Mark Diamond is recognized as an industry thought leader in proactive records and information management, litigation readiness and risk & compliance strategies. Under his leadership, Contoural has grown to be the largest independent provider of legal and regulatory, litigation readiness, and risk & compliance consulting services. As trusted advisors, he and his company help bridge legal, compliance, security and business needs and policies with effective processes, technology and change management.
Previously, he was co-founder of Symantec's (Open Vision) Professional Services group; founder and General Manager, Worldwide Professional Services for Legato Systems and Vice President of Worldwide Professional Services at Right Works, a provider of business application software to the B2B marketplace.
Mr. Diamond served as Chair of the Storage Networking Industry Association customer advisory board on data security. Mark sits on the board of advisors for several high technology companies.
Mark is an online columnist for Inside Counsel Magazine, as well as an author of numerous white papers for both the legal and IT communities. He is a regular speaker at the Association for Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting and at numerous legal and IT industry conferences. Additionally, Mark addresses more than one hundred internal corporate audiences each year.
Mr. Diamond holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego. He is former the President of the UC San Diego Alumni Association, and is currently a Trustee of the university's foundation.