Virginien is an Associate Director based in Basel, Switzerland. Mr. Leost is part of the Legal Data & Technology Solutions Consulting Group and is responsible for business development in the EU, Switzerland and UK. Through his program management skills, he focuses on leveraging technology and innovation to the benefit of the legal community. Mr. Leost has deep experience in assisting customers with optimizing all aspects of their Legal and IP operations: processes, technology, and organizational. Prior to Breakwater, Mr. Leost worked at Kroll in the Legal Management Consulting Team in Europe. He also managed corporate legal operations for Novartis International in Basel, Switzerland. Prior to Novartis, Mr. Leost was in charge of the implementation of Global IP solutions for CPA (Clarivate). Mr. Leost has an MS in Computer Information Systems and has certificates from multiple tech providers and digital transformation.