Finally, Ronan Lavelle is now the UK Country Manager for ARX, the company behind the CoSign digital signature system, which is now gaining traction with an increasing number of law firms. Lavelle has worked in the document and workflow systems market for nearly 20 years, including holding senior rolls at Hummingbird/OpenText and Dolphin Software.