Press Release: Toby Bell Leaves Gartner to Join Litera

Toby Bell, a former vice president of Gartner Research and internationally recognized enterprise content management expert, has joined Litera® (www.litera.com), a provider of Collaborative Content Lifecycle Management solutions (CCLM) and risk mitigation for many of the world’s leading law firms and corporations. Bell’s new title is executive vice president.

“Toby Bell is a world renowned authority whose deep understanding of the business case for content management is a valuable asset for Litera and our customers,” said Deepak Massand, Litera’s CEO. “We are honored that Toby has selected Litera as his new professional home and look forward to his contributions toward our continued growth.”

At Gartner, Bell covered technologies and trends in enterprise content management, business process management, and content strategy, valuation, mining and analytics. He was also involved with both AIIM and ILTA. Before joining Gartner he spent nearly 10 years with Arthur Andersen where he was a senior manager and director focused on technology consulting and legal practice management. He was responsible for identifying business problems and related emerging technology solutions that resulted in the highest immediate cost recovery for clients; coordinating and communicating global research and testing efforts related to advanced and emerging technologies; and setting direction for the firm’s technology architecture. Previous to that he was a manager at Ernst & Young.

“I’m excited to join Litera and help bring more light to a great story,” said Bell. “The longstanding focus on customer satisfaction, products, market opportunities, and commitment to partnerships are testimony to its leadership position in an emerging content market. Great intellectual property coupled with an inspiring vision drew me to join Deepak’s team.”

At Litera, Bell will be a member of the executive committee with responsibilities for strategic planning, marketing, alliances and business development.

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About Toby Bell

Toby has over 25 years of leadership experience in technology strategy, analysis, development, and delivery. He's managed people, products, projects, and profits equally well. His work history ranges from marketing and communications to software design and development to global consulting to technology research and analysis to business leadership. He has provided strategic advice to many companies; has written a strong body of research; is widely quoted across technology and business media; and has been a keynote speaker for Ernst & Young, Arthur Andersen, Gartner, and their clients. Toby's role at IBM as ECM Marketing and Offering Strategy Lead is new. Toby spent three years learning the enterprise software business from a vendor's perspective at Litéra. This included creating partner alliances with top technology vendors, leading both a marketing and product development team, and building business from major accounts. Prior to Litéra, he was Research VP for Gartner, the leading provider of global research and analysis on the information technology industry. He covered (beyond ECM, BPM, Case Management, and Cool Vendors): enterprise reputation management, social media monitoring, digital asset management, Web content management, web and content analytics, globalization/localization, translation management, and customer communications management. Some of his experience in digital marketing initiatives came from previous work at Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young. Prior to joining Gartner, Toby was a Senior Manager and Director for Andersen. He focused on technology consulting, research, applications development, and legal practice management for this Big 5 global professional services firm. Prior to that, Toby was a Manager at Ernst & Young -- focused primarily on business development, competitive intelligence, marketing technology, knowledge management, and process improvement applications design, development, and consulting.
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One Response to Press Release: Toby Bell Leaves Gartner to Join Litera

  1. Bob B says:

    Great read. Espacially liked the statistics. I think a perfect market for Litera is the accounting/auditing community. The fact that the ChangePro products can recognize changes and produce an audit trail of those changes is OUTSTANDING! Looking forward to see more innovation from Litera.

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