Thought Leadership Presentation: How Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence are Changing Outsourcing by Brad Peterson, Partner, Mayer Brown and Rohith George, Partner, Mayer Brown

Sep 19, 2017

Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence will have a major transformative effect on how companies operate. The traditional outsourcing service delivery model is under threat, but many service providers appear to be responding by building or incorporating Robotic Process Automation, Artificial Intelligence and connected device capabilities. Please join Mayer Brown partners Brad Peterson and Rohith George as they discuss the following topics:

  • What new capabilities will RPA, AI and IoT enable?
  • What is the trend for RPA, AI and IoT adoption?
  • What effect will RPA, AI and IoT have on outsourcing?
  • What do RPA, AI  and IoT mean for your sourcing contracts?
  • What are the legal and supply chain issues surrounding the integration of these technologies?
  • What data management and analytics issues should companies be aware of with RPA, AI and connected devices and platforms?

Brad Peterson

Mayer Brown

Brad Peterson is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Chicago office. He leads the Technology Transactions practice.

Lauded by clients as “astonishingly talented” (Chambers USA 2010), Brad has focused his practice for 20 years on helping companies work better with their technology and operations suppliers. In outsourcing, he has represented customers in dozens of large managed services agreements with, cumulatively, over $15 billion in contract value.  In the past five years, he has represented clients in increasing numbers of contracts with digital services providers, including cloud, data analytics, “as a Service” and automated process scopes and cyber security and privacy issues related to those scopes. He also has extensive experience representing companies’ licensing enterprise systems and contracting for systems integration and systems development for those systems.  He benefits in this practice from majoring in Computer Studies as an undergraduate, receiving an MBA from the University of Chicago, and working as a software developer and IBM Marketing Representative for years before attending Harvard Law School.

Rohith George

Mayer Brown

Rohith George is a partner in the Technology Transactions practice in Mayer Brown's Palo Alto office. Rohith's practice focuses on assisting companies in a wide range of commercial, strategic, and technology transactions, including contracting for cloud services, emerging technologies, mission-critical software, and outsourcing.  In addition, he regularly provides counsel to companies regarding the technology issues associated with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other complex corporate transactions. Rohith has represented companies in many different industries, including consumer products, insurance, financial services, chemicals, manufacturing, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals.