Craig Carpenter is the CEO of X1. Craig has 20 years of experience as a CEO, COO, CRO, CMO and General Counsel in the eDiscovery, compliance and cybersecurity spaces.
Prior to X1, Craig was the CEO of Fronteo (NASDAQ: FTEO), before which he was SVP of Sales at Kroll Ontrack until its acquisition by the Carlyle Group. Prior to Kroll Ontrack, Craig was CMO and then COO at AccessData, before which Craig spent 7 years as the VP of Marketing & Business Development and General Counsel at Recommind prior to its acquisition by Open Text (NASDAQ: OTEX). Before Recommind, Craig ran global marketing and channel teams at Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) prior to its IPO and at Mirapoint prior to its acquisition by Openwave (NASDAQ:SNCR).
Craig began his career as a practicing attorney at Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley in Silicon Valley. Craig has a JD and MBA from Santa Clara University and BAs in Political Science and History from UCLA where he played football and rowed crew.
Brent is the Chief Technology Officer for X1. Brent has more than 20 years of experience as an eDiscovery Consultant, Forensic Examiner. As an expert practitioner, Brent is uniquely positioned as a Leader in the Industry, drawing upon his diverse international experience having performed computer forensics and eDiscovery investigations for Federal and State Law Enforcement Agencies, Foreign Government, Department of Defense, Financial, Healthcare, Motion Picture, Energy and Manufacturing, among others.
Prior to X1, Brent spent seven years at Guidance Software, where he was the primary product manager and feature designer for Guidance Software’s EnCase® eDiscovery solution. Before Guidance Software he was a computer forensics investigator with the FBI, assigned to the Computer Crime Unit.
His qualifications include Certified EnCase® Examiner – EnCE®, FBI Computer Analysis and Response Team (CART) as well as the Dataflight Certified FYI Administrator Program (DCFA) certifications. Brent has a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science.
As Executive Vice President of Sales, Gregg is responsible for the company’s customer retention, partner development and new customer acquisition. He has 25+ years of enterprise software and services experience helping clients solve business challenges across all industry verticals.
Prior to joining X1, Gregg served as Vice President Sales and Marketing for Health Data Vision, Inc. where he led all sales, partner management, marketing and lead development initiatives. During his six year tenure with Guidance Software, Inc. (now Open Text Corporation) as Director of Sales, Gregg’s responsibilities grew from North Central U.S. to Central U.S. and LATAM regions providing solutions for eDiscovery, forensics and cybersecurity.
He has also led sales teams for prominent software companies like EMC Corporation (now Dell, Inc.), Infor Global Solutions and Candle Corporation (now IBM Company). Gregg has successfully and consistently built sales organizations that grow the revenues for his respective companies. He and his team thrive on aligning new and creative application software and services solutions to solve real-world customer problems.
As Executive Vice President of Operations, Tod oversees company operations, systems, and processes. Tod has been with X1 since 2005. Prior to his current position, he served as the company’s Director of Engineering and was responsible for the technical development of the .NET/WPF-based X1 Professional Client and the Java-based X1 Enterprise Server.
Before joining X1, Tod was the Director of Engineering at Temcor, a structural engineering firm. While there, he worked to modernize the software used to automate the design and fabrication of geodesic aluminum domes.
Prior to his tenure with Temcor, Tod was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, serving aboard the submarine USS Louisiana, SSBN 743, where he guided the ship through new construction and was involved in the validation and testing of the systems and crew.
As Executive Chairman of the Board, John shapes and guides the company’s strategy and vision. He has an extensive background and expertise in enterprise software, eDiscovery and corporate compliance, combining strong knowledge of both the law and the supporting technologies in those areas.
Prior to joining X1, John served nearly a decade at Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: GUID) where he held several senior management positions, including Chief Strategy Officer, Vice Chairman, Chief Legal Officer and President and CEO. While at Guidance, John led the transition of the company from start-up to a major enterprise software firm and grew revenues from $5 million to $40 million during his 3-year tenure as CEO.
Prior to joining Guidance, John spent eight years practicing law in the fields of commercial litigation and business transactions. John received an undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California and a JD from the Santa Clara University School of Law.
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