Over the past 30 years, John Tredennick has spoken before more national and international audiences on legal and technology issues than he or anyone else can remember. He has written and edited five best-selling books and countless articles on litigation and technology issues. He was named one of the "Top 100 Global Technology Leaders" by London's CityTech magazine and to the 2012 FastCase 50, which recognizes 50 of the smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders in the law. He served as a member of the Short Course Faculty at the University of Virginia Law School, where he taught the course, "Electronic Discovery in a Global Environment."
Larry Barela plays an important and strategic leadership role at Catalyst. He is responsible for shaping the technology vision and for driving the innovation that continually enhances customer value. Larry leads our strategy for technology platforms, partnerships and external relationships and has overall responsibility for building and managing our technology team. He plays a critical role in overseeing research and development as well as special projects.
Lewis Visscher brings more than 18 years of diversified business advisory, management, operational, financial and accounting experience to Catalyst. Prior to joining Catalyst, he was chief financial officer at Insession Inc., Worldprints, Productbuzz and Streampoint Financial, providing financial leadership through many operational aspects, contract negotiations and mergers and acquisition strategies.
Bruce Kiefer directs Catalyst's Research and Development Group, helping to develop the next generation of our technology, and is vice president of our Hosting Applications Division. He has worked in IT for many years, helping to build, deploy, manage, scale and repair networks and systems that solve problems.
TJ Gill has been developing vertical channel partner programs in the legal, mortgage and document management industries for over 12 years and brings experience to successfully developing and deploying both vertical and horizontal partner programs. Prior to joining Catalyst, he was vice president of mortgage products at PaperClip Software, where he led the development, deployment and positioning of collaborative paperless processing technology to mortgage brokers, bankers and strategic partners.