Office of the Dean will host a talk with Meredith Williams-Range and Lawrence Baxter
- Monday, February 25, 2019
- 182 (Cap:76)
- Meredith L. Williams-Range Shearman & Sterling's Chief Knowledge & Value Officer. Lawrence Baxter Shearman & Sterling's Chief Technology Officer.
Meredith L. Williams-Range is Shearman & Sterling's Chief Knowledge & Value Officer. She oversees global strategy in conflicts, governance, new business intake, records, legal project management, knowledge management, research services and more. Ms. Williams-Range is widely recognized as a leading authority in innovation and the practice of law changes for the legal field and is a frequent presenter and author.
Lawrence Baxter is Shearman & Sterling's, Chief Technology Officer. He leads the firm’s Global Technology Function and plays a key role in shaping technology and technology-related innovation across the firm. A native of the UK, Baxter has spent more than 20 years leading large-scale global technology functions for companies experiencing growth and the implementation of new business models. He possesses deep knowledge of cloud computing, mobile, data analytics, marketing technology, security and compliance, application development and IT transformation. His expertise includes guiding technology departments through transformational change, connecting technology to changing business needs and prioritizing and aligning technology-related costs.
Most recently, Baxter was the worldwide CTO of Young & Rubicam Group where he was responsible for the transformation of technology from a back office support function to a critical business partner. Prior to Young & Rubicam Group, Baxter held a range of global Chief Information Officer and operational roles, including positions at J. Walter Thompson, Ogilvy & Mather, and WPP Group Plc.