Wyatt is the Founder and a managing director of Global Colleague's US Operations. Prior to founding the company, Wyatt managed two of the largest, antitrust discovery matters in history for First Advantage Litigation Consulting. His role included managing pre-litigation strategies, selecting and coordinating testifying and non-testifying experts, overseeing the processing of data on three continents, and managing all of the translation, back-up and restoration activities.
Wyatt began his career in global outsourcing with IBM where he coordinated global outsourcing standards and set up financial outsourcing ventures in India. He also served as a Regional Director for True Data Partners, a national, litigation support firm, where he spearheaded its Chicago and DC offices. During that time, he managed electronic discovery, coding, reproduction, and data-hosting services for many of the largest law firms on behalf of multinational companies.
Paul Easton has spent the majority of his career working with corporate legal departments and the law firms that serve them, managing complex e-discovery solutions throughout the United States, Taiwan, India, and Europe. Heís helped numerous Fortune 500 clients develop and improve legal-discovery capabilities through process improvement, project management, and strategic sourcing of e-discovery services. Over the years, heís managed countless high-volume document productions in complex and lengthy litigations and regulatory investigations.
In 2008, Paul co-founded Washington, D.C.-based Global Colleague with Wyatt Latimer, spending the first few years setting up offshore operations. Today, Paul manages the firmís U.S. operations.
Paulís background also includes developing curriculum and presentations on e-discovery project management for corporations and industry groups, including the Project Management Institute (PMI), the Organization of Legal Professionals (OLP), and several companies. He founded the Legal Project Management Community of Practice at PMI and served on its leadership council for its first four years, overseeing its growth to over 5,500 members.
Paul received a JD from the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii, and is licensed to practice law in New York and Hawaii. Heís certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and by the Association of Certified Electronic Discovery Professionals as a Certified Electronic Discovery Specialist (CDES). He also is certified by the Organization of Legal Professionals (OLP) as a Certified Electronic Discovery Professional (CEDP) .
Larikus is Global Colleague's Directer of Discovery Response & Cybersecurity. Larikus has over a decade of professional experience in providing value-added solutions in response to global electronic-discovery requests and litigation-support activities. At Global Colleague, Larikus is responsible for expanding the government services area to bring the core business areas to the public sector. Prior to Global Colleague, Larikus served as the Director of Discovery Services at Gemean. In this role he provided expertise in the areas of discovery-response planning and data-breach investigations.
Prior to Gemean, Larikus worked at Verizon Business, where he implemented new methodologies for early-case assessment that resulted in continuous savings over the litigation life cycle. He also created discovery-response plans internally and for Fortune 1000 companies. Larikus also served as the technical lead on litigation-support requests involving data processing, analysis, and review on high-profile cases for AMLAW 100 law firms.
Larikus was the lead technical analyst at Lockheed Martin, serving the Department of Justice's Civil Frauds, Anti-Trust, and Criminal Divisions internal litigation and investigation matters. While there, he worked on several of the largest US cases involving fraud and regulatory issues in the pharmaceutical industry.
Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Larikus was a senior litigation consultant at FTI Consulting in the Repository Services Group. At FTI, Larikus engaged in several prominent document reviews involving multi-party litigations where centrally-stored data was analyzed and produced for different parties. He dedicated his efforts on-site, innovating custom solutions for complex, ad-hoc requests by attorneys and paralegals.
Sudhakar is Global Colleague's Director of Operations. With both a legal and management background in the banking industry, Sudhakar brings more than 20 years' experience to the strategic training, process development, human-resource development, and administration in our Pune, India office.
During his tenure at Union Bank of India, Sudhakar was responsible for digitizing the entire branch system's administration. He also investigated allegations relating to misappropriation, abuse of authority, corruption, and embezzlement; which included witness interrogation, evidence collection, and testimony at internal, quasi-judicial inquiries. Sudhakar left the bank to establish his own taxation and banking law practice.
He obtained a law degree from Symbiosis Society's Law College and an MBA degree from the Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi. He is certified as an associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers and holds certification as a cyber-crime investigator by the Asian School of Cyber Laws in Pune.
Christoph brings over fifteen years' experience assisting companies large and small address their e-discovery needs.
Christoph began his career as a global-finance attorney with the international law firm Coudert Brothers. He later joined the investment bank Bear Stearns, where he identified the need for quicker and more cost-effective responses to discovery requests. He built the bank's e-discovery group from the ground up. This included leading the effort to procure and bring in-house a market≠leading e≠discovery review tool and designing the processes that put Bear Stearns at the vanguard of corporate e-discovery. Following the acquisition of Bear Stearns by J.P. Morgan Chase, Christoph led the transition of the Bear Stearns e-discovery team, and its tools and workflows, to its new home.
Christoph then brought his legal and technical experience to Clearwell Systems and Symantec Corporation, leading the sales efforts in New England of this market-leading e-discovery tool. At ZyLAB North America LLC, Christoph headed the company's professional-services team, overseeing installations and implementations of ZyLAB's market-leading e-discovery platform, along with related training and services, across North America.
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