ImageSoft Government Summit is June 6 in Lansing, Michigan.

Featured Speakers

Scott Bade, President, ImageSoft

David BehenScott is responsible for the overall management and direction of ImageSoft, which provides technology to automate, streamline and improve workplace processes, increase productivity and reduce operating costs.

For more than 25 years he has designed and deployed document management and workflow systems for some of the largest corporate and government agencies in North America. During that time, he developed, sold and managed a large number of custom document management products and projects.

He is a Certified Document Imaging Architect, a charter recipient of the prestigious AIIM Master of Information Technology award, and a 2011 recipient of the Leaders & Innovators award presented by Lawrence Tech University.


Bill Kavanaugh, Director of North American Channel Sales, Hyland Software

Bill KavanaughBill Kavanaugh began his career at Hyland Software in 2005 as an Inside Sales Rep, and rose through the ranks of the Channel Team, eventually becoming Director of the North American Channel in January 2013. As Director, Bill oversees all Hyland Software partner activities in North America.

With a team of over 25, Bill grew the North American Channel sales 30% in his first year as Director. Already one of the most sizable teams in regards to sales revenue at Hyland, this growth has set up the NA Channel as one of the fastest growing business units at Hyland Software as well.

Bill was awarded The Channel Chief designation by CRN Magazine in 2014 and 2015. This award designates the top Channel business executives in the country.

Judge Michael Talbot, Michigan Court of Appeals

Bill KavanaughJudge Talbot was appointed to the Court in 1998. Previously, Judge Talbot had been appointed by governors of Michigan to serve as a judge of the Wayne Circuit, Detroit Recorder's, and Detroit Common Pleas courts. Judge Talbot also worked as an attorney in private practice. He was a member of the Judicial Tenure Commission from 2004 to 2010 and presently serves by appointment of the Michigan Supreme Court as chair of the Court Reporting Board of Review. Judge Talbot is a Trustee of Madonna University, Sacred Heart Major Seminary and the AOD Endowment Fund. He is the past chair of the Board of Education for the Archdiocese of Detroit and presently serves as Chair of the AOD Review Board. Judge Talbot received his bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and his law degree from the University of Detroit.


Keynote Speaker

Justice Terence Bruiniers, California First District Court of Appeal, Division Five

David BehenJustice Terry Bruiniers was appointed to the First District Court of Appeal, Division Five in June 2009 after serving over ten years on the Contra Costa Superior Court. He was confirmed by the Commission on Judicial Appointments on July 30, 2009.

Appointed to the Contra Costa Superior Court in September 1998, he served in the Criminal, Family Law, and Civil Divisions, and for three years as the specially assigned judge in the Complex Litigation Department. During his tenure in Complex Litigation, he established one of the first programs in the state for electronic filing of court documents. The Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association named him Trial Judge of the Year in 2005. He served as Supervising Judge in both Criminal and Family Law assignments, and was elected by his colleagues to serve as Presiding Judge of the court from 2007 through 2008.

Justice Bruiniers has been a member of the statewide Court Technology Advisory Committee to the Judicial Council since 1999 and was appointed Vice-chair of that committee by the Chief Justice. He has also served as the appointed Vice-chair of the Judicial Science Education Committee (2005-2007), and as the elected Vice-Chair of the Trial Court Presiding Judges Advisory Committee (2007-2008).

Before his appointment to the bench he practiced law for eighteen years in the San Francisco firm of Farrand, Cooper & Bruiniers, handling business and commercial litigation, as well as maintaining a business transactional practice representing national and international clients in technology related matters. Prior to establishing his private practice, he worked as Deputy District Attorney in Alameda County from 1973 through 1980, prosecuting a broad range of crimes, including capital cases.

While attending Cal, he worked as a Berkeley Police officer during the turbulent years from 1967 to 1973. He also served in the United States Marine Corp reserve from 1965 through 1971. He is a 1969 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and a 1973 honors graduate of Boalt Hall (Order of the Coif).

He has been married to his wife, Sue, since 1969. They have one adult daughter.