Former CEO of Guidance Software Elected Chairman of the Board
Lindon, Utah – January 5, 2016 – AccessData Group, a leading provider of integrated digital forensics and e-discovery software, today announced the company’s board of directors has elected Victor Limongelli to serve as the new chairman of the board.
Limongelli is a highly regarded industry veteran, having served for seven years as president and CEO of Guidance Software, another leading player in the digital forensics and e-discovery software industry.
“Victor is a visionary with a proven track record of developing smart strategies for business expansion in many of the same markets where AccessData seeks to grow,” said Keith James, CEO of AccessData. “His leadership of our board will be a tremendous asset as we accelerate our investments in product development, customer support and global business development.”
Limongelli served in various executive positions, including CEO, at Guidance Software from 2003 – 2014. Prior to that, he served in executive roles at venture-backed start-ups in the Bay Area. He started his career as an attorney at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s largest law firms. Limongelli earned his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.
“I am grateful for the confidence shown in me by the directors of AccessData,” said Mr. Limongelli. “Keith leads an impressive team of professionals, and they have renewed AccessData’s focus on digital forensics and e-discovery, which is paying dividends both in the U.S. and abroad. I look forward to working with Keith and the rest of the board as the company concentrates on meeting customers’ digital forensics and e-discovery needs.”
AccessData has attracted significant attention in the digital forensics and e-discovery software markets this fall in the aftermath of new product releases. In October, the company announced the simultaneous launches of Summation® 6.0 and FTK® 6.0, improving interoperability between the industry’s only integrated forensics and e-discovery software platform. Also in October, SC Magazine called the AccessData® forensic tools its “hands-down overall favorite forensic tool set.” For more information, please visit
AccessData Group has pioneered digital forensics and e-discovery software development for more than 25 years. Over that time, the company has grown to provide both stand-alone and enterprise-class solutions that can synergistically work together to enable both criminal and civil e-discovery of any kind, including digital investigations, computer forensics, legal review, compliance, auditing and information assurance. More than 130,000 customers in law enforcement, government agencies, corporations and law firms around the world rely on AccessData software solutions, and its premier digital investigations products and services. AccessData Group is also a leading provider of digital forensics training and certification, with its AccessData Certified Examiner® (ACE®) and Mobile Phone Examiner Certification AME programs. For more information, please go to www.accessdata.com.
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