Gavin W. Manes, Ph.D.
Gavin W. Manes, Ph.D.
Dr. Gavin Manes is a nationally recognized expert in eDiscovery and digital forensics. Dr. Manes founded Avansic in 2004 after completing his Doctorate in Computer Science from the University of Tulsa. At Avansic, Dr. Manes is committed to high-technology innovation, research, and mentorship, and currently has several patents pending. Avansic's scientific approach to eDiscovery and digital forensics stems from his academic experience.
Dr. Manes has also briefed the White House, the Department of the Interior, the National Security Council, and the Pentagon on computer security and forensics issues.
Dr. Manes routinely serves as an expert witness for legal proceedings including courtroom testimony, depositions, and consulting with attorneys on data preservation issues. To maintain his expert standing, Dr. Manes contributes academic content that is published in peer-reviewed journals, he presents at conferences and symposia, and delivers university classroom lectures. His full curriculum vitae CV can be found here www.gavinmanes.com.
Dr. Manes has published over fifty papers on eDiscovery, digital forensics, and computer security, and has delivered hundreds of educational presentations to attorneys, executives, professors, law enforcement, and professional groups on topics ranging from eDiscovery issues to cyber law. Dr. Manes has also briefed the White House, the Department of the Interior, the National Security Council, and the Pentagon on computer security and forensics issues.
While at the University, Dr. Manes formed the Tulsa Digital Forensics Center, which houses Cyber Crimes Units from local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. He is a founder of the University of Tulsa’s Institute for Information Security, where he led the creation of nationally recognized research efforts in digital forensics and telecommunications security. Dr. Manes was recognized for his ambitious work when he received the Tulsa Metro Chamber’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Southwest Region.