As Managing Director at Conversant Group, Eli Nussbaum works with clients to bridge the divide between technology and their core business. With over 20 years of experience as an Information Technology consultant, Eli understands that having the right IT environment and strategy help an organization fulfill its goals. As a result, he is well-known for his expertise in providing strategic technology planning and support to his clients based on their needs today, while taking into consideration their future needs with a focus on security and efficiency.
Prior to joining Conversant Group, Eli built his career at Keno Kozie Associates which he joined in 1998 as a Y2K research intern before being offered a full-time position within the Engineering department. There, he initiated the firm’s virtualization practice and subsequently oversaw the department as Director of Engineering. Eli’s real passion however is on the client services side and he migrated into the role of Managing Director of Business Development. As a shareholder and member of the firm’s Board of Directors, Eli was able to help focus the firm on a client centric approach.
Eli believes that Conversant Group best serves its clients when working as a true business partner. No question is too mundane or irrelevant – he is always happy to be consulted and willing to provide his opinions and lessons from the experience gained over many long nights. He continually strives to build relationships with clients by delivering strong industry expertise that allows clients to navigate the ever-changing IT landscape. He provides honest insight and solutions to solve issues without creating unwanted and unnecessary complexity. Eli has established himself as a recognized thought leader and expert in cloud solutions and security. He is a regular content contributor to top legal publications and frequently speaks at legal technology events.
Eli earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Illinois, Chicago. He lives in Chicago with his wife, four children, two dogs, four birds and too many fish to count.