Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 05, 2012
eTERA Consulting, nominated by the National Law Journal as the nation’s top eDiscovery services provider and end-to-end litigation consulting firm who specializes in helping Fortune 1000 companies and the Am Law 100 overcome the costs and budget challenges of managing large volumes of data and electronic discovery, today announced the appointment of Mike Chagnon as Director of Channel Engagements. In his role, Mr. Chagnon will responsible for leading the eTERA Consulting channel partnership program in the U.S. and Europe.
“eTERA Consulting is fortunate to have Mike on our team given his industry experience in managing sales and developing profitable strategic partnerships,” said company president Scott Holec. “Under Mike’s leadership, eTERA Consulting will be able to build upon our successful partnership program in order to drive continued business growth in the legal sector. Mike also has an industry track record providing customized litigation support solutions to both law firm and corporate clients.”
“The opportunity to join eTERA Consulting will allow me to leverage my industry knowledge and sales management and strategic partnering expertise,” said Mr. Chagnon. “eTERA Consulting provides clients, both wholesale and retail, with proven and defensible litigation solutions which keeps the client in control given unique reporting throughout the engagement reducing costs and resulting in quicker turnaround. eTERA Consulting also has a highly skilled team of professionals with a reputation of delivering exceptional client service.”
Mr. Chagnon has more than 26 years experience successfully developing, selling and managing businesses. As a business development executive, he has over 15 years experience identifying and closing new business opportunities within the legal, high-tech and government markets. As a highly skilled sales manager, Mr. Chagnon has an impressive track record leading cross-functional teams in managing client relationships throughout the entire sales life cycle leading to the closing of new business. In addition, Mr. Chagnon has successfully identified, developed and managed a large network of channel partners and strategic relationships resulting in increased revenue streams.
Prior to joining eTERA Consulting, Mr. Chagnon served as National Sales Manager for The Oliver Group managing direct and channel sales efforts and Sales Director for Pitney Bowes Legal Solutions where he was responsible for managing the national sales force for both the retail and wholesale litigation support services. In these positions, he developed expertise in providing litigation support and IT services to law firms and corporate clients including media restoration, data collection, forensic analysis, electronic discovery, and hosting and review solutions within the U.S. and Europe. Mr. Chagnon routinely consulted clients on the solutions necessary to successfully manage litigation, compliance, internal corporate investigations and government investigations.
Before entering the legal industry, Mr. Chagnon held key management positions at GTE Government Systems, Martin Marietta Aerospace and Texas Instruments. He also had a long successful career as a major in the U.S. Army specializing in communications and intelligence. Mr. Chagnon earned his M.B.A. from Chapman University and B.S. from Emerson College.
About eTERA Consulting
eTERA Consulting is a nationally recognized company providing innovative solutions to help Fortune 1000 and Am Law 100 clients overcome the costs and budget challenges of managing large volumes of data and electronic discovery. As a technology independent consultancy, eTERA offers four key services encompassing Early Information Assessment®, Forens1cs One (sm), Intell1gent One (sm) and Opt1mum One (sm). These solutions help clients to proactively identify and interpret key data early in the life cycle allowing for significant data reduction, enhanced decision-making abilities and lower risk resulting in significant downstream savings on processing and document review costs. eTERA provides clients with the management expertise, technology resources and data analysis tools needed to defend against litigation, government investigations and regulatory oversight. Headquartered in Washington, DC, eTERA Consulting has served the legal industry since 2004.
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