A Close Up Look at Keynote Speaker Chrissie Lightfoot
Revered throughout the legal industry for her pioneering work, Chrissie Lightfoot is an internationally celebrated lawyer, keynote speaker, legal and business commentator, and bestselling author of The Naked Lawyer’ and its sequel ‘Tomorrow’s Naked Lawyer: NewTech, NewHuman, NewLaw – How to be successful, 2015 to 2045.'
Chrissie has been the recipient of great acclaim for her groundbreaking achievements as a legal futurist, AI technologist, industry visionary, and as an entrepreneur.
Chrissie is currently the CEO of EntrepreneurLawyer, a consulting business she founded in 2009 and which has quickly become internationally recognised for its specialist work in the future of legal services, artificial intelligence, and robotics in law, relationship ‘SocialHuman’ sales, personal branding, and social networking. She is also the CEO and co-founder of Robot Lawyer LISA, a company that provides innovative AI app legal solutions for businesses and consumers.
Her trailblazing work has been acknowledged with numerous honours, including ‘Legal Professional of the Year 2013’ and ‘Top 100 International Executive'; she was a thought leader and contributor in ILTA’s 2014 report ‘Legal Technology Future Horizons: Strategic Imperatives for the Law Firm of the Future'; and in 2015 she was named by LinkedIn as the number one best-connected and most engaged woman in the legal industry.
In the summer of 2016, Chrissie was awarded as an Honorary Visiting Fellow of the School of Law, University of Westminster, specialising in the research, theory, and practice of AI and robots in the legal ecosystem.
What’s more, she is an Entrepreneur Mentor at Law Without Walls, and also sits on the advisory board of The Digital Enterprise Network - a dedicated free community that aims to support executives re-imagine traditional business functions to increase productivity, reduce costs and enhance experience.