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Ethan Eisner is the President of LexisNexis IP. LexisNexis IP is the provider of best-in-class information-based solutions and services to meet the broad needs of the global Intellectual Property market. LexisNexis IP delivers solutions to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, IP-driven companies and law firms across the globe.
Mr. Eisner’s career in the industry and with the company spans almost 15 years. Prior to this role, he led the Strategy and the Global Commercial Markets business for Reed Tech, and the U.S. Corporate Legal & Compliance business of LexisNexis. He also led the LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions business, focused on serving corporate professionals in information, sales, marketing and procurement.
Prior to joining LexisNexis, Ethan served as Vice President, Marketing & Product Development for Worknowledge, a training solutions company he helped found. He has also worked as Vice President and General Manager for The Franklin Mint, running the ecommerce and catalog businesses, and as a Case Team Leader with strategy consulting firm Bain & Company, where he worked with the top management of clients to help them realize material competitive advantages to generate substantial, lasting financial impact.
Ethan has an MBA from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania. He also graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Quantitative Analysis from The Pennsylvania State University. Ethan currently serves on the Board of Directors of Connectiv/SIIA where he has previously held the position of Chairman.
Prior to serving as president, he worked in various positions within Reed Tech, ranging from technical writing, product management and quality control to operations and executive management. He has significant experience in operational management roles, including expertise in data capture and information lifecycle management.
In 2004, Mr. Hardman led Reed Technology to the largest contract win in the company’s nearly 50-year history—a data capture contract with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office valued at over $1 billion. He has also led the Reed Tech expansion into the Life Sciences information management market, where the company now serves more than 1,000 customers, including many of the world’s largest pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
Prior to joining Reed Tech, Dr. Hahn worked at Serco Inc., Pitney Bowes Inc. and also served 21 years as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army in a variety of command and staff positions, including as a member of the faculty at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He has overseen contracts for major defense and civilian government agency clients, including the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Military.
Dr. Hahn holds a Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University as well as an M.B.A. in Management from Oklahoma City University and a B.S. from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He currently serves on the Board of the 16th Infantry Regiment Association and leads the team that supports veterans with serious combat injuries.
Mr. Ballai brings more than 30 years of prior records and digital information management experience from a variety of federal and commercial information-based industries, including senior leadership positions with Iron Mountain Records Management and the Pierce Leahy Corporation.
Mr. Ballai earned his MBA in Management from Temple University and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Computer Science from Rutgers University. He currently holds several non-profit Board and related positions in the region, including roles as Chairman of the Board with Pearl S. Buck International, and Board Co-chair with Tech Impact. Mr. Ballai is a Computerworld Premier 100 honoree and he and his teams have received a variety of prominent technology industry awards including acknowledgement by Computerworld as an Honors Laureate, multiple CIO100 awards from CIO Magazine, and recognition for three consecutive years as a Top 100 Best Place to Work in IT by IDG Computerworld.
With over 27 years of experience specializing in Life Science, multinational, finance leadership roles, Mr. Langford has acquired a diverse background of financial, commercial operations and business development expertise that has enabled him to provide financial leadership across functions and markets.
Throughout his career at Bristol-Myers Squibb and ConvaTec, Mr. Langford has worked in both large multinational as well as small carve out/startup environments. He has successfully led numerous project teams that have yielded significant synergies, process improvement driving substantial revenue and profit growth.
Mr. Langford has an MBA from Rider University and his BS in Finance from Fairfield University. He is a founding member, past President and an active board member of a nonprofit youth organization.