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Data - Data Experts 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jon Fowler draws praise for his strong international experience, adeptly advising international clients work on disclosure-related issues.

Biography

Jon Fowler is a managing director in the data and technology practice, based in London, with 12 years' experience working for top-tier professional services firms in the forensic and legal technology fields. His experience covers a wide range of sectors, with particular focus on financial regulatory investigations and large-scale litigation. Jon has extensive expertise in advising clients on appropriate analytic software and techniques, such as concept analysis and predictive coding. Jon has extensive experience in leading and delivering on large, multi-jurisdictional matters, with global experience including assignments in India, China, Canada and multiple European locations.

Jon's expertise focuses on assisting clients with their full-disclosure strategy from scoping, through data processing and review to production.

Jon's previous experience includes: responsibility for the forensic collection, processing and onsite review of 300GB of data under tight deadlines at a client site in Portugal, using a visual analytics solution – after the review, relevant documents were exported and used to conduct interviews on the client premises; management of a large regulatory banking matter involving terabytes of data from various sources including Bloomberg and Reuters, and over 300 reviewers in London and New York; management of a court-ordered shared database for the electronic disclosure of a large multiparty matter involving hundreds of thousands of disclosed documents and over 100 users; management of an extensive Chinese state secret review onsite in Shanghai over a two-month period; oversight and management of a large collection, onsite processing and management of review exercise in a US$700 million multi-jurisdictional litigation – this involved the oversight of a document production of almost seven million pages; leadership of a complete e-discovery and analytics solution on a large banking matter, including having managing an analytic review of an inbound production of over two million documents; conduction of the forensic collection, processing and on-site review of data for 15 custodians in Taiwan over a two-week period – this involved using a Clearwell mobile solution and the creation and maintenance of a document review environment for 10 local reviewers without any external access; and management of a large processing and review matter in India, using over 50 reviewers making over 50,000 document decisions per day – this case included on-site training and processing as well as running a team providing ongoing remote support from the UK.

Jon joined Navigant as a director in 2017 and is now a managing director at Ankura; before this, he was a senior director at FTI Consulting (2011–2017) and an assistant manager at KPMG (2007–2011). He has a BEng (Hons) in software engineering and an MSc in forensic computing, from the University of Bradford.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jon Fowler is highlighted as a rising star in the digital forensic space, an area in which his top-notch work receives widespread praise from peers.

Biography

Jon Fowler is a managing director at Ankura, based in London. He has over a decades’ experience working for top tier professional services firms in the forensic and legal technology fields. His experience covers a wide range of sectors, with particular focus on financial regulatory investigations and large-scale litigation.

Jon has extensive experience in leading and delivering on large, multi-jurisdictional matters, with global experience including assignments in India, China, Canada and multiple European locations. Jon’s expertise focuses on assisting clients with their full disclosure strategy from scoping, through data processing and review to production and advising on appropriate analytic software and techniques, such as concept analysis and predictive coding, to bring value and efficiency to the process.

Jon’s previous experience includes: responsibility for the forensic collection, processing and onsite review of 300GB of data under tight deadlines at a client site in Portugal, using a visual analytics solution – after the review, relevant documents were exported and used to conduct interviews on the client premises; management of a large regulatory banking matter involving terabytes of data from various sources including Bloomberg and Reuters, and over 300 reviewers in London and New York; management of a court-ordered shared database for the electronic disclosure of a large multiparty matter involving hundreds of thousands of disclosed documents and over 100 users; management of an extensive Chinese state secret review onsite in Shanghai over a two-month period; oversight and management of a large collection, onsite processing and management of review exercise in a $700 million multi-jurisdictional litigation – this involved the oversight of a document production of almost seven million pages; leadership of a complete e-discovery and analytics solution on a large banking matter, including managing an analytic review of an inbound production of over two million documents; conduction the forensic collection, processing and on-site review of data for 15 custodians in Taiwan over a two-week period – this involved using a Clearwell mobile solution and the creation and maintenance of a document review environment for 10 local reviewers without any external access; and management of a large processing and review matter in India, using over 50 reviewers making over 50,000 document decisions per day – this case included on-site training and processing as well as running a team providing ongoing remote support from the UK.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jon Fowler is a digital forensics, e-discovery and investigations specialist known for his impressive track record of leading major international mandates.

Biography

Jon Fowler is a managing director at Ankura, based in London. He has over a decades’ experience working for top tier professional services firms in the forensic and legal technology fields. His experience covers a wide range of sectors, with particular focus on financial regulatory investigations and large-scale litigation.

Jon has extensive experience in leading and delivering on large, multi-jurisdictional matters, with global experience including assignments in India, China, Canada and multiple European locations. Jon’s expertise focuses on assisting clients with their full disclosure strategy from scoping, through data processing and review to production and advising on appropriate analytic software and techniques, such as concept analysis and predictive coding, to bring value and efficiency to the process.

Jon’s previous experience includes: responsibility for the forensic collection, processing and onsite review of 300GB of data under tight deadlines at a client site in Portugal, using a visual analytics solution – after the review, relevant documents were exported and used to conduct interviews on the client premises; management of a large regulatory banking matter involving terabytes of data from various sources including Bloomberg and Reuters, and over 300 reviewers in London and New York; management of a court-ordered shared database for the electronic disclosure of a large multiparty matter involving hundreds of thousands of disclosed documents and over 100 users; management of an extensive Chinese state secret review onsite in Shanghai over a two-month period; oversight and management of a large collection, onsite processing and management of review exercise in a $700 million multi-jurisdictional litigation – this involved the oversight of a document production of almost seven million pages; leadership of a complete e-discovery and analytics solution on a large banking matter, including managing an analytic review of an inbound production of over two million documents; conduction the forensic collection, processing and on-site review of data for 15 custodians in Taiwan over a two-week period – this involved using a Clearwell mobile solution and the creation and maintenance of a document review environment for 10 local reviewers without any external access; and management of a large processing and review matter in India, using over 50 reviewers making over 50,000 document decisions per day – this case included on-site training and processing as well as running a team providing ongoing remote support from the UK.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

The "up-and-coming" Jon Fowler commands great respect from commentators who laud his excellent handling of international financial regulatory investigations.

Biography

Jon Fowler is a managing director at Ankura, based in London, with 12 years' experience working for top-tier professional services firms in the forensic and legal technology fields. His experience covers a wide range of sectors, with particular focus on financial regulatory investigations and large-scale litigation, advising clients on appropriate analytic software and techniques, such as concept analysis and predictive coding. Jon has extensive experience in leading and delivering on large, multi-jurisdictional matters, with global experience including assignments in India, China, Canada and multiple European locations.

Jon's expertise focuses on assisting clients with their full-disclosure strategy from scoping, through data processing and review to production.

Jon's previous experience includes: responsibility for the forensic collection, processing and onsite review of 300GB of data under tight deadlines at a client site in Portugal, using a visual analytics solution – after the review, relevant documents were exported and used to conduct interviews on the client premises; management of a large regulatory banking matter involving terabytes of data from various sources including Bloomberg and Reuters, and over 300 reviewers in London and New York; management of a court-ordered shared database for the electronic disclosure of a large multiparty matter involving hundreds of thousands of disclosed documents and over 100 users; management of an extensive Chinese state secret review onsite in Shanghai over a two-month period; oversight and management of a large collection, onsite processing and management of review exercise in a US$700 million multi-jurisdictional litigation – this involved the oversight of a document production of almost seven million pages; leadership of a complete e-discovery and analytics solution on a large banking matter, including having managed analytic review of an inbound production of over two million documents; conduction of the forensic collection, processing and on-site review of data for 15 custodians in Taiwan over a two-week period – this involved using a Clearwell mobile solution and the creation and maintenance of a document review environment for 10 local reviewers without any external access; and management of a large processing and review matter in India, using over 50 reviewers making over 50,000 document decisions per day – this case included on-site training and processing as well as running a team providing ongoing remote support from the UK.

Jon joined Ankura in 2018 with the firm’s acquisition of the disputes, forensics and legal technology segment of Navigant. He joined Navigant in 2017; before this, he was a senior director at FTI Consulting (2011–2017) and an assistant manager at KPMG (2007–2011). He has a BEng (Hons) in software engineering and an MSc in forensic computing, from the University of Bradford.

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