National contemporary law firm Lander & Rogers has appointed Karen O'Connor to the role of Head of Technology.
Karen is a client-focused technologist with strong expertise in innovation, business transformation, and digital enablement. Throughout her career, Karen has been at the forefront of disruptive technologies including eBusiness, eCommerce, and cloud computing.
Karen has held technology leadership positions with IBM, Telstra, and Hewlett Packard, and has consulted to a number of prominent corporate and government clients including NAB, Department of Health and Aged Care, and the ATO.
Genevieve Collins, Chief Executive Partner at Lander & Rogers, said, "Deliberately appointed from outside of the legal sector, Karen brings an incredible amount of experience from a broad range of industries. She has demonstrated a strong capability for setting a strategic agenda, leading large technological transformations, and then implementing digital go-to-market models. This expertise will support Lander & Rogers as we continue our exciting digital transformation".
"Karen will not only continue to overhaul our underlying technology, but will ensure that Lander & Rogers continues to have the right IT platforms and applications in place to service our clients in the best possible way".
Karen's appointment follows the launch of Lander & Rogers' iHub — a standalone business function led by Lander & Rogers' Head of Innovation & Efficiency, Michelle Grossmann. iHub is focussed on supporting the firm and its clients to build new and innovative ways of delivering legal and business services.