Kenya Dixon

Kenya Parrish-Dixon

General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer, Empire Technologies Risk Management Group


Kenya Parrish-Dixon is an expert in information governance, cybersecurity and eDiscovery. She is the General Counsel and the Chief Operating Officer for Empire Technologies Risk Management Group, a Cybersecurity, Information Governance, and eDiscovery company. Kenya was instrumental in the development of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Data Steward Program.

Before joining ETRM Group, she was the Director of White House Information Governance. Until 2018, Kenya was a supervisory attorney at the Federal Trade Commission. Kenya entered government work at the FDIC.

Prior to entering the eDiscovery and cybersecurity fields, Kenya practised law as a litigator at Epstein Becker & Green and McDermott Will & Emery. She also worked at Lockheed Martin.

Kenya is barred in the District of Columbia, holds the NARA Certificate of Federal Records Management, and is CEDS certified. Kenya frequently writes and speaks on the topics of information governance, cybersecurity, and eDiscovery. She serves on the boards of directors of ACEDS, Cybersecurity Law & Strategy, ACC’s Data Steward Program Working Group, and Women, Influence & Power in Law.

Joe Martinez

Chief Technology Officer, Empire Technologies Risk Management Group


Joe Martinez is a veteran of the United States Army, serving as a Counterintelligence Special Agent for over eight years. Post-military, Mr. Martinez served as Chief Technology Officer and SVP of Forensics, eDiscovery, and Hosting Services bringing his years of experience to complex litigation and helping to resolve issues.


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