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Ian Nolan

CEO & Co-Founder

Ian co-founded Brightflag, whose mission is to bring the most modern and easy-to-use software to corporate legal departments, accompanied by stellar, proactive customer service. Prior to co-founding Brightflag, Ian spent seven years at CORTBase, a case management software company.

Alex Kelly

Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder

Alex co-founded Brightflag after spending more than six years at Matheson, Ireland’s largest law firm, in its financial institutions group. A legal technology thought leader, Alex is a frequent speaker at legal operations conferences on topics related to legal innovation and legal transformation.

Kevin Cohn

Chief Customer Officer

Kevin has extensive experience building cloud workflow, productivity, and analytics companies. Prior to joining Brightflag, Kevin was Chief Operating Officer at Atypon, a publishing software company, and SVP of Operations at Smartling, a language translation technology and services platform.

Ashley Hayes

Vice President, Engineering

Ashley has 15 years of experience leading engineering teams at e-invoicing and e-billing software companies. Prior to joining Brightflag, Ashley was Chief Technology Officer at Macalla (acquired by Mobileum) and Head of Product Engineering at BriteBill (acquired by Amdocs).

John Joyce

Vice President, Alliances

John has wide-ranging experience building partner and alliance ecosystems for technology startups, “start-ins,” and large corporations. Before joining Brightflag, John was Head of Business Development at PandaDoc, the document automation workflow and e-signature platform.

Barry O'Melia

Vice President, Product

Barry has 20 years of experience as a legal technology product leader. Prior to joining Brightflag, Barry spent four years at Relativity, the $3.6 billion leader in e-discovery and compliance software, where he led product for the legal hold, information governance, and data integration verticals.

Mike Scarpelli

Vice President, Finance

Mike has 15 years of experience leading finance teams at venture capital and private equity-backed companies, including at Reval, a cloud treasury software company, and ComplySci, a compliance platform. Mike’s career began at PwC, where he spent 9 years in the technology and media practice.

Ingrid Wallace

Vice President, People

Ingrid is an experienced leader who has built and led people teams and programs at multiple scaling technology companies. Prior to joining Brightflag, Ingrid was VP of Organization Development at Boxever, where she built the people function and scaled the organization through its acquisition by Sitecore.

Jason Beatty

CTO – Workspace

Jason has spent the last 20 years pursuing his passion for building great teams and software with a focus on legal, security, and business intelligence technology. Before co-founding Joinder, now Brightflag Workspace, Jason co-founded MarketSpace and PrivacyChoice, leading both to acquisitions.