IT Pro is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

Q&A: Paul Feldman, Thomson Reuters

The CTO of Legal UKI at Thomson Reuters - and member of the Leader Board - talks about how IT really has the power to bring about change.

Describe your role in three words.

Technology for lawyers.

Who is your tech hero? And why?

Sorry, I don't have one.

What does your current role involve?

Building and running services and software solutions that provide key information to lawyers and support their processes.

How did you arrive at your current role?

I took on the role of Global CTO at Practical Law Company, a smaller web company in the same space. Thomson Reuters acquired the company and asked me to look after all UK Legal technology.

Did you always want to work in IT?

I started in IT, then spent many years running banking products and operations before deciding that I'm happiest as a techie.

What do you enjoy most about your role/working in IT?

Using technology to make a real difference to people's lives.

And what is your least favourite aspect about your role/working in IT?

Where policy' takes precedence over doing the right thing for customers.

Featured Resources

Accelerating AI modernisation with data infrastructure

Generate business value from your AI initiatives

Free Download

Recommendations for managing AI risks

Integrate your external AI tool findings into your broader security programs

Free Download

Modernise your legacy databases in the cloud

An introduction to cloud databases

Free Download

Powering through to innovation

IT agility drive digital transformation

Free Download

Most Popular

Actively exploited server backdoor remains undetected in most organisations' networks
cyber attacks

Actively exploited server backdoor remains undetected in most organisations' networks

1 Jul 2022
Macmillan Publishers hit by apparent cyber attack as systems are forced offline
Security

Macmillan Publishers hit by apparent cyber attack as systems are forced offline

30 Jun 2022
Former Uber security chief to face fraud charges over hack coverup
data breaches

Former Uber security chief to face fraud charges over hack coverup

29 Jun 2022