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E-Discovery Veteran Adds Fire-Power to BlackStone’s Expanding Professional Services Group
Silicon Valley, California – February 25, 2015 – BlackStone Discovery, a leading provider of information governance, litigation readiness and digital evidence management for corporations and law firms, announces the advancement of Anita Bozzi as a Specialist in the Information Governance | Litigation Readiness Group. With the ascension of Ms. Bozzi, BlackStone strengthens its legal and technical capabilities. Ms. Bozzi will continue her role focused on delivering effective information governance and consultative solutions to BlackStone’s enterprise clients.
“Anita is a rare asset to have on any professional services team. She has the right legal training and a diverse set of experiences in enterprise governance and related eDiscovery issues. Our clients appreciate working with Anita because she does an excellent job interviewing the various stakeholders within their organization and building data maps that clearly explain how information is managed within the enterprise. Anita combines corporate legal obligations with the realities of daily business,” stated John P. Kelly President and CEO of BlackStone Discovery.
As BlackStone’s Information Governance | Litigation Readiness Specialist, Ms. Bozzi will be responsible for advising clients on the nexus of legal, policy and technology solutions best suited to address their overall information governance, litigation readiness and eDiscovery needs. In addition to developing cost-effective strategies that are tailored to the organization’s size, business activities and risk profile, Ms. Bozzi will design and deploy assessment tools and protocols to optimize workflows and integrate existing enterprise initiatives. Ms. Bozzi’s work will be focused with key stakeholders to bring organizations into conformity with information governance best practices, including ESI Data Mapping, Records Retention Policies, Enterprise Legal Hold Programs, Outside Counsel and Vendor Workflow Management, Data Classification, and Automated Data Disposition and Management.
“Anita has an intuitive grasp of the intricacies involved in complex information governance deployments. She helps our enterprise clients reach their ever-increasing information governance and litigation response milestones by masterfully building consensus and organizational momentum. Her sharp legal mind, deep knowledge of best practices, and technological acuity allow her to create sustainable, cost-effective and defensible enterprise solutions for our clients,” elaborated Derek M. Duarte, Vice President of Technology Solutions.
Prior to BlackStone Discovery, Ms. Bozzi was Counsel for Paragon Legal at Apple and LinkedIn and earned the distinction of serving on every technical group within their newly formed eDiscovery team at Google, Inc. Ms. Bozzi has extensive experience providing eDiscovery expertise to global corporations, government agencies, technology start-ups and law firms involved in litigation, investigations, and mergers and acquisitions. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Policy Studies from Syracuse University and a Juris Doctorate from Golden Gate University. Ms. Bozzi is on the ABA Leadership Council for the Science and Technology Section and brings her expertise in data to pro bono efforts, most recently joining IBM and World Health Organization in their Open Data initiative to compile and organize healthcare data for governments to use in their fight against the spread of Ebola.
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