Our expert services team operates as a strategic partner to identify and remediate legal and compliance risk associated with information and technology, in order to build and maintain a leading ediscovery program throughout the EDRM for our clients.
Managing Director and Head of Advisory Services for EMEA
Dima is a Managing Director and Head of Advisory Services for EMEA, where he is responsible for leading Swiss operations, as well the Advisory EMEA team, including defining strategic direction, designing customized solutions, and ensuring positive client outcomes.
Under his direction, the Advisory team partners with clients to successfully navigate complex technology challenges across four practice areas: ediscovery, information governance, digital transformation, and expert services. Dima draws on his technical consulting background in the Financial Services industry to help develop solutions for legal and compliance teams in response to cross-border investigations and regulatory demands involving Swiss banking data.
A formidable expert in instant messaging or “chat” processing, Dima joined Lighthouse after having worked as the cofounder of Forexus, which created the first universal chat processing software called Chat eDiscovery. Chat eDiscovery’s hallmark design was its ability to deduplicate and reconstitute messages efficiently and defensibly; within a four-year timeframe, Chat eDiscovery was the processing solution of choice by more than twenty service providers.
In 2018, Lighthouse acquired Forexus to service its own customers’ needs and combined the best of Chat eDiscovery with its own technology. Known now as ChatSmart, this product remains the premier chat processing and review tool on the market, including for cloud-based communications, which are constantly emerging.
Prior to cofounding Forexus Dima’s experience has included:
Outside of work, Dima has an inclination for high-intensity hobbies, including car racing (he has a racing license) and alpine skiing. He lives in Zürich with his wife and two young children.
Vice President of Global Advisory Services
As the Vice President of Global Advisory Services, Jamie is responsible for leading the strategic direction of the Global Advisory team, including new offerings, partnerships, and growth initiatives. She also advises clients, particularly those in heavily regulated industries, on legal and regulatory risk-mitigation strategies in connection with digital transformation, cloud migration, data remediation, and litigation/investigation readiness and response.
A former regulator, law firm partner, and in-house counsel, Jamie brings more than twenty years of experience leading and litigating complex matters involving technology and information in federal and state courts, and responding to investigatory demands brought by the US Department of Justice and US and foreign regulatory bodies. She specializes in information law, pre-trial strategies, cross-border investigations, ediscovery, and data protection.
Jamie has wide-ranging experience across corporate, government, and private practice, including:
Jamie has testified in federal court and has qualified as an ediscovery expert. In her corporate and government roles, she served as a FRCP 30(b)(6) designee for formal and informal testimony, and regularly interfaced with regulators and Congress on ediscovery strategy and internal practices. Independently, Jamie has advised corporate legal departments on how to avoid altogether litigation and regulatory scrutiny on technology issues.
In her lifetime, Jamie has lived in eight states and three countries and moved more than twenty times. A master packer, she eventually found refuge in New York City, where she has planted long-term roots with her husband and two teenagers. A road-warrior for much of her life, Jamie adheres to a “travel-far and travel-light” mentality and is always planning the next getaway. Jamie is also a “hockey mom,” where she is able to utilize her advocacy and litigation skills in a different context.
Executive Director of Forensics
As Executive Director of Digital Forensics within Lighthouse’s Advisory group, focused on governance, risk, and compliance issues, Jerry provides expert witness and strategic consulting services to law firms and corporations in the areas of computer forensics, investigations, electronic discovery, and litigation support. Jerry brings over fifteen years of experience in digital forensics, ediscovery, automated risk assessments, compliance monitoring, and investigative analytics to his role as the Forensics lead at Lighthouse.
Prior to this role, Jerry has a breadth of experience including:
Jerry is a karaoke aficionado who relentlessly forces his wife to sing harmony with him in the car during his favorite songs; if she hits the wrong notes she does so at her own peril. Jerry is also a purveyor of the dad jokes; his three young sons show their unique appreciation with “eye rolls” and “face palms”. They tell him he’s the worst when he’s actually the best – it’s some kind of new slang the kids are using. Aside from being a stellar husband and father, Jerry’s other hobbies include art, film, and cuisine.
Executive Director, Advisory Services
A practicing barrister for more than twenty years, Damian is an Executive Director and Head of Lighthouse’s Advisory Services Group in the UK. In this role, he regularly advises clients on a wide array of information governance and e-disclosure issues, particularly for clients facing regulatory scrutiny.
Damian has a keen understanding of the complex challenge clients face responding to regulatory demands, conducting timely and complete investigations, and navigating cross-border matters. His clients rely on his counsel not only to support day-to-day needs, but also to develop and implement proactive solutions to programmatically improve the approach, largely through people, process, and technology.
Much of Damian’s time now involves consulting with clients on legal and regulatory risk associated with digital transformation, and designing practical solutions to ensure the continued satisfaction of legal and regulatory demands.
Prior to joining Lighthouse, Damian has established himself as a pioneer in his field in Western Europe, built on a depth of experience including:
In his spare time, Damian is an avid reader, devouring as many as three books at a given time (military history is his favorite). He loves sports and plays cricket with diminishing returns, and he coaches at his local club. He lives in Newcastle with his wife and four teenage boys, who challenge him almost daily to rugby, football, and cricket matches.
Executive Director, Global Advisory Services
As Executive Director and Head of Advisory Services for the US, Erika is responsible for leading the US Advisory team, including defining strategic direction, driving innovation through creative approaches, inspiring excellence, and creating unique and customized solutions for every client. Under her direction, the Advisory Services team partners with clients to successfully navigate complex technology challenges across four practice areas: ediscovery, information governance, digital transformation, and expert services.
Erika brings over fifteen years of industry expertise to her role as a leader, manager, and strategic consultant, specifically in areas of technical importance to ediscovery, such as linguistics, artificial intelligence, and data modeling. Throughout her career, Erika has worked to identify innovative approaches to ediscovery that leverage the latest technologies; her vision and creativity are her signature strengths.
Prior to Lighthouse, Erika built and managed an ediscovery operations team for H5, where she was responsible for media management, data processing, data import/export, data imaging, and production in response to legal and regulatory demands. Erika also developed a consulting practice, advising clients on litigation readiness and building defensible workflows leveraging analytics. Through the creation of repeatable, minimal error processes and automation, Erika built a world-class team that was known for its quality, reliability, and predictability.
In her spare time, Erika loves to play soccer, a sport she’s played since she was five years old. During college, she took a break from soccer to pursue crew, and she was a competitive rower for three years. Erika resumed her passion for soccer in her twenties, and she continues to play on club leagues in her hometown. Erika was also a certified sky-diver, completing 70+ dives during her sky-diving tenure; she was infamously caught in a clothesline during one of her landings, and she has since retired from the sport.
Erika lives in Napa Valley, California, with her husband, two school-aged sons, two dogs, and two cats.
John is an experienced senior consultant on the Digital Forensics team, specializing in advanced mobile forensics such as thermal and non-thermal chip removal, Joint Test Action Group (JTAG), In-System-Programming (ISP), and severely damaged devices.
Prior to joining Lighthouse in 2018, John’s professional experience has included:
When he is not working on various client matters at Lighthouse, John enjoys skiing, fishing, and especially karaoke (yes, he is aware of the face you are making when you read that!). John has two adult children, one teenager, and a beautiful granddaughter. He also has a black twelve-year-old pug named Dexter that naps beside him while he remotely works.
Senior Forensics Associate
Daniel is an experienced consultant, focusing on remote and onsite forensic data collections, conducting detailed forensic analysis, providing expert witness testimony, and ensuring excellent client service on all HIPAA-related matters.
Prior to joining Lighthouse in 2020, Daniel held roles including:
Kevin is an experienced senior consultant, focusing on conducting complex digital forensic investigations, and providing expert-level services in the form of written and oral testimony. Additionally, he provides defensible and forensically sound data collection services for both digital forensics and ediscovery cases.
Prior to joining Lighthouse in 2018, Kevin held roles including:
Kevin enjoys spending his time hiking in the woods with his wife, their four young kids, and their Labradoodle. He has played roller hockey for over twenty-five years as a goalie and even recently led his team to a silver medal at State Wars hockey tournament. He is incredibly handy around the house, fixing everything from loose doorknobs to dishwashers and dryers. He is currently on the seventh year of a three-month basement remodel, but things are progressing. Kevin has also gained an appreciation for the history of the American Civil War and even enjoys playing games related to the Civil War.
Director, Global Advisory Services
A former litigation partner, Royce is a Director on the Lighthouse Advisory team, specializing in data and ediscovery strategies, information law, and governance issues. With nearly two decades of experience, Royce brings an adept ability to navigate the complex data landscape at the center of US pre-trial litigation, particularly within the insurance industry. She has been recognized by Super Lawyers, and was featured in The New York Times Magazine as one of the top women lawyers in insurance coverage in New York State from 2016-2020.
Royce has written and defended countless motions involving data-related challenges; prepared and cross-examined technical witnesses (for deposition, motion hearings, arbitration, and trial); and counseled numerous clients on risk strategies associated with the use of information and technology.
Prior to Lighthouse, Royce’s exceptional experience includes:
Royce is a true New Yorker – born and raised in New York City – and she still lives there along with her partner, stepson, and son just four blocks from where she grew up. Royce has a driver’s license but has not driven a car in twenty-three years.
Licenses: Active member of the New York State Bar; the Southern District of New York; and Eastern District of New York.
Director, Advisory Consulting
John is a Director within Lighthouse’s Global Advisory Services team and Head of the Digital Transformation Practice. John brings more than twenty years of legal, regulatory, and consulting experience to this role, having advised organizations on an array of information governance, litigation readiness, and records and information management challenges, including those that involve the use and implementation of cloud technologies. A lawyer by training, John employs a methodical yet creative approach to problem-solving, taking time to understand unique aspects of the client’s landscape and account for each and every variable as part of a future solution.
For the past seven years, John has developed a niche practice in Microsoft 365 consulting and, specifically, advising clients on how to adopt and adapt M365 technologies to meet legal and compliance requirements.
John’s experience designing and implementing solutions that leverage and account for cloud technologies and changing behaviors has provided him with a unique perspective with which he now views digital transformation efforts. He is a leading authority in M365 implementation, and his focus is on designing solutions that are compliant, legally defensible, practical, and agile, so as to accommodate future change.
Prior to Lighthouse, John’s professional experience has included:
John has served as a consulting expert in connection with pending litigation matters, advising on risk and exposure related to technology and information and in advance of FRCP 26(f) conferences and FRCP 30(b)(6) depositions, and includes preparing other experts for testimony. Common topics include the configuration, operability, and use of specific systems.
John favors a digital whiteboard over other forms of notetaking; although he is not an artist, his whiteboarding sessions have often resulted in creative representations that mimic works of art. John has three grown children (and one grandchild), and he and his wife reside in Chicago.
Data Forensics Expert
Paul is an experienced forensics investigator, focusing on planning and executing large-scale, complex electronic collections and investigations. For over twenty years, his body of work includes matters related to spoliation, theft of intellectual property, SEC violations, document recovery/validation, and employee/employer misconduct. He has also authored over seventy-five custom software utilities to convert, search, analyze, and present data from a variety of platforms.
Prior to joining Lighthouse in 2010, Paul held roles including:
Paul is an avid tinkerer and DIY aficionado. He sports a sizeable collection of tools for chipping away at that never-ending honey-do list that his wife graciously maintains and grows for him. When he’s not taking apart an opposing expert’s report, you can find him taking apart his home’s electrical system to make the rooms brighter…or network connections faster…alarm sensors more responsive. But Paul’s greatest joy is his wife and two sons – and his trusty Pomeranian “Max.” They all keep him in line and ensure no dull days in the French household!
Senior Forensics Consultant
As Senior Forensics Consultant for the Digital Forensics Practice within the Lighthouse Advisory Services group focused on governance, risk, and compliance issues, Stein brings over twenty years of experience in information technology, digital forensics, and ediscovery experience to his role. Stein provides expert witness and strategic consulting services to law firms and corporations in the areas of computer forensics, investigations, electronic discovery, and litigation support.
Prior to joining Lighthouse in 2020, Stein’s experience included:
In his spare time, Stein is an avid reader, devouring as many as three books at a given time (economic history and deep value investing are his favorites). He loves to be outdoors with a chainsaw or hiking rucksack, and he enjoys imagining travel to exotic warm beaches.
Director, Global Advisory Services
As a Director at Lighthouse, James brings more than a decade of experience advising highly regulated companies on how to build and manage dynamic and defensible legal and compliance programs. His core expertise spans ediscovery/e-disclosure, data protection, and data security disciplines, and he routinely advises clients on how to lead change through technology innovation, whether through digital transformation (e.g., Microsoft 365, Google Workspace), process automation, or the use of data analytics.
James has a computer forensics and computer science background, which he draws upon to understand technical challenges and to develop creative solutions. James’ approach is agile, and clients appreciate his ability to balance both cost and risk considerations.
Prior to joining Lighthouse, James worked as the Global Head of eDiscovery Technical Operations for Barclays, where he was responsible for building and managing technical operations to support the bank’s litigation and investigation matters worldwide, including those in the wake of the global financial crisis. James’ team were also responsible for supporting the needs of internal compliance and Data Privacy (DSAR) teams. In this role, James liaised with legal, compliance, privacy, security, and IT teams to drive successful outcomes, including the development of an ediscovery tracking system, reporting framework, and process to address legacy data challenges.
Before Barclays, James was an ediscovery consultant for eight years at Consilio; during this time, he was involved in several high-profile international investigations, including one of the largest online merchandiser fraud cases; dawn raids involving an electronics manufacturer; evidence seizures of data and systems pursuant to civil and criminal court orders; and data recovery efforts as a result of intentional destruction of data under legal hold. James’ work has spanned Europe, North America, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.
In his spare time James is an avid rugby player and film buff, and his favorite travel memory (outside of work, of course) was attending the Rugby World Cup Finals in 2019 in Tokyo. James resides in Hertford, UK, with his wife and their three young children.
Programming Languages: C#, PowerShell & SQL
Director, Advisory Services
As a Director in Lighthouse Advisory Services, John brings over three decades of experience as an information architect and software engineer, specializing in Microsoft’s cloud, data architecture, business intelligence, machine learning, process automation, and collaboration platforms, as well as modern mobile/web development platforms, such as Angular, React, and Node.
John has substantial experience developing Azure, SharePoint, Office 365, SQL, web, and desktop solutions to meet client-specific needs, including records management solution development and integrating third-party tools. John served as a Microsoft SharePoint Server MVP for five years and has authored or co-authored several popular SharePoint development books.
John employs an academic approach to problem-solving, which helps him explore and solve complex problems with a unique perspective and depth. John’s innovation and creativity have led him to develop numerous solutions in uncharted territory, including:
In his spare time John is the executive director of Works of Wonder International, an NGO committed to empowering individuals and communities to overcome the debilitating effects of trauma and stress through meditation. While John began working with individuals and communities to offer practical and effective techniques for trauma relief in the early 1990s, he founded Works of Wonder International with his wife, Alice, in 2002. Through Works of Wonder, John and Alice have studied and taught meditation extensively throughout the United States, Africa, Iraq, and India for almost 30 years. They live in Amelia Island, Florida.
Senior Consultant, Global Advisory Services
A Senior Consultant at Lighthouse with more than twenty years of legal technology experience, Chris is an ediscovery veteran, having spent the majority of his career advising clients on how to implement and manage ediscovery technologies. He started his career at IBM in 1999 designing potential fixes to the rumored Y2K “bug,” gaining an early appreciation for clients’ varying risk tolerances, and the importance of change management. His ensuing fifteen years of experience growing alongside the industry makes him incredibly valuable to clients, as he is able to compare and contrast the benefits and limitations of specific technologies when designing potential solutions.
In 2015, Chris expanded his focus to Microsoft technologies, including the Microsoft 365 native toolset for information governance, ediscovery, compliance, and security. Chris reviewed available materials and tested potential scenarios in order to work with clients to explore possible solutions that matured along with the technology. Today, Chris serves as a true M365 product expert, and he currently leads Lighthouse’s testing lab for CloudCompass – a program designed to ensure that clients (and Lighthouse’s internal consulting and ediscovery teams) stay ahead of M365 changes impacting legal and compliance workflows. In this role, Chris designs the test methodology used by the team to test feature releases and assess them for impact.
Prior to joining Lighthouse, Chris worked for a legal services provider (formerly eTera), where he was responsible for growing its consulting and managed review businesses. Before eTera, Chris spent sixteen years consulting for several well-known ediscovery and information governance technology companies in roles spanning the full consulting lifecycle, as well as wide-ranging markets including more established markets in the US and emerging ones in Europe (Sweden, the Netherlands, and UK), and Asia (Singapore). Positions included:
In his spare time, Chris is a certified diving trainer (Dive Master). Some of his most interesting dives have involved swimming with sharks in Australia and in sunken ships in Florida. Chris resides in Atlanta, Georgia, with his two school-aged boys.
Senior Consultant, Advisory Services
As a Senior Consultant of Advisory Services, Rob is primarily focused on developing technical solutions to resolve information challenges. Rob has over twenty years of industry and advisory experience across a wide range of sectors, as well as deep expertise devising automated and integrated solutions to support legal and compliance programs, including those for ediscovery, privacy, and compliance. Particularly adept at resolving systems, architecture, and infrastructure challenges and working with cross-functional teams to understand the various security, privacy, records, legal, and regulatory issues at hand, Rob is known for his process-driven approach that leverages technology wherever possible to reduce cost and risk.
Prior to Lighthouse, Rob held positions of innovation and leadership with several leading technology service providers including at successful startups TADIS and Amici, as well as Xerox in various operational and development roles. Throughout, Rob worked with teams across the organization, including those in IT, finance, engineering, privacy, security, operations, HR, and legal.
Rob is not only educated, he’s an educator. He has taught grade-school children how to better leverage technology, coached for nonprofit organizations to help adults obtain better careers with technology, and trained enterprise organizations in defensible use of ediscovery technology. Individually, he has worked to design new hearing aid systems, develop noninvasive tests for glaucoma, implemented custom interfaces for asset tracking, and automated workflows for governance, risk, and compliance programs.
On a personal note, Rob started ski racing for New York State at age five and continued until he left for college at age twenty, where he skied for his college team. At age twenty-eight, Rob became the youngest ski instructor to receive a Level 3 teaching certification issued by the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA). In addition to skiing, Rob is a competitive and elite rower; he rowed for his college team and now coaches a Masters team. Aside from his athletic prowess, Rob is a modern-day MacGyver – he builds home backup power systems and designs his own electronics (navigation lights for rowing) for fun. Rob lives in Seattle with his fiancé and two German shepherd dogs.
Noah is a Senior Consultant at Lighthouse with almost ten years of technical experience with a specialization in large-scale data migration and remediation projects. He brings experience from leading 100+ migrations, largely involving communications systems, third-party archives, and on-premises file storage pursuant to a digital transformation (e.g., Microsoft 365), data consolidation, and merger and acquisition activity.
Noah’s experience spans the entire range of the migration lifecycle, including project scoping, solution architecting, setting up the client environment, managing the internal project team of engineers and developers, deploying the migration software, and performing migration and quality-control tasks. Throughout this process, Noah’s number-one priority is to ensure data is moved completely and defensibly, particularly where at-risk data is involved. In addition to migrations, he has significant experience with data recovery and data clean-up efforts due to malicious attacks and/or corruption, as well as digital investigations and data science for high-risk internal investigations, security, and compliance.
Prior to Lighthouse, Noah’s professional experience includes:
In his spare time Noah is an active semiprofessional musician, playing guitar and singing in a Top-40 cover band. Noah is a former National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)-certified personal trainer, and he volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters (Independence Region). He lives with his Himalayan cat and Pomeranian dog in Dallas, Texas.
Kevin is an analyst on the Digital Forensics team, based in San Francisco. In this role, he is responsible for the preservation and analysis of electronically stored information that resides on a wide variety of physical devices, as well as web-based sources. Kevin specializes in the collection of web-based data, developing and testing new preservation tools and processes that are essential in tackling the constantly shifting landscape of online data sources. His current focus is on building software applications and scripts to help automate the capture and processing of remotely hosted data.
Prior to joining Lighthouse in 2018, Kevin held roles including:
Director, Advisory Business Operations
As a Director for Advisory Services, Cynthia leads and manages Business Operations for Advisory, including client engagement, portfolio management, operational development, and transformation.
Cynthia has nineteen years’ experience transforming companies through business management and operational execution, with the single goal of building a best-of-class organization. Part of Cynthia’s role at Lighthouse is to institute project management organization (PMO) best practices, methodologies, governance, and portfolio execution to ensure a high-quality client experience across all Advisory projects.
Cynthia also serves as an Engagement Lead on several key accounts as the main point of contact, partnering with clients to help them achieve desired outcomes. A problem-solver with an engineering background, Cynthia enjoys nothing more than identifying a solution, and then developing and implementing a plan to ultimately help a client realize their goal on time and within budget.
Prior to joining Lighthouse in 2020, Cynthia spent nineteen years in Administrative Service Offering (ASO), Human Capital Management (HCM), and Software as a Service (SaaS) companies, serving financial services, high-tech, banking, and healthcare markets.
Cynthia has a proven track record of developing and leading complex global business transformations that include business and technology operational assessments, data migrations, process and operations modeling/optimization, systems rationalization, and complex, multipoint integrations implementation.
In addition to her extensive project and program management experience, Cynthia has instituted and led multiple PMO organizations based on PMBOK PMI ANSI and ISO 21500 standards for project, program, and portfolio management.
Cynthia has lived in Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, and Ireland, and has traveled extensively; she’s also a member of the International Disney Fan Club (including Disney France and Japan, which, apparently, are extremely different). Cynthia’s travels greatly inform her world view – her love of nature, appreciation for people and culture, and ability to live in the moment. When she’s not traveling, Cynthia enjoys playing the piano or golfing. Cynthia has two grown kids and lives in Califon, New Jersey, with her husband, three dogs, and a bearded dragon lizard.
Director, Advisory Services
As Director of Advisory Services in Switzerland, Assad brings more than eighteen years of risk management experience, specializing in areas of information governance, risk management, quality assurance, and project management, largely within the financial services sector.
Known as a “change enthusiast,” Assad has a knack for envisioning the possible while managing legal and regulatory risk. Assad is passionate about helping client organizations embrace their corporate responsibility to create a safer, more transparent, and better-governed environment that enables them to digitally transform, add value, and make a positive social impact.
Drawing on experience spanning business, legal, compliance, IT, as well as a deep expertise in financial and capital markets, Assad advises clients on how to use technology to target specific high-risk areas, ranging from employee misconduct and market manipulation to insider threat scenarios.
As technology has evolved, Assad’s experience enables him to authoritatively advise on the use of next-generation tools to improve the handling of sensitive information (including data subject to bank secrecy and other restrictions) and management of core compliance programs, such as the surveillance and monitoring of regulated persons.
Prior to joining Lighthouse, Assad spent thirteen years as an in-house technologist, leading and implementing change management programs across legal, compliance, and IT including:
Outside of work, Assad is a certified rescue diver and an avid paraglider, having performed more than fifty deep-dives and high-altitude flights to date. Assad’s most exhilarating dives were in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, and his most challenging solo flight was in Glarus, Switzerland. He lives in canton of Zug, Switzerland, with his wife and their three kids.
Director, Advisory Technical Consulting
As Director of Advisory Technical Consulting, Justin has a decade of experience specializing in process improvement, automation, and application management. A leader in client management, operation support, and application support, Justin has developed and refined his expertise through years of practice. He offers a unique and global view of process and is a proven solutionist, driven by efficiency and a penchant for change. Justin’s approach is centered on a thorough understanding of the client’s requirements, which he seeks to address from all vantages to reduce long-term risk and cost.
Prior to Lighthouse, Justin was an eDiscovery Director at H5, where he was responsible for the architecture, installation, administration, stability, scalability, and client consulting for all hosted applications. In this role, Justin partnered closely with information governance and security teams to ensure that the company’s implementation and use of various technologies satisfied legal and regulatory requirements as well as applicable industry standards, including ITAR, PCI, HITRUST, and ISO 27001.
In addition, Justin also launched a development team responsible for increasing reliability, reusability, and efficiencies through automation; in doing so, he maintained close relations with H5’s technical and client groups to identify challenges both inside and outside the hosted applications that would benefit from automation efficiencies. Notably, Justin was one of four founding eDiscovery team members at H5, responsible for creating a support and development team and leading three technical teams during his tenure.
Outside of the office Justin is an ultra-runner and has completed several ultra-marathons ranging from 30 kilometers to 100 kilometers, the longest of which required almost thirteen hours of running. His affinity for running and the outdoors has taken him to infinite destinations, the most frequent of which is Mt. Diablo, California. He currently lives in Concord, California, with his wife, young daughter, dog, and cat.
Relativity, Nuix, Elasticsearch, Data Lakes, SQL, Python, Ruby, C#, VB, .NET, JIRA, Confluence
Senior Forensics Associate
John is an experienced forensics expert, focused on conducting and leading sensitive and complex digital forensic analysis matters. He provides expert witness and strategic consulting services to law firms and corporate clients in the areas of computer forensics, eDiscovery, and litigation support.
Prior to joining Lighthouse in 2016, he held roles including:
As a Louisiana native, John is on a continuous hunt for live music and food to rival that found in New Orleans. He loves music and spends much of his spare time building show props for his kids’ high school marching band. John lives with his wife and four children in Highland Village, Texas.
Director, Advisory Services
As a Director at Lighthouse, Brad brings expertise from over two decades of experience spanning the private and public sectors to every client engagement. His approach is premised on a deep understanding of IT infrastructure, architecture, and software development, coupled with an ability to navigate myriad records, security, privacy, compliance, and legal requirements that can often create barriers to any transformation effort. Brad is adept at working “across the aisle” to bridge stakeholder interests by demonstrating what is possible and practical.
A former Marine, Brad’s early training involved the design and deployment of several mission-critical systems, including as the lead programmer at Marine Corps Base Camp Butler in Okinawa, Japan, and the first deployment of SharePoint in a combat zone in Afghanistan. His role required significant attention to detail and a strict adherence to operating procedures, where even the slightest deviation could place lives at risk. It also required an ability to work under pressure, to act/deliver, and to change course when unforeseen circumstances present themselves. These experiences contribute greatly to Brad’s advisory skills, which are demonstrated mostly through his quick and decisive manner.
Prior to Lighthouse, Brad was an independent consultant to executive teams, including multiple federal agencies, military commands, and at Fortune 100 companies, on compliance, security, and governance policy issues arising in connection with the use of information and technology. Brad formulated growth-oriented organization and information technological advancements to maximize ROI and market share for organizations at various stages of growth – from startups and turnarounds to mergers and acquisitions. In addition to consulting, Brad has worked in-house as a CIO, CTO, and enterprise architect for small and large companies. He has garnered recognition and many professional accolades, and is widely regarded as pioneer, thought leader, and innovator.
Brad comes from a long line of service men and women. Brad’s grandmother was a WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots), and was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal from Nancy Pelosi in 2010 in recognition of her role as one of the first female aviators. While his work has brought him all over the world, he prefers the waterfront of Vancouver, British Columbia, for the food, culture, and lifestyle. Brad currently resides in Bend, Oregon, with his wife, two children, two dogs, and three cats.
Senior Forensics Associate
Jordan is an experienced digital forensics expert, specializing in collecting and preserving of nonstandard evidence sources, and conducting sensitive involute digital forensics analyses. He consults Lighthouse clients on the identification, preservation, collection, processing, review, analysis, and production phases of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM).
Prior to joining Lighthouse in 2020, Jordan held roles such as:
Outside of work, Jordan devotes most of his time caring and playing with his six-year old daughter and five-year old son. He also enjoys spending quiet evenings and nights in his back yard with his wife and a bottle of wine, reminiscing on past times. Jordan enjoys talking about astronomy and history, and is a fan of soccer and gardening.
Data Forensics Expert
William is an experienced data forensics expert, focusing on assisting clients with a wide variety of complex investigations, collection of digital media, and conducting computer forensic examinations. He has been the affiant on numerous search warrants and has qualified as an expert witness in many criminal hearings and trials.
Prior to joining Lighthouse in 2018, William held roles including: