Jodie is an innovator, entrepreneur, and advocate of LegalTech. Her passion to give in-house counsel greater visibility and control to their legal operations is the driving force behind Xakia, an in-house legal matter management platform that is simple, powerful and affordable and services hundreds of legal teams – and thousands of lawyers – around the globe. Jodie has a background as an in-house lawyer and financial analyst, was the architect, founder, and MD of Hive Legal, and a founding member and a past-Chair of the Australian Legal Technology Association. Jodie is a founding member and representative on the sub-committee of WALTA (Women of Australian LegalTech), a former Board member of the Victorian Chapter of the College of Law and was the inaugural co-chair of the Advisory Board to the Centre for Legal Innovation. Jodie was an Advisory Board member of the Global LegalTech Hub from 2021-2023.