04 Mar 2019 Spotlight on Segev LLP
Describe your company and its product.
Segev LLP is a medium-sized boutique business and technology law firm located in downtown Vancouver with satellite offices in the USA and China. We provide insights, analyses, access, and strategy services to some of the world’s best and nimblest businesses – all underpinned by out of the box thinking and high-quality legal work.
What year did your company start?
Which city (or cities) are you located?
Vancouver, St. Louis, Beijing
Describe your company culture in three words.
Innovative, Creative, Effective
How do you celebrate company or employee wins?
Recognition is not a one-time message, it’s ongoing, encouragement, development, appreciation.
What is the problem that you are trying to solve?
Providing legal services aligned with modern and disruptive business models.
What is your biggest milestone to date?
Recognized by Chambers and Partners as the leading law firm in Canada focused on emerging technologies in the gaming sector.
What is your biggest challenge?
Allocating resources towards the demands for our services. International recognition has delivered significant demand for our time and expertise.
What is your motto?
Get to Yes
How are you making an impact?
Recognition as one of the top gaming and betting law firms worldwide.
What is your hope for the future of tech in BC?
More homegrown success stories developing an international footprint.
Lightning Round with Alon Segev, CEO of Segev LLP
What excites you about your job?
Helping to guide a disruptive idea or concept to market.
What was the biggest obstacle you had to overcome?
Creating a law firm for tomorrows economy and culture.
If you can give advice to your 20-year-old self, what would you say?
Every life experience is valuable if you identify the value.
What are your pet peeves?
Lack of vision, belief, perseverance.
Words of wisdom to other tech CEOs or founders?
If you feel you might not win, no sense in playing the game.
Favourite city you visited?
What is your formula for success?
The beauty is that there is no formula.
Name one book that everyone should read.
Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
How do you decompress?
Crossfit, and my kids