Speakers

Clio invites exceptional industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators to speak at the Clio Cloud Conference. They’ve been expertly selected to provide you with unforgettable, industry-leading knowledge essential to helping you grow and simplify your practice.

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Haben Girma
Disability Rights & Inclusion Leader

Keynote speaker

Haben Girma has earned recognition as a White House Champion of Change, Forbes 30 under 30, and BBC Women of Africa Hero. The first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben advocates for equal access to information for people with disabilities. Based in San Francisco, she travels the world working as a disability & inclusion consultant and public speaker. Haben combines her knowledge of law, sociology, and technology to teach clients the benefits of fully accessible products and services. Her insights help to expand our thinking, creating lasting, positive change among people and communities. Because of her disability rights advocacy she has been honored by President Barack Obama, President Bill Clinton, and many others. Haben is working on a memoir that will be published by Grand Central Publishing in 2019.
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Jack Newton
CEO at Clio

Keynote speaker

Jack Newton is the founder of Clio and a pioneer of cloud-based practice management. Jack has spearheaded efforts to educate the legal community on the security­, ethics­ and privacy­ issues surrounding cloud computing, and has become a nationally recognized writer and speaker on these topics. Jack also co-­founded and is acting President of the Legal Cloud Computing Association (LCCA), a consortium of leading cloud computing providers with a mandate to help accelerate the adoption of cloud computing in the legal industry.
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Mark Britton
Founder & CEO of Avvo

Session Speaker

Mark is the founder and CEO of Avvo (www.avvo.com), the leading online legal services marketplace connecting consumers and lawyers. Prior to founding Avvo, Mark was the executive vice president of Worldwide Corporate Affairs of InterActiveCorp Travel (IACT) and Expedia, Inc. (NSDQ: EXPE). In this position, Mark oversaw all accounting, finance, strategy, corporate development, legal, human resources and government relations functions for the IACT companies, including Expedia, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Classic Custom Vacations and Interval International. Mark was also Expedia’s first general counsel.
With Avvo’s success, Mark regularly speaks around the country on technology, consumer and legal issues. His media appearances include ABC’s Good Morning America, Fox Business News, CNN Money and Dow Jones MarketWatch. Mark also received Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” Award in 2015 and was previously named a “Seattle Top 25 Innovator” and “Tech Titan 2.0” by Seattle business magazines.
Mark received his law degree from George Washington University. He holds a degree in finance from Gonzaga University. Mark serves on Gonzaga’s Board of Regents.
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George Psiharis
VP Business Development at Clio

Session Speaker

George Psiharis is the Vice President of Business Development at Clio. Specializing in customer development and data operations, George has worked extensively with law schools, bar associations, and other legal professionals to help make information on cloud computing and law firm economics increasingly accessible.
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Steven Silberbach
Senior Vice President of Global Sales

Session Speaker

Steven Silberbach is the Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Clio. Prior to joining in 2013, he spent 8 years in senior sales leadership roles at Salesforce.com. Steven is a cloud computing evangelist with extensive experience in building high performance sales teams. Over the past 10 years, he has worked with businesses in every industry to harness the power of the cloud to drive growth, efficiency, and innovation.

See what people are saying.

Don’t take our word for it. Check out what attendees had to say about last year’s event:

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The speakers are thought leaders—and not only in the tech space. I once again left the conference inspired about the future of law!

Jayne Reardon

Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism
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WOW. ALL I CAN SAY IS WOW. This guy blew me away.

Susan Draffen

Call & Gentry Law Group LLC
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...the talks and keynotes on technology and innovation are thought provoking for lawyers and legal professionals from firms of all sizes.

Kevin O’Keefe

CEO & Publisher at LexBlog Inc.

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