eDiscovery Industry Leader Greg Mazares Makes Investment in Discovia

DiscoviaLogoSAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Discovia, one of the nation’s fastest-growing providers of electronic discovery and related services to corporations and law firms, today announced that Gregory J. Mazares, its president of sales,  has made a substantial investment in the company, making him one of its largest individual shareholders.

Mazares, who joined Discovia’s senior management team in April 2013, has more than 25 years of legal services industry experience in electronic discovery, document review, deposition services, trial consulting and legal staffing. Notably, he led the turnaround and growth of Encore Discovery Solutions as its president and CEO, resulting in the sale of Encore for $100 millionin April 2011.

“As president of sales, Greg is leading the expansion of our business development team across the country and the globe,” said Discovia CEO Christian Lawrence. “His financial investment in our continued growth demonstrates his total commitment to helping Discovia continue as one of the industry’s premier companies.”

Mazares said, “My wife, Constance, and I have been very impressed with the great team and business that Christian Lawrenceand Ciaran Power have built over several years.  Today, Discovia is an extremely well-run company, operationally and financially, with a very bright future. We are excited to become shareholders and to help lead the organization’s future growth inthe United States and beyond.”

About Discovia

Discovia is a leading global provider of electronic discovery services to corporations and law firms handling litigation, internal investigations, HSR 2nd Requests, and ITC investigations.  Services include onsite and remote data collections, data culling and minimization, data processing and hosting, expert application of leading technology-assisted review tools, document review management, and document productions.  Discovia delivers services through great people and a highly-automated operation with outstanding scale, speed, efficiency and quality.  The company’s professional staff, including seasoned project management, client service and operations teams, combines expertise in the industry’s leading technologies with a commitment to proven, proprietary processes.  Discovia is also 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.  For more information please contact us at 415-392-2900 or view our website atwww.discovia.com.

About Charles Skamser
Charles Skamser is an internationally recognized technology sales, marketing and product management leader with over 25 years of experience in Information Governance, eDiscovery, Machine Learning, Computer Assisted Analytics, Cloud Computing, Big Data Analytics, IT Automation and ITOA. Charles is the founder and Senior Analyst for eDiscovery Solutions Group, a global provider of information management consulting, market intelligence and advisory services specializing in information governance, eDiscovery, Big Data analytics and cloud computing solutions. Previously, Charles served in various executive roles with disruptive technology start ups and well known industry technology providers. Charles is a prolific author and a regular speaker on the technology that the Global 2000 require to manage the accelerating increase in Electronically Stored Information (ESI). Charles holds a BA in Political Science and Economics from Macalester College.