Monish Darda and Bernadette Bulacan and Deanna Lanier
Bernadette Bulacan is a frequent speaker regarding the digital transformation of corporate legal departments and global enterprises. As Chief Evangelist for Icertis, the recognized leader in contract lifecycle management, she is charged with sharing contract management best practices with legal and contracting teams and evangelizing the use of innovative technologies like AI/ML and blockchain. Prior to Icertis, Bernadette was a co-founder and Assistant General Counsel of Serengeti Law, which created e-billing and matter management platform, Serengeti Tracker (acquired by Thomson Reuters.) She has held leadership roles at Thomson Reuters and QuantAI, an intellectual property AI analytics start-up. In recognition of her significant contributions to the development of commercial and contract management, Bernadette was recently named a 2021 Fellow of World Commerce and Contracting. She was also recognized as one of the 2020 Women of LegalTech by the American Bar Association. Bernadette advised start-up technology companies at Graham & Dunn, a Seattle firm and Venture Law Group, a Silicon Valley firm. She received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and her law degree and LL.M from the University of Washington.
Chief Strategy Officer, Deanna Lanier focuses on extending Icertis’ lead in contract intelligence, helping the company expand its operations, extend its footprint, and accelerate customer outcomes by enabling them to realize the full intent of their commercial agreements.
Deanna is an industry veteran with expertise in enterprise software sales, business development, strategy, alliances and partnerships, and building world-class teams. Prior to joining Icertis, Deanna was Senior Vice President of Strategy, Growth, and Partnerships at Infor, a leading supplier of industry-specific software solutions. She has also held leadership roles at Adobe, McKinsey & Company, KPMG, and Microsoft. Deanna holds an MBA from Queens University of Charlotte and a B.A. from North Carolina State University.