Congratulations to SMP alumnus Michael Suchsland, who was recently appointed as an independent director of Epiq Systems, Inc., effective March 2, 2016. Epiq is a leading global provider of integrated technology and services for the legal profession, including electronic discovery, bankruptcy, and class action and mass tort administration.
Michael Suchsland brings 25 years of experience in executive and senior advisor roles for legal and information services and software companies, including Thomson Reuters where he was president of its legal business segment from 2012 to 2014. Prior to that, he was senior vice president, then president, of Thomson Reuters’ corporate/government/academic business. He is currently a principal at Joplin Consulting, a firm he founded in 2014, which serves private equity firms and companies in information, software and services. Mr. Suchsland holds an M.B.A. with distinction from Northwestern University.