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Key Corporate Staff

Julie Lewis, President, CEO and Founder of Digital Mountain, has over 20 years of experience working in the high technology industry. Prior to founding Digital Mountain, Julie worked at VERITAS Software (now Symantec) with next-generation storage, security and search companies. At VERITAS, she managed operations for new product releases across sales, marketing, product management, legal, engineering and customer support. Before joining VERITAS, Julie worked in the venture capital and investment banking industries in both the Silicon Valley and Boston areas focusing on the Internet Infrastructure, security and software sectors. In addition, Julie worked for two of the Big 4 accounting firms doing financial and IT auditing, as well as M&A due diligence as a CPA. She also worked for Applied Magnetics, a publicly traded provider of disk and tape drive components. Julie earned an MBA under fellowship from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and a BA in both Business Economics and Sociology from the University of California at Santa Barbara. She is a member of the High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA), National Association of Litigation Support Managers (NALSM), Sedona Conference's Working Group on E-mail Management and Archiving, Cloud Security Alliance and has received her EnCE (Encase Certification in Computer Forensics). Julie is founding Co-Chair of the Silicon Valley Chapter of Women in eDiscovery.

David Dang, Senior Manager, Data Discovery Solutions of Digital Mountain, has over 20 years of experience in security products, file systems and IT-enabled services. Prior to joining Digital Mountain, David was Senior Technical Support Lead of Network and Endpoint Security for Symantec. He served as a Senior Network Security Technologist for Sygate Technologies prior to Symantec's acquisition. Before Sygate, David worked in a technical operations role at Starr Technologies. He also worked over 10 years at Santa Cruz Operation (SCO), a leader in Unix-based operating systems, holding various positions in Technical Support, Engineering Services and Professional Services. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of California at Santa Cruz. David is a member of the High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA).

Chris Beeson, Director, Computer Forensics of Digital Mountain, has over 20 years of experience conducting digital forensic examinations in both civil and criminal matters. Prior to joining Digital Mountain, Chris worked for the FBI for over 20 years as a Supervisory Special Agent and Special Agent. During his career at the FBI, Chris sought and obtained laboratory accreditation, was responsible for day-to-day operations, supervised personnel and was an instructor and mentor. He has performed hundreds of digital forensic examinations and provided expert testimony in multiple federal trials. Chris is a SANS/GIAC Certified Forensics Examiner, AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE) and previously obtained many certifications from the FBI for Windows, Unix/Linux, Apple/MAC/iOS and cell phones. He has obtained more than 1,000 hours of computer and lecture-based training. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the California State University and is a member of the High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA).

Wansin Ounkeo, Computer Forensics Examiner of Digital Mountain, has eight years of experience in computer forensics and 14 years in information technology. He served as a Forensic Examiner and Information Technology Specialist at the Federal Bureau of Investigationís Silicon Valley Regional Computer Forensic Laboratory in Menlo Park, as well as a SVRCFL Lab Assistant at the Bureauís San Francisco office. Prior to his nine years working at the FBI, Wansin was a web developer, digital artist, quality assurance analyst and QA automation developer. His vast experience developing, and also examining, software and content was further advanced by his GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM), GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), and GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) certifications. Wansin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and is a member of the High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA).

Phil Guthrie, Director of Business Development of Digital Mountain, has over 20 years of experience working in the Litigation Support and eDiscovery industry and presently spearheads global sales activities, providing value-added solutions for clients. Prior to joining Digital Mountain, Phil held sales leadership positions with CS Disco, Recommind (now OpenText), Huron Legal (now Consilio), and Autonomy (acquired by HP). At these companies, he has managed all aspects of sales, including recruiting, training, sales process management, sales forecasting, executive sponsorship, negotiation and contracting. Phil earned a BS in Political Science from Arizona State University.

Valerie Karty, Accounting Manager of Digital Mountain, is a Licensed CPA with over 10 years of experience in financial accounting and auditing. Valerie previously worked as a Senior Financial Accountant for LuxN, a venture capital-backed optical networking company. She implemented and managed the monthly accounting close, maintained and analyzed investments, cash, payroll, annual budgets, financial reports, and supervised Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. Valerie also worked in the Rocky Mountain Division for Hines Interests LP, a multi-national real estate development company. Valerie performed general accounting functions toward the development of a ski resort in Aspen, CO. Additionally, Valerie worked for one of the Big 4 accounting firms performing annual financial audits for a diverse client base. Valerie earned a BA in Economics with an Accounting Emphasis from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a CLAD Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from her graduate courses at San Jose State University.

Josip Markovic, Discovery Project Manager of Digital Mountain, has over 18 years of experience in information technology and ESI processing and handling. He was one of the founding members in two successful startups from where he brings an extensive knowledge in business operations, financial accounting and a complete infrastructure setup and maintenance. Prior to joining Digital Mountain, Josip managed EDOCS, LLC for over 14 years, and spent four years performing various roles at IKON Office Solutions. Josip attended the University in Sarajevo, Mechanical Faculty in Zenica, both in Bosnia and Herzegovina, majoring in Structural Engineering.

Cynthia Navarro, Project Manager of Digital Mountain, specializes in Computer Forensics and Social Media Investigations. Prior to joining Digital Mountain, she worked over the last 30 years for various Silicon Valley companies including Palm-HP, Adobe Systems, One-Red LLC as well has her own company. Cynthia has provided services for open source, IP licensing, fraud, business intelligence, project management, and brand protection investigations. She also provides training for law enforcement and corporate investigators. Cynthia received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from California State University Hayward. She has served as an officer numerous times with the High Technology Crime Investigation Association both locally and internationally, as well as is an active participant in the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Women in eDiscovery and Women in Security.

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