Episode Summary: Moving to the Cloud should be a partnership between IT and legal, working together to ensure compliance, data governance, and ediscovery concerns are taken into consideration. In this episode, discover how moving to the Cloud can radically innovate your data infrastructure.
Alex is an in-house eDiscovery manager at Accenture, a global professional services company, providing a broad range of service and solutions strategy, consulting, digital, technology, and operations. His primary responsibilities include day-to-day management of ediscovery activities for litigation and corporate investigation matters globally. Alex is also Accenture eDiscovery's technical SME, managing the evaluation, process mapping, and implementation of eDiscovery Technology at Accenture. His focus includes the creation of an Information Governance program at Accenture along with deployment of Office 365 Advanced Compliance capabilities including Advanced eDiscovery.
Prior to Accenture, Alex worked as a Senior Consultant for an ediscovery services provider. His practice there focused on enterprise ediscovery program development and maturation efforts. This included working with corporate clients to perform ediscovery readiness assessments, develop ediscovery response plans, select and implement ediscovery technology, and develop their staff operational plans both within Legal and IT functions. He also lead information governance related engagements, with specialization in defensible legacy data archive migration and remediation.
Alex earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh and his JD from Duquesne University School of Law. He is a licensed Pennsylvania Attorney.
The podcast wholly devoted to pursuing the legal technology revolution. Co-hosts Bill Mariano and Rob Hellewell explore the impacts and possibilities that new technology is creating by streamlining workflows for ediscovery, compliance, and information governance.