A TED talk speaker and member of the Forbes 30 under 30 list of the world’s best young innovators, Andrew Arruda is a visionary leader and communicator, who specializes in driving revolutionary change through a reimagining of technological and cultural processes.
Working as an attorney in Toronto, the center of the modern artificial intelligence revolution, Arruda foresaw early the impact that this new wave of technology would have on the legal profession and society at large. Arruda left his career as an attorney, cofounded ROSS Intelligence, and set to work recruiting and training the best team possible to change the world for the better.
An avid urban nomad, Andrew splits his time between Toronto, New York, and San Francisco.
Andrew electrified the crowd in Paris. Attendees had traveled from over 20 countries and enjoyed every minute.
— Thierry Wickers, Chair of the CCBE Future of the Legal Profession and Legal Services Committee
Andrew is such an amazing and inspiring speaker and person, definitely one of the legal world’s leading champions of change. The attendees at VQ Forum in Stockholm were all blown away by his brilliant keynote and we couldn’t be happier, Andrew exceeded all our expectations and made our conference a complete success.
— Helena Hallgarn and Ann Björk, Founders Virtual Intelligence VQ
Andrew was stellar!
— Jeff Davis, Executive Director, State Bar of Georgia
Andrew was able to convey technical concepts in a manner that made them understandable, relatable and memorable. Overall his explanations and outlook provided reassurance that the astounding advances in technology still depend on human interaction! I highly recommend Andrew as a speaker in any industry, not just legal.
— Susan B. Driscoll, Esq., President, Maine State Bar Association
Andrew was the opening keynote at our AI conference in Toronto and did an incredible job, Andrew left the audience both better informed and perfectly primed for the rest of the event.
— Chris Bentley, Managing Director & Co-founder Legal Innovation Zone Ryerson
Attendees from over 25 countries around the world benefited from Andrew's opening keynote in Prague which had everyone engaged and on the edge of their seat. Andrew's keynote set the pace for the rest of the conference and I'd highly recommend Andrew, he is fabulous!
— Jaroslav Kramer, Chair, Innovative Legal Services Forum
Andrew did a superb job of engaging the 300+ lawyers who attended our conference. The combination of his knowledge, energy, sense of humor and speaking skills transformed what could have been a pedantic speech into a captivating, enjoyable and educational presentation.
— Stephen E. Weyl, Chair, Tax and Securities Law Institute
I've had the pleasure to hear and speak with incredibly talented people throughout my career. Andrew is one of those rare talents that audiences love to watch and learn from.
— Daniel B. Rodriguez, Dean of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Andrew gave a dynamic, engaging, and inspiring talk in ignite (rapid fire) format to our LawWithoutWalls community of over 200 business lawyers, students, and entrepreneurs from around the world. Our community loved Andrew's energy.
— Michele DeStefano, Founder, LawWithoutWalls and Professor of Law, University of Miami
Engaging, knowledgeable, resourceful and commanding are just a few of words of praise our members shared with us about Andrew’s keynote presentation during our Solo and Small Firm Institute.
— Natalie Robinson Kelly, Director, Law Practice Management Program, State Bar of Georgia
Andrew kept the members of the North Carolina Bar Association enthralled at the Annual meeting in Wilmington.
— Tom Brooke, Chair of Future of Law Committee, North Carolina Bar Association
Andrew provided an excellent and informative keynote address on AI at our Annual Meeting. Our members enjoyed Andrew's energy and captivating delivery of the subject, as well as the way he was able to tie his presentation to the work of our attendees. Andrew made the information both accessible and relevant.
— Kathleen M. Uston, NOBC President 2017-2018
Andrew is a visionary leader that continues to transform legal technology and how law is practiced. Andrew thrills every audience he is in front of.
— Fred Headon, Chair of the CBA Legal Futures Initiative
It's no surprise that Andrew is in high demand. He is a leader in thinking about the direction of legal services delivery, and he brings passion, energy, and valuable insight to his presentations.