John Hartman — Principal, TERIS Texas
John Hartman specializes in business development, management and sales of advanced eDiscovery and forensic technologies in his position as Managing Partner of TERIS in Austin, Texas. He brings 20 years of experience in the litigation support industry to the company, including 15 years as a general manager, partner or owner.
Working with the philosophy that “equal value yields long term success” Hartman has a driven focus to provide value to the customer, employee and company. Hartman attributes TERIS-Austin’s year over year growth to a culture where consistency and solution minded thought processes create customer and employee retention. With oversight of the Texas marketplace, Hartman engages in all aspects of the customer relationship, from sales through process and workflow engineering.
Hartman founded TERIS-Austin (formerly Digital Discovery Solutions) in 2003. Before that time he held positions as partner at XCEL Document Solutions, general manager at RLS Legal Solutions and managing partner at IKON Document Solutions.
Richard Saldivar — Principal, Arizona/Texas
Richard Saldivar has 19 years of substantial experience in litigation and business consulting, with a unique combination of experience and education in both the technology and business disciplines. He has led large, multi-disciplinary teams and transformed two companies within the electronic discovery services area and has experience in a broad spectrum of industries including high technology, professional services, entrepreneurial business and manufacturing.
Previously, Saldivar was president of the largest privately held Litigation Support Company in the United States, RLS Legal Solutions L.L.C. in Houston, Texas, primarily focused on litigation support. His background includes many years of management and cost containment experience, beginning with key management roles at United Parcel Service and IKON Office Solutions. During his tenure with UPS, he set many management and cost containment records and had the highest sales growth and volume growth in the company by bringing unique solutions to clients that included Dell Computer, GolfSmith and others. At IKON, he set numerous records for revenue growth, operating income and collection/cash flow while improving employee morale and productivity.