As part of the Information Governance, Privacy and Security services practice of FTI Technology, Mr. Kelly advises clients on all aspects of information lifecycle management, with particular focus on developing and implementing information governance processes and technology. He has expertise advising clients in regulated industries on privacy compliance and preparedness. Mr. Kelly leverages more than a decade of experience in legal technology, data discovery and data governance to advise clients on evolving technologies, including cloud-based repositories, dynamic social media platforms, and the shifting landscape associated with cross-border transactions for global enterprises.
He understands the importance of legal and e-discovery teams having a seat at the decision-making table and how to align an organization’s legal needs with those of cross-functional teams. Mr. Kelly has assisted corporations in understanding their master data map, interdependencies, areas presenting risk and developing solutions to overcome the same. Sean provides clients with strategies for change management, obtaining collaborative, cross-department sponsorship, and effective employee training and strategic communications to support IG efforts.
Prior to joining FTI in 2016, Mr. Kelly worked for Johnson & Johnson where he was responsible for e-discovery and data governance issues across business sectors, advising internal stakeholders and outside counsel on best practices in collection, forensic technology, document review and cost control. Mr. Kelly earned his bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina and holds a Master of Science in Management - Information Systems as well as a Master of Business Administration. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists. Kelly is a frequent speaker and thought leader, having been published in Corporate Counsel, ISACA Journal, Bloomberg Law, and ILTA Peer-to-Peer.