Management

Chris WeilerChristopher Weiler
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Weiler co-founded KrolLDiscovery in 2005. Since its inception, KrolLDiscovery has emerged as one of the top eDiscovery vendors in the United States. KrolLDiscovery has been recognized by Socha-Gelbman, INC 5000, Deloitte 500, and has repeatedly earned kCura’s Orange-level Relativity Best in Service designation. Mr. Weiler also received Ernst & Young’s Washington, DC entrepreneur of the year award in 2014.

Prior to co-founding KrolLDiscovery, Mr. Weiler co-founded and built On-Site Sourcing into a $40 million litigation support and electronic discovery services company, named in a survey of the American Lawyer top 100 law firms as one of the top five imaging and coding services companies and one of the ten best electronic discovery firms in the United States.

Mr. Weiler graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1985 and served in the United States Navy as a surface warfare officer and as a Navy Senate Liaison Officer in Washington, D.C. from 1985 until September 1991. He also worked for Pitney Bowes Management Services as a manager from September 1991 through December 1992.

As a former 1st team Washington Post All Met Receiver, MVP of Navy’s 1984 football team, and the father to three college athletes, Mr. Weiler has devoted the majority of his free time over the past fifteen years to coaching young men in youth basketball and high school football. Since 1997, Mr. Weiler has been the head or assistant coach to AAU, county and CYO basketball teams, and two high school football teams in Northern Virginia.

Joining the Lake Braddock Secondary School Staff in 2004 as the offensive coordinator, Mr. Weiler helped engineer the greatest turnaround in Virginia, Maryland and DC history from 2004 to 2005, win five district championships, two straight Northern Region titles, and a trip to the Virginia state final in 2009. Mr. Weiler also personally donated $200k for the building of two field turf fields at the school.

 

Doug StrahanDouglas S. Strahan
Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining KrolLDiscovery, Mr. Strahan was CEO for Aptela, an internet telephony SaaS provider. During his tenure as CEO Mr. Strahan quickly improved the operating and financial performance of the company and successfully negotiated a sale of the business. Prior to becoming CEO for Aptela, Mr. Strahan was CFO and a key contributor in securing $13 million in venture capital and bank financing to scale the business.

Prior to joining Aptela, Mr. Strahan was CFO for INPUT, an information services & software company, where he grew the business from $2 to $23 million in five years. He was also CFO for two early stage businesses: Advocates On Call and BIA Financial Network. Prior to BIA, he was Director of Finance for a $650 million division of Blockbuster Entertainment and Controller for Bardon, Inc., a $100 million manufacturing and distribution operation. Mr. Strahan started his career at General Electric, where he graduated with honors from the company’s world class financial management training program.

Mr. Strahan holds a post-MBA Certificate in Accounting and a MBA in International Business from George Washington University, Washington, D.C. and a B.S. in Finance and Marketing from Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.

 

Dennis-Hall-White-TallDennis Hall III
Executive Vice President, Sales

The former founder and CEO of Credence, now an KrolLDiscovery Company, Mr. Hall achieved a long and successful career establishing a proven track record of accelerating sales, strengthening existing client relationships, developing new markets and building a foundation for a company’s long-term growth.

Mr. Hall oversees KrolLDiscovery’s sales organization and is responsible for recruiting and coaching the sales team to support the growth of KrolLDiscovery. Mr. Hall is accountable for the creation and implementation of the company’s business development vision, and his team works with clients to develop best practices and cost saving strategies in matters involving Information Governance and eDiscovery.

Prior to founding Credence, Mr. Hall was General Manager for Corporate Services at Esquire Litigation Services. He holds a B.S. in Business, Telecommunications and Psychology from Christian Brothers University.

 

Danny ZambitoDanny Zambito
Executive Vice President, Legal Technology Operations & Client Services
eDiscovery Consulting
eDiscovery Processing

Mr. Zambito joined KrolLDiscovery in August of 2008 as Director of Project Management. In that role, Mr. Zambito was tasked with the growth and development of the project management group and providing consultative support to a variety of corporate and legal customers. Today, Mr. Zambito is Executive Vice President for KrolLDiscovery’s Legal Technology Operations and Client Services. In this role, he continues to provide consultative support to clients and is responsible for global operations across the Legal Technologies business line.

Prior to joining KrolLDiscovery, Mr. Zambito was with ONSITE3 from 2002 – 2008 where he filled several roles, most recently as the Director of Client Services. As Director of Client Services, he assumed overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the project management group. Mr. Zambito also provided horizontal support to project managers/production staff in addition to vertical support on several key engagements; including a national program for a federal law enforcement agency.

Over the past decade, Mr. Zambito has supported a broad variety of matters, including DOJ second requests, anti-trust, criminal, SEC, FTC, and private matters.

 

Krystina Jones
Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Account Sales

Ms. Jones joined KrolLDiscovery in 2006 as a Senior Account Executive. In that role, she was responsible for generating new business from AMLAW100 law firms and Fortune 500 corporations. During her tenure with KrolLDiscovery, Ms. Jones has consistently created opportunities, developed new clients and increased the company’s client base by delivering tailored solutions and service excellence to clients. She is a top producing sales representative, focusing specifically on corporate accounts.

In 2014, she was promoted to Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Sales. In this expanded role, she continued to manage accounts and prospect new ones but was also responsible for all marketing, advertising and branding activities related to KrolLDiscovery and their sister companies.

In 2017, Ms. Jones was promoted to her current role of Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Account Sales. In this role, she focuses on developing and expanding client relationships and business globally. She also chairs the KrolLDiscovery Sales Advisory Board, a thought leadership group on sales strategy for the organization.

Ms. Jones holds a Marketing Management degree from the Pamplin School of Business at Virginia Tech. She is also a Relativity Certified Sales Professional.

 

Robert Hutchison
Senior Vice President, IT

Mr. Hutchison leads the global IT, information security, and facilities organizations for KrolLDiscovery. In this role, his teams support all aspects of KrolLDiscovery’s legal technology, data processing, operations, client hosting, and data recovery service offerings around the globe. Mr. Hutchison has 20 years of IT strategy and operations leadership experience across a range of industries including high-tech, media, telecommunications, and government. He has developed strong business acumen and a diverse perspective from working with companies ranging in size from rapidly growing start-ups to global, multi-billion dollar enterprises.

Mr. Hutchison’s focus is on transforming business capabilities through enabling technology by partnering with business leaders to align IT strategies with business goals, deliver impactful projects, and create more business value from IT and facilities investments. His expertise includes enterprise architecture, cloud transformation, hybrid could strategies, IT service management, IT security management, and building high-performing teams.

Prior to joining KrolLDiscovery in 2016, Mr. Hutchison held senior technology leadership positions at Deltek and Bloomberg BNA. He has a BSE from Princeton University and an MSE from the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Anthony DeJohnAnthony J. DeJohn
Vice President, Advanced Technologies
Analytics & Technology-Assisted Review
Managed Document Review

Mr. DeJohn joined KrolLDiscovery as a Director in 2011 to launch and oversee the Managed Review division. In that role, he was tasked with the management and development of the division, while also providing project management and discovery consulting for KrolLDiscovery’s premier clients. In 2013, Mr. DeJohn formed the Analytics division, a technology-driven branch of KrolLDiscovery’s renowned hosting department. In 2014, Mr. DeJohn took on the role of Vice President of KrolLDiscovery’s advanced technologies. Mr. DeJohn now focuses on the development of advanced analytic methodologies for eDiscovery and Intellectual Property applications. He also provides planning and consultation for KrolLDiscovery clients considering Analytics/TAR applications, and oversees all predictive coding projects.

Prior to joining KrolLDiscovery, Mr. DeJohn spent four years as a Director and VP at LawScribe, a Los Angeles-based LPO (acquired by UnitedLex) that provided eDiscovery and IP solutions for law firms and corporations worldwide. While at LawScribe, Mr. DeJohn was responsible for all project management, and played a major role in business development and company growth.

Mr. DeJohn holds a J.D. from DePaul University in Chicago and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri. He is licensed to practice in both California and Washington D.C., and is a registered attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. DeJohn received his Relativity Certified Administrator (“RCA”) certification from kCura in 2012, his Relativity Analytics certifications in 2013, and his Relativity Expert status in 2014. Mr. DeJohn is also a certified Equivio Technical STAR.

 

Ferdinand CamiFerdinand Cami
Vice President, Hosting Services
kCura Relativity® Hosting

Mr. Cami joined KrolLDiscovery as a Senior eDiscovery Consultant in 2006. At the time he was tasked with the daily intake of processing, productions and client services. That same year, KrolLDiscovery added Relativity to its list of offered services and Mr. Cami’s role was expanded to include Hosted Services, where he became heavily involved in Relativity, working closely with kCura. In 2011, Mr. Cami was promoted to Director of Hosted Services and oversaw the day-to-day hosting operations of the team based out of Chicago. Three years later he was promoted to Vice President where his responsibilities were expanded to include all KrolLDiscovery locations. Prior to KrolLDiscovery, Mr. Cami was with On-Site Sourcing for four years where he split his role as the local Chicago System Administrator and as the Senior Data Analyst.

Mr. Cami develops review workflows; creates, maintains, and preserves document review databases; and has extensive knowledge of kCura’s Relativity database schema, Concordance, iConectNXT/Xera, Equivio Zoom and a variety of other areas.

Mr. Cami holds a B.S. in Information Assurance and Security Engineering with a Minor in Computer Science from DePaul University. He received his Relativity Certified Master certification in 2015. Trained as a digital forensic analyst as well as a database administrator, Mr. Cami received his AccessData Certified (“ACE”) certification in 2008, SQL Advanced Certificate in 2009 from DePaul and his EnCase Certified Examiner (“EnCE”) certification in 2010.

 

Robert Hunter
Vice President, Global Operations

Mr. Hunter joined KrolLDiscovery in 2008 as a forensic analyst. He was quickly promoted to Manager and in 2011 became the company’s first Director of Operations & Forensics. He has been overseeing the day-to-day operations ever since and continues to expand his responsibilities as the company has grown globally.

As one of the early employees of KrolLDiscovery, Mr. Hunter has had the luxury of being a part of nearly every team in the company, experience that is invaluable as he leads the global operations team today. He has performed countless forensic collections and has had hands-on experience conducting data analysis using a breadth of ediscovery tools. Mr. Hunter has also played a vital role in the research, planning, testing, verification and maintenance of in-house developed software for the acquisition, culling, processing and reporting of various types of data.

A 2006 graduate of Eastern Michigan University, Mr. Hunter earned a Bachelor of Science in Technology Management. He has also attained a certificate in Information Assurance (CTIA) and an advanced certificate in Computer Forensics (CVCFC) through Washtenaw County Community College. He is a member of the International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners (ISFCE) and has obtained an EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) certification.

 

Jen Swensson
Vice President, Global Human Resources
Careers

Ms. Swensson joined the KLD team in 2013 as the Director of Human Resources, bringing with her over fifteen years of experience building HR teams and supporting high growth public and private technology and healthcare companies. She now leads the global recruiting, employee relations, systems and benefits teams for KrolLDiscovery, attracting talent to align with our unique team-centric culture and providing consultative support to employees and leadership.

Before joining KrolLDiscovery, Ms. Swensson provided human resources leadership to MHM Services, a national leader in healthcare services to government agencies. Prior to joining MHM she led training and employee relations efforts for RCN’s business services division, ultimately overseeing the HR diligence and integration efforts of RCN’s sale to private equity partners. She then oversaw all HR efforts for the creation of Sidera Networks, one of the three resulting private companies that divested from the RCN sale.

Ms. Swensson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and Human Resources Management certification from George Mason University and is a Senior Human Resources Professional (SPHR) awarded by the National Human Resources Certification Institute, and Senior Certified Professional (SCP) issued by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).

 

Daniel Balthaser
Vice President, Engineering

Mr. Balthaser joined KrolLDiscovery in May of 2011 as a Software Developer. In that role, he was responsible for optimizing and maintaining all the existing company software focused around processing, review and custom client demands as well as developing innovative solutions using advanced technologies. While working as a Team Lead, Manager, and then Director at KrolLDiscovery, he was tasked with the growth and development of the Engineering department.

In 2016, Mr. Balthaser was promoted to Vice President of Engineering. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing all software development and software quality assurance for all applications produced by KrolLDiscovery.

Mr. Balthaser holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Computer Forensics and received his Certified Ethical Hacker (“CEH”) certification in 2014.

 

Linda Kish
Vice President Legal Technologies Global Marketing

Ms. Kish leads the global marketing team for the Legal Technologies business line. During her tenure at KrolLDiscovery, she has spearheaded the company-wide transition of nine acquired brands into one and played a critical role in successfully launching the unified company brand.

Previously, Ms. Kish was the Chief Marketing Officer at Brown McCarroll (now Husch Blackwell). Prior, Ms. Kish spent three years as a Legal Consultant, where she consulted clients on the legal and technical aspects of eDiscovery. During her tenure as a Legal Consultant she was a frequent speaker and author on eDiscovery and computer forensics matters.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Kish had her own law practice in Philadelphia and before that worked in the legal department at a Fortune 500 healthcare company. During this time she handled attorney-client privilege reviews and document productions.

Ms. Kish earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Criminal Justice from West Virginia University, her Juris Doctor from Pepperdine School of Law and her Master of Business Administration from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.

 

Kate Chan
Regional Managing Director Legal Technologies, Asia Pacific 

Ms. Chan has over 10 years of experience in Computer Forensics and E-Discovery, which includes successfully advising clients from Greater China, Taiwan, Singapore, and Japan on issues arising from cross border litigation and regulatory review.

Her practice focuses on discovery tools and technology, litigation preparedness, large case management, and compliance.

Prior to joining KrolLDiscovery, Kate was a lawyer practicing in New York.

 

James Morrey-Jones
Head of Legal Technologies, EMEA

James is Head of Legal Technologies throughout the UK and Europe for KrolLDiscovery, delivering best-in-class eDiscovery and Data Recovery Technologies, globally. Our innovative solutions and hands-on approach helps companies all over the world save time and money during legal, external, and internal investigations.

Before joining KrolLDiscovery, James had over 25 years’ experience in business development, account management and service delivery. He was called to the England and Wales Bar and has been involved in Tribunal, County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal cases.

James also advises on the practicalities of technology within electronic and paper-based legal processes, particularly in delivering large, multi-regional complex projects; consulting directly with clients on the advantages and challenges of electronic evidence in litigation, arbitration and regulatory matters.

 

Todd R. Johnson
Senior Vice President, Global Data & Storage Technologies

An experienced data recovery executive, Mr. Johnson is responsible for all revenue generating and customer support activities for the Data & Storage Technologies business line of Kroll Ontrack across the globe. In recent years, Mr. Johnson drove geographic expansion and cleanroom facility development into Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and Singapore. His team of experts is responsible for the full breadth of inbound sales, business development, lab and cleanroom engineering, and technical support teams.

Mr. Johnson earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Metropolitan State University.

 

Gregory A. Olson
Chief Technology Officer, Data & Storage Technologies

Mr. Olson provides executive and strategic leadership for the global Data Recovery and Software business line. In his current role, he leads the technology strategic and tactical evolution of the world-class data recovery services and enterprise software solutions.

Mr. Olson joined the company in 1990 and has served in various executive leadership roles across operations, product line management and software development organizations. He is a globally recognized expert in the area of data recovery and an experienced executive with extensive operational, financial and technical knowledge with specialized expertise in the areas of data recovery, computer forensics, electronic discovery and software development processes.

Mr. Olson graduated cum laude from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.

 

Peter Böhret
Vice President of European Data Recovery

As Vice President for the EMEA Data & Storage Technologies business line, Mr. Böhret is responsible for the data recovery business of Kroll Ontrack in Europe with laboratories and sales offices in 12 countries. In this position, he is the front man of the European Senior Leadership Group of Kroll Ontrack for the data recovery business.

He joined the company in 1996 when the German operation was founded and built it up to an operation with more than 75 employees serving customer needs 24/7/365. Under his leadership, Kroll Ontrack expanded into Italy, Switzerland, Poland and into the Nordics and became the leader in EMEA.

Previous to Kroll Ontrack, Mr. Böhret worked as European Sales Manager for Hengstler GmbH and as project manager at Stark Systemstechnik. He studied computer science in Munich and business administration with a focus on marketing and computers in Stuttgart.

Besides his engagements in management, he made his mark with numerous publications in the sector of IT security and software, e.g. as the co-author of the book “The man in the software development.”

 

Phil Bridge
Managing Director, Western Europe, Kroll Ontrack

Mr. Bridge has been at the helm of Western European activity for the Data & Storage Technologies division since 2006. He has been with Kroll Ontrack for over twenty years, moving from sales to global channel manager to business development manager to managing director. This has led to Mr. Bridge having an extremely well rounded view of the company and an in-depth knowledge of the industry.

Mr. Bridge has insight into all areas of the Data & Storage Technologies business and can offer an expert opinion and insight into Kroll Ontrack as a business; its vision, values and corporate strategy, as well as advice on business continuity, information management and channel and partner strategies.

In addition to leading the UK business, Phil manages operations in France, Belgium, Ireland, Spain and Portugal.

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