Chief Executive Officer, KrolLDiscovery
Mr. Weiler co-founded LDiscovery in 2005, which acquired Kroll Ontrack in 2016. Since its inception, LDiscovery has emerged as one of the top eDiscovery vendors in the United States. LDiscovery has been recognised by Socha-Gelbman, INC 5000, Deloitte 500, and has repeatedly earned kCura’s Orange-level Relativity Best in Service designation. Mr. Weiler also received Ernst & Young’s Washington, DC entrepreneur of the year award in 2014.
Prior to co-founding LDiscovery, Mr. Weiler co-founded and built On-Site Sourcing into a $40 million litigation support and electronic discovery services company, named in a survey of the American Lawyer top 100 law firms as one of the top five imaging and coding services companies and one of the ten best electronic discovery firms in the United States.
Mr. Weiler graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1985 and served in the United States Navy as a surface warfare officer and as a Navy Senate Liaison Officer in Washington, D.C. from 1985 until September 1991. He also worked for Pitney Bowes Management Services as a manager from September 1991 through December 1992.
As a former 1st team Washington Post All Met Receiver, MVP of Navy’s 1984 football team, and the father to three college athletes, Mr. Weiler has devoted the majority of his free time over the past fifteen years to coaching young men in youth basketball and high school football. Since 1997, Mr. Weiler has been the head or assistant coach to AAU, county and CYO basketball teams, and two high school football teams in Northern Virginia.
Joining the Lake Braddock Secondary School Staff in 2004 as the offensive coordinator, Mr. Weiler helped engineer the greatest turnaround in Virginia, Maryland and DC history from 2004 to 2005, win five district championships, two straight Northern Region titles, and a trip to the Virginia state final in 2009. Mr. Weiler also personally donated $200k for the building of two field turf fields at the school.
Managing Director, Western Europe, Kroll Ontrack
Mr. Bridge has been at the helm of Western European activity for the Data & Storage Technologies division since 2006. He has been with Kroll Ontrack for over twenty years, moving from sales to global channel manager to business development manager to managing director. This has led to Mr. Bridge having an extremely well rounded view of the company and an in-depth knowledge of the industry.
Mr. Bridge has insight into all areas of the Data & Storage Technologies business and can offer an expert opinion and insight into Kroll Ontrack as a business; its vision, values and corporate strategy, as well as advice on business continuity, information management and channel and partner strategies.
In addition to leading the UK business, Phil manages operations in France, Belgium, Ireland, Spain and Portugal.
Vice President of European Data Recovery
As Vice President for the EMEA Data & Storage Technologies business line, Mr. Böhret is responsible for the data recovery business of Kroll Ontrack in Europe with laboratories and sales offices in 12 countries. In this position, he is the front man of the European Senior Leadership Group of Kroll Ontrack for the data recovery business.
He joined the company in 1996 when the German operation was founded and built it up to an operation with more than 75 employees serving customer needs 24/7/365. Under his leadership, Kroll Ontrack expanded into Italy, Switzerland, Poland and into the Nordics and became the leader in EMEA.
Previous to Kroll Ontrack, Mr. Böhret worked as European Sales Manager for Hengstler GmbH and as project manager at Stark Systemstechnik. He studied computer science in Munich and business administration with a focus on marketing and computers in Stuttgart.
Besides his engagements in management, he made his mark with numerous publications in the sector of IT security and software, e.g. as the co-author of the book “The man in the software development.”
VP Global Marketing, Data & Storage Technologies
Stefan Schnettler leads global marketing for Kroll Ontrack, the data and storage technology business unit of KrolLDiscovery. In his role, Mr. Schnettler is accountable for marketing strategy and execution, including the digital and e-commerce marketing strategy for Kroll Ontrack. Mr. Schnettler is a senior business leader with international experience in marketing, service and channel sales with a strong focus on creating value for the business.
Previous to Kroll Ontrack, Mr. Schnettler worked at Computer Associates (CA) for seven years with his most recent role being vice president responsible for product and solutions marketing in EMEA. Prior to CA, he was the marketing director for PeopleSoft.
Before moving into sales and marketing, Mr. Schnettler did hold various technical and service management roles at Siemens Nixdorf and Aspect. Stefan Schnettler earned a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Paderborn.