Technology Leadership Forum:
Everything Trainers Should Know About the Changing Environment in Legal, But Don’t
The pace of change within legal is accelerating and transforming the industry. Knowledge management, information governance, eDiscovery, and technical competence are just a few of the issues gaining IT leaders’ attention. What should people in IT training and support roles know about the changing nature of the business? How can training or trainers help meet the changing or evolving business goals? Please join us for a lively and enriching panel discussion of these questions and more, featuring IT leaders from law firms and law firm clients.
Lawrence (Larry) Gianneschi is Legal Information & Technology Manager for Colgate-Palmolive’s 110-attorney, 33 office Global Legal Organization headquartered in New York City. Larry has worked in the legal technology field since 1987 for firms such as Kennedy Covington, Winston & Strawn, NYLife Insurance Company and Bowne Business Solutions (as IT Director for Brown & Wood). Larry was also a member of the ILTA ’07 and ’08 Conference Committees, a past Charlotte City Representative and present NYC Regional Member Liaison for ILTA.
Usman Nayyar is the Director of Applications and Technology Solutions at Proskauer. With 15 years of diverse I.T. experience, Usman is presently responsible for Technology Training, Desktop Engineering, Mobility and Application Systems and Development. He manages and oversees projects related to Finance, CRM, HCM, SharePoint and Web Technologies for Intranet, Internet and Extranets, DR, and firm technology strategy, among others.
Greg Renza manages the Learning and Practice Support department at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, an international law firm with 20 offices and over 1,200 attorneys. Greg has been providing technology solutions for knowledge workers for over 20 years, in the forms of technology training, application development, and business process reengineering.
Robert Scott is the Applications and Security Director at Kramer Levin. With twenty years of IT experience, Robert is currently responsible for application development and support, networking, email, server and desktop support, database design and administration, telecommunications, media services, software distribution and security. Prior to joining Kramer Levin, Mr. Scott worked for AIG, Merrill Lynch and various consulting companies.