Robert Kerr

Chief Information Officer, Cooley

Jurisdiction: USA

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Rob Kerr has 20+ years of experience in the strategic planning, implementation and management of information systems and technology for corporations, governmental agencies and law firms. At Cooley, he oversees the information services, technology development and management, and knowledge management and research teams. Since his arrival 2+ years ago, Rob has rebuilt and restructured the information and technology department and deployed a new network infrastructure, marketing and business development technologies, collaboration tools and file and asset management applications.

Rob was the managing director for eSentio for almost seven years, working with many of the AmLaw 100 law firms. He worked as an associate director at Navigant Consulting, providing information lifecycle management consultation to legal and corporate clients. Prior to Navigant, Rob spent 8 years as a partner at Baker Robbins.

Rob is a published author and speaker on the subjects of information and enterprise content management, security, e-records archiving and retention, strategic planning and organization building team management.