Meet the Executive Team
Mr. Bustan founded American LegalNet in 1996. Prior to American LegalNet, he founded the American Runner Attorney Service, a company serving law firms in Southern California. In the process of growing American Runner into a multi-million dollar business that served over 300 law firms as clients, Mr. Bustan was able to see the market opportunity to create a ‘Desktop to Courthouse’ law firm software solution that encompassed docketing, calendaring, court forms, court rules and electronic filing. He has grown American LegalNet into the leading provider of ‘Desktop to Courthouse‘ legal software solutions that enhance workflow, minimize risk and reduce cost.
Mr. Rajendran is the Chief Technology Officer at American LegalNet, Inc. He leads all aspects of the global technology organization, including product roadmap, development operations, software applications, security, product engineering and architecture, and production support. Raj has more than 25 years of experience in the technology field across different industries. He has extensive experience with Software Development, QA, Change Management, Offshore Delivery, Metrics-based Management and is consummate at bridging the gap between the product management and delivery. Prior to this role, Raj has held IT Executive positions in IndyMac and Union Bank. He earned his M.S. degree in Engineering from Kansas State University.
Mr. Scott is the Chief Strategy Officer at ALN, where he is focused on developing, executing and sustaining the company’s strategic initiatives, particularly focused on company growth, marketing and business development. He is a recognized expert and thought leader in legal technology with over 20 years of experience working with law firms.
Joseph was most recently at GSS&P Consulting where he served as Special Counsel advising companies by providing growth strategies and tactical direction in sales, marketing and operations. Previously, he was V.P. and General Manager of CompuLaw. He began his career in the legal vertical at West Publishing (Thomson Reuters) and has been affiliated with several companies, including OneSource and Legi-Slate.
A licensed California attorney, he received his J.D. from Pepperdine University, School of Law and completed his undergraduate degree in business administration at California State University.
Mr. Parungao handles the executive and strategic finance and operations at American LegalNet. He has over 25 years of experience from various Fortune 500 and recently with technology companies for the last 10 years leading growth, transformation, business process re-engineering, capital raise and M&A, among others. Prior to joining American LegalNet, he held leadership roles (CFO/COO/SVP) at GPL Technologies (M&E), Infrascale, Inc. (SaaS/DRaaS), Countrywide/Bank of America, Cardinal Health, Fortune Brands, PepsiCo & Coca-Cola. He started his career as a CPA with Arthur Andersen & Co. Hardy holds an M.B.A. from California State University, Northridge and a B.S. degree in Business and Economics from De La Salle University.
Mr. Biegel is the Chief Client Experience Officer at American LegalNet. He has over 10 years of experience serving on leadership teams at award-winning SaaS technology companies. Prior to this role, he led ALN’s Product Management organization working with many of our clients. At DMP, he led product management, data operations, and business development (including forming key partnerships with Google, Microsoft, and Redfin) for real estate data, API and SaaS products that he created and are still used by millions of people every day. Prior to that, Mr. Biegel was the head of Marketing for Anametrix, the pioneer of multichannel analytics and data science. He also led products at ApMetrix (VR/AR and mobile analytics) and MomentFeed (SEO/SEM and digital advertising). Mr. Biegel holds a J.D. and M.B.A. from the University of San Diego, a B.S. in M.I.S., and was a top-rated programmer earlier in his career.
Mr. Ng has over 10 years of experience in accounting and finance management. Prior to joining American LegalNet, he served as Director of Finance for E-Z Data, Inc., a CRM software company for Fortune 500 financial services companies. He was at the helm of accounting for ten years before its successful sale to Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBIX). As a Senior Internal Auditor of Caltex Oil (a joint venture of Chevron and Texaco), Mr. Ng led operational audits and provided consulting for its Customer 1st program and establishing best practices for the company’s various divisions & joint ventures. Mr. Ng holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from California State University, Los Angeles and has been a CPA since 1992.
Audrey Priolo, Esq., is our In-House Counsel. Ms. Priolo received her undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska and completed her economics minor at Oxford University. She earned her law degree at Southwestern University. Ms. Priolo has 13 years of experience as a California litigator and has tried numerous cases in California, both in State and Federal court, as well as successfully defending her trial wins into the appellate level. When she was in private practice, she split her time evenly between plaintiff and defense, so she provides great practical experience for us.