Karen Schuler BIO
Principal BDO Digital & Governance, Risk & Compliance National Practice Leader
Karen Schuler has a broad background in managing businesses that provide governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) services. During her career she has built and managed organizations that provide global investigations, litigation support, privacy, cyber investigations, and data breach notification, and GRC integrations and implementation services.
As founder of one of the first digital forensics consulting firms in the 1990s, she quickly became a thought leader in the areas of e-discovery and digital forensics and focused on intellectual property, securities, and insider trading investigations. Over the years she has authored wide-ranging information governance, data protection, and e-discovery books and articles and has provided expert testimony for several high stake’s litigation, among being named an expert in more than 100 cases over the last 15 years, as well as being a former Forensic Examiner for the United States Securities & Exchange Commission.