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Professional Services

Bishu Solomon Girma

VP, Client Services & Forensics EMEA, Epiq



As Vice President, Client Services, Forensics, and Information Governance for Epiq in Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Bishu sets the strategic vision of consultative service delivery combining technology expertise together with her legal background to ensure that her team can offer as much value and support to clients as possible. 

Bishu is also a champion of diversity and inclusion and is currently the Chair of the D&I Governing Committee at Epiq. She has held the position of Assistant Chapter Director for Women in eDiscovery’s London chapter for 2 years, during which time she participated in numerous events showcasing the remarkable talents and expertise of women within the eDiscovery profession in the UK. She also serves as a mentor both within her organisation and to aspiring legal and eDiscovery professionals in Canada and the UK. 

Contribution to Legal Tech

Bishu began her career in law practice and fell into eDiscovery early in her journey after managing multiple successful and high profile document review projects for large scale litigation and competition investigations. Having worked in a law firm, consulting firm, and now a technology and services provider, she uses her insights and expertise to collaborate with product development and sales in the creation of custom workflows and solutions for law firms and corporate clients. This diversity in experience has solidified her belief in the power of technology to transform the practice of law. Beyond efficiency, advanced analytics offer the gift of meaningful intelligent insights into data sets that can make the difference between a satisfactory deliverable and a decisive claim. 

In her service delivery leadership role, Bishu is responsible for ensuring the successful launch and integration of new products and solutions within Epiq. From machine translation programs to advanced analytics tools and technology that simplifies the DSAR process, Bishu has been involved in the mapping and rolling out of key strategic products within Epiq’s portfolio. In her oversight of Epiq’s managed services business in EMEA, Bishu has also worked collaboratively with clients to facilitate stakeholder engagement discussions that enable the successful implementation of managed services agreements that span the globe.

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Academia & Education

Rachel Rietveld

CEO - Head Research and Development, ArbeidsmarktResearch UvA B.V.