Articles written by Steve Obenski

Steve Obenski Chief Strategy Officer

Steve Obenski
Chief Strategy Officer
Kira Systems

Steve leads strategic planning, strategic partnerships, and business and corporate development. Since joining Kira Systems as its first non-founder executive in 2014, he has at various times led and grown several teams, including sales, marketing and product management. Previously, Steve was a general manager of Thomson Reuters’ business law solutions division, and his experience also includes practicing law with a focus on technology transactions, and serving on the boards of startups and nonprofits. He holds a law degree from UCLA, a M.A. in International Economics from Johns Hopkins SAIS, and an A.B. from Brown.

August 4, 2020 | Kira Insights

Part I: The Emergence of Contract Automation and Technology

This article is the first of a series of four that trace the history of contract automation and technology, and its future.

February 4, 2020 | Announcements

What’s Coming to Kira: 2020 Product Update

The legal profession continues to transform. New technologies are empowering lawyers with an abundance of data that was never before available.

August 30, 2016 | Announcements

Kira Systems releases Quick Study 2.0, a major upgrade to its machine learning contract analysis technology

August 30, 2016, Toronto, ON – Kira Systems, the machine learning contract analysis software provider, today announced Kira Quick Study 2.

May 27, 2015 | Announcements

Kira Diligence Engine a Finalist for 'New Product of the Year' in Legaltech News Innovation Awards

This morning, Legaltech News announced the finalists for the 2015 LTN Innovation Awards. We are thrilled to learn that Diligence Engine is a finalist in the “New Product of the Year” category alongside Avvo Inc.

May 25, 2015 | Kira Insights

At the inflection point: the CMO's role in reinventing law firm business models

In May, I had an opportunity to join the Law Firm Marketing and Business Development Leadership Forum* in New York, where I led a roundtable on the role of lawyering technology in marketing the law firm of the future.

April 16, 2015 | Announcements

Intralinks Partners with Kira Diligence Engine

Intralinks accelerates M&A due diligence and contract review with Kira Diligence Engine relationship New York, NY — Intralinks® Holdings, Inc.

March 10, 2015 | Announcements

DiligenceEngine changes name to Kira, Fast-growing company launches new Contract Analysis and Real Estate offerings

TORONTO, Mar. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ – DiligenceEngine, the provider of contract review and analysis software, has changed its name to Kira and announced its expansion beyond due diligence applications.

February 4, 2015 | Announcements

DiligenceEngine Adds Former PLC CEO Jeroen Plink as Advisor and Board Member, Expanding Team Amidst Strong Demand for its Contract Review Platform

Toronto, Canada – DiligenceEngine, the provider of software that makes contract review and analysis faster and more accurate, today announced the addition of Jeroen Plink to its leadership team.