Michael is presently the Chief Operating Officer of Rajah & Tann Technologies and have been an avid legal technologist for over 18 years, consulting on technology risk management, digital forensics, e-discovery and, in recent years, legal artificial intelligence. Upon graduating from the London School of Economics (LSE) with a Masters in Information Systems, he worked with a barrister’s chamber at Lincoln’s Inn (London), Rajah & Tann Singapore, KPMG, Deloitte and other notable advisory firms. Following his interest in the use of AI and predictive data analytics for the legal domain, he had a stint with the National University of Singapore (NUS) as a researcher in the field of AI and blockchain and had the opportunity to work directly with distinguished professors and data scientists. Armed with a strong appreciation for the effective use of AI, in 2017 Michael founded LegalComet, an AI-driven legaltech startup with a focus on e-discovery, forensic technology and data governance which was later acquired by Rajah & Tann Technologies in Nov 2018. In addition, he is a founding board member of ASEAN Legaltech, Past President of High Technology Crime Investigation Association (Singapore Chapter), a seasoned digital forensics investigator who provides expert testimonies and co-author of the book, A Practical Guide to E-Discovery in Asia.