New York – March 3, 2016: Tikit has expanded its North America presence with the appointment of Ryan Steadman as director of business development – Eastern region. With over 15 years’ experience servicing the legal sector, Ryan joins the team from Tikit London to help increase visibility of the company’s Next Generation technologies and at the same time spearhead the introduction to North America of key partners whose products already benefit their European clients.
Prior to Tikit, Ryan spent time with Thomson Reuters Elite and Tata Consulting Services delivering leading edge Practice and Matter Management systems.
Ryan Steadman said: “I am very excited to be joining Tikit North America. Globally, law firms are realizing the potential for emerging technologies to act as a crucial business differentiator to their peer firms, making them more competitive and profitable through efficiencies and value engineering. I am looking forward to bringing these new technologies, which complement our own software products, to our North American clients.”
Peter Zver, president, Tikit North America, said: “I’m excited to work with Ryan and more closely with Tikit’s new strategic partners. Our own Tikit Next Generation IP was successfully released to the market last year and now we are exploring partnerships that further enhance our portfolio. Our aim is to work with our clients to deliver technologies that enhance and improve business processes, deliver efficiencies and ultimately improve their competitiveness in the market. Ryan’s experience and extensive knowledge of the legal sector will be beneficial to Tikit and our clients in the delivery of our expanded portfolio of products and services to the North American legal market.”
Tikit is one of the largest suppliers of technology solutions and services to legal and accountancy firms, and is part of BT Group. Tikit’s client list totals more than 1,450 firms globally, including 90 of the UK’s top 100 law firms, 250 US law firms and 12 of the top 20 European law firms. Tikit is a complete technology partner offering a broad portfolio that includes software solutions, IT outsourcing, communication, networks and hosting. Tikit develops their own software and have long-standing relationships with other top best-of-breed providers, and they match this expertise with a reputation for excellent customer service.