FTI Consulting Bolsters Forensic Technology, E-discovery and Data & Analytics Capabilities in India
Amit Jaju Joins as a Senior Managing Director and Leader of FTI Technology in Mumbai
MUMBAI, Nov. 19, 2018 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced that Amit Jaju has joined as a Senior Managing Director and Head of the firm’s Technology segment in India. Based in Mumbai, Mr. Jaju’s expertise will further enhance FTI Consulting’s forensic technology, e-discovery and data & analytics services in the region, and drive support for clients facing challenges with regulatory compliance, cross-border investigations and the increasingly complex global corporate legal climate.
“Demand for trusted advisors with deep expertise in cross-border electronic discovery, global digital forensic investigations and data analytics is growing rapidly worldwide,” said Sophie Ross, Global Chief Executive Officer of FTI Technology. “The firm’s Technology segment is expanding to accommodate our clients’ needs across a broad range of challenges and jurisdictions. As our new leader in India, Amit further enhances our ability to serve clients regionally and across the globe.”
Mr. Jaju was previously a Partner and Head of Forensic Technology at EY India. In this role, he created market-leading solutions for financial crime, cyber incident response, analytics and software licensing for both domestic and international clients. He has led high-profile engagements involving financial crime, sanctions, anti-money laundering and cross-border fraud. He has delivered to various regulators, including the Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Board of India and Reserve Bank of India, and he has acted as an expert witness in international courts for clients defending their intellectual property against infringements.
Mr. Jaju is part of India’s think tank group on blockchain and fintech and regularly writes for leading newspapers. He has delivered keynote addresses at various conferences in India and overseas for associations such as IAITAM, ACFE, ASSOCHAM, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, NASSCOM and BP&RD. His study on insider threats was published by Cambridge University Press and featured in the courseware at Cambridge University.
“Worldwide, FTI Technology has a reputation for specialized expertise in areas that bring the most risk to large, multi-national corporations,” Mr. Jaju said. “In India, these companies need support navigating a range of issues, including compliance, remediation, regulatory disputes and financial crime. I look forward to bringing my expertise in large, complex cross-border matters to help our clients mitigate risk and protect their most valuable assets.”
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