CS Disco Appoints Eric Friedrichsen as CEO

View all press releases

Following an extensive global search, DISCO announced the appointment of Eric Friedrichsen as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer

AUSTIN, Texas-- CS Disco, Inc. (“DISCO”) (NYSE: LAW) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Eric Friedrichsen as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of its Board of Directors. Friedrichsen will succeed current CEO Scott Hill, who will take the position of Board Chair on the Board of Directors and assist Friedrichsen in transitioning to his new role. The appointment follows a multi-month CEO search focused on identifying a leader with experience scaling businesses, leading high-functioning organizations, and building strong company cultures.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Eric to the DISCO team,” said DISCO Board Chair Krishna Srinivasan. “The Board worked diligently to find the right candidate to take DISCO into its next stage of growth and expansion, and we are confident Eric is that person. He is a seasoned technology veteran with a track record of scaling businesses, building best-in-class products and customer experiences, and developing and inspiring teams.” Srinivasan added, “I would also like to thank Scott for his terrific leadership over the past seven months during a challenging period for the company and look forward to working with him in his new role as Board Chair.”

“I am proud of the way the DISCO team responded to a very difficult year in 2023 by recommitting to our customers and each other,” said Scott Hill, DISCO CEO. “We have talented people, innovative products, great customers, and a large, growing market opportunity. Eric is the right leader to enhance our approach and drive the execution necessary to successfully write DISCO’s next chapter.”

“I am delighted to have been appointed to lead DISCO,” said Friedrichsen. “I’m inspired by DISCO’s mission to make the law work better for everyone. DISCO’s talented team and cutting-edge technology and products give me confidence we can deliver on that vision while creating value for our customers and investors.”

Friedrichsen is expected to start April 29, 2024. Hill will serve in an advisory capacity through May 11, 2024 and assume the position of Board Chair, effective May 12, 2024.

About Eric Friedrichsen

Eric Friedrichsen served as Chief Executive Officer of Emburse, LLC, a provider of expense management solutions, from January 2020 to January 2024. In 2019, Mr. Friedrichsen served as Global Head, Commercial, SMB and Growth Markets of Marketo Inc., a provider of marketing automation solutions and a subsidiary of Adobe Inc. Prior to that time, Mr. Friedrichsen held a series of executive and leadership roles at SAP and SAP Concur, from 2008 to 2018. Mr. Friedrichsen holds a B.B.A. in Management Information Systems from the University of Iowa in 1991.