Jeffrey J. Farkas

Director of Operations and Chief Information Officer
Akron
222 South Main Street
Suite 400
Akron, OH 44308
P 330.849.6673
F 330.376.4577
P 330.849.6673 | F 330.376.4577

Overview

Mr. Farkas is responsible for the firm's overall technology strategy, data security, disaster recovery, and cyber preparedness. He advises the firm and clients on how to navigate complex technical and business problems in the areas of Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, Information Technology Planning, and Operations Management. Mr. Farkas is a member of the firm’s Cyber Security and Data Privacy Practice, leads the Firm Technology Committee, and works directly with firm executive leadership to craft technology and business strategy, and implement change.  

With over 25 years of experience solving business and technology problems as a consultant, business owner, and technologist, Mr. Farkas helps the firm and clients find balance between legal and compliance requirements and the efficiency demands of modern business operations. He can assist with planning for process changes and the implementation of new systems, crafting security or IT policies, and designing security education and awareness programs for various audiences. 

Services

Education

  1. Baker College, B.A., Business Administration

Recognitions

  • 23 years of IT experience
  • 18 years of legal experience

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • National CIO Forum, Advisory Committee
  • International Legal Technology Association
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)

Insights

  1. Alert
    Cyber Insurance – Are You Covered? (Feb 5, 2020)
  2. Presentation
    Security Breach Communication Protocols - Roetzel's Executive & Corporate Counsel Forum (November 2019)

Overview

Mr. Farkas is responsible for the firm's overall technology strategy, data security, disaster recovery, and cyber preparedness. He advises the firm and clients on how to navigate complex technical and business problems in the areas of Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, Information Technology Planning, and Operations Management. Mr. Farkas is a member of the firm’s Cyber Security and Data Privacy Practice, leads the Firm Technology Committee, and works directly with firm executive leadership to craft technology and business strategy, and implement change.  

With over 25 years of experience solving business and technology problems as a consultant, business owner, and technologist, Mr. Farkas helps the firm and clients find balance between legal and compliance requirements and the efficiency demands of modern business operations. He can assist with planning for process changes and the implementation of new systems, crafting security or IT policies, and designing security education and awareness programs for various audiences. 

Education

  1. Baker College, B.A., Business Administration

Recognitions

  • 23 years of IT experience
  • 18 years of legal experience

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • National CIO Forum, Advisory Committee
  • International Legal Technology Association
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)

Insights

  1. Alert
    Cyber Insurance – Are You Covered? (Feb 5, 2020)
  2. Presentation
    Security Breach Communication Protocols - Roetzel's Executive & Corporate Counsel Forum (November 2019)