Tamara Vitagliano is FRA’s Deputy Chief Technology Officer based in Washington, DC. She leads the strategic planning and implementation of emerging technologies to support FRA’s evolving business needs. Recognized for people management, she is effective at motivating, influencing, and facilitating communications across global offices, departments, and organizational levels.
Due to her uniquely diversified background in Technology, Digital Forensics, eDiscovery, Forensic Accounting, and Auditing, Tamara serves as the nexus between FRA’s Information Technology, Data Governance, and Finance teams. She is the principal adviser for secure and cost-effective technology-driven solutions and strategies for FRA and its clients and is passionate about positioning technology at the heart of the organization.
Over the course of her 16-year career, Tamara has defined and restructured technology departments, growing them into leading operational divisions. She has directed multiple complex global technology implementations, guiding the design and adoption of high tech workflows.
Tamara has consulted across the complete Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) life cycle, including data governance, information management, computer forensics, and litigation support matters. She has led numerous projects assisting clients in response to legal actions arising from internal investigations, insider trading, compliance violations, investment fraud, litigation, and regulatory inquiries from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), and the French Parquet National Financier (PNF).
Tamara helps multinational clients leverage innovative technology solutions to navigate the most complex data governance and risk challenges. She has extensive experience managing and supervising complex data collections, processing, review, analysis, and productions, in the context of cross-border investigations, internal investigations, litigation, and other contentious matters.
As a Nuix Workstation Data Discovery Master, Relativity Processing Specialist, Relativity Certified User, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Tamara not only has expert knowledge of industry-leading technology but also has the hands-on experience and business acumen needed to leverage the right tools in their best application to address unique information technology and data governance challenges.
Tamara earned her Executive MBA from Boston University’s Questrom School of Management and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with minors in Computer Information Systems and Spanish.