Robert Hichens has more than twenty-five years of experience in corporate IT and information governance-related consulting, with a focus on the strategic utilization of technology and the improvement of employee engagement and motivation through culture campaigns and programs.

Mr. Hichens’ background brings together the disciplines of technology, business, change management, and law, allowing him to deliver a wide range of information governance, insider data theft protection, data privacy, and eDiscovery consulting services. His extensive experience crosses almost all industries, including energy, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, aerospace, consumer products, and financial services.

Mr. Hichens previously worked at two large consulting firms. His experience also includes roles as an IT partner and director for Mortgage Operations and Compliance at a real estate investment trust, global IT director for Design and Development Systems at a major manufacturing company; and senior manager in Arthur Andersen’s Legal Technology practice. He held a variety of technology positions at a leading global security company and aerospace company.

Mr. Hichens focuses on developing strong business relationships and streamlining business processes for corporations, utilizing technology and employee engagement to yield efficiencies to existing operations, and reducing costs.

Employment History

Huron Legal (and Legacy LECG)
Senior director
2008 – 2014

New Century Financial
IT business partner
2006 – 2008

Mattel Corporation
2002 – 2005

Arthur Andersen
Senior manager
1998 – 2002

Northrop Grumman Corporation
1985 – 1998

Professional Affiliations

Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA)

Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council (CGOC)

Preservation Excellence (PREX)

Areas of Expertise


Pepperdine University

Northern Illinois University
BS, Computer Science