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.
Articles written by Steve Obenski
Part IV - The Next Frontier in Contract Analysis: Getting to the Answer
This article is the last in a series of four that trace the history of contract automation and technology, and its future.
Part III - The Role of Domain Experts in the Success of Machine Learning-Based Contract Analysis
This article is the third of a series of four that trace the history of contract automation and technology, and its future.
Part II - The Breakthrough: Machine Learning Addresses Scalability and Accuracy in Contract Analysis
This article is the second of a series of four that trace the history of contract automation and technology, and its future.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. (NYSE: IL), a leading, global SaaS provider of secure enterprise content collaboration solutions, today announces a partnership with Kira Inc.