Anurag Spatzenegger is a Director in FRA’s Data Governance, Technology Solutions and Forensics practice based in Paris, France. As a leader of FRA’s global Development and Engineering team, he oversees the evaluation and adoption of new technologies. He is responsible for the development of custom middleware solutions to address clients’ needs in the areas of compliance, risk management, investigation and litigation support. Anurag has over 15 years of technology experience in database management, data analytics, automation and machine learning, as well as expertise in the design and implementation of workflows around data processes.
Anurag serves as a trusted consultant across all FRA divisions and its clients, assisting with the strategic integration of TAR workflows and advanced analytics, achieving both efficiency and effectiveness under demanding deadlines. A highly effective communicator, Anurag collaborates across teams, departments and global offices in order to achieve client-centric solutions to the frequently complex and unique challenges faced by companies and their legal counsel. As a member of FRA Pulse, an industry-leading think tank, Anurag researches emerging and cutting edge technologies, identifying solutions which will significantly improve business operations. He evaluates the adoption of these technologies for FRA and its clients, with a keen focus on integrating them into existing technology environments with minimum disruption.
With his deep understanding of systems and infrastructure, Anurag oversees the deployment and integration of technology into FRA’s operations and processes. He skilfully assimilates technologies into FRA’s service offerings, including the design of supporting operational workflows and processes, technical documentation, training and change management. Leading a team of highly experienced developers and engineers, Anurag manages the agile design, development and rollout of custom solutions for projects requiring highly specialized solutions to deliver cost-effective and timely results.
Over the course of his six years at FRA, Anurag has managed global anti-trust, bribery, corruption and intellectual property cases involving major European and US regulatory bodies and enforcement agencies such as the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the French Parquet National Financier (PNF), the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In addition, Anurag provided technical expertise to a multi-year DOJ monitorship of a global engineering company in the automotive sector. He has lead numerous investigative matters for international clients from the aerospace, banking, energy, financial, manufacturing, automotive and transportation sectors. Anurag has coordinated the deployment of multiple FRA mobile EDiscovery solutions onto client premises for complex multi-jurisdiction matters.