Former Encore CEO Greg Mazares Joins SFL Data as President of Sales
Industry Powerhouse Joins One of Electronic Discovery’s Fastest Growing Companies to Fuel Expansion into Global Market
San Francisco, CA – April 23, 2013 – SFL Data, the first provider to successfully deliver a fixed-price electronic discovery managed service to corporations and law firms, today announced that Gregory J. Mazares has been named president of sales. Mazares recently served as president and CEO of Encore Discovery Solutions, where he led the company’s turnaround and dramatic growth in revenue and profitability. Under his leadership, Encore became a significant national eDiscovery leader and was sold in 2011 for $100 million.
Mazares has 25 years of legal services industry experience in electronic discovery, document review, trial consulting, demonstrative evidence, courtroom presentation technology, document management, legal research, deposition services and legal staffing. In addition he has held marketing and general management positions at Carnation Company, Nestlé USA and First Interstate Bancorp. Mazares holds an undergraduate degree in economics from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
“As president of sales, Greg will guide us through our next phase of rapid growth,” said SFL Data CEO Christian Lawrence. “We particularly value his management expertise with global companies, his outstanding track record of building successful litigation support firms, and his ability to recruit and retain talented people.”
SFL Data has been led since 2004 by Lawrence and President Ciarán Power. The company made the 2012 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing U.S. companies, while Lawrence and Power were semi-finalists in the 2012 E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
Mazares said, “I’m excited about joining the strong team Christian and Ciarán have built and look forward to helping SFL Data become a global leader in eDiscovery services, as well as the “company of choice” for talented sales, operations and technology professionals.”
About SFL Data
SFL Data is the first eDiscovery service provider to deliver a fixed-price managed service enabling Fortune 500 corporate legal departments and law firms to gain a world-class eDiscovery function without building it internally. An eDiscovery managed service can reduce litigation costs by more than 50 percent and achieve better control, visibility, and defensible results. SFL Data’s clients include Oracle, VMware, and more than 100 Am Law 250 law firms. More information is available at 415-392-2900 or at discovia.com.