Venky Srinivasan is the Chief Information Officer at Cassels. In this role, Venky is responsible for overseeing firm-wide technology operations and providing leadership to leverage information and technology in all business services and practice areas of the firm.
Venky has 35 years of IT experience overall, including 27 years in the legal industry, 25 years of which have been in leadership positions in law firms. He served as the Chief Technology Officer for another large Toronto law firm where he successfully executed on many business/legal applications, infrastructure, and Cloud strategies.
Prior to joining Cassels, Venky served as the Chief Evangelist for two years at a leading edge legal-tech startup, where he worked to advance the collaboration with law firms and corporate law departments to create and promote transparency of their platform and the technologies that underlay it. He also worked closely with the CEO on new business models for law firms to easily adopt and strategically leverage their solution.
Venky has presented and participated on round-table discussion panels on multiple occasions at International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) conferences and has served in the customer advisory board of several legal tech companies in the past.