Speaker Bio

Rich Lee is general counsel at Civis Analytics, one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Chicago. In his role, Rich leads all legal, cybersecurity, data privacy, and compliance initiatives. He has helped guide the company through over 400% growth and $30M+ in funding. Civis’s client base spans many industries, including media, technology, entertainment, aerospace, and healthcare; it includes numerous Fortune 100 companies, leading non-profits, government agencies and political organizations.

Prior to Civis, Rich was SVP, general counsel and corporate secretary of Livevol, a financial technology company. He helped lead it through rapid growth, leading to an acquisition by CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ: CBOE). Prior to that, Rich led market and business development in Asia for two companies.

Rich is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and a founding member of the Chicago Bar Association’s Financial and Emerging Technologies Committee. He serves as a board member of Illinois Legal Aid Online and on the Legal Services Corporation’s Leader’s Council.