Thursday, March 17, 2011

Scarab Consulting Fortifies Executive Management Team with E-Discovery Industry Veterans

Scarab Consulting, provider of litigation consulting, information governance, and e-discovery services, today announced the appointment of new executives to its management team including Bob Gomes as Chief Executive Officer, Larry Lieb as Chief Innovation Officer, Bonnie Rodden Gomes as Vice President of Business Development, and Bob Jordan as Controller. The new team additions collectively bring more than 35 years of electronic evidence and information governance industry experience to Scarab Consulting.

Bob Gomes has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Scarab Consulting and will lead the organization’s vision, strategic initiatives, revenue growth, and profitability. Mr. Gomes possesses nearly 30 years experience as an entrepreneur and senior executive at both start-ups and Fortune 500 corporations and is a pioneer of the electronic evidence and information governance industry. He was previously CEO of RenewData, which he co-founded 10 years ago and grew to a company with 300 clients, revenue of $30M in four years, and a ranking of #135 on the INC500 list of Fastest Growing Companies. Mr. Gomes has built a track record of successfully leading start-ups, turnarounds and rapidly growing companies; these have included Infraworks Corporation, Medtronic, and Integrated Solutions where he led innovative and industry-leading teams, successfully raised growth capital, and was instrumental in exponential growth of revenue, employees, and the client base.

Appointed as the Chief Innovation Officer, Larry Lieb is responsible for generating and applying original intellectual property in the field of e-discovery. Since 1998, Mr. Lieb has been a nationally recognized expert, speaker, thought-leader, and author on the best methods to reduce the overall costs of dispute resolution through the appropriate application of technology. Mr. Lieb created, operated, and sold one of the largest computer forensics and e-discovery providers in the Midwest and his “Total Cost of Litigation” model allows corporations to make an informed cost risk analysis of pursuing any given litigation matter by understanding the true total costs that will be encountered including outside vendors, internal and external counsel costs, court reporting, expert witness costs and more.

Bonnie Rodden Gomes has been appointed Vice President of Business Development and is responsible for overseeing the strategic business development plans, as well as partner communications and revenue growth. Ms. Rodden Gomes possesses 20 years of sales and management experience and is also a veteran executive of the e-discovery industry, having held management positions in sales and business development at RenewData and eMag Solutions. Ms. Rodden Gomes served as Vice President of Sales and Business Development while at RenewData where she developed and implemented direct sales and business development plans to generate targeted revenue growth and developed strategic partnership opportunities with Symantec, Iron Mountain, and several other forensic and e-discovery solution companies.

As Scarab Consulting’s Controller, Bob Jordan is responsible for implementing operational and financial controls and procedures, debt financing, and budget management functions. Mr. Jordan is a results-driven, analytical finance professional with more than 20 years management, accounting, financial, and asset experience in numerous industries. Mr. Jordan was also previously with RenewData where he was responsible for preparation of financial reports, bank reconciliations, sales tax reporting, fixed asset depreciation and tracking, budgeting, and metrics reporting.

About Scarab Consulting

Scarab Consulting provides results-driven litigation consulting, information governance, and e-discovery services that empower corporations and their law firms to proactively prepare for litigation involving electronically stored information, and to manage the risks and cost before and during litigation. Scarab’s professional consultants utilize their industry-proven experience inside large corporations and law firms to provide legally defensible and technically sound services. With a suite of fixed-price consulting solutions, including the industry-leading Social Media Policy Solution as well as a host of other proactive and reactive consulting solution packages, Scarab is able to custom design a solution to fit each client’s needs. Scarab’s alliance with numerous technology providers ensures that the industry’s best practices e-discovery and litigation tools are utilized guaranteeing the best possible solution for every client. For more information, go to

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