Fifteen-Year Legal and IT Industry Veteran to Lead New Information Governance and Compliance Services Offering
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Jake Frazier as a Senior Managing Director in the firm's Technology segment. In his new role, Mr. Frazier will lead FTI Technology's new Information Governance and Compliance services offering. He will be based in Austin.
Mr. Frazier brings 15 years of experience in the e-discovery and information governance industry. As the leader of FTI Technology's Information Governance and Compliance services offering, Mr. Frazier will continue to assist corporations and governmental organizations with information governance and compliance initiatives. This focus will include providing corporations with the experienced people, defensible processes and award-winning technology to develop, implement and augment information governance programs that reduce corporate risk, cut storage costs, secure data, and improve the effectiveness of e-discovery processes by enabling faster and deeper insight into data.
"Jake is a valuable addition to our team and this represents a huge win for our customers," said Seth Rierson, Senior Managing Director and Global Segment Leader of FTI Technology. "He has a proven track record of delivering innovative solutions that meet the needs of IT, legal, compliance and executive management. As more organizations look for practical guidance on reducing costs and risk, Jake's information governance expertise will be a tremendous asset to our team."
Prior to joining FTI Technology, Mr. Frazier was the practice leader for the global Information Lifecycle Governance group at IBM. In this role, he consulted with three of the top five global financial services organizations to assess information governance initiatives and corresponding cost and risk, focusing recommendations on quick wins that furthered the clients' objectives, while demonstrating progress to critical stakeholders.
"I'm excited to join the global FTI Consulting team," said Mr. Frazier. "From forensic collections to structured data analytics and change management consulting, FTI Consulting brings a profound depth of legal, technical and business skills to address information governance challenges. Our capabilities give us a unique ability to deliver flexible solutions with demonstrable value for organizations."
Mr. Frazier holds a J.D. from Arizona State College of Law and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas. He was a founding member of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model ("EDRM"), and has participated as a faculty member of the Compliance Governance & Oversight Council as well as the Sedona Conference.
FTI Technology is the e-discovery and information governance segment within FTI Consulting, a global business advisory firm. FTI Technology's team includes forensic experts, corporate investigation specialists and technology and e-discovery professionals. The National Law Journal, The Legal Intelligencer, The Recorder and KMWorld are just some of the publications that have recognized FTI Technology as a top legal and IT software and services firm.
For more information, please visit www.ftitechnology.com.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,200 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The Company generated $1.65 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2013. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.