ITechLaw 2011 European Conference
Oslo, Norway • Grand Hotel Oslo • 20-21 October 2011
Robert M. Weiss
Partner, Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP; Chicago, Illinois, USA
Robert M. Weiss provides legal and strategic advice on commercial IT matters, and represents clients worldwide in a variety of complex technology transactions, including development and licensing projects, outsourcings, electronic trading agreements, ERP implementations, cloud computing arrangements and telecommunications procurements. His work for clients extends across a broad range of sectors, and he has particularly deep experience in the financial services, healthcare, hospitality, and transportation industries.
Mr. Weiss regularly speaks and writes on industry matters. He has published articles and been quoted in a variety of newspapers, journals and other media outlets, including Real Simple magazine, the Los Angeles Times, CNN Money, Consumer Reports, CFO Magazine, Computerworld, and the Journal of Internet Law. He is recognized as a leader in the 2011 edition of Chambers USA for Technology & Outsourcing.
His professional honors include selection as one of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in Technology and IT Outsourcing by Chambers USA (2006-Present);as one of the top lawyers in the United States in Information Technology Law by The Best Lawyers in America (2007-2009); and as one of “40 under 40” outstanding Illinois attorneys by Daily Law Bulletin.
He is a member of the ITechLaw Board of Directors and serves as ITechLaw's Global Sponsorship Chair. He is a former chairman of the Chicago Bar Association's Computer Law Committee. He graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College with a B.A. degree and he earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School.