John Jelderks is BFKN’s Chief Information Officer with over 30 years’ experience in the legal technology industry. He is responsible for managing and overseeing the information technology strategy and operations of the firm. This includes developing and implementing technology solutions that support business objectives, managing IT budgets, ensuring cybersecurity and data privacy, and leading a team of IT professionals.
John began his career selling and installing computer networks before working directly with law firms in the Chicago area. During his tenure at BFKN, John has successfully led the implementation and upgrade of enterprise systems and cloud infrastructure solutions. He works regularly with the firm’s General Counsel to ensure client cybersecurity needs are addressed and implemented. John has been a speaker at the American Bar Association and International Legal Technology Association’s annual conferences.
Outside of work, John has been an active member of his church and school boards. He loves to golf, fish, hike, and travel with his wife to visit his 3 children in Florida, Colorado and Michigan.