Chief Information Security Officer and President of Forensics
John Wilson is a highly motivated, strategic, results-oriented leader with over 20 years of experience in the information security and risk management field, focused on building strong security governance, policies and procedures, INFOSEC teams, providing expert leadership, and assisting diverse organizations with developing and defining enterprise-level information security programs which balance strong security practices with the needs of the business.
John provides expertise and expert witness services to help companies address various matters related to digital forensics and eDiscovery, including leading investigations, ensuring proper preservation of evidence items and chain of custody. He develops processes, creates workflows, leads implementation projects as well as GDPR data mapping services for clients, including major financial institutions, Fortune 100 companies, Am Law 100 law firms, and many other organizations small and large. In addition, he provides expert witness services and consulting in matters of all sizes. His work spans some of the largest litigation and matters on record in the United States and many of the 46 countries where he has worked on cases.
John is a certified forensics examiner, licensed private investigator, and information technology veteran. In his over two decades of experience, he has worked with the U.S. government and both public and private companies. He serves clients in a variety of industries and is an advisor to outside counsel, general counsel, and in-house executives on best practices. John provides business and litigation consulting services to help companies address computer and device forensics, data retention, GDPR mapping, information governance, compliance, records management, and electronic discovery, including data identification, leading investigations, properly preserving evidence items, and ensuring chain of custody. In addition, John has extensive experience with international collections, large-scale collections distributed across diverse locations, Mac forensics, mobile forensics, social media forensics, and cloud forensics.
In John’s role as a computer forensics technologist, his clients have included private companies, public companies, and governmental agencies with operations in both national and international jurisdictions. As a computer forensics expert, he has testified as an expert witness in numerous local, state, federal, and international courts. Additionally, he has conducted dozens of national and international computer forensics investigations on behalf of law firms, companies, and governmental agencies such as the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, individual Senate Oversight Committees, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Department of Justice.
John was the President of the High Technology Crimes Investigation Association Atlanta, GA Chapter, a member of the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists, Electronic Discovery Reference Model, Legal Technology Professionals Institute, and The Sedona Conference. John has participated in The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 (Electronic Document Retention and Production) and Working Group 6 (International Electronic Information Management, Discovery, and Disclosure). He also has participated in the EDRM Collection Standards and Investigations Projects and the LTPI Collection Standards group.