The founders and senior management of Prosperoware are experienced executives and well-regarded experts in professional services, information governance, compliance, and enterprise software development.
Keith Lipman is the CEO and co-Founder of Prosperoware and a known thought leader regarding information management and the transformation of the practice of law. Keith has twice been honored by ILTA as a Vendor Thought Leader of the Year and his company, Prosperoware, as Innovative Solution Provider of the Year finalist. Keith is one of the co-founders of the Standards Advancement of the Legal Industry (SALI), is credited with creating the concept and patent for Matter Centric Collaboration, and most recently created the concept of Client Value Management for the new legal business model.
Keith has served in a number of professional capacities, including paralegal, lawyer, IT director and technology consultant to law firms. Keith earned his BA, JD, and MBA from Temple University. He is a frequent speaker across many key industry events, author of multiple articles for Bloomberg, InsideCounsel, LTN, Peer to Peer, and others and a contributing author of the books Corporate Governance Best Practices: Strategies for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Organizations and Law Firm KM: Driving Practice Innovation and Redefining Service Delivery.
As CTO of Prosperoware, Sheetal is responsible for all aspects of technical innovation and architecture and manages the global development team. He has extensive experience in designing and developing enterprise solutions within the professional services, financial, and travel industries. Prior to co-founding Prosperoware, Sheetal was a key architect in the iManage engineering team and, among other projects, led the company’s web 2.0 and collaboration initiatives. During that time, he also served in an advisory capacity to Microsoft in their development of SharePoint. Previously, at a prior company, Sheetal led a Dubai-based team that developed one of the first internet-based B2B portals for travel industry. He is committed to user experience and passionate about AI and machine learning.
Sheetal holds an M.S. in Information Systems with a focus on data mining from DePaul University, Chicago, and a B.S. in Economics and Finance from the University of Mumbai.
Mark Horne is the Vice President of Services for Prosperoware where his team focuses on delivering process and change to law firm practice groups and law departments. He previously served as VP of Global Legal Technology for Goldman Sachs, Director of Applications and Support Services at Arnold & Porter, Director of Information Systems at Long, Aldridge and Norman, and as a senior technology manager in The Coca-Cola Company’s Legal and Technology Divisions. In his career, Mark has helped numerous national and international law firms restructure their IT departments, establish knowledge management teams, design and implement Intranets and client information portals, implement financial analytics solutions, develop matter budget tracking processes and solutions, and transform operations through the use of other solutions requiring the integration and coordination of people, process, and technology.
As a part of the Prosperoware executive leadership team, John Kenyon is responsible for developing plans and executing strategies to achieve Prosperoware’s global sales goals and promote customer satisfaction. In this capacity, he champions growth, market share, revenue and profit, and cost of sale through direct and indirect sales channels. John is responsible for a team of Account Executives, Presales Technical Consultants, Inside Sales, Partner Management, and Sales Operations resources. John’s career includes 15 years at Honeywell in various management roles including VP of Sales and general manager of the Honeywell Network Services acquisition. During his 10 years with iManage/Interwoven/Autonomy, he served as regional director of sales and worldwide head of channels and alliances. Talent, passion, accountability, and client value are central to John’s sales execution philosophy. John holds a BA degree in Business Management with minor in Economics from James Madison University.
Ben Weinberger is a licensed attorney and executive with extensive experience in the strategic development, transformation, and direction of operations and technology in a variety of public and private organizations. He previously served as Chief Strategy Officer for a global consultancy, in senior executive roles for a top UK law firm, two AmLaw 200 law firms, and the largest municipal law office in the US. Ben has consulted on projects for several multinational organizations including The Walt Disney Company and Chevron. He previously practiced law in Chicago where, after clerking for the Federal District Court, he served as legal counsel for the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. He is a regular speaker on such topics as Data Privacy and Security, Information Governance and Emerging Technologies, and Transformational Trends in Professional Services. He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan and a JD from the University of Wisconsin.