VP, Lead Evangelist, Icertis
Drawing from her experiences as an assistant general counsel, law firm partner and legaltech entrepreneur, Bernadette M. Bulacan is a frequent speaker regarding the digital transformation of the legal profession and specifically the modern legal department. Her expertise includes the adoption of legal technologies, data and performance metrics for legal departments, and other innovative practices that are transforming the practice of law. Bernadette is the Legal Evangelist for Icertis, the recognized leader for enterprise contract management software. At Icertis, she is charged with identifying trends and innovations affecting corporate legal departments and strengthening the bonds between Icertis and the corporate counsel community. Prior to Icertis, Bernadette held market development leadership roles at Thomson Reuters, in its legal professionals division, and QuantAI, an intellectual property analytics AI company. She was a founding employee and Assistant General Counsel of Serengeti Legal Tracker, which was acquired by Thomson Reuters.
Bernadette was a partner at Graham & Dunn, a Seattle law firm, where she was the head of the firm’s Entrepreneur and Emerging Companies/Corporate practice group. She started her legal career advising start-up technology companies with Venture Law Group, a Silicon Valley law firm. She is also a founding member of FLOW (Filipino Lawyers of Washington).
Bernadette received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and her law degree and LL.M (Taxation) from the University of Washington.