Christopher J. Weiler - Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Weiler co-founded KLDiscovery in 2005. Since its inception, KLDiscovery has emerged as one of the top eDiscovery vendors in the United States. KLDiscovery has been recognised by Socha-Gelbmann, the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™. Mr. Weiler also received Ernst & Young’s Washington, D.C. Entrepreneur Of The Year award in 2014.
Prior to co-founding KLDiscovery, Mr. Weiler co-founded and built On-Site Sourcing into a $40 million litigation support and electronic discovery services company, named in a survey of the American Lawyer top 100 law firms as one of the top five imaging and coding services companies and one of the ten best electronic discovery firms in the United States.
Mr. Weiler graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1985 and served in the United States Navy as a surface warfare officer and as a Navy Senate Liaison Officer in Washington, D.C. from 1985 until September 1991. He also worked for Pitney Bowes Management Services as a Manager from September 1991 to December 1992.
Oscar Vega - SVP, Global Sales
Mr. Vega joined KLDiscovery in 2015 as a Business Development Manager, tasked with generating net new revenue and continuing to position KLDiscovery as the premier eDiscovery provider in the Midwest. In this capacity, Mr. Vega assisted corporate legal departments and law firms with overall management of their electronic discovery needs.
Today, Mr. Vega is Senior Vice President of Global Sales where he is responsible for KLDiscovery’s global sales organisation for the Legal Technologies and Data Recovery businesses. In this role, he continues to assist corporate legal departments and law firms through the support, development and guidance of the sales organisation. Under Mr. Vega’s leadership the world-class global data recovery business, Ontrack performs an average of 50,000 data recoveries annually across a wide arrange of media types for Fortune 500 companies and individual consumers. His team is helping organisations to resolve their data loss, destruction and tape services’ needs to recover and retain critical data for their business.
In 1999, Mr. Vega joined Ikon as a financial accountant and quickly accepted the challenge of crossing over to business development & account management. After Ikon was acquired by Ricoh in 2008, Mr. Vega held various management positions for more than ten years, including General Manager of Sales & Operations for the Central region of the US.
Over the past two decades, Mr. Vega has supported and guided clients on the implementation of comprehensive discovery management programs and assisted with complex litigation management. He has developed discovery strategies focused on standardising processes for how matters are handled, maximising defensibility, reducing legal spend, managing difficult deadlines and providing extensive document review solutions for complex litigation and government investigations.
Peter Böhret - COO, Data & Storage Technologies
As COO, Data & Storage Technologies business line, Mr. Böhret is responsible for the data recovery business of Ontrack globally with laboratories and sales offices in 19 countries. In this position, he is overseeing all operational topics to ensure an easy but secure process for our customers in the data recovery business (Ontrack).
He joined the company in 1996 when the German operation was founded and built it up to an operation with more than 75 employees serving customer needs 24/7/365. Under his leadership, Ontrack expanded into Italy, Switzerland, Poland and into the Nordics and became the leader in EMEA.
Previous to Ontrack, Mr. Böhret worked as European Sales Manager for Hengstler GmbH and as project manager at Stark Systemstechnik. He studied computer science in Munich and business administration with a focus on marketing and computers in Stuttgart.
Besides his engagements in management, he made his mark with numerous publications in the sector of IT security and software, e.g. as the co-author of the book “The man in the software development.”
Mike Burmeister - VP Global Operations, Data & Storage Technologies
Mr. Burmeister joined Ontrack in 1991 as one of the initial data recovery engineers. He has over 20 years of experience in the data recovery profession, moving from engineering to senior leadership roles while focused on building a best-in-class worldwide data recovery operation. He was essential in researching file systems and defining practices aimed at resolving data loss on all types of storage media and storage environments. Whether a Fortune 500 company or family pictures of the first birthday, Mr. Burmeister leads and works daily with the global team - saving irreplaceable data and always providing an excellent customer service experience.
Currently, Mr. Burmeister is responsible for 17 data recovery labs across the globe and building the world leading Data Recovery Operations Team for the Data & Storage Technologies business line. The team operates globally on a 24/7/365 basis, ready to respond to emergency customer situations at all times and offering on-site, in-lab, and remote services to address the most secure and discrete scenarios. The operations recovery team proudly focuses on its mission of continuous improvement and optimising efficiencies to the advantage of its world-wide customer base.
Mr. Burmeister holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Minor degree in Mathematics.
Adrian Briscoe - VP APJ, Data & Storage Technologies
Adrian Briscoe joined Ontrack in 2003 as an Electronic Evidence Consultant in the London (U.K) office. In 2005, he moved to Australia to set up DST operations in Brisbane before overseeing expansion in Singapore in 2006, Hong Kong in 2008 and most recently in Japan in 2017.
Before joining with Ontrack, Mr. Briscoe spent five years in Hong Kong with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Corporate Finance & Recovery (CFR) division. He managed the IT infrastructure, data capture requirements and computer forensics needs for the CFR division and PricewaterhouseCoopers clients.
Mr. Briscoe has more than 33 years' experience in the IT industry, initially starting out as a protocol specialist in London, working with IBM mainframe, mini and desktop systems.