Jim Merrifield is the Director of Information Governance & Business Intake at Robinson & Cole LLP and Co-Founder of The Information Governance Conference (InfoGovCon), an ARMA International brand. For over a decade, he has helped many leading law firms and corporate legal departments increase productivity, minimize risk and reduce cost by managing information better. In addition, Jim provides Information Governance thought leadership to the industry through webinars, conferences, white papers and blogs. Previously, Jim was the Director of Information Governance for FileTrail, Inc. and Records Manager for Finn Dixon & Herling LLP, a Connecticut based law firm. Jim holds both industry leading designations, the certified Information Governance Professional (IGP) and certified Information Professional (CIP). He also holds many AIIM certificate designations including Electronic Records Management, SharePoint and Taxonomy and Metadata. Jim is co-developer of the ARMA IGP Course and sought-after instructor of many other industry-training programs.