WASHINGTON, DC – Mike Perelman has joined iDiscovery Solutions (iDS), a professional services consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. Serving as a new Director at iDS, Mike brings over 25 years of experience in digital forensics, cybersecurity, eDiscovery, and information technology in public and private sectors.
“Mike is a technologist, an investigator, and a testifier,” explains CEO Dan Regard. “His work with law enforcement, Fortune 500 corporations, consultancies, and on the stand is a rare combination of skills that exemplify the iDS Subject Matter Expert. And, as a dynamic individual, he is already a great fit here at iDS.”
Mike has extensive experience conducting forensic investigations, helping clients resolve various issues including trade secret misappropriation, employee misconduct, wrongful termination disputes, and non-compete claims. He submitted numerous expert reports and testified on issues relating to forensic preservation, acquisition, and analysis of digital evidence. Additionally, Mike has worked with multi-national organizations to create best practices and efficient workflows for defensible data preservation.
“I am excited to join iDS, helping to add to their experienced team of experts and data strategists,” says Mike. “It is an honor to help guide this company towards reaching its goals; I look forward to what the future holds for us.”
Mike is a respected industry thought leader in the technology and cybersecurity fields. He served as an Adjunct Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, where he taught graduate courses in Digital Forensic Applications. Additionally, Mike has presented on the topics of forensic investigations and mobile evidence at conferences, private corporations, and government agencies.
Mike received his bachelor’s degree in information systems at Baruch College and his master’s degree in forensic computing at John Jay College. Prior to joining iDS, he was a Director of Investigations at HaystackID (formerly NightOwl Global), and a Director of the High Tech Investigations Unit at Prudential Financial.
Founded in 2008, iDS is a professional services consulting firm that specializes in Digital Forensics, eDiscovery, Structured Data, Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, and Information Governance. iDS is often called upon to provide expert opinions, or to serve as fact witnesses, PMK, 30(b)(6), or data neutral. The company’s case portfolio includes defense and plaintiff matters. The company’s CEO and Founder, Dan Regard, has served as special master on multiple occasions.
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