Expanded Leadership Roles Will Strengthen Internal Employee Programs, Aggressively Recruit and Retain Discovians, and Further Expand Productized Legal Services
AUSTIN — March 15, 2021 — Legal technology leader DISCO today announced the promotion of Melanie Antoon to Senior Vice President, Professional Services, and Aaron Trull to Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.
As DISCO continues its aggressive push to create technology that powers legal following its Q4 2020 $100 million financing, the leadership of Aaron and Melanie will be pivotal in further establishing DISCO as the leader in legaltech through the creation and delivery of products legal loves. They will play critical roles as the company scales to support its explosive growth, expands its employee base globally and innovates its multi-product, full stack solution that delivers the platform and the product-powered services that transform the capabilities of legal organizations and the practice of law.
Melanie Antoon, Senior Vice President, Professional Services
In her new role, Melanie will oversee operations of DISCO Managed Review in addition to the complete portfolio of DISCO Professional Services and client support. Since joining DISCO in December 2019, Melanie has delivered exemplary leadership that resulted in a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 88 for her team, with 83% of customer respondents ranking DISCO’s professional services organization a 10 out of 10. Just as DISCO’s unique approach to building software has created the best legal technology platform on the market, Melanie has developed an innovative approach to professional services that creates legal magic for DISCO clients.
“Over the past year, Melanie has led her organization to deliver world-class services that meet the needs of the customer while improving the time to value. This is a testament to her leadership, vision and embodiment of DISCO’s values,” said DISCO Chief Revenue Officer Andrew Shimek. “Clients turn to DISCO not only for its software solutions, but because DISCO is a trusted partner in helping them utilize our technology to improve legal outcomes. Melanie is an industry visionary who will excel in her new role as organizations continue to seek productized legal services that transform how they practice the law.”
Aaron Trull, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Aaron joined DISCO in January 2019 and during his tenure, transformed the company’s human resources function while building a best-in-class People Team. Beyond excelling at the traditional HR functions of talent acquisition, development and retention at a hyper-growth organization, Aaron has centralized activities around DISCO’s core set of values to align growth and development activities to the company’s beliefs and purpose. He has also been integral in the creation of DISCO University, the company’s online learning platform, which delivers professional and technical learning content to enhance employees’ leadership and professional development learning paths.
“As we continue to build and foster the best team in legaltech in the U.S. and internationally, there is no one better than Aaron to drive DISCO’s employee acquisition, growth and development,” said DISCO Chief Operating Officer Sean Nathaniel. “Under Aaron’s leadership, we have fully embraced our culture of being a purpose-driven organization that leads with values and a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion. I thank Aaron for differentiating why DISCO is an employer of choice and being a key contributor in how we create meaningful impact for our clients.”
DISCO is a legal technology company that applies artificial intelligence and cloud computing to legal problems to help lawyers and legal teams improve outcomes for their clients. Corporate legal departments, law firms, and government agencies around the world use DISCO for ediscovery, case management, compliance, disputes, and investigations. For more information, visit www.csdisco.com.
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