InfoGov Hotseat is a podcast hosted by Jim Merrifield, a certified information governance officer and professional with over a decade of experience in the industry. In each episode, Jim engages in candid conversations with practitioners, consultants, and solution providers on hot topics in the information governance field. Their discussions provide valuable insights and practical advice on managing information assets while navigating legal and regulatory challenges.
As the Director of Information Governance & Business Intake at Robinson & Cole LLP, Jim brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the podcast. He co-founded the first-ever conference focused exclusively on information governance, InfoGovCon, and is an active member of industry associations such as ILTA, IAPP, and ARMA. In addition, Jim has published numerous publications and frequently discusses information governance and data privacy issues. With its focus on real-world scenarios and practical solutions, InfoGov Hotseat is a must-listen for anyone interested in information governance and data management.
Harold Westervelt is a seasoned business leader passionate about driving growth and innovation. With a background in financial services and software companies, Harold has held multiple executive-level positions and brings a wealth of experience to his role as CEO of FileTrail.
FileTrail is a record management and information governance leader, providing best-in-class solutions to the legal sector and other industries. Harold joined the company in the fall of 2021 to lead its continued growth and development.
With an MBA in Finance from California State University, East Bay, Harold deeply understands the financial and strategic considerations necessary for successful business operations. His focus on innovation and customer-centric solutions has driven success at previous companies and will surely be a driving force at FileTrail.
When he’s not working, Harold enjoys spending time with his wife and four children and playing golf. He splits his time between Austin, TX, and Maryland.
With Harold at the helm, FileTrail is poised for continued success and growth, building on its reputation as an industry leader in records management and information governance.