Mergers & Acquisitions: How to Handle your Data

Featuring Oracle


Join us live Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

11am PST | 1pm CST | 2pm EST

Historically, mergers and acquisitions have always been difficult, but in the age of endless cloud-based tools, these processes have become even more complex. From multiple toolsets to governance processes, to differing retention policies, when two organizations join together handling all this data gets complicated. 

In this 1:1 chat with Lisa Ripley, Director of eDiscovery & Information Governance, from Oracle who has led her organization through ten plus years of mergers and acquisitions, will explore the intricacies of data merging, how to prepare for mergers and acquisitions, the stakeholders that need to be involved, and strategies to help establish consistent policies to simplify the entire process.

We will cover: 

  • Making data discoverable 
  • How to handle dark data
  • Cross department collaboration
  • Establishing cohesive governance policies 


Lisa Ripley

Director of eDiscovery & Information Governance, Legal Operations

Lisa has been with Oracle since 2010 and head of eDiscovery and Information Governance since 2015. As head of eDiscovery, Lisa develops and implements policies, processes and technology to manage eDiscovery activities in support of Oracle’s Legal, Investigative, M&A and Audit teams. As head of Information Governance, Lisa manages a team of professionals focused on developing and advocating information governance processes for implementation across the global enterprise. Prior to Oracle, Lisa was the Global Manager of eDiscovery for Sun Microsystems. Lisa has a cybersecurity, investigative, legal, and technical background. Lisa holds the CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification. Lisa frequently speaks on the topics of eDiscovery, Information Governance, and Cybersecurity.

Scott McVeigh

Senior Solutions Consultant 

Scott McVeigh is the Senior Solutions Consultant at Onna, a Knowledge Integration Platform on a mission to make enterprise information accessible, useful, and private. Onna currently integrates with over 30 of today's most popular applications and helps companies with Compliance, Information Governance, eDiscovery, and more. Scott has over 15 years of experience in the Information Governance space, and was previously the VP of Service Delivery at Deloitte.

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