This presentation will discuss industry hiring trends and strategies for career and staffing success in e-discovery, cybersecurity, and privacy. It will cover a variety of topics, supported by market data and research to quantify observations, and provide recommendations for employee and employer success. Topics will include:
- Current and future state analysis of all three verticals and how they overlap
- Statistical hiring trends
- The power of certifications and career leverage in each vertical
- Geographic and compensation hiring trends
- Competitive analysis on opportunity verticals (law firm/vendor/ corporate)
- How to stay current and reinvent yourself professionally.
This session will bring insight on where the cybersecurity, e-discovery, and privacy industries have been and where they are headed. It will provide attendees with information to help them make better hiring decisions as well as help in advancing their careers.
Founder & CEO
TRU Staffing Partners
Jared Michael Coseglia, founder and CEO of TRU Staffing Partners, has over 14 years of experience representing talent in e-discovery and cybersecurity. He has placed over 2500 professionals in full-time and temporary positions at the Fortune 1000, AmLaw 200, Cyber 500, Big Four, and throughout the ESI and cyber consultancy, service provider and software community. His ability to identify, deliver, mentor, and retain talent has given him the privilege of becoming the globally recognized “go-to” individual for clients and candidates seeking staffing solutions or career guidance and management in the industry. Coseglia’s unique style of representation, vast network, and subject matter expertise has helped earn him and TRU a host of awards including ranking on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America two years in a row, #1043 in 2016 and #1189 in 2017. TRU has been voted one of the top three Best Legal Recruiters and Best Legal and Litigation Support Agencies nationally and regionally by the National Law Journal for over five years, ranking #1 National Legal Recruiter 2016 and #1 in New York, Chicago and the Mid-Atlantic consistently in recent years. Coseglia is an active member of the legal and cybersecurity community and, in addition to his role on the Board of Editors for Cybersecurity Law & Strategy, he writes and speaks about the state of the technology job market with ACEDS, WiE, Peer-to-Peer, Help Net Security, Bloomberg BNA, and other publications and organizations. Coseglia was awarded Best Reviewed e-Discovery Session at Enfuse 2017 for his lecture and Q&A on “Transitioning Your Career from ESI to Cybersecurity” and received a 2017 ILTA Publication Award for Outstanding Magazine Article by a Business Partner for “Moving into Management: What You Need To Get From Here to There.” Coseglia’s monthly cybersecurity and e-discovery certifications series with Legaltech News can be read, along with all his articles, at www.trustaffingpartners.com.
Mary Mack is a long-time industry expert with over 25 years of experience and leadership to her credit. Under her leadership, ACEDS furthers its commitment of building an international community of e-discovery practitioners for the exchange of training, certification, professional development and networking. Mack is known for her strength in relationship and community building, as well as for the depth of her e-discovery knowledge. Before joining ACEDS, Mary was the Enterprise Technology Counsel for ZyLAB, a global eDiscovery and Intelligent Information Governance software company focused on helping organizations insource eDiscovery to reduce legal spend and prevent privacy breaches and IP leakage. Prior to eDiscovery, Mary designed, coded, tested and maintained mission critical enterprise systems for banks, health insurers and pharmaceutical companies. Certified in eDiscovery, security, access and identity management, forensics and computer telephony, Mary is admitted to the Illinois bar and a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law. Mary is the author of A Process of Illumination: The Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery and the co-editor of Thomson Reuters West’s eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel.
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Kaylee Walstad is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at ACEDS. In her role, Walstad works closely with affiliates, corporate and government entities, and law firms to educate and validate the expertise of their eDiscovery teams. She is also a part of ACEDS chapter team supporting their current chapters and assisting in the formation strategy of new chapters as well. Walstad has a broad background of eDiscovery experience and skill that uniquely positions her to provide insight into the challenges faced by the end-users of eDiscovery services and technology and the organizations serving them. She has extensive expertise in developing cross organizational discovery strategies for large litigation and investigations. Additionally, she is the Central Region Director for Women in eDiscovery and has been a Board of Directors’ member since 2012, a Masters Conference board member and a member of Women in Homeland Security.