Today, Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing Clio’s CEO and Founder, Jack Newton as one of the Most Exceptional Entrepreneurs of 2023 at its Builders and Innovators Summit in Healdsburg, California.
Goldman Sachs selected Newton from leaders across multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event.
“I am truly honored to be recognized by Goldman Sachs for entrepreneurship,” said Jack Newton. “Clio’s journey has been driven by a vision to transform the legal experience for all, creating the technology necessary to support a changing legal sector. This recognition is a tribute to the dedication of the entire Clio team, and our community of legal professionals. I am grateful for the opportunity to lead this transformative journey, and committed to continuing our work in delivering innovative, accessible, and seamless solutions for legal professionals across the globe. Thank you to Goldman Sachs for celebrating this important work.”
“We’re delighted to recognize Jack Newton as one of the most exceptional entrepreneurs of 2023,” said David Solomon, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs. “Like everyone in this year’s class, Jack has been a visionary in his field, pushing forward innovation and redefining markets. We are excited to harness Goldman’s convening power to bring together these dynamic leaders and hear their insights.”
In addition to honoring the most exceptional entrepreneurs, the Summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
As the CEO and Founder of Clio and a pioneer in cloud-based legal technology, Newton has spearheaded efforts to educate the legal community on the security, ethics, privacy considerations, and benefits of running a law firm in the cloud.
Under his leadership, Clio is bettering the lives and businesses of lawyers while making legal services more accessible and equitable for all through cloud-based and client-centered technology. Jack’s efforts to transform the legal experience for all have profoundly impacted the legal industry.
Newton is the author of The Client-Centered Law Firm, a #1 bestseller that’s helping law firms thrive in today’s experience-driven era. He is also the host of Daily Matters, a podcast dedicated to conversations with legal professionals, industry leaders, and subject matter experts about the future of law.
This award follows many acknowledgments of his leadership. This year, Newton was named CEO of the Year by Business in Vancouver, and was inducted into BC Tech’s Hall of Fame. He has also been named Canada’s Most Admired CEO by Waterstone Human Capital, EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Forty Under 40 from BIV, Person of the Year at the Technology Impact Awards, and in 2019 was named a Fellow to the College of Law Practice Management. Clio has also been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies by Deloitte, received top employer awards in Canada and Ireland, and was celebrated for having one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures by Waterstone Human Capital.
About Goldman Sachs
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