Modus eDiscovery, an eDiscovery company that provides advanced eDiscovery and managed services to law firms and corporations, announced today the appointment of board member, Steven Horan, as the company’s new Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Steven will lead all sales, operations and administrative initiatives to continue Modus’ positive momentum and growth.
Steven brings over 29 years’ experience helping global enterprises and emerging growth companies in private and public markets. Steven has developed sustained trust with customers, partners, team members, investors and board members, and has successfully raised, deployed and returned over $750M in capital. Prior to joining Modus’ board of directors, Steven served as CEO for Renew Data and CFO for Arsenal Digital Solutions delivering operating excellence and favorable shareholder returns.
Steven states, “Technology and data dynamics have impacted eDiscovery, but the core market mandates of relevance, timeliness, accessibility and cost efficiency have not changed. The market continues to evolve, and Modus is positioned seize this opportunity. We will build on our core strengths and leverage technology enhancements that will provide measurable value to our clients and partners.”
Patrick Weston, investor and board member from Azalea Capital states, “Steven has been an influential and contributing member of our board for over 3 years. His discipline, instincts and leadership acumen are impeccable and his empowered leadership style has been embraced by the leadership team.”
A skilled communicator and natural leader, Steven is joined by a seasoned eDiscovery management team including; COO Brian Kawasaki, CFO Rick Schmidt, VP of Sales Jason Hunter and VP of Marketing Bob Lorum.
Steven continues, “Some key elements are in place. We have a talented and committed team, deep industry knowledge and the will to win. As we continue to leverage technology and process excellence, we expect to see long-term growth and favorable client outcomes.”
Steven is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Business and Computer Science, a scholarship athlete and has remained faithful to the Pro Humanitate mandate. Steven has received numerous awards including the prestigious E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year. Steven also serves others through volunteer efforts with high school students, inner city youth and several projects to offset poverty and despair in Mexico and Haiti.
Modus is an evolving eDiscovery company that helps organizations assess, strategize and leverage critical business intelligence to optimize legal and enterprise-wide business results. Modus helps law firms and corporations optimize their eDiscovery matters by orchestrating pristine communication between people, processes and technologies. Modus’ advanced suite of eDiscovery and managed service solutions help clients leverage critical business intelligence to make better-informed legal business decisions.
Since inception in 2008, the company has experienced exponential gains in market share, thought-leadership and financial success by conducting extensive market research and reengineering the company’s products and services to align congruently with specific market needs.