SOLID East 2018: Session 1 Speakers on Innovative Market Drivers

Stephen Poor, Mark Smolik, and Bobbi Basile talk about the topics they covered in their keynote presentation.

 

 


 

In this On The Road report from the Summit on Legal Innovation and Disruption (SOLID) East 2018, host Abby Rosenbloom talks to Stephen Poor, Mark Smolik, and Bobbi Basile about the topics they covered in their keynote presentation. They discuss how law firms and legal departments are addressing innovative market drivers, the challenges and advantages related to the Big Four moving into the legal space, and the importance of understanding customer needs before investing in new technology and processes. They also share their thoughts about the rate of change in the industry due to innovation that is driving this change.

Stephen Poor is chair emeritus of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, serving as an advisor to the firm’s leadership and as an executive sponsor of strategic initiatives focused on innovation and growth.

Mark Smolik leads the DHL Supply Chain Americas’ legal, commercial contracts management, compliance, and economic development teams.

Bobbi Basile serves as a managing director for HBR Consulting and has over 25 years of experience delivering strategic, operations and technology services to Fortune 500 law departments and law firms.