Gregory A. Olson
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Data Recovery and Software Senior Vice President
Greg Olson provides executive and strategic leadership for the global Data Recovery and Software business line. In his current role, Olson leads the strategic and tactical evolution of the world-class data recovery services and enterprise software solutions.
Olson joined the company in 1990 and has served in various executive leadership roles across operations, product line management and software development organisations. Olson is a globally recognised expert in the area of data recovery and an experienced executive with extensive operational, financial and technical knowledge with specialized expertise in the areas of data recovery, computer forensics, electronic discovery and software development processes.
Olson graduated cum laude from St. Cloud State University in Minn. with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering.
Senior Vice President, Consulting, Client Services and Operations
Cathleen Peterson is senior vice president of Kroll Ontrack Consulting, Client Services and Operations. In her role, Peterson is responsible for the strategy, growth and delivery of the client experience, and overseeing the day-today functions of client services and operations, as well as a full range of consulting services, including collection services, ESI consulting and review services.
Prior to joining Kroll Ontrack, Peterson was of counsel and the legal director of discovery analytics and review services for Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, where she consulted with clients and case teams on technology and all aspects of ediscovery, led the development of the firm's search analytics team and expanded discovery service offerings leveraging advanced technologies. Included in her many accomplishments, she designed, built and grew one of largest and most successful document review centers on the East Coast, deploying kCura's Relativity platform. Before joining Orrick, Peterson served as Counsel at WilmerHale, with an emphasis on large-scale SEC inquiries, complex litigation and internal investigations.
Peterson earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Utah and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania.
Vice President of Marketing
As vice president of marketing, Steve Schley has oversight responsibility for corporate marketing strategy, brand execution and thought leadership programmes. He holds deep experience with B2B software and services companies managing sales and marketing teams and transforming businesses through innovative go-to-market strategies.
Previous to Kroll Ontrack, Schley worked nearly ten years with CPA Global, most recently as vice president responsible for strategic planning and revenue growth in their legal services division. He is credited with developing the company’s first channel partner programme, establishing a network of product/service partners, consultants and resellers. Prior to CPA Global, Schley was president of a Minneapolis-based software firm that provided accounting and productivity tools to the accounting and legal industries.
Schley received his MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business, followed by Executive Leadership Education from Harvard Business School. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California in Entrepreneurship and Business.
Vice President, Finance
Shawn Abbas leads the organisation's finance group and is responsible for financial analysis/reporting, budgeting and forecasting across all business lines. A globally experienced financial executive with broad expertise, Abbas brings deep proficiency to Kroll Ontrack in organisational strategic planning and implementation, process improvements, international business, accounting, auditing and financial management, among others.
Previously, Abbas held various management positions at Kroll Ontrack and Larson Allen.
Abbas earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Todd R. Johnson
Vice President, Data & Storage Technologies Americas & Asia Pacific
An experienced data recovery executive, Todd Johnson is responsible for all revenue generating and customer support activities for the Data & Storage Technologies business line of Kroll Ontrack in the Americas and Asia Pacific. In recent years, Johnson drove geographic expansion and cleanroom facility development into Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and Singapore. His team of experts is responsible the full breadth of inbound sales, business development, lab and cleanroom engineering, and technical support teams.
Johnson earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Metropolitan State University