Doug DePeppe has practiced multidisciplinary cyber law since 2004 while serving in cyber operations offices in the US Government, in the US Military, and in private practice. He served on the White House 60-day Cyberspace Policy Review as part of the Lawyers Working Group in 2009. He holds a Master of Laws degree with a focus on national security law and cyber law from The George Washington University Law School, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law. He also serves as Board President of the Cyber Resilience Institute, and leads its Sports-ISAO Program Office; and in 2018, he was inducted into the Information Sharing Hall of Fame.
Brian Meegan has practiced law since 1997, primarily in the area of Mergers and Acquisitions, and has been a leading innovator in the legal industry over the last decade. Brian founded Watson Ltd. in 2011, a paralegal and back-office management service for law firms that supports firms across the country. He is also the founder and Managing Member of Evergent Law LLC, a corporate transactional law firm that also serves as the exclusive LegalZoom Attorney Services Plan representative for Colorado, which through innovative and streamlined processes, services many thousands of Legalzoom customers every year. Indeed, these processes served as inspiration for OnCall Cyber and, today, the paralegal services of Watson have been incorporated into the Breach Notifications service of OnCall Cyber. Brian also serves as a Special Advisor to the Cyber Resilience Institute.
Entrepreneur, Jim Hideman has a vast telecommunications background that began in 1996 with MCI. He founded Telexicom, a technology advisory firm in 2003. Since then, he has been laser focused on seeking out disruptive game changing technologies that turn antiquated ‘ways of doing business’ on their head. With a focus on small to medium business’, he has brought hand crafted, enterprise technology solutions to an under-served marketplace. With his industry tenure, and global vision, Jim is an advisor to think tank, Universal Broadband and Technology Services International, where he is actively involved in bringing Internet services to West Africa. He also serves on the board of the El Paso County Innovation and Technology Committee and is a member of Infraguard, a partnership between the FBI and private sector.
Tim Opsitnick is at the forefront of practitioners addressing issues involved in the security and discovery of electronically stored information. He has conducted numerous continuing legal education seminars regarding cybersecurity, data privacy, electronic discovery, and other technology issues. In addition, he has served as a court appointed Special Master and as an expert witness. His clients include United States and international law firms and companies. Tim founded JURINNOV Ltd. (“JURINNOV”) in 2000. JURINNOV provided data privacy, cybersecurity, computer forensics and eDiscovery services and was acquired by Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. (TCDI) in 2016. Prior to that time, Tim was with the law firm of Jones Day, where he was a member of the Litigation and Product Liability sections. His practice concentrated on the management of complex, multi-district litigation.