Brian Twardoski is a director in the Seattle office and is a part of the firm's Legal Management Consulting practice. He has more than 20 years of experience, specializing in skills and capabilities that help clients reach their full potential through his passion for information technology, strategic planning, change management, leadership, and execution excellence.
Currently Brian is leading an Intellectual Property implementation for a large technology client with the following strategic objectives:
Achieve higher quality and increased volume of case review through a state of the art end-to-end solution,
Enable greater efficiency, resource optimization, improved self service, and overall performance gains through the consolidation of a highly complex ecosystem.
Build confidence in the data quality through data governance best practices which will provide for ease of data extraction, searching and report building across all modules
Change the model of frequent customization and develop a culture that refocuses attorneys and paralegals from tools to substantive prosecution and review
Prior to Duff & Phelps, Brian was a founder of Solstice Software Inc., where he incubated a next generation event mobile ecosystem that connected entertainment providers, surrounding merchants, and consumers. Previously Brian was an Executive Leader for Conductiv Software where he took a new product to market, enabled the partner channel, and completed long term production SAAS license agreements with large Fortune 100 companies.
As a Financial Leader for two school districts, Brian improved fund balances and developed fiscal and operational efficiency through the use of performance management and information technology initiatives. Throughout his career with Microsoft, Brian led large engineering teams developing state-of-the-art Anti-Piracy, Patent Management, eDiscovery, and Case Management solutions for Microsoft’s Law and Corporate Affairs division. Later he provided enterprise architecture services to Microsoft’s Sales & Marketing Division by conducting portfolio consolidation, master data management roadmap planning, and architectural alignment reviews.
Brian earned his B.S. degree in computing science from Linfield College.