PODCAST: Why companies like Amazon are making their legal departments metrics-driven

Copy of connect to different systems where your customer already exist digitally boosts sales (4)PactSafe’s “Legal Departments of the Future” podcast is hosted by PactSafe founder and CEO Brian Powers. As an attorney who’s ventured into the tech business, Brian is always looking for ways to fuse the legal and tech spaces together. In this podcast, Brian chats with Walker Lockhart, former Amazon Legal Council, Nordstrom Director of Product, and current EVP of a new startup.

Tune in as Walker and Brian discuss how the metrics-driven culture of Amazon helped shape the innovative and technology-embracing culture in its legal department, and why you should be looking at your legal department as more of a businesses unit, rather than how they are traditionally looked upon.

Walker also shares how his unique background as a product marketer helped drive the necessary disciplinary actions needed in leadership to successfully transform legal organizations into technology-embracing environments.

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Previous episodes:

Episode 1: How TiVo’s Senior Legal Counsel is trying to make complex legal issues as simple as possible

Episode 2: How to Embrace and Drive Innovation in Your Legal Department

Episode 3: How sales and legal work with each other, not against

Episode 4: Eliminating silos in tech-driven legal departments

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