Employing the very latest in machine learning and artificial intelligence, IT.com is a company that believes the long-term solution to the eDiscovery problem is largely technological. IT.com is deeply invested in leveraging technological advances to improve upon the inefficient process of eDiscovery today.
Mark Cordover is the founder and CEO of IT.com. Mr. Cordover came to the world of technology by way of the financial markets. He founded a hedge fund in 1983 which continues today as a private investment vehicle. He has co-founded a portfolio management software company (AFS Trade), was an early investor in the first Internet Service Provider (PSINet), where he worked closely with the founders to effect the first trial of internet over cable TV lines in 1995 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and then guided PSINet through a public offering and a substantial secondary public financing. In Europe, he established a joint venture for PSINet to provide an internet backbone throughout the continent over the Hermes Railtel railroad rights-of-way, which project was joint-ventured with George Soros. Cordover subsequently seed financed the first online customer service software company (Business Evolution Inc) which was sold to Kana for $140mm, and also invested in Crossgain, the first company to attempt to offer web services on a hosted basis, which was sold to BEA systems in 2001.
Aron Culotta is Chief Scientist at IT.com. Mr. Culotta leads our scientific effort to invent and apply machine learning techniques to our applications. He is responsible for all aspects of topic imputation and its use in the service of information retrieval. Aron holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and wrote his doctoral thesis on "Learning and Inference in Probabilistic Logic with Application to Natural Language Processing." He has written over twenty papers on machine learning involving information extraction, topic modeling, and relation and pattern discovery. He is a Microsoft Research Fellow, and has interned at Google and IBM. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from both Tulane University in Computer Science and from the Jesuit High School in New Orleans, La.
Sean Wilcox is the Executive Vice President of IT.com's enterprise business, based in Silicon Valley. Prior to joining IT.com, Mr. Wilcox was the Sr. Director of Marketing for Clearwell Systems, the leading eDiscovery company for enterprises, where he led Clearwell's marketing team through a period tremendous growth–from company launch to its $410MM acquisition by Symantec Corporation. Before Clearwell, Mr. Wilcox held marketing and sales management positions with Proofpoint and VeriSign, Inc. At VeriSign, Mr. Wilcox directed marketing for VeriSign's Managed PKI Services through its successful initial public offering in 1999. Under his stewardship VeriSign's market share in the enterprise security service market grew from 22% to over 60%. Prior to VeriSign, Mr. Wilcox was the Product Lead for S&P Stock Reports and S&P Marketscope Internet products for Standard & Poor's in New York City. Mr. Wilcox started his career at Merrill Lynch where he managed the development of Merrill Lynch OnLine (MLOL). MLOL is an Internet-based service that allows Merrill Lynch retail customers to access account information securely on the Internet–the first of its kind for the firm.