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Ian Faith Joins Ipro Tech as Director of Marketing

Ipro Tech logo

Tempe, Ariz. Jan 8th, 2019 – Ipro Tech, a global leader in eDiscovery and Trial technology announced today the appointment of a new member of its executive team, Director of Marketing, Ian Faith. With over 30 years of experience, Faith joins Ipro to bring a fresh new approach to marketing and communications. His history includes go to market strategies for products and services in various markets including; Automotive, Entertainment and Consumer Goods industries, working with clients; Nestle, Universal, P&G, Keurig, Panera, and Ford.

Ipro welcomed Dean Brown as their new CEO in mid 2018, and his fresh view of the potential for Ipro to drive value for its current customers and new clients is the core of Ipro’s focus. Backed by private equity firm, ParkerGale, who share the vision for Ipro’s future and the building of an executive team that can serve the company and industry alike.

The eDiscovery business is a very important part of the fabric of the legal systems in the developed world. The processes are at a juncture where driving productivity is a key focus for the industry and those who practice law to keep their prices from going through the roof. As the market matures eDiscovery software providers are looking for ways to differentiate themselves. Ipro not only has the edge within its Ipro eDiscovery Suite but also within the decades of talent on staff who love what they do. Ipro embraces a strong set of values; it stands for something. Their customers also share their values and are enthusiastic advocates for the Ipro brand. As we head into the new year, Ipro continues to focus on simplifying the complex process from discovery to trial.

“It was a pleasure to meet Dean Brown and hear him talk to the potential and layout the vision for Ipro going forward,” said Faith. “Meeting the rest of the team of truly brilliant people at all levels of the company made it an easy choice to leave my role as Snr VP of Global Marketing at a leading consumer goods software company and join the Ipro team. There is a true passion at Ipro to be a great software company enabled by services and a valuable partner to the legal industry with a consultative approach to engagement.”

About Ipro Tech, LLC 
Ipro is a global leader in eDiscovery technology used by legal professionals to streamline discovery of electronic data through presentation at trial. Ipro draws upon decades of innovation to deliver high-performance software solutions and services that significantly reduce the cost and complexity of eDiscovery.

Learn more about Ipro Tech at www.iprotech.com

Ipro Announces Dates for the Ipro Tech Show, formerly Innovations

Ipro Tech Show

Tempe, Ariz. Jan 7th, 2019 – Ipro Tech, LLC, a global leader in eDiscovery software technology, announced today the 2019 dates and name change for its popular annual user conference. The new name, Ipro Tech Show, reinforces the company’s dedication to simplifying the process from within eDiscovery to Trial litigation software technology. The show provides attendees insights into quality industry knowledge, legal technology futures, productivity drivers, education and training. The Ipro Tech Show will be held April 29 – May 1, 2019. 

“It is an exciting time for Ipro and the show will provide us the platform to celebrate our future with our customers and industry friends. What differentiates Ipro from our competitors is that we offer eDiscovery software, services and support – bundled as a solution. Ipro eDiscovery is deployed the way you want it, Cloud, On-Prem or Desktop,” said Ipro CEO Dean Brown.  

Ipro is excited to announce that there will be new tracks, workshops, and more hands on opportunities for users to interact with the Ipro team. We are also pleased to announce the return of the Sedona Conference to the 2019 show. The Sedona Conference sessions are among over 50 other informative breakouts that cover eDiscovery and Trial Presentation best practices. As always the show is designed to help users get maximum use of their Ipro software technology partnership.  

In addition to the conference and training sessions, Ipro is hosting a Monday night Welcome Reception, a chance to meet and connect with Ipro professionals. Tuesday night brings a buffet style dinner, entertainment, networking opportunities with industry peers and an evening of fun with giveaways and prizes. The show wraps up midday on Wednesday. Details on Keynote speakers and a detailed agenda are to be announced. 

The Ipro Tech Show 2019 is held at Talking Stick Resort in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona, which also offers visitors two golf courses, a spa, several live entertainment venues and a casino. Additional details and event registration can be found at https://techshow.iprotech.com  

Ipro – Simplifying the Process from Discovery to Trial.  

Can’t wait for April to see us? Come see us at Legaltech New York at booth 302 January 29-31. Set up a meeting with us to learn more about how Ipro can be your legal technology partner.  

About Ipro Tech, LLC 

Ipro is a global leader in eDiscovery technology used by legal professionals to streamline discovery of electronic data through presentation at trial. Ipro draws upon decades of innovation to deliver high-performance software solutions and services that significantly reduce the cost and complexity of eDiscovery.

Dean Brown Named CEO of Ipro Tech

TEMPE, AZ., July 18, 2018 – ParkerGale Capital announced today that it has appointed Dean Brown as Chief Executive Officer of Ipro Tech, a legal software company focused on providing customers with industry-leading software and services solutions ranging from discovery to trial. ParkerGale, a technology-focused private equity firm based in Chicago, IL, acquired Ipro Tech in 2017.

Mr. Brown is an accomplished leader with a 25-year track record of working with high-growth software and service companies. He brings a collaborative leadership style, emphasizing both operational experience and a passion for customer-care. Most recently, Mr. Brown served as the Chief Product and Technology Officer for Open Education, a leading international education technology company. Prior to Open Education, Mr. Brown co-founded and led a technology startup, NextU, leading it to a successful acquisition by Open Education. Previously, Mr. Brown held senior leadership roles with Pearson and Thomson, focusing on technology and growth.

“We conducted an exhaustive search to ensure we could find someone to take the helm as well as grow the company to the next stage,” said Ryan Milligan, Partner at ParkerGale Capital. “We are confident Dean is a great fit and are excited about his executing our shared vision for Ipro.”

Mr. Brown is motivated by a few key things, including building and developing strong teams, delivering world-class software solutions to customers and thoughtful execution.

“I’m incredibly excited to join the Ipro team,” said Mr. Brown. “Ipro has an almost 30-year reputation for outstanding focus on the customer and for providing high-quality discovery and trial software that drives a tremendous ROI for customers. The company has been investing heavily in the next generation of products, and I’m thrilled to join at a time when Ipro can bring such value to our customers.”

ABOUT IPRO TECH, LLC
Founded in 1989, Ipro is a global leader in the development of advanced eDiscovery and legal analytics software solutions. With the addition of the industry leader in trial presentation, TrialDirector 360, Ipro provides solutions from discovery to trial.

TrialDirector 360 is here!

Trial Director 360

Tempe, Ariz., June 25, 2018 — Ipro Tech, LLC, a worldwide leader in eDiscovery solutions, announced today the release of the all-new TrialDirector 360, the most widely-used trial presentation application available. TrialDirector 360 streamlines the trial presentation process with powerful tools to professionally present case evidence in court.

“We’ve made an already proven and robust product even better while keeping the features our clients love about TrialDirector” said Derek Miller, VP of Product Management.

In addition to the powerful and well-known presentation features, the new TrialDirector 360 includes:

• New database structure to increase reliability and performance

• Updated user interface with customized layouts to fit your workflow

• Ability to share your case and collaborate with others during your trial preparation

• Transcript Management tool with advanced video editing options, including redactions

• Bulk update exhibits in minutes with dynamic labels and resequencing options

• Easily compare designations by party with options to edit video clips on-the-fly

TrialDirector 360 is loaded with new features that simplify the entire trial prep workflow for legal teams. Visit our TrialDirector 360 page to learn more or email sales@iprotech.com

Attending ILTACON 18? Click here to schedule a private demo of TrialDirector 360 or any Ipro product.

About Ipro Tech, LLC

Founded in 1989, Ipro is a global leader in the development of advanced eDiscovery software solutions. With the addition of the industry leader in trial presentation, TrialDirector 360, Ipro provides solutions from discovery to trial.

Ipro Innovations 2018 Recap

Tempe, Ariz. May 31, 2018 — Ipro Tech, LLC, a worldwide leader in eDiscovery and trial solutions, held its annual Ipro Innovations conference from April 30 – May 2 for eDiscovery professionals. The 2.5-day event, held at the Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, brought together over 400 litigation experts and attorneys from the United States, Canada, Australia and Europe.

This year’s conference kicked off with a message from ParkerGale Partner, Ryan Milligan, who discussed the increasing excitement within Ipro and ParkerGale’s continued dedication to the company’s future. From there, Ipro welcomed numerous guest and Keynote speakers such as authors Terry Cain and Steve Church presenting on the importance of a strong corporate culture as well as Brandon “Manson” Williams and Jen “Steele” Wade from Afterburner who delivered a dynamic talk on Flawless Execution. Both groups provided insightful and useful information attendees can put to use in their own companies.

As always, Ipro offered nearly 70 breakout sessions ranging from hands-on labs where attendees had the opportunity to become familiar with new software, to trending industry topics, and even CLE eligible sessions conducted by The Sedona Conference. Ipro also debuted new products including, ADD Review, CaseDirector 360 and Case Story while offering high-impact sessions designed for attendees to learn more and experience the innovative products firsthand. In addition to the breakout sessions, free training and certifications were offered both before and after the conference.

The company switched up the nightly networking events a bit this year. Although the always popular Top Golf event remained, Ipro hosted a Beach Party the second night that included a live DJ and a delicious taco bar. Ipro continued the Knowledge Bowl tradition and sprinkled fun throughout the conference with “Minute to Win It” challenges where attendees could win a variety of prizes. Word has it there was fierce competition at the Jenga station.

Ipro Innovations is full of education, networking and fun. To stay abreast of details related to Innovations 2019, scheduled for April 30 – May 1, go to IproInnovations.com.

About Ipro Tech, LLC Founded in 1989, Ipro is a global leader in the development of advanced eDiscovery software solutions. Ipro’s ADD Automated Digital Discovery® workflow platform helps customers organize, review, process and produce litigation data of vast sizes and complexity — more efficiently and cost-effectively than ever before. With the addition of their latest innovation, Case Director 360, Ipro provides solutions from discovery to trial. To learn more visit www.iprotech.com. To schedule a private demonstration, email sales@iprotech.com or go online to find a Partner today.

LegalTech New York 2018 Survey Results Demonstrate the Importance of Integration and Accessibility

New York

Tempe, Arizona— Ipro Tech, LLC, a worldwide leader in eDiscovery and trial solutions, announced today the results of survey findings conducted at LegalTech New York. According to responses from over one hundred legal industry professionals, over half answered that having an eDiscovery solution integrated with trial management software was vital. Additionally, nearly seventy percent of respondents want their cloud data accessible and mobile through a desktop application. Of those surveyed, approximately a third used trial presentation software for their last trial, while others used PowerPoint or other methods. The survey results demonstrate the importance of legal technology that continues to evolve with the industry needs.

Participants, from diverse geographic and industry backgrounds, were randomly selected and voluntarily participated. Consequently, the results support Ipro’s mission to unite eDiscovery and trial presentation technology in one streamlined location. The company recently introduced caSE Director 360, which integrates EclipseSE 360 with TrialDirector 360, along with other tools and utilities. It is the tech tool everyone needs. The platform adds to Ipro’s growing technology lineup, including cloud-based eDiscovery review with Eclipse.

About Ipro Tech, LLC Founded in 1989, Ipro is a global leader in the development of advanced eDiscovery and trial presentation software. With the introduction of caSE Director 360, Ipro provides solutions from discovery to trial. Ipro’s ADD Automated Digital Discovery® workflow platform helps customers organize, review, process and produce litigation data of vast sizes and complexity — more efficiently and cost-effectively than ever before. To learn more visit www.iprotech.com. To schedule a private demonstration, email sales@iprotech.com or go online to find a Partner today.

Mike Suchsland to act as Chairman of Leadership Committee of Ipro Tech

TEMPE, AZ., February 8, 2018 — The Board of Directors of Ipro Tech announced today that Kim Taylor has stepped down as CEO after a mutual decision between him and the Board. Ipro remains focused on providing customers with a seamless discovery process that is simple, affordable and automated. While conducting a search for a permanent CEO, Mike Suchsland has been appointed as Chairman of the Leadership Committee. Mike has been on the Board of Directors since it was purchased by ParkerGale Capital in 2017.

Suchsland has more than 20 years of executive experience leading businesses serving the legal and regulatory market. His prior roles include president of the legal business of Thomson Reuters and a board director of Epiq Systems. Most recently Suchsland has been active in the legal technology field as an advisor, board member and investor.

Suchsland will help lead the seasoned Executive Team and Ipro Management to maintain Ipro’s success as a worldwide leader in eDiscovery and trial solutions. “The breadth of experience and skill across the Ipro team is impressive,” said Suchsland. “Having added extensive trial capabilities in 2017 via acquisition and completed integration of the companies last year, we are optimistic about the products that will become fully available in 2018 and beyond.”

“We have a fantastic team, great products and huge momentum coming off of a record LegalTech for Ipro. We’re excited about what 2018 will bring for the company,” said Suchsland.

ABOUT IPRO TECH, LLC

Founded in 1989, Ipro is a global leader in the development of advanced eDiscovery and trial presentation software. With the introduction of caSE Director 360, Ipro provides solutions from discovery to trial. Ipro’s ADD Automated Digital Discovery® workflow platform helps customers organize, review, process and produce litigation data of vast sizes and complexity — more efficiently and cost-effectively than ever before. For more information on Ipro, visit www.iprotech.com.

Ipro Announces Details for Innovations 2018

Tempe, Arizona — Ipro Tech, LLC, a worldwide leader in eDiscovery and trial solutions, announced today the return of its annual Ipro Innovations conference. The popular event is free to attend and runs April 30 through May 2 at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Ipro Innovations 2018 is a 2.5-day event featuring a host of workshops and discussions designed to obtain maximum benefit from Ipro technology. This year, attendees will have hands-on access to the company’s latest addition, the caSE Director 360 suite, which includes TrialDirector 360 and EclipseSE 360, along with learning about enhancements to Eclipse and the Automated Digital Discovery (ADD) platform. caSE Director 360 provides a common interface and data sharing solution that brings home Ipro’s One Team, One Platform vision. Whether you’re using the web or desktop, Ipro has you covered from discovery to trial.

“This year’s Innovations conference showcases our dedication to making simple, automated, and affordable eDiscovery the norm, and with the addition of our latest innovations, we’re delivering great desktop and cloud technology,” Ipro CEO, Kim Taylor, said. “Innovations 2018 is not to be missed.”

As part of the conference, Ipro offers over 70 breakout sessions. Each session combines tips and techniques attendees need to tackle even the toughest cases. The company also welcomes back the Sedona Conference track offering various advanced sessions that meet Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MLCE) accreditation.

Talking Stick Resort is one of Arizona’s premier destinations with golf courses, a spa, live entertainment and a casino. In addition to the resort’s amenities, Ipro Innovations 2018 offers cocktail receptions, the ever-popular Salsa Challenge, the return of the Knowledge Bowl, opening night at Top Golf and connecting with industry peers. Ipro Innovations 2018 conference is education, experience, technology and fun.

About Ipro Tech, LLC Founded in 1989, Ipro is a global leader in the development of advanced eDiscovery software solutions. Ipro’s ADD Automated Digital Discovery® workflow platform helps customers organize, review, process and produce litigation data of vast sizes and complexity — more efficiently and cost-effectively than ever before. With the addition of the industry leader in trial presentation, TrialDirector, Ipro provides solutions from discovery to trial. To learn more visit www.iprotech.com. To schedule a private demonstration, email sales@iprotech.com or go online to find a Partner today.

Ipro’s Year in Review: 2017

Tempe, Arizona — Ipro Tech, LLC, a worldwide leader in eDiscovery and trial solutions, announced today its year in review. While 2016 brought unprecedented growth and innovation, Ipro pushed to even greater heights in 2017.

If Ipro had a phrase of the year, “Building for the future” would be it. Ipro dedicated extensive resources toward laying the groundwork for the next generation of its platforms. The company added new features to its Automated Digital Discovery (ADD) platform, including a state of the art user interface (UI), simplified Search and Filtering functionality, the implementation of a proprietary analytics engine and a new browser agnostic review interface. In April came news of the substantial investment from ParkerGale Capital, a technology private equity firm based in Chicago. More news came in August, when Ipro announced the acquisition of inData, the creator and market leader of trial presentation software, TrialDirector. Since then, the company quickly pressed forward to revolutionize the industry by integrating its stellar eDiscovery solutions with cutting-edge trial presentation and will unveil their premier collaboration, caSE Director 360, at LegalTech New York in late January 2018.

The company also experienced substantial internal growth in 2017, including doubling its Development Team, implementing new testing management and automation and continuing to add Professional Services Consultants and Business Development Managers throughout the country.

“It was a banner year for us,” Ipro CEO, Kim Taylor said. “The partnership with ParkerGale gave us the resources to continue on with our vision while improving performance, stability, workflow, integration and ease of use in one seamless integrated platform. Keep your eyes on us.”

About Ipro Tech, LLC Founded in 1989, Ipro is a global leader in the development of advanced eDiscovery and trial presentation software. With the introduction of caSE Director 360, Ipro provides solutions from discovery to trial. Ipro’s ADD Automated Digital Discovery® workflow platform helps customers organize, review, process and produce litigation data of vast sizes and complexity — more efficiently and cost-effectively than ever before. To learn more visit www.iprotech.com. To schedule a private demonstration, email sales@iprotech.com or go online to find a Partner today.

Ipro Announces Enhanced Features for Automated Digital Discovery

Ipro Cloud

Tempe, Arizona — Ipro Tech, LLC, a worldwide leader in eDiscovery and trial solutions, announced today enhanced features for its flagship cloud technology platform, Automated Digital Discovery (ADD). With best in breed functionality and standard industry processing, it’s never been easier for law firms and service bureaus alike to leverage the power of the cloud. ADD continues to deliver Ipro’s promise of simple, automated and affordable eDiscovery.

Features include a new user interface to apply security and enhanced security for Self-Service, Reports and ADD Review. Eclipse has improved performance with increased search speeds, improved handling of Lotus Notes DXL forms, faster production builds and searchable PDFs. Processing enhancements include image building while your data streams, metadata extraction from emails converted to PDF, an option to disable all file extraction during streaming discovery and the ability to generate an overlay for an entire export series.

Another standout feature of ADD is its scalability. If you find you need more capacity, just ramp up your environment to meet your deadline and benefit from Ipro’s state of the art data center. From all-inclusive packages to pay as you go, Ipro has a flexible pricing model to meet your case needs. ADD also features a variety of powerful tools from advanced culling, email threading, near duplication identification, visual searching and a new analytics engine powered by Clustify. Leveraging cloud technology, with better distribution of tasks and a smaller footprint, ADD allows you to manage even your biggest cases with ease.

The company will offer product demos at LegalTech New York January 30 – February 1. Contact your sales rep or email sales@iprotech.com today to schedule a private demonstration. Visit Ipro booths 302 or 305 at LegalTech New York.

About Ipro Tech, LLC Founded in 1989, Ipro is a global leader in the development of advanced eDiscovery and trial presentation software. With the introduction of caSE Director 360, Ipro provides solutions from discovery to trial. Ipro’s ADD Automated Digital Discovery® workflow platform helps customers organize, review, process and produce litigation data of vast sizes and complexity — more efficiently and cost-effectively than ever before. To learn more visit www.iprotech.com. To schedule a private demonstration, email sales@iprotech.com or go online to find a Partner today.