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May 23, 2017

Litigation support professionals and attorneys have a new forum to gather the latest information on e-discovery, data protection, records management and more: The Masters Conference. As one of the leaders in information governance and electronic discovery, CloudNine looks forward to the event.
CloudNine will also be leading a one-hour panel on Data, Discovery, and Decisions: Extending Discovery From Collection To Creation. A short description of the panel led by eDiscovery Daily Blog Editor Doug Austin is provided below:

The acceleration of data creation in today’s business world coupled with the requirement to understand, manage, and act on information throughout its lifecycle presents a challenge to information governance and legal discovery professionals seeking to balance process, products, and outcomes. This panel and presentation led by eDiscovery Daily Blog author and eDiscovery expert Doug Austin will provide attendees with an overview of data discovery and legal discovery and help them frame the lifecycle of data through the lens of data and legal discovery objectives, tasks, and tools.

Panel Highlights Include:

+ The Objectives of Data Discovery and Legal Discovery

+ A Framework for Approaching Discovery 

+ The Difference Between Insight and Intelligence

+ Considering Data from the Point of Creation to Collection

+ Considering Data from Collection Through Defensible Disposition

+ Tasks and Tools For Effective Discovery

+ From Manual Management to Automated Approaches

+ Reprise: A Holistic Approach to Discovery

Panel Presenters Include: 

Moderator: Doug Austin | VP of Ops and Professional Services, CloudNine

At CloudNine, Doug manages professional services consulting projects for CloudNine clients. Doug has over 25 years of experience providing legal technology consulting, technical project management and software development services. Doug is also the editor of the CloudNine sponsored eDiscovery Daily blog.

 Matthew C. Wolfe | Attorney-Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Matt has experience in both commercial litigation and insurance coverage disputes, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He has litigated numerous matters to conclusion, both by dispositive motions and through trial or arbitration. Matt’s commercial litigation work includes representing clients in a variety of industries, including the medical, food and beverage, and e-commerce fields, while his insurance work includes representing and counseling leading insurers on coverage issues. He prioritizes effective communication with his clients to ensure he is helping them efficiently accomplish their goals.

Matt also has substantial experience conducting and managing all facets of discovery, including electronic data collection, preservation and production; taking and defending depositions; and successfully arguing discovery motions. He has represented companies in response to third-party and governmental investigations and subpoenas, including by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Consumer Products Safety Commission.

Ryan Tilot | Counsel, eDiscovery & Information Governance, Seyfarth Shaw

Mr. Tilot is counsel in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. He devotes his entire practice to eDiscovery and information governance issues from both the consulting and litigation perspective.

Mr. Tilot leverages a strong technical background and years of experience working as a records manager and solutions architect in the legal industry. He advises clients on defensible and cost-effective eDiscovery strategies in litigation, including document preservation, production and review. Mr. Tilot also provides consulting services to assist his clients with mitigating risk, reducing costs, improving quality and enhancing efficiency.

Mr. Tilot is a recognized leader in legal technology. He was recently a finalist for the International Legal Technology Association’s Knowledge Management Professional of the Year Award. Mr. Tilot is also a certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt and leverages SeyfarthLean® to deliver legal services in an innovative way—with an emphasis on value and continuous improvement— which has been praised by the Association of Corporate Counsel as being “five years ahead of every other AmLaw 200 firm.”

Mykhaylo Bulyk | Manager, Cyber Intelligence & Incident Response, CDK, Global

To coordinate a discussion with the CloudNine team in Chicago during the week of the Masters Conference, contact us today.


May 23, 2017


CloudNine is proud to serve as a presenting sponsor and panel host.


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