SEATTLE, WA (August 8, 2011) – Lighthouse, a leader in electronic discovery services, announced that Brian McManus has joined its team as Managing Partner. In this role, he is responsible for strategic direction, sales, marketing and project management.
From 2003 to 2008 Brian was Executive Vice President of Infospace. At Infospace he was responsible for running the company’s online division. He successfully grew this division from $65 million to $170 million and significantly increased its operating cash flow. He focused on expanding the company’s partnerships with key industry players such as Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and AT&T. He also led the company’s efforts to significantly improve the client experience through technology development and innovation.
Prior to Infospace, Brian held various senior executive roles in fast growing internet and telecommunications companies, including CEO at AccessLine Communications, Bellevue, WA, a leading telecommunications services company, and Epoch Internet, Costa Mesa, CA, one of the country’s largest business-focused internet service providers.
Prior to his business career, Brian was a partner at the Seattle law firm of Mundt MacGregor. His practice was focused on advising entrepreneurial companies.
“I am thrilled to have Brian join our team and to be able to partner with him to better support our rapid growth” said David Rostov, Lighthouse’s Managing Partner. “Brian is a very seasoned business professional and brings a wealth of relevant experience to Lighthouse. He has a very strong legal background having been a successful attorney for over a decade. He also has extensive experience developing client relationships and providing outstanding service in fast paced technology driven organizations.”
Brian received his law degree and MBA from the University of Washington. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkley. He is a board member of The Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club and The African Education Foundation, and is an advisor to the Powerful Schools Foundation. About Lighthouse, Brian said: “I am excited to join this outstanding organization and look forward to working alongside David to grow the company to the next level of its development.”
Seattle-based Lighthouse is a leading full-service electronic discovery provider. The company provides the products and services that litigation teams and corporations need to effectively manage complex litigation and successfully meet the growing demands of electronic discovery. The company offers a comprehensive suite of electronic discovery services to collect, process, host and produce documents. The company’s clients include leading law firms and Fortune 500 companies.