About Jason Rotello

Husband, Father, Software Developer, General Tech Enthusiast


Jason was a founding employee of a software company (Serengeti Law) that created Serengeti Tracker, the #1 ranked matter management and e-billing solution for corporate legal departments. Jason was responsible for core contributions to the architecture, design, and development of Serengeti Tracker until Thomson Reuters acquired Serengeti Law in October of 2010.

Post acqusition, Jason assumed the role of an Engineering Lead and soon after the Technical Architect responsible for Legal Tracker. Legal Tracker was named a Crown Jewel, a designation given to the most valuable products within Thomson Reuters, in 2019. Some of Jason’s post acqusition responsibilities included:

  • Providing technical direction to lift and shift Legal Tracker into the cloud (Microsoft Azure)
  • Providing direction and proof-of-concepts to engineering teams building new funcionality on Azure PaaS offerings
  • Designing a staged approach for migrating the Legal Tracker userbase (~500k users) to a modern identity platform
  • Working with the Thomson Reuters information security group to ensure that Legal Tracker met the information security controls required by customer audits, SOC 2 certification, and corporate guidlines for Crown Jewel products


  • Results-proven software development professional offering years of documented success exceeding established goals both immediate and long-term. Experience in applying organizational development, leadership, training, and interpersonal skills to improve productivity, increase efficiency, and enhance quality.
  • Excellent relationship-building and leadership skills. Team focused and results oriented with diverse groups to lead projects from vision and plan to implementation and closure. A builder of trust, mentor, and active listener in both technical and social conversations in different cultures.
  • Over fifteen years of software development experience on the Microsoft .NET stack.
  • Actively involved in the development community. Chicago Code Camp board member. Long-term That Conference volunteer. Regularly attends code camps, user groups, and other development community events in an effort to stay up-to-date with current technology and trends.

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