Meet our passionate and dedicated executive staff
President, LexisNexis Reed Tech and Intellectual Property Solutions
Andrew Matuch is the President of the Intellectual Property, Regulatory and Life Sciences Solutions segments of LexisNexis Legal & Professional (“LNLP”), which provide unrivaled data analytics and workflow products, research tools and content management solutions for government agencies, the intellectual property market and the life sciences industry.
Prior to his current role, Andrew was Chief Strategy Officer for RELX, the parent company of LNLP. There, he developed the overall strategic plan for RELX, worked with business areas across RELX to refine their strategies and operating plans, and led centers of excellence in Pricing, Customer Analytics, Lean Product Development and Innovation. Andrew joined RELX in 2012 as EVP Global Strategy and Business Development for LNLP, where he helped develop the legal analytics expansion strategy.
Earlier in his career, Andrew was a Partner and Co-Leader of the Global TMT Practice at OC&C Strategy Consultants, supporting the information industry with growth strategies, M&A advisory, competitive analysis, customer segmentation, sales and marketing optimization, and pricing.
Andrew holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Williams College. Outside of work, Andrew enjoys squash, reading, and learning to be the best dad and husband he can be.
VP and MD Global Commercial Markets
Joe Froehlich is VP and MD of Global Commercial IP Solutions for LexisNexis. Joe joined the IP business in 2018, coming from LexisNexis Legal and Professional, where he was Head of Strategy and Operations. In his 18 years at LexisNexis, Joe has held several roles in strategy, operations, product management, and sales management. Joe has been heavily involved in LexisNexis technology acquisitions with a particular interest in applying technology to customer use cases.
Earlier in Joe’s career, he worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he advised leading companies on critical issues, including operations strategy and improvement, strategic sourcing, business/product strategy, and mergers and acquisitions. Joe holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University. Joe serves on the boards of two non-profit trade schools and is active in the Boy Scouts, where he has led 10-day backpacking expeditions in the Rocky Mountains.
Managing Director, LexisNexis PatentSight
Marco is the Managing Director for LexisNexis PatentSight, a subsidiary of LexisNexis Intellectual Property. Marco has joined PatentSight over ten years ago as the first employee. Initially working in the consulting business for PatentSight, running projects for DAX 30 and Fortune 500 companies, he also actively drove the transformation of PatentSight into a software company. He built the Data Harmonization Team and created the Consulting & Customer Success Team for PatentSight. He has strong ties to academia and international patent offices and is actively engaging with IP leaders and practitioners. Marco is known for his extraordinary customer focus, embracing continuous change and development to find new opportunities to deliver better outcomes for the innovation community.
He is a proud father of two, who keep him busy and provide tons of joy. He enjoys hiking & biking in the countryside and cooking family dinners, especially on the BBQ.
Sr. Director of Human Resources
Michael Ford is the Sr. Director of Human Resources where he is responsible for overseeing, leading and directing the global HR function for the LexisNexis Reed Tech organization. Mike has been with Reed Tech for 20 years. He brings more than 30 years of both operational experience and human resources leadership to Reed Tech.
Prior to joining the Reed Tech team, Mike spent over 10 years with The National Drying Machinery Company (a leading OEM in the food and chemical processing industries) where he held a number of positions including VP of Human Resources. Mike received a Bachelor of Science degree from Kutztown University. He is currently on the advisory board of the American Heritage Federal Credit Union.
Chief Financial Officer
Michael Langford is the Chief Financial Officer for LexisNexis Reed Tech responsible for leading the Accounting, Finance Planning and Analysis, Contract Administration and Site of office services organization. With over 27 years of experience specializing in Life Science, multinational, finance leadership roles, Mike 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, Mike 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. Mike 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.
Chief Marketing Officer & Head of Employee Experience
Jessica is the CMO of LexisNexis Intellectual Property & Head of Employee Experience for the LexisNexis Reed Tech division. She is responsible for leading a cohesive global marketing strategy and internal communications and engagement strategy for the business.
Before joining LexisNexis, she was Vice President of Global Marketing & Employee Experience at Oracle, where she led Oracle Data Cloud’s global marketing organization. She joined Oracle through its 2015 acquisition of Datalogix, where she created and grew the marketing function from its inception.
Earlier in her career, Jessica worked as an advertising agency executive at agencies such as Digitas, leading relationships with world-class brands, including Intercontinental Hotels Group, Volkswagen, and Proctor & Gamble. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Boston University and resides outside Philadelphia with her husband and two boys.
Chris Anderson is the Chief Technology Officer for LexisNexis IP. Chris joined the IP business from the LexisNexis Legal & Professional business where he held several positions with his most recent as Sr. Director and Lead Architect of Global Content Platforms. Chris led the adoption of big data processing using HPCC (Risk Solutions platform) as well as Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing within the content enrichment and classification system development space.
Throughout his tenure at LexisNexis, Chris has been heavily involved in large scale system strategy development and execution efforts. Chris holds a B.S. Computer Science from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and has obtained multiple certifications including AWS (Solutions Architect, Developer, Sysops, Big Data), PMP and CISP.
Chris serves on the board of the non-profit Big Brothers and Big Sisters Miami Valley of Ohio. Chris loves spending time outdoors with his wife and family while biking, camping and hiking.
Director of Strategy and Business Development
Vidhu Goel is the Director of Strategy and Business Development at Reed Tech, a LexisNexis Company. In this role, Vidhu is responsible for Corporate and Business Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Alliances and Joint Ventures.
Vidhu has been with Reed Tech for four years and prior to that worked with RELX, the parent company of Reed Tech, for six years in different leadership positions such as Strategy, Business Development, Marketing, and Product Development in both developing and developed markets. He has been instrumental in driving key acquisitions in U.S., Europe, China and India. Prior to joining the RELX group, Vidhu worked in the healthcare industry for Baxter Health Corporation and AstraZeneca in senior management roles.
Vidhu has a Master’s degree in Business Management and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science from Lucknow University in Lucknow, India. He is currently pursuing a post-graduate certificate course in Strategic Management at Harvard University.
Senior Director of Global Marketing & Sales
Michiel de Bruijn is senior director of global business development at LexisNexis Intellectual Property solutions. In his role, Michiel and his teams are responsible for the commercial success of the LexisNexis IP product portfolio in Asia, Europe, Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America.
Michiel has been with LexisNexis for 15 years and is passionate about delivering valuable insights to clients by combining patent information and technology.
Before LexisNexis, Michiel worked primarily for start-up companies in the legal tech industry. Michiel has a Master’s degree in International Marketing from the University of Humberside in the U.K. and holds a Bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Outside of work, Michiel enjoys family time, cooking, and active sports such as running and cycling.
Director of Operations
Larry Hoenig is Director of Operations of Global Commercial IP Solutions for LexisNexis. Larry has responsibility for the teams that support content and product development in the IP space. He has been with LexisNexis for 24 years and with LexisNexisIP for the past seven years.
Larry has held a number of roles over that time including marketing, segment strategy, product and operations. Throughout his career, he has been closely engaged with the legal research and technology market and understands customer needs and workflows. Larry received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. Prior to coming to LexisNexis, Larry worked for a technology firm specializing in helping large government and commercial entities find solutions to their business challenges through the application of technology.
Larry enjoys photography, sports and spending time with his family in his spare time.
Senior Director of Integrations
Leanne Battle is Senior Director of Integrations for LexisNexisIP. She has been with LexisNexis for 20 years in a variety of roles including Librarian Relations Consultant and Director of Research Information. She most recently served as Global Liaison Officer and VP of Product and Product Adoption for MLex Market Insight as part of LexisNexis UK. Prior to joining LexisNexis Leanne worked as a law librarian and technology specialist in law firm and university organizations, as well as serving as adjunct faculty at the University of Richmond, School of Professional and Continuing Studies.
Leanne has a Master’s in Business Administration from Virginia Tech; a Master’s in Library and Information Science from the University of Texas at Austin; and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Richmond. She volunteers for multiple animal rescue organizations and is an active member of her local running community.
VP of Segment Planning and PatentSight Operations
Ivo Sklenitzka is the VP of Segment Planning and PatentSight Operations for the LexisNexis IP business.
Prior to his current role, Ivo was CFO at LexisNexis Austria, CFO at LexisNexis Canada and Managing Director for Medium and Large Law, Print & Advertising at LexisNexis Canada. Since joining LexisNexis in 2007, Ivo has developed and executed on numerous operating plans, managed strategic and business development projects and provided leadership across finance, operations and segment management functions. Prior to joining the LexisNexis organization, Ivo spent 4 years as a senior auditor at Deloitte.
Ivo studied International Business Management at the University of Vienna and Manchester Metropolitan University.
Outside of work, Ivo loves spending time with his wife and two kids, reading as well as supporting his favorite soccer club Rapid Vienna.