Randy Bishop

Randy Bishop is Co-Founder, President and Chairman of ContractSafe. he previously started and ran businesses in software and cleantech. Randy was the CEO of Verengo Solar, which he and Ken Button grew from a start-up to over $100 million in sales. Randy is a member of Young Presidents Organization, and he serves on the board of KIPP Los Angeles. He received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and his undergraduate degree from Stanford University.
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Contract Management is not just a cost center!

Randy Bishop | September 09, 2019

One of the frustrations that we hear frequently is that it can be challenging to get approval for a Contract Management System since the company views it as a cost center, and most new systems go towards revenue.

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DocuSign study on Contract Management--surprising!

Randy Bishop | September 06, 2019

DocuSign just conducted an interesting study. It seems that more than two thirds of companies still do not have a contract management tool in place. The general theme seemed to be that companies are generally only aware of solutions targeted at large companies. This leads customers to believe the solutions are hard to use, hard to implement and expensive. Generally they are not aware of newer, more affordable, easier-to use solutions that have been introduced lately.

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Great article from Sterling Miller

Randy Bishop | August 29, 2019

At ContractSafe we love contracts.  We know...it's kind of weird.  But it's what we do!  Another thing we love is Sterling Miller's blog.  He takes complicated areas of the law and simplifies it into Top Ten lists.  They're interesting, useful and sometimes fun!  Here's his latest which is right up our alley:

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Reposting: 16 Sales Contract Clauses to Balance Risk and Reward

Randy Bishop | August 19, 2019

We often post content here that can be helpful to our customers (or others) and this article on the Andreessen Horowitz website was well written and addresses a lot of concerns that we deal with in our sales process.  We thought it would be helpful to repost it here. 

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New look for ContractSafe

Randy Bishop | June 30, 2019

We've put a fresh coat of paint on the house!  And patched some windows and doors while we were at it.

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Faster searching is live on ContractSafe

Randy Bishop | April 23, 2019

We just released a new feature that will save you a lot of time.  Advanced Search is here.  Also, bulk edits have been updated so that you can bulk edit any field in ContractSafe.  Add in some improved filters and this release is our speedy Easter present for you.

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Seven Contract Management Tips for IT Managers

Randy Bishop | April 22, 2019

In an increasingly technological world, IT managers play a vital role in the success of any company. And certainly, the more that IT managers understand the roles of other departments in the enterprise, the better they can meet the organization’s needs.

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Legal Terms and Concepts Every Contract Manager Should Know

Randy Bishop | April 16, 2019

Contract managers come from all walks of life. Some are attorneys, some have paralegal training, and some have worked in legal departments. These employees may already have a firm grasp of legal jargon.

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What Makes a Good Contract Manager?

Randy Bishop | April 01, 2019

Top executives and managers have long realized the importance of hiring the right person for a particular job. Recognizing this fact, author and business consultant Jim Collins once said, “Great vision without great people is irrelevant.”

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Your Contract Risk Management Checklist

Randy Bishop | March 20, 2019

Maximizing resources is an overarching principle in business management. Managers get excited, and justifiably so, when they can add a little revenue here and cut an expense or two there. Implicit in this endeavor is the wise and efficient use of human capital, including your own time. One way many successful people accomplish tasks and save time is through the use of checklists.  Some people are even passionate (yes!) about checklists!

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