Director of Discovery Programs - Microsoft
As Director of Discovery Programs, E.J. Bastien is the head of eDiscovery and Litigation Support for Microsoft’s Litigation, Competition Law, and Compliance Group. During his 14 years there, he has been an integral part of the small team responsible for re-envisioning Microsoft’s approach to eDiscovery from the ground up, defining the internal processes for the identification, preservation, and collection of ESI, and shepherding it through the stages of processing, analytics, and review. He partners closely with Microsoft’s product development teams, planning and testing the platforms’ eDiscovery feature sets, and ensuring the company’s legal processes evolve in step with the technology it creates.