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Jennifer Amrein, PMP
Jennifer applies her extensive project management and business process experience helping clients implement Exterro solutions and maximize their technology investment. Prior to joining Exterro, she worked for global organizations, including Intel, Intuit and Sage Software. She holds her bachelor’s degree from Simmons College and her project management professional certification from the Project Management Institute.
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Shashi Angadi
Shashidhar Angadi is the head of Technology Operations at Exterro and drives the development of cutting-edge software to serve the needs of corporate legal and IT teams at Global 2000 organizations. Leveraging more than 15 years of experience in the IT industry, Shashidhar focuses on architecture frameworks, portals, security, service-oriented architecture, CRM and application integration in his leadership role at Exterro. He holds a BS in computer science from Bangalore University in Bangalore, India.
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Alfonso Beccar
Alfonso Beccar is a skilled project manager with experience in software implementations for Fortune 500 companies. He is an enthusiastic team leader dedicated to responding effectively to customer needs. Welltraveled through Latin America, Europe and Africa, Alfonso is experienced in at interacting with individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds. He’s fluent in written and spoken Spanish and Portuguese.
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Bobby Balachandran
Bobby Balachandran is the founder, president and CEO of Exterro, Inc. After an extensive career building mission-critical applications in the financial services, healthcare and telecommunications sectors, Bobby founded Exterro with the conviction that the legal industry was rife with opportunities for process improvements that could be driven from lessons learned in other industries. Today, Bobby fulfills Exterro’s founding principles by leading the company in building a comprehensive platform for global corporations to mitigate risks, control costs, and have complete end to end visibility into their legal processes. Bobby holds a BS in computer science from Government College of Technology in Coimbatore, India, and an MS in computer science from Portland State University in Portland, Oregon.
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Jean Donaldson
Jean Donaldson has been involved in many aspects of e-discovery and understands how the various components work most successfully to support the process. She has 11 years’ experience working in a law firm on both the technology and litigation support teams. Jean understands the e-discovery process from the trenches. She has also worked in education and training, both as a high school computer science teacher and a software trainer for e-discovery products. Immediately prior to joining Exterro, Jean supported the Office of Litigation Support in the Civil Division of the US Department of Justice by running their helpdesk and training department. Jean holds BAs in Mathematics and Medieval Studies from Brown University and a MA in the History of Science from Cornell University.
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Geoff Gaydos
Geoff Gaydos is an experienced consultant and client relations professional with project management and business development experience across the software, finance and service industries. At Exterro, he leads teams in the full spectrum of e-discovery projects from implementations and upgrades to conversions and custom development. He holds a B.A. in Public Policy Studies from Duke University.
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Mike Hamilton, JD
Mike Hamilton is the Director of E-Discovery Programs at Exterro and has been involved in e-discovery for over 5 years. With a legal and business background, Mike is experienced and passionate about creating thoughtful, out-of-the-box educational resources that help keep legal teams interested and on top of emerging need to know e-discovery issues. He frequently writes and speaks on e-discovery issues and best practices around the country. Mike graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law.
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Michelle LaRock

Michelle LaRock has over ten years of experience in managing and implementing projects for global IT companies. As a project manager at Exterro she enjoys working with varied clients on implementations, deployments, and upgrades. Before her time in the tech industry, she studied at the College of Wooster and holds a B.A. in Art. She likes to combine her creative and technical sides wherever possible as she helps clients succeed.  

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Joe Mulenex
Joe Mulenex is Director of Solution Engineering at Exterro where, as a member of Sales Department, he heads up a team of solution consultants and subject matter experts that work directly with Exterro clients to identify needs and the appropriate solutions for their E-Discovery and Information Governance programs. Joe has extensive experience in e-discovery, having provided service to both corporate and law firm clients in managing multiple e-discovery projects over the last decade. Joe has served as a Special Master in multiple cases and lead the discovery work for one of the parties in the largest litigation in US history, Deepwater Horizon. His experience includes digital forensics, ESI processing and analysis and managed review. Prior to beginning his e-discovery career, Joe had over 20 years experience in Information Technology from operations to analysis to application development.
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Nancy Patton, Esq, CEDS
Nancy is a graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School and has been involved in electronic discovery for almost a decade. In her role as a Senior Solutions Consultant at Exterro, Nancy provides guidance, product expertise and solution design to current and prospective clients. Previously, Nancy was an Exterro Implementation Project Manager, assisting clients with the implementation and updates of the entire suite of Exterro products. Prior to joining Exterro, Nancy was a member of project teams in the legal services industry, as well working as an attorney focused on e-discovery response, document review and legal representation in civil litigation matters.
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Bill Piwonka
Bill Piwonka oversees all marketing functions for Exterro. His background is firmly rooted in B2B marketing operations. During the past 20 years, Bill has led marketing teams and initiatives spanning strategy, product marketing, product management, demand generation, marketing communications and business development. Prior to joining Exterro, he served as the vice president of marketing at Janrain. Bill has also held marketing management positions at EthicsPoint (now NavexGlobal), Centennial Software, Serena Software, Intel and Oracle. He earned an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and holds a BA in quantitative economics from Stanford University.
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RuthAnne Roesener
RuthAnne is a trained project management professional with over 25 years of managing IT projects and business programs crossing international boundaries. In her role as Client Success Manager, RuthAnne applies strong project governance to ensure successful implementations for Exterro clients.
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Ajith Samuel
Ajith Samuel is Exterro's Chief Product Officer and leads the company’s product strategy team in creating innovative solutions to help large corporations navigate information smarter. Ajith has 15 years of experience in regulatory compliance and designing and architecting large-scale information systems for the futures industry. He holds a master’s degree in computer applications from St. Joseph’s in Trichy, India.
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Nishad Shevde
Nishad Shevde is Managing Director - Client Operations at Exterro where, as a member of Exterro's leadership team, he leads implementation services for Exterro's clients, with a focus on Information Governance and E-Discovery Data Management engagements and serves as an external and internal subject matter expert. Nishad is an expert in complex e-discovery program and matter management for both Fortune 500 corporations and AMLAW 100 law firm clients.Nishad also has multiple years of experience leading large global teams of e-discovery consultants and project managers at industry-leading organizations. Over his career, Nishad has built sustainable discovery response programs for large corporations and managed some of the largest standalone matters of the past decade in the financial services and pharmaceutical industries.
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Donna Stubbs
Donna Stubbs is a Senior Solutions Consultant at Exterro. Donna has more than twenty plus years of legal experience with fourteen of those dedicated to eDiscovery. Donna’s diverse legal experience includes trial paralegal, litigation support roles at a Fortune 250 corporation, including Litigation Support Manager, as well as corporate Records Coordinator.
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Gretchen Wagner
Gretchen Wagner has nearly 20 years of experience providing project management, software consulting and technology deployment services to global corporations. Wagner is a senior leader managing client engagements and deployment across all Exterro software applications. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Oregon State University.
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