PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - March 20, 2017) - Zapproved, Inc., a pioneer in developing cloud‐based software for corporate legal departments, today announced that Steve Vranas has joined the team as Regional Vice President. Vranas has a well-deserved reputation within the electronic discovery industry where he has been prominent in advancing the use of software technology for managing electronic discovery.
Vranas most recently served as a sales executive with Logikcull after having worked for 8 years with Recommind. Vranas began his career in e-discovery in 2002 with IE Discovery and then moved to Zantaz, which was acquired by Autonomy during this period, to work on e-discovery software and services. At Recommind, Vranas played a key role in growing the company's share with Fortune 1000 companies, the federal government and AmLaw 100 law firms. His contributions extended well beyond sales as he was a co-inventor of three patents for predictive coding.
"We are excited to have Steve join our team to help expand our reach into corporate and federal legal teams. He has a unique background in our industry that has earned him a reputation as one of the most respected voices in electronic discovery," said Monica Enand, CEO and Founder of Zapproved Inc. "He will be instrumental in helping Zapproved continue as the fastest growing e-discovery software company serving Corporate America."
"Zapproved has emerged as a leading innovator in electronic discovery in how they fulfill the needs of in-house legal professionals. They have an impressive list of customers and I am excited about helping increase their lead in taking control over their e-discovery practices," said Vranas. "I am joining Zapproved because of the company culture that is best reflected by their incredibly happy clients. The level of customer satisfaction Zapproved has earned is unprecedented in this space," he added.
Vranas is based in the Washington, D.C. area.
About Zapproved, Inc.
Founded in 2008 in Portland, Ore., Zapproved, Inc. is a pioneer in developing cloud‐based software for corporate legal departments. The Z‐Discovery Platform returns power to in‐house corporate legal teams and helps them navigate electronic discovery with minimal risk and cost, and it sets new standards for scalability and intuitive design. The company's flagship product, Legal Hold Pro, is widely adopted by Fortune 500 and Global 2000 corporations and has earned recognition as the Best E‐Discovery Legal Hold Product at the 2015 and 2016 Legaltech News Innovation Awards, Best of the National Law Journal 2014 - 2016. Zapproved was recognized in Deloitte's 2016 Technology Fast 500, the 2014 Inc. 500 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S., and was named as a "vendor to watch" in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for E‐Discovery. Zapproved is EU-US Privacy Shield certified and is SOC2 ® Type 2 certified which validates that Zapproved's systems have controls in place to protect against unauthorized access (both physical and logical).