Robert E Childress III

Founder and Chairman of the Board

Company:   The Masters Conference
Robert Childress is recognized as one of the 20 most influential people in the legal software industry. Throughout the years, he has held senior positions with a number of key technology corporations including LexisNexis, Thomson & Thomson, Elsevier Science, CXA, Inc., McGrawHill, Shepards, Wave Software, The Lawyer Charity Challenge and most currently The Masters Conference. While at LexisNexis, Childress managed product design and software sales for legal management software products for their government and legal markets. As the president of Wave Software, Childress has been the catalyst for the tremendous growth of the company, developing it into one of the leading legal technology companies in the industry. During his tenure, Childress has been awarded numerous government contracts from clients such as the FBI, CIA, White House and Homeland Security which have bolstered the company’s already elite portfolio of clients.  He counts the 2004/2005 National Register Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals and the 2005 Small Businessman of the Year among his awards. Currently, Childress resides in Florida with his children.
 
Brands I have developed:
Women in eDiscovery
The Masters Conference
Wave Software
The Lawyer Charity Challenge
B-Discovery NYC Party
iDS (iDiscovery Solutions)
 
Awards
Achieved LTN Presidents Corner March 2009
Florida IT Award 2009
LTN EDD Services Collection and Identification 2009 
 
Articles 
Chicago Lawyer Legal Technology 2010, 2009
BNA, INC. Digital Discovery & E-Evidence 2009
ARMA Sept/Oct 2009
Legal Technology Update 2009
EDRM Quarterly 2008