Co-Founder Up Level OPS & Director at Benesch Law.

Jon S. Hoak is a co-founder of UpLevel Ops. UpLevel Ops is a consulting firm specializing in providing services for in-house legal departments and law firms. UpLevel Ops provides a complete range of Legal Operations support, including IT solutions, Finance and Budget guidance, Talent Management and Development, Benchmarking, Best Practices and Metrics, and Outside Counsel Selection and Management.

Prior to co-founding UpLevel Ops, Jon served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Flex from January 2011 through June 2016. Previously, Jon was Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer at Hewlett-Packard (HP), where from 2006 to 2011 he oversaw the strategy and implementation of HP’s ethics and compliance program. Jon also served from 1993 to 2006 as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for NCR Corporation. He also served as General Counsel of AT&T’s Federal Systems Division, where he led a group of attorneys to support AT&T’s provision of products and services to the United States Government. Prior to joining AT&T, Jon was a Partner of the law firm Sidley & Austin, LLP.