José Manuel Casillas, new Senior Director of Global IT at LLYC

José Manuel Casillas joins LLYC as Senior Director of the Global IT Department. In this position as CIO (Chief Information Officer), he will be in charge of defining and developing the firm’s technological strategy, managing relations with ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) suppliers and supervising cybersecurity, adopting the measures necessary to reduce the firm’s risks.

He replaces Daniel Fernández Trejo in this position, who, after five years running the department, will henceforth focus on the global management of the Deep Learning Department, heading up all the lines of artificial intelligence services and solutions.

José Manuel Casillas has more than 20 years of experience in the field of technology, heading up IT teams. He has been CIO at such professional services companies as CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo and Herbert Smith Freehills. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Information and Technology Systems Management, and in the Management of Quality Systems.

“After all these years in the world of professional services, specifically in the legal sector, I have performed my work in a truly competitive environment. Above all, where the cybersecurity requirements were tremendously demanding. Progress is not an option; it is a daily need to maintain a presence in today’s market. My intention is to position LLYC at the highest technological and security level and tirelessly increase our capabilities”, stresses José Manuel Casillas.

In the words of Daniel Fernández Trejo, “The incorporation of José Manuel is in line with the firm’s strategic commitment to the digital and technological transformation. LLYC is in the midst of a transformation process and we are convinced that the best way to improve the service we offer our clients on technological matters is by reflecting this transformation in our own structure, above all, leading by example.