SAN FRANCISCO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Discovia, a leading global provider of eDiscovery services to corporations and law firms, has hired Kevin Rich as vice president of finance and administration. Rich will use his diverse general and financial management experience to oversee and help implement Discovia's funding and growth strategies.
"Kevin takes a data-driven approach to finance, which we appreciate, since our industry-leading managed eDiscovery service is extremely metrics-driven. His strategies for Discovia's funding and growth support our commitment to financial stability and material profitability – so our clients will continue to benefit from a robust and defensible electronic discovery delivery system," said Discovia CEO Christian Lawrence.
Rich's expertise includes strategic financial planning and analysis, reporting, metrics for performance improvement, and accounting. Prior to joining Discovia, Rich was senior director of finance and administration at Veracyte, Inc., a biotech company founded in 2008 that went public in 2013. He founded bSolar, a company that provides financing for commercial solar energy installations, and worked as a financial consultant for various organizations in the solar industry. He also held various financial positions at Amgen and has worked as a biologist at the Smithsonian Institution and The Nature Conservancy. Rich earned an MBA in Finance from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, an MS in Biology from The University of New Mexico and a BS in Biological Sciences from Stanford University.
Discovia is a leading global provider of electronic discovery services to corporations and law firms handling litigation, internal and ITC investigations, and HSR Second Requests. Services include onsite and remote data collections, data minimization, data processing and hosting, expert application of leading technology-assisted review tools, document review management, and document productions. Through its proprietary processes, highly-automated operation and outstanding talent, Discovia delivers a 99.6 percent accuracy rate, data culling rates of over 95 percent for repeat clients, and a net promoter score of over 60 percent. Discovia is the first eDiscovery services firm to deliver a fixed-price managed service, enabling Fortune 500 corporate legal departments and law firms to gain a world-class eDiscovery function without building it internally. More information is available at 415-392-2900 or www.discovia.com.
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