Speakers at the e-Mail Archiving Conference

Marsha Ackerman, CISSP, CISA

Marsha Ackerman, CISSP, CISA, Security+.   BA from Northern Illinois University. Currently Director of Information Security for Woodward Governor Company, a $1.5 billion global company with 19 facilities worldwide. Former positions at Woodward include Global IT Security Manager, Computer Security Specialist, and LAN/Exchange Administrator.  Responsibilities include global information security strategies and compliance; security policies and procedures; IT audit compliance & remediation; IT Asset, License & Compliance management; Disaster Recovery Planning; Safe Harbor Privacy compliance and HIPAA Security Officer. Leader of the Global Record Retention Project, which includes e-mail archiving and retention. More than 10 years experience in the information security field, and 19+ years in IT.

Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson is the Director of Technical Services at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP and has over 20 years of law firm experience,.  He directs the work for the firm’s centralized data centers, ERP applications, servers/storage, the Service Desk, Litigation Support, data/video/voice networks and user support throughout the firm.  In addition to his work at law firms, Eric has held numerous volunteer roles within ILTA, International Legal Technology Association.  He is currently serving as a member of the Board of Directors for ILTA.  As a volunteer with ILTA, he served as the Chicago City Representative, a Conference Track Chair, a Conference Co-Chair, and the Mobile Remote and Wireless Peer Group Vice President. In addition, he regularly contributes articles to Peer to Peer, LTN and other industry publications and is a regular speaker at various legal conferences and other educational events.  Eric attended Northwestern University and Aurora University and graduated with a BA degree.  He is also a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honors society.  He has continued his education with specialized leadership and management courses at the Loyola School of Management as well as the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Chris Castellani

Chris Castellani has over 15 years experience designing solutions for email management, including archiving, hosting and electronic discovery.  Chris is currently the Product Manager for Email Management Services at Dell ServicesPrior to Dell, Chris was a Product Manager at electronic discovery service provider RenewData, and the Principal Domino Engineer at NaviSite, one of the first Application Service Providers. Mr. Castellani has written numerous articles on Lotus Domino server administration, and was a frequent speaker at The View's "Admin" and "Admin Europe" Notes and Domino administration conferences. Mr. Castellani received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Rice University in Houston, Texas.

David Johnson

Mr. Johnson joined Grant Thornton in 1997 when the firm consisted of 44 US practice offices, 2600 people and generated 270 Million in revenue. Within the first 18 months of taking a leadership role, Mr. Johnson successfully managed the total and comprehensive redevelopment of the firm’s national data infrastructure. Today GT offers 54 US locations, 6000 people and generates over 1.2 Billion Dollars in net revenue. Mr. Johnson’s was responsible for all core US infrastructure technologies including all regional and enterprise data centers, WAN services, Enterprise Messaging, Voice Systems, Software Distribution Services, Asset Management, IT facilities projects and litigation discovery efforts. Mr. Johnson also serves as an Infrastructure Advisor to Grant Thornton International.

Steven J. Krementz

Steve has provided consulting and advisory services in the legal and corporate information management field for the past 20 years. He is currently focused on consulting with CA's clients and potential clients on CA's Information Governance products and solutions, including helping them design and develop ROI/TCO tools and analytics. Steve contributes regularly to CA's Information Governance blog, addressing issues ranging from health information technology to data privacy and regulation.

Mark Lagodinski, CRM

Mark is firm-wide Director of Records Management at the law firm of Sidley Austin.   He is a Certified Records Manager with over twenty years of records and information management experience across diverse industries including legal, high tech, financial services, hospitality and energy.  Prior to joining Sidley, Mark was a Sr. Manager with Ernst & Young’s Forensic Technology and Discovery Services practice where he provided consulting services to clients on records risk management, policies and retention schedules, and strategies for electronic records management.  He received a BBA in Information Management from the University of North Dakota.

Steve Lord

Steve Lord has over 10 years of extensive IT experience spanning multiple roles within Acxiom and other large corporations throughout Chicago.  Steve has been with Acxiom for 5 years. He is responsible for designing large, complex Windows and VMware environments.  He is one of Acxiom’s subject matter experts for VMware and is regularly consulted for his vast knowledge with this high growth technology.  Steve’s current focus has been Information Governance (IG), as the primary Solution Architect.  Steve proudly carries the title of VMware Certified Professional (VCP) and has earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Champaign.

R. Anthony Seyboth

Anthony has spent the last decade helping enterprises around the world effectively meet regulatory compliance requirements, prepare for litigation and handle other HR, corporate governance and e-discovery issues. As LiveOffice’s Director of Compliance & Litigation Services, Anthony leads a team of professionals that assist clients with building data retention/disposition policies, implementing data archiving systems, responding to audits and fulfilling litigation requests for organizations governed by FRCP, SEC, FINRA, HIPAA, and SOX rules, among others.

James D. Shook., Esq., CIPP

Jim Shook is a recognized authority on legal e-discovery and information governance. In his role as the Director of EMC’s eDiscovery and Compliance Legal Team, Jim works with EMC’s customers to help them solve their challenges with ediscovery, compliance, and privacy.  Jim is a long-time member of The Sedona Conference, a well-known legal think tank, and is an active contributor on several Sedona committees. He has served as an editor on the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), and publishes and speaks regularly at conferences on technology’s impact on legal issues, including the publication of “Don’t Be An EDiscovery Ostrich” in late 2009.  Prior to joining EMC, Mr. Shook spent over ten years practicing law as a litigator in one of Phoenix’s oldest law firms and as the general counsel to two technology companies.

Patrick E. Zeller

Patrick Zeller is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Guidance Software Inc. where he performs in-house legal functions, supervises the legal and regulatory team, and works with corporate law departments of other companies seeking to implement defensible in-house eDiscovery processes in the US, Canada, UK, and Europe. He writes and speaks regularly on topics related to eDiscovery and digital evidence and the intersection between law and technology.  Prior to joining Guidance Software, Patrick practiced litigation at Seyfarth Shaw LLP where he co-chaired the firm's Electronic Discovery Practice Group. He practiced commercial litigation, with a strong emphasis on technology issues and electronic discovery.  Patrick is an Adjunct Professor and Distinguished Lecturer at The John Marshall Law School’s Information Technology and Privacy Law LLM program, where he teaches the “eDiscovery, Computer Evidence and Computer Forensics” classHe also holds several certifications in computer forensics, is a member of the Sedona Conference, serves on the national steering committee of the American Association of Digital Forensics and eDiscovery (ASDFED), and presided over the Midwest Chapter of HTCIA High Technology Crimes Investigatiors Association in 2008.