Clio Strategically Expands its Senior Leadership Team

Two dynamic leaders are appointed as the company reaches a milestone of 1,000 employees globally

Harsha Chandra Shekar is announced as VP, Business Development along with the promotion of Michelle Dunlea to VP, Product Management

Clio, the world’s leading provider of cloud-based legal technology, has announced the addition of two exceptional leaders to its senior leadership team, in business development and product management.

Harsha Chandra Shekar is welcomed to Clio as Vice President of Business Development

Harsha brings more than 15 years of deal-making experience to Clio in multiple capacities. He started his career as an attorney in a leading law firm representing blue-chip clients in executing partnerships, joint ventures, and M&A. After securing his MBA, Harsha served as a business leader in tech companies such as Amazon, Expedia and Uber forging critical partnerships and managing multi-million-dollar P&Ls. Most recently, Harsha served as a Partner at Boston Consulting Group helping clients envision, build, and monetize partnerships and ecosystems.

“We are thrilled to welcome Harsha as our new Vice President of Business Development. He brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in driving growth and innovation. With his deep understanding of market dynamics and exceptional strategic planning skills, Harsha is ideally positioned to lead our business development efforts. We are confident that his leadership will greatly contribute to our mission of reaching new, and underserved segments of the legal market which are prime for legaltech adoption” —Ronnie Gurion, Chief Operating Officer at Clio. 

Harsha holds a degree in law from National Law School of India University, Bangalore, and an MBA from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. 

Michelle Dunlea is promoted to Vice President, Product Management

In addition to Harsha’s appointment, Clio is pleased to announce the promotion of Michelle Dunlea to Vice President of Product Management. Throughout her tenure at Clio, Michelle has made significant contributions to the success of Clio’s industry-leading product teams through her outstanding leadership, strategic insight, and comprehensive understanding of the technical needs of legal professionals across the profession. 

Michelle has been instrumental in guiding the development of the Clio product portfolio, and promoting collaboration across various teams. Her appointment reflects Clio’s commitment to excellence and innovation in the legaltech industry.

“Michelle’s tenure and extensive technical expertise have significantly contributed to the evolution of our product suite,” said Jonathan Watson, Chief Technology officer at Clio. “She is an extremely capable and effective leader who has played a pivotal role in successfully delivering core products to the legaltech market. Michelle is well prepared to drive this critical area of our company.”

Clio continues to reach new heights in its leadership journey, exemplified by these milestone appointments. As the company invests in experience and tenure to usher in its next chapter, it also proudly celebrates the promotion of Niamh Pollak to Vice President, Legal, and Navneet Gill to Vice President, Finance. Adding to this exceptional roster, Natalie Berestovsky joins as the Director of Artificial Intelligence.

The strength of these leaders is amplified by the remarkable growth of their teams, propelling Clio to a global workforce of 1,000 employees. This achievement showcases Clio’s commitment to talent development and expands its capacity to deliver cutting-edge legal technology solutions to clients worldwide.

With a clear vision for the future, Clio embraces its role as the leader in cloud-based legal technology. These appointments further solidify its position as an innovation-driven organization poised to shape the future of the legal industry.

 As the company continues to expand, there are a number of new roles across the organization and development towards a greater mission to transform the legal experience for all. 

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