Organization Type: Consulting Firm, Vendor
Position/Title: Founder and Chairman
Functional Area: Consulting, Law Practice, Management, Technology
Year of Induction: 2014
10250 Constellation Blvd., Suite 2815
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Liam founded Elevate in 2011. Previously he was the Founder, President and CEO of Integreon, Inc., which he led from startup in 2001 to annual sales of nearly $150 million by 2011. Under his leadership, Integreon pioneered the global delivery of high-value, legal, research and business services and technology to 32 of the Am Law 50, all of the top 10 global investment banks, 9 of the top 10 life sciences companies, 6 of the top 10 technology companies and 17 of the top 50 global brands. Liam has twenty years of experience providing consulting, technology and services to law firms and Global 1000 corporate legal departments. Prior to Integreon, he was the President, COO and co-founder of Conscium, Inc., a web-based virtual deal room business serving lawyers and bankers, which he sold in 2001 to then-NYSE-listed Bowne & Co (now RR Donnelley Venue) and NASDAQ-listed Merrill Corp (now Merrill DataSite). He is also an active investor in Web 2.0 and Cloud technologies, and an executive coach for founders of startups with Forward Accelerator.
CITATION UPON INDUCTION INTO THE COLLEGE
Liam Brown has long been a leader in the global legal market, introducing new technology and improved processes that help lawyers and law firms practice law more effectively. Sixteen years ago he was a pioneer in introducing a new generation of virtual deal room technology. More recently, Liam actively led Integreon’s sponsorship of the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards – helping bring recognition to many achievements in law firm leadership, including law practice management. In 2013 he introduced legal project management to a large Canadian law firm, an innovation that is realizing its promise and fundamentally changing the way the firm performs its legal work. Liam is a regular and active speaker in the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium, has spoken at Legal Tech in New York City, and is also a regular speaker in the Silicon Valley.