Robert Link is an accomplished Information Explorer, Data Guru, Defender of Truth, and Provocateur of Thought who has dedicated his career to reducing risk in the financial and legal sectors. With a strong foundation in Information Security & Risk/Data Management concepts, Robert has spent over 10 years implementing data-driven solutions and advocating for privacy and risk management best practices. He is an EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) and has 8+ years of experience in eDiscovery & Internal Investigations.
Robert is highly skilled in managing and governing MSPs and vendor driven technical environments. He has successfully deployed enterprise eDiscovery solutions such as Electronic Review, Collections Software, and Litigation Hold Technology. Robert is experienced in IBM Atlas eDiscovery, Kroll Ontrack & Relativity Review Platforms, and Opextext EnCase Enterprise.
Robert obtained his education in Computer & Information Technology at Purdue University. He is currently the Associate Director of Risk Management at Kirkland & Ellis and previously held various positions at CNA Insurance, including Director of Information Security, eDiscovery & Investigations, Sr. eDiscovery & Forensics Specialist, and IT Security - Systems/Software Engineer Analyst. Robert is also a former Chapter President at Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity Indiana Delta Chapter.
Robert has a lifetime commitment to promoting diversity & inclusion in the workplace and is passionate about education, social justice, and technological evolution. He firmly believes that data integrity can save the world, and Data Privacy Rights are Human Rights.