Eleanor Weaver wins ‘Innovation Trailblazer' Award at LIA 2021

18 June 2021 |

18 June 2021– Eleanor Weaver, the dynamic CEO at the forefront of the legal industry’s leading AI company, Luminance, has been selected for the ‘Innovation Trailblazer’ award at this year’s Law.com Legal Innovation Awards.

The annual Legal Innovation Awards celebrate prominent law firms, vendors and individuals who are revolutionising the delivery of legal services. This year’s winners include Deloitte, HSBC, PwC and BT.

The panel of judges were impressed with Eleanor Weaver’s ability to scale the business at a critical point in its growth, whilst also helping to promote AI innovation across the wider legal sector. Eleanor, who is a former Director at world-leading cyber AI company Darktrace, joined the fast-growing company in 2021 and is responsible for overseeing Luminance’s sales operations and continued global. With Eleanor at the helm, Luminance’s customer base has exceeded over 300 firms, including all of the ‘Big Four’, one in five ‘Global Top 100’ law firms such as Holland & Knight and White & Case, as well as Fortune 500 companies such as renowned confectionary company, Ferrero.

Eleanor Weaver, CEO at Luminance, commented: "It’s an honour to be recognised at this year’s Law.com Legal Innovation Awards. Since joining Luminance, the company has gone from strength to strength and I am very proud to be leading a company at the forefront of both the legal and technology sector.” She continues, “Luminance’s technology is completely transformative for lawyers and businesses who are grappling with ever-increasing data volumes and need to make sense of this information. We now have over 300 customers globally and I look forward to leading the company through its next stage of hypergrowth.”

Luminance is the only technology to use supervised and unsupervised machine learning to read and form an understanding of legal documents, helping legal teams from 55 countries gain a rapid and through understanding of their data. Luminance was recently selected as a ‘Future Fifty’ company by Tech Nation.

About Luminance

Luminance is the leading artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession. Founded by mathematicians from the University of Cambridge, Luminance has developed the Legal Inference Transformation Engine (LITE), the first true application of machine learning to the legal industry, combining pattern-recognition technology with supervised and unsupervised machine learning to read and understand human language. Luminance is used by law firms and in-house teams in over 50 countries around the world to improve processes such as due diligence, contract negotiation, regulatory compliance reviews, property portfolio analysis and eDiscovery. The company has offices in London, Cambridge, New York and Singapore.

About the Legal Innovation Awards from Law.com

The Legal Innovation Awards, now in their seventh year, celebrate the outstanding achievements of law firms, chambers, in-house legal departments and alternative business structures. Through recognizing exceptional achievement and best practices, the awards underline the crucial role promoting innovation played by lawyers working in tandem with colleagues in other disciplines such as marketing, business development, finance, IT, project management, operations, PR and recruitment.