Client-side knowledge of international markets informs growth and innovation.
George Jon, the experts in consulting, management and support for eDiscovery environments, is proud to have former Big 4 Partner and renowned forensics expert Nico Van der Beken as a key member of its Advisory Board. Following a distinguished career assisting major law firms and corporations involved in criminal, civil, regulatory, and internal investigations as a partner at KPMG Switzerland, Nico today provides advisory services to global eDiscovery businesses. Employing his specialized knowledge in Investigations, Intelligence, Diligence, Digital Forensics, Cryptocurrency Forensics, Data Analytics, eDiscovery, and Cyber Response, Nico provides expert insights into the European market and steers strategic growth for George Jon.
In an industry where knowledge is power and experience begets performance and profitability, George Jon is constantly absorbing and documenting real-world solutions to proactively improve client systems. Tapping the knowledge of a 25-year industry veteran augments this knowledge base with a client-side focus and market-specific insights. A leader of Forensic Technology teams at PwC, Deloitte and KPMG, and a co-founder of the Swiss office for Stroz Friedberg, Nico aligns George Jon’s proven solutions with client expectations and needs.
“Working with a tech innovator and industry leader like George Jon is a stimulating challenge,” says Nico. “Taking my lifetime of client-side market knowledge and applying it to tech solutions that can drive efficiency and performance for a global user base, it excites me! I’ve been on the project side, trying to find the most cost- and time-effective ways to process cases and drive successful outcomes, and as a individual practitioner, it can be extremely daunting. But working with George Jon allows me to analyze and explain the issues faced by eDiscovery users and help drive solutions that can improve casework on a global scale.”
“Nico provides a vast knowledge base and invaluable client-side expertise,” says George Nedwick, CEO of George Jon. “There is no substitute for real-world experience, understanding how every step of case progression and systems performance affects bottom lines and legal outcomes. We strive to provide consulting, oversight and support that makes a meaningful difference for our users, and absorbing Nico’s day-to-day understanding of every step guides us in the right direction.”
Nico is also the co-founder of Undecom, the first global internet search platform specifically designed to congregate investigators, forensic experts, detectives, intelligence professionals, security experts, and customers from all over the world. He holds an Executive MBA in Technology Management from the Université de Fribourg and a Master of Science in Industrial Sciences from Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen.