Derek’s representative information technology transactions include the outsourcing of IT infrastructure services and support, managed network services, network security services, application development & maintenance, and telecommunications services. His representative business process sourcing transactions include ERP deployments, the outsourcing of finance & accounting functions, human resource/employee services, and international employee relocation services.
Derek has also represented clients in custom software development agreements, semiconductor chip manufacturing agreements, technology and pharmaceutical licenses, end user license agreements, website development/terms of service agreements, and content/distribution agreements. He has represented clients in a variety of industries with an emphasis on financial services, consumer products, manufacturing, hospitality, health care, energy, mining, and space.
Prior to practicing law, Derek held senior management positions at Microsoft, Xerox, and Accenture.