For over a decade, BIA has been developing and implementing defensible, technology driven software solutions complimented by mature professional services that reduce the costs and risks related to litigation, regulatory compliance and internal investigations and audits. BIA’s TotalDiscovery is the first online eDiscovery solution that integrates the entire process from legal hold to data collections, analysis and review. With no software to install or hardware to deploy, the powerful enterprise-class features and expert workflows in TotalDiscovery can be utilized on demand to easily and defensibly collect data from employees and resources around the globe and quickly deliver relevant documents to the review platform of your choice. TotalDiscovery is the future of simple, accurate, defensible and cost predictable eDiscovery and legal data compliance.
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Our Guiding Principles
At the core of everything we do – from software development to professional services – is defensibility. If a process is not defensible from the outset, nothing else matters. Our roots are in the fields of computer forensics and information security, so defensibility is in our DNA and impacts every decision we make, every process we recommend and every software product we build.
BIA realizes the challenges our customers face each day and the balance that must be maintained between innovation and affordability. BIA will continue to drive down the costs of eDiscovery, while maintaining the integrity of the process.
Innovation is the key to creating simple, but effective, solutions to the ever-changing needs of the legal data management market. We started over a decade ago, building the first network-based, targeted remote data collection software, called DiscoveryBOT™. That innovation continues today with TotalDiscovery, the industry’s first cloud-based, integrated data identification, collection, preservation and analysis solution.
Blazing fast speed is often crucial to a successful process. From the ability to collect and process terabytes of information in a rapid fashion, to marshaling the resources to analyze, review and produce millions of documents in exceedingly short periods of time, all of BIA’s software products and professional services are designed and constantly tuned to improve efficiency and meet the demands of our fast-paced industry.
We create software tools that can be used by our customers in an automated fashion at any time, while always backed by integrated professional services as needed. Realizing that new data storage products are continually being introduced to the market, and that custom or legacy systems will also be ever present, our professional services back-up our automated software tools with the resources necessary to solve any custom, legacy or other specialized data collection or analysis need, providing our customers with a fully integrated solution, regardless of the computing environments encountered.
News & Press
From product and service offerings to cutting-edge corporate news, BIA is a leader in software and services solutions. See below for the latest headlines in the news about BIA.
BIA Donates to Toys for Tots for 7th Consecutive Year
BIA announced that it would donate to the Toys for Tots Foundation for the 7th year in a row, in addition to offering their New York City and Portage, MI office as a Toy Drop Site...
Free eDiscovery Education Licenses for Students
BIA announced that California State University, Los Angeles has chosen to provide full access to the BIA TotalDiscovery web-application to students at the university to advance a hands-on learning experience. By using the online tool, students have the advantage to interact with the same commercial tools that they will use in practice as legal or business professionals...
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Our incredible growth and success has been facilitated by a management team with deep industry knowledge. From bringing in the nation's top industry talent with extensive management and technology expertise to promoting from within, we have successfully positioned ourselves to continually deliver software and service solutions to Fortune 100, Global 1000 and leading law firms. With experts in numerous fields, our team has a working knowledge of various industries and issues facing enterprise clients, including compliance and risk management, and legal and IT solutions.
Zvi Alon - Chairman
Zvi joined BIA in 2009 and brings more than 30 years of experience in senior executive roles at technology and service companies to his position as Chairman of the Board for BIA. Zvi has served as Chairman of the Board to numerous other organizations, where he has successfully implemented business strategies to improve delivery and performance of services.
Brian Schrader, Esq. - President
Brian has over 20 years of experience in information management, computer technology and the law. He has been a pioneer in Computer Forensics and eDiscovery. In 2002, Brian co-founded BIA, bringing his experience in business and technology to help create one of the top providers in the industry.
David Decker - COO
David brings more than 25 years of operations leadership and experience to BIA. He is a leader with a record of improving margins, heightening productivity, and streamlining processes. He has extensive experience in corporate finance, strategic planning, acquisitions and growth, operations management, cost control, and project management.
Alon Israely, Esq., CISSP - Strategic Partnerships
Alon has over 16 years of experience in advanced computing-related technologies. He co-founded BIA in 2002 and now leads our Strategic Partner Program, specifically related to the reselling and integration of BIA’s TotalDiscovery software product.
Zachary Drummond - Software Development
Zachary has almost 20 years of professional software development experience. As the Senior Vice President of Software Development, he is responsible for the technical vision and overall direction of BIA software, along with running the day-to-day operations of the Development team. He has instituted industry best practices in the design and development of SaaS software and developed the initial versions of DiscoveryBOT™ – the industry standard and well-accepted data gathering engine for legal and regulatory matters. He has also led the development of other technologies BIA has released and used over the past 7 years.
Adam Feinberg, CCFS, CEDS - Professional Services
Adam has an extensive background in technology and has been the lead examiner on many high profile digital investigations and audits. As a Senior Vice President of Professional Services, Adam oversees BIA’s Project Management, Technical Services, Forensic/Data Acquisition and Document Review Support and Hosting operations. Adam is also a Senior Advisor and heads our Data Collection and Forensics group where he has served as a lead expert in the forensically sound collection of electronic data in hundreds of cases.
Alan Marks - Products
Alan has over 20 of years experience in the software industry. He first joined BIA as Director of Software Development from 2006 – 2007, during which time he created a product plan, hired a new team, and built a development process. In January 2013, Alan returned to BIA as a Vice President of Products and is focused on managing TotalDiscovery’s product roadmap, connecting with clients, managing Product Support and overseeing the delivery of product updates and features to TotalDiscovery users.
Paul Morton - Technology
Paul has over 15 years of experience in building and sustaining large-scale information systems. Paul is a technologist at heart who excels at applying technology to solve real world problems. Paul joined BIA in 2011 as Director of IT; today he serves as BIA’s Senior Vice President of Technology and is responsible for all of the technology operations at BIA, including internal operations and external products such as TotalDiscovery.
Shelley Bartlett - Sales
Shelley joined BIA in 2010, bringing over 20 years of experience in sales and management to her role as Vice President of Sales. Shelley oversees BIA’s sales team and related processes. During her time here she has increased the number of account managers and improved related procedures, leading to optimal service provision for BIA clients.
Lisa Prowse, Esq., CEDS - Legal Services & Document Review
Lisa has over 17 years of experience in document review and eDiscovery and serves as BIA’s Vice President of Legal Services and Document Review. Certified as a Catalyst Repository Trainer, she has experience administering various document management and review software; is experienced in SQL (MS-SQL, MySQL) and Oracle. Lisa also holds a certification as a Power Search Specialist through Catalyst Repository and is a Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS).
Daniel Rivera, CEDS - Technical Services
Daniel has over seven years of experience in litigation technology with a focus on managing clients, policies and processes. His supervisory duties and operational functions include the supervision of our Forensic and Data Processing teams, where he oversees all operations in relation to forensic matters, collections, data processing, client deliverables and also consults at various levels in any given project.
Barry Schwartz, Esq., CEDS - Advisory Services
Barry has over 34 years of legal and business consulting management experience, including practical expertise with FDA matters and extensive knowledge of the medical device and industrial industries. As a BIA client-facing Advisor, he adds a critical component to client projects by guiding them at a high level.
Robin Thompson - Marketing
Robin joined BIA in 2012 and has more than 20 years of experience in eDiscovery and complex discovery management. Robin is nationally recognized for her eDiscovery market strategy and has received multiple awards for her work in planning and producing educational programs and conferences that serve the industry. In her role as VP of Marketing, Robin is responsible for all of BIA's marketing efforts and for its educational and event programs.