SOLID Hong Kong – Tuesday, June 4, 2019

8:30am – 9:00am Registration and Networking Breakfast

9:00am Welcome Ceremony – Call to Action and Summit Overview

Table Introductions

Session 1: The Big Picture – Macro Drivers of Change

Jo Levy – Intel Corp, VP and General Counsel, Asian Pacific & Japan

“Lawyers to Leaders”

Fast growing global businesses like Intel need lawyers that can lead their businesses. Jo Levy will share her Playbook on turning her top-performing lawyers into business leaders

Katrina Johnson – Uber, Associate General Counsel and Head of Legal, Uber Asia-Pacific (HK/Sydney)

“Legal Operations and Operational Excellence”

 Adapting existing technology to free up your legal team and expand their footprint without expanding your budget.

Maurus Schreyvogel – Novartis, Chief Legal Innovation Officer

“Time To Think”

 How much time do your senior attorneys have to think and be creative about new and potential legal and business challenges. Maurus Schreyvogel And his team of innovators and legal mavericks have discovered some of the most innovative new ways to unleash the intellectual horsepower & creative potential of their senior attorneys. A.k.a. Law department industrialization.

Paul Lanzone – DXC Technology, Vice President | ASIA Legal | WW Transactions, Governance and Technology

“Innovation in action – People, Process and Technology”

We all know the key levers to innovation are people, process and technology. But the right order at the right time can reduce outside legal spend by 30 to 50%. Paul will share his business model, sequence and pace. “The right sequence of people, process and technology can reduce outside legal spend by 50%”.

Table Discussions

Town Hall

Morning Break

Session Two: New Breed of Law Firm Execs Drive Innovation to Next Level

Lisa Mather – PayPal, General Counsel-International ( Singapore)

“The evolving role of the General Counsel”

PayPal is one of the fastest growing businesses in the world. And the General Counsel is expected to do more than just provide legal leadership. “What are the new expectations for a global General Counsel in Asia.” And how do these expectations from the board, CEO and business units impact outside counsel, strategic partners and NextGEN Technology providers.

Jon Mehta – Credit Suisse, General Counsel Division

“Innovation in Action – Technology”

The impact and use of legal bots on law department productivity, efficiency and careers.

“Law Firm Innovation in Action”

Cultural Change is the Hardest Part

“Innovation in Corporate Legal: What We Have Learned“

Table Discussions and Town Hall

12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch – Tables switch

Session Three: Innovation in Action – Process Driven

New Table Introductions

Tricia Feng – Schroders, Head of Legal, Southeast Asia

“How To Keep Innovation Going”

“Change Agents – Navigating Through Increased Complexity”

“Teaching Attorneys to Fish: The Impact of Expert Systems”

“In-House Discovery for the Win”

“Legal Leads – Partnering with the Business to Support Innovation”

Table Discussions and Town Hall

Afternoon Break and Table Switch

Session Four: Innovation in Action – People Driven

New Table Introductions

“The Rising Tide of Legaltech – Improving Legal Outcomes Through Technology ”

“Build Your Talent Pipeline Like A Major League Baseball Organization”

Tomorrow’s in-house Lawyer


Table Discussions, Town Hall and Final Thoughts

5:00pm – 6:00pm Cocktails

Thank you for joining us. We hope to see you at our next SOLID.

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