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Sam Spivack, BRYTER UK Managing Director

Kira System’s EMEA lead joins BRYTER for UK expansion

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Sam Spivack as Managing Director of the UK and Ireland, who, alongside current management, will drive our expansion in these markets.

Sam joined BRYTER in September 2019. In his new role, Sam will be responsible for the expansion of BRYTER in the UK and Irish markets, together with a team of lawyers and technologists. Our customer base continues to grow in the UK, including new customers such as Hogan Lovells, Fieldfisher, Taylor Wessing and Simmons & Simmons.

Sam has years of experience in the legal and technology sectors. He commenced his career as a lawyer in Berwin Leighton Paisner’s (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner) market-leading Real Estate practice in London before joining machine learning giant, Kira Systems, as their AI Practice Consultant. In this role, Sam led Kira’s client relationships across EMEA and Australia, developing successful implementation strategies and driving significant revenue.

Sam is a renowned thought leader in the UK legal tech market and a respected voice among the City’s legal innovation leaders. He is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales’ Technology and Law Committee, as well as the legal innovation expert group the Bionic Lawyer.

Michael Grupp, CEO of BRYTER, commented: “Sam is a brilliant strategist and a hands-on leader with a profound understanding of the legal and regulatory markets. He has impressed us with his strategic approach and exceptional track record in negotiating global, high-profile deals. We are honored and stoked to welcome him as Managing Director for the UK and Irish markets. He is second to none in understanding the challenges and opportunities for business software for professional services firms today and we are eager to continue our fast-paced growth story with him as a leader and manager.”

Micha-Manuel Bues, CCO at BRYTER adds: “The UK market is the most interesting and innovative market in Europe – going there is the next logical step. Having someone like Sam to lead the team on the ground is a perfect match to strengthen our ties with our UK customers and to accelerate in the region. We are delighted that Sam has chosen to further his career with us in this key role.”

To date, the BRYTER team consists of over 50 employees in Europe.