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Bryce M. Welke Named Forensic Services Manager

Silicon Valley, California – July 17, 2013 – BlackStone Discovery, a leading provider of litigation support services for law firms and corporations, announces the appointment of Bryce M. Welke to Forensic Services Manager. The addition of Mr. Welke to BlackStone Discovery’s “Digital Evidence Management – Practice Group” significantly enhances the team’s expertise in data acquisition and data analysis.  

“Bryce is the ideal resource for our team, he has in-depth knowledge of hardware and software design integrated with strong investigative skills,” said John P. Kelly, President of BlackStone. “Bryce has done it all in the forensic world – from preserving every Apple product imaginable, collecting data from all sorts of smart phones and cloud-based applications to repairing and analyzing exotic hardware from all over – he is a digital evidence genius.”  

As Forensic Services Manager, Mr. Welke will be responsible for delivering professional services to BlackStone’s corporate and law firm clients. Services ranging from data identification, analysis, forensic imaging, targeted collections, strategic filtering and related investigative reporting. With an advanced technical background, Mr. Welke will conduct case investigations, forensic services, and consult on technical solutions and platforms.  
 
Prior to BlackStone Discovery Mr. Welke was a Forensic Technology Consultant at StoneTurn Group LLP, where he managed and supported many high profile forensic investigations. Mr. Welke holds a degree in Computer Engineering from the University of California Santa Barbara, and was also the founder of the UC Santa Barbara Ice Hockey Team.

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