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Kroll Ontrack Appoints Industry Leader Craig Carpenter as SVP of Sales

November 16, 2015

Respected Ediscovery Executive Brings High-growth Record and Proven Leadership to Kroll Ontrack

MINNEAPOLIS – November 16, 2015 – Kroll Ontrack, the leading global provider of ediscovery and data recovery products and services, today announced that Craig Carpenter has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Legal Technology Sales. Previously, Carpenter held senior leadership roles at several of the fastest-growing companies in the legal technology and ediscovery industries.  He now brings his successful, customer-centric approach to Kroll Ontrack.

Throughout his distinguished career, Carpenter has assisted global clients to manage data intelligently and to enable the efficient resolution of complex legal and governance matters. He has repeatedly established himself as a thought leader and innovator in the legal technology and ediscovery industries.  Most recently, Carpenter served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of the security division of a well-known cyber security, forensics and ediscovery provider. In this role, he offered clients a comprehensive approach to advanced threat defense and cyber intelligence, leading to the unit’s successful sale in 2015.  Earlier in his career, as the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for a fast-growing global ediscovery provider, Carpenter provided strategic advice to top law firms and multi-national corporations. He consistently helped clients to adopt and implement advanced technologies that streamlined legal discovery processes, while reducing litigation-related costs and expenses.

Carpenter began his career as a practicing attorney.  He earned both his Juris Doctor and MBA from Santa Clara University and completed his undergraduate studies at UCLA, where he played both quarterback and wide receiver on the university’s Pac-10 championship football team.  

“I am extremely pleased to welcome Craig to Kroll Ontrack,” said Mark Williams, the company’s CEO. “Kroll Ontrack is committed to providing intelligent solutions and global expertise to our clients. Craig brings his competitive spirit, deep client relationships and a wealth of ediscovery and cyber security acumen to our existing team of proven and trusted legal technology professionals.  I have no doubt that his leadership, subject matter expertise and industry accomplishments will benefit our current and future clients.”

“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to help accelerate the strong momentum building at Kroll Ontrack,” said Mr. Carpenter. “I not only appreciate Kroll Ontrack’s global scale and reach, which are absolutely necessary to meet today’s ever expanding client needs, but also the organization’s humility and hunger to be the best in the market. With the people, vision and commitment that define and drive Kroll Ontrack, Mark and his leadership team are truly building something special. I look forward to joining this outstanding team of professionals and contributing to the future growth of Kroll Ontrack.”

About Kroll Ontrack LLC
Kroll Ontrack provides technology-driven services and solutions to help legal, corporate and government entities as well as consumers manage, recover, search, analyze, produce and present data efficiently and cost-effectively. In addition to its award-winning suite of software, Kroll Ontrack provides data recovery, data destruction, electronic discovery, consulting and document review. For more information about Kroll Ontrack and its offerings please visit: or follow @KrollOntrack on Twitter.

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