Kivu – A Dynamic Leadership Team

Kivu’s leadership team is composed of legal, technology and business experts.  Our team members:

  • Have worked in Fortune 100 companies and Big 4 consulting firms
  • Have founded or worked at successful start-up companies
  • Hold one or more of the following credentials: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), EnCase certified computer forensics investigator (EnCE), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Have testified in state and federal courts
  • Have developed information assurance programs and conducted information security risk assessments
  • Have significant experience in software development, information architecture and search engine technology
  • Regularly publish and speak on computer forensics, electronic discovery, incident response, technology risk, and international privacy topics
  • Train others on best practices and emerging legal and technology issues


Corporate Leadership

Kim Niquette – Chief Executive Officer
John Garrison – Chief Financial Officer and VP of Operations
Shawn Melito – Management Analyst


Regional Leadership

Winston Krone – Global
Adam DeMonaco – West Coast
Elgan Jones – East Coast

Directors/ Associate Directors

Douglas Brush, Director of Cyber Investigations
Thomas Langer, Director of Cyber Investigations
Shelly MA, Associate Director of Cyber Investigations
Melanie Maugeri, Associate Director of Cyber Investigations
Tim Schmidt, Associate Director of e-Discovery & Cyber Investigations