Mr. Dan Regard, the CEO and Co-Founder of iDiscovery Solutions (iDS), is an electronic discovery and computer science consultant with 25 years’ experience in consulting to legal and corporate entities. A programmer and an attorney by training, he has conducted system investigations, created data collections, and managed discovery on over a thousand matters. Mr. Regard is responsible for the development and implementation of case and matter strategies that leverage technology in litigation and investigations. He has both national and international experience advising on such issues as electronic discovery, computer forensics, structured data, and information management. Mr. Regard is a frequent speaker, teacher, and publisher on issues surrounding eDiscovery and analytics.
Prior to founding iDS in 2008, Mr. Regard was the national director of eDiscovery for LECG. He was also the national director of Electronic Evidence & Consulting for FTI Consulting, and was an electronic discovery and data analytics team leader in Analytical Dispute Services at Deloitte & Touche, where he managed multi-national, multi-jurisdictional, and multi-counsel litigation support projects. He began his career as the founder of a nationwide litigation-technology company.
Mr. Regard is a member of Sedona Conference WG1: Electronic Document Retention and Production, and WG6: International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure. Additionally, he is a board member of Georgetown’s Advanced eDiscovery Institute. He was one of the original four founders of the Electronic Discovery Institute (EDI) and a founding member of the Masters Conference Cabinet.