About Ari Kaplan & Ari Kaplan Advisors
As a leading legal industry analyst, Ari is the founder of Ari Kaplan Advisors and has published over 200 articles, served as an Internet law commentator for CNET Radio and has been interviewed on CNN. He received Apex Awards in 2010, 2008 and 2007 for feature writing, and was named a “Law Star” by LawCrossing. He is the principal researcher for a variety of widely distributed benchmarking reports and has also been the keynote speaker for events in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and throughout the U.S. Ari is also a legal technology and litigation services market researcher, ghost writer, speaker, business coach, event host, and podcaster.
About Rick Weber
Rick Weber is the Managing Partner of Arbor Ridge Partners. Rick started as an attorney at Mayer Brown and then became a federal prosecutor for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. In 2000, Rick left the practice of law and co-founded Advocate Solutions – becoming one of the pioneers in the eDiscovery industry with the creation of Discovery Cracker. Since then, Rick has personally sold three other litigation technology companies – having led negotiations and due diligence for all of them.