This webinar will educate attendees on the available technology options for addressing the increased frequency and volume of audio in eDiscovery. Topics to be discussed will include the overall challenges presented by audio data, as well as the detailed benefits and concerns with each of the various technology options. The webinar will conclude with a Q&A session.
SVP, Self-Service Business Unit
As Senior Vice President of Products & Marketing at Consilio, Pete is responsible for the overall product strategy and product management of Consilio's products and service lines. As part of that function, Pete has deep experience in evaluating technologies related to audio review, and guiding clients who are engaging in audio-heavy matters. Prior to joining Consilio, Pete ran marketing for the largest vertical of Blackboard - a Washington DC-based education technology company. Prior to that, Pete served as vice president in various product, acquisition and partner marketing and eCommerce roles at a variety of B2B software and B2C eRetail companies in the DC area. Pete's specialties are in guiding product strategy, bringing new products and services to market, coaching and developing products and marketers of all levels, and optimizing marketing so that it is accountable to growth. Pete holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Virginia Tech, and an MBA in Marketing from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.
Director, Legal Markets
Ashley joined Nexidia in 2016 as the Director of Legal Markets for Nexidia. In this role, Ashley is responsible for all aspects of Nexidia’s legal market strategy and audio discovery solutions. Ashley continues to work directly with clients, educating them on the nuances of audio discovery and the appropriate application of technology to best suit their needs based on the details of their specific matter. Ashley entered into the legal discovery technology space in 1989 and has held numerous positions throughout his 30+ years in this niche space. Some of the organizations Ashley has worked for over his career include: Arthur Andersen, Fulbright & Jaworski, Electronic Evidence Discovery, FTI Consulting, EMC, IBM as well as his own consulting organization, Counsel Solutions. Positions and responsibilities have included: Software Product Manager, National Manager of Litigation Technology, Manager of eDiscovery, Director of Presales Engineering, Solutions Consultant and more. Ashley holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Sciences and is a graduate of the Aji Network’s Business Professionals Course.
Mike Quartararo, CEDS
Mike Quartararo is the President of the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), which provides training and certification in e-discovery to the legal community. He is the author of the 2016 book Project Management in Electronic Discovery and has been successfully consulting in information governance, e-discovery, project management and legal technology for two decades, including 10-year stints at both Skadden Arps and Stroock. He is a certified Project Management Professional and a Certified E-Discovery Specialist. He frequently writes and speaks on e-discovery, legal operations, project management and technology topics.