Martin Davidson, Chief Legal Intelligence Officer, ThoughtRiver
Martin Davidson is Chief Legal Officer (CLO) of ThoughtRiver, a company specialising in the pre-screening of contracts using AI. He is also Product Owner and leads the legal intelligence team that supports client adoption of the technology. Before joining ThoughtRiver in 2017, he was Head Counsel at Sky and played a leading role in developing legal operations initiatives there, including contract automation. He joined Sky as a legal adviser in 2005 and has operated in senior adviser roles at Sky since 2010, including leading the Sky Sports, Sky Business and NOW TV legal teams. Before joining Sky, Martin was a lawyer at international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills. Legal500 recognised him as a rising star in their GC PowerList in 2017.