We are pleased to announce the promotion of Ethan Eisner to President; he officially assumed responsibility from Sam Hardman on March 1. Hardman retired after nearly 30 years of loyal service, 17 as President, and has agreed to continue to serve as a Strategic Consultant to Reed Tech.
Hardman stated, “Eisner is a proven leader with an impressive background and track record. His vision, expertise, and market understanding will build on the company’s past successes. I am confident and excited about him being my successor.”
Eisner’s career with the company spans almost 15 years. Prior to this role, he served as Vice President & Managing Director for Reed Tech, successfully leading the Global Commercial Markets business, and before that leading the U.S. Corporate Legal & Compliance business of LexisNexis. He also led the LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions business focused on serving corporate information-driven professionals.
Prior to joining LexisNexis, Eisner held a variety of senior leadership roles, including at Worknowledge, a training solutions company he helped found; The Franklin Mint, running the ecommerce and catalog businesses; and the strategy consulting firm Bain & Company.
Eisner 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. Eisner currently serves on the Board of Directors of Connectiv/SIIA where he has previously held the position of Chairman.
“I am excited and honored to take on this role and look forward to continuing my work with the talented and passionate leadership team at Reed Tech,” said Ethan Eisner. He added, “We will continue to provide best-value solutions to the USPTO and elevate innovation with customer-centric products for data-driven decision-making. I remain committed to ensuring our customers are delighted with our services and solutions across our government, intellectual property, and life sciences businesses.”
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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. Our customers include the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, IP-driven companies and law firms across the globe. The corporate culture is driven by a commitment to excellence, innovation, and a strong dedication to its customers, employees and community. LexisNexis IP is a division of Reed Tech, a LexisNexis company. Reed Tech has been recognized as an innovator in the patent arena and has electronically captured and prepared for publication well over half of all U.S. patents ever granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
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