In less than two decades, the eDiscovery industry has gone from birth to a market in excess of $10 billion. In our inaugural episode of the First Chair Podcast, Bob Polus, the original founder and current President and CEO of Xact Data Discovery, joins us to offer a wide-angle view of the discovery services industry’s evolution, from birth to today.
About this Month’s Guest
Our guest this month is Bob Polus, the original founder and current President and CEO of Xact Data Discovery. As leader of XDD for more than two decades, Bob has grown the company from a small, regional duplication service provider, into an international eDiscovery provider, and beyond just traditional eDiscovery services. Bob continues to spearhead the company’s expansion in domestic and international markets, managing all mergers, investor relations and executive leadership team priorities across XDD’s fifteen domestic and two international markets.
About XDD’s First Chair Podcast
First Chair is an eDiscovery education podcast from Xact Data Discovery, providing a new half-hour interview each month with expert eDiscovery practitioners discussing important eDiscovery topics to help you take the lead. Xact Data Discovery (XDD) is a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations. XDD helps clients optimize their eDiscovery matters by orchestrating precision communication between people, processes, technology and data. XDD services include forensics, eDiscovery processing, Relativity hosting and managed review.
About Our Host
XDD Director of Education Matthew Verga, JD, is an electronic discovery expert proficient at leveraging his legal experience as an attorney, his technical knowledge as a practitioner, and his skills as a communicator to make complex eDiscovery topics accessible to diverse audiences. A twelve-year industry veteran, Matthew has worked across every phase of the EDRM and at every level from the project trenches to enterprise program design. He leverages this background to produce engaging educational content to empower practitioners at all levels with knowledge they can use to improve their projects, their careers, and their organizations.
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