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Brightflag Expands Executive Team With New Chief Customer Officer

Kevin Cohn to lead go-to-market strategy as company continues to scale following $8.5 million Series A investment.


(May 13, 2019) Brightflag, the intelligent enterprise legal management (ELM) platform, today announced it has expanded its executive team with the appointment of Kevin Cohn as Chief Customer Officer, building on significant product and customer milestones. Part of an aggressive growth strategy following last month’s $8.5 million Series A investment, Cohn brings deep leadership experience building teams to support the world’s largest enterprises.

In 2018, Brightflag tripled in size and now supports corporate legal teams on all six continents from offices and data centers in North AmericaEurope, and Australia. The company plans to double headcount over the next twelve months to keep pace with increasing global demand for modern legal technology solutions.

“Brightflag has experienced explosive growth during the last year, providing industry-leading software that enables our customers to transform legal service delivery,” said Ian Nolan, co-founder and CEO of Brightflag. “Kevin’s expertise partnering with large enterprises on strategic transformation initiatives makes him the perfect addition to our team.”

At the core of the Brightflag platform is artificial intelligence that empowers general counsel, legal operations leaders, and in-house lawyers to make data-driven decisions at every step of the matter lifecycle, from resource selection to price negotiation to quality of service evaluation, while automating time-intensive processes such as invoice review.

“I’m excited to join Brightflag as legal service delivery undergoes a period of unprecedented disruption and change,” said Cohn. “I look forward to applying my background in building great teams to support enterprises around the world as they rapidly adopt intelligent ELM.”

About Kevin Cohn

Cohn joins Brightflag from Smartling, a language translation technology and services platform. As Senior Vice President of Operations at Smartling, Cohn held a similar remit to drive growth initiatives across the business. Prior to Smartling, Cohn served as Chief Operating Officer at Atypon, an academic and scientific publishing platform.

About Brightflag

Brightflag is the intelligent enterprise legal management (ELM) platform, offering capabilities for matter management and e-billing, and the industry’s most comprehensive reporting and analytics. Customers range from midsized companies to large corporations, including Uber, the global transportation and logistics platform; Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications company; and Rimini Street, the multinational enterprise software support company.

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