Mike is the Vice President & General Manager of Business of Law Software Solutions for LexisNexis. In this role, Mike serves both inside and outside counsel customers, improving how they work effectively in the areas of matter and practice management, analytics and client development.
He is responsible for a number of award-winning LexisNexis applications, including: InterAction, Redwood Analytics, atVantage, Juris, PCLaw, Time Matters, and CounselLink. A software industry veteran, Mike comes to LexisNexis after 14 years at Intuit Inc. where he held a variety of product, marketing and general management roles, including General Manager of QuickBooks Financial Software, the #1 small business financial software application in the U.S. with over 4 million users.
Paula Avery is the Creative Manager, Content for the Business of Law and Litigation Software Solutions (BLSS) group at LexisNexis Legal & Professional. With a long background in advertising and marketing – including 20 years running her own advertising/consulting firm – Avery’s focus is on helping companies better connect with and communicate what makes their customers’ lives better, a focus she continues in her work with LexisNexis today. Paula has a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Mark Weadon is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at LexisNexis for InterAction and LexisOne. Prior to joining LexisNexis, Mark marketed business analytics software and solutions to the pharmaceutical industry at SAS Institute. Mark has also held management roles in Global Information Technology at Cisco Systems and GlaxoSmithKline. Mark holds an MBA degree from Elon University and a BA degree from Duke University.
Carla Del Bove is President and Founder of CDB Communications, an independent public relations agency specializing in content development, media relations and overarching PR Strategy. In her current role, Ms. Del Bove provides strategic public relations and content development support to the LexisNexis Business of Law Software Solutions (BLSS) portfolio of products.
Ms. Del Bove also serves as a regular contributor to the LexisNexis Business of Law Blog. She frequently covers a gamut of topics related to managing the business aspects of the legal profession and relevant issues facing today’s law firms and corporate legal professionals.
Ms. Del Bove brings nearly two decades of strategic communications expertise to her role. Her media relations efforts have landed her clients in a number of leading, national publications including: The Boston Globe, Forbes, Law360, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal & Law Blog (The Wall Street Journal’s legal trends and issues blog).
Prior to founding CDB Communications, Ms. Del Bove worked at among the top global public relations agencies including: Arnold Worldwide, MSL Group and Porter Novelli. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire.
Chas Schmidt is a freelance copywriter and frequent contributor to the Business of Law Blog. A former Senior Copywriter for the Business and Litigation Software Solutions (BLSS) division of LexisNexis, Chas honed his strategic writing skills in a variety of previous roles on both the corporate and agency sides of the marketing communications fence. He is the former creative head of an ad agency in Durango, Colorado, holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from North Carolina State University and plans to one day live off the grid in the wilds of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
As Director of Strategic Consulting at LexisNexis, Kris leads the LexisNexis CounselLink team’s efforts to advise corporate legal departments on improving operations with data driven decisions. She is an expert in managing the business of law and in data mining, and also has expertise in matter pricing and staffing, partner compensation, practice area metrics, and scorecards. Kris joined LexisNexis in 2000 after honing her finance skills as a Senior Vice President of Strategic Finance at SunTrust Bank. She has authored numerous articles and speaks regularly at legal industry events. Kris has a B.B.A. in Finance from the College of William and Mary in Virginia.
Krista Fuller is responsible for creating go-to-market strategies and programs that surround LexisNexis solutions for customer relationship management and business intelligence. In that role, she balances internal perspectives and outreach plans by working with clients, prospects and partners to gain a thorough understanding of the needs, priorities and issues affecting law firms. With more than 15 years of technology marketing experience, Krista has gained considerable expertise in product marketing, product management, market research and segmentation, branding, communications and public relations. Before joining LexisNexis, Krista served in business development and marketing leadership roles for various software companies in Research Triangle Park, NC. She is a former technology trainer turned marketer, and earned her bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary.
Scott Winter is the Enterprise Client Engagement Manager for LexisNexis InterAction, and has been part of LexisNexis since 2006. With over 10 years of sales, consulting, and product management experience, Scott has proven success understanding the market, leading projects, re-engineering processes and workflows to improve revenues, margins, and workplace productivity for local businesses and Fortune Global 500 companies.