Karl is a director at Kim Technologies. Kim is a Knowledge Automation and Workflow Platform applicable to all sectors and functions. Through its no-code configuration model Kim enables knowledge workers to take control of their critical business processes to improve decision making, speed and effectiveness. Kim does this utilising its patent-pending artificial intelligence, assimilation and data management capabilities.
Karl is Strategic Adviser at EY Riverview Law and has a long pedigree in starting, growing and managing successful companies.
In 1987, he was Money Observer’s top-performing UK unit trust fund manager. In 1989 he set up CRT Group plc which grew to a market capitalisation of over £600 million. In 1996 CRT sold 50.1% of its equity for £109 million to Knowledge Universe, a private US-based company.
In 1999, Karl left CRT and set up AdviserPlus Business Solutions in 2001. He remained as owner and non-executive until its sale in 2016.
Karl joined Riverview Law, a legal services business, as Chief Executive in 2011 following its creation by AdviserPlus. Riverview Law was acquired by EY in August 2018 and Karl is a Strategic Adviser to the company.
In this episode, Karl discusses digitisation, how legal has been a relative outlier, how companies are consolidating their IT and tech stack, leading to a rise of the platforms, and no-code or low-code solutions.
He believes there are three no-regrets decisions as companies move through the change curve:
- intake/allocation management to focus efforts on higher value work
- self serve
- outside counsel management
Tune in to find out more.