NEWS  |  July 09, 2024

Digital Forensics Expert Joins Cimplifi™ as Director of Investigations

James KempVanEe Brings Forensics and Cyber Investigations Experience to Cimplifi


NEW YORK – July 9, 2024 — Cimplifi, an integrated eDiscovery services and contract analytics provider, announced today that James (Jim) KempVanEe has joined as Director of Investigations to lead the forensics and collections practice, driving the strategy and commercial objectives of the business.

KempVanEe is passionate about validating new technologies and frequently serves as a beta tester for emerging platforms. His innovative use of modern technologies and workflows has resulted in several published case studies, showcasing quick and effective resolution of investigations. His methodologies have been widely disseminated across the United States and Canada.

“Jim’s leadership and expertise in forensics and cyber investigations uniquely qualify him to grasp the challenges forensics and collections pose to our clients,” said Ari Perlstein, Chief Technology Officer of Cimplifi.  “With Jim joining our talented team of forensics experts, our knowledge and experience in forensics and collections is unparalleled.”

In his new role, KempVanEe will oversee the team of investigators and digital forensics examiners, leading investigations throughout all phases of the forensic data lifecycle. This includes identifying, collecting, analyzing, and preserving digital data used in legal, investigatory, or regulatory situations.

“I am thrilled to bring my experience to Cimplifi,” said KempVanEe. “This team has significant forensics and collections experience coupled with top-of-the-line tools enabling us to provide unrivaled support and advice to meet the forensics needs of our clients.”

KempVanEe began his career in digital forensics in 1999 while working as a police criminal investigator. He quickly progressed to overseeing digital forensics services for the Tennessee State Attorney General’s Office before transitioning to the private sector, where he assumed the role of VP of Digital Forensics for a private company in Nashville.    Before joining Cimplifi, he spearheaded the development of formal digital forensic services for the Broward Sheriff’s Office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Possessing a master’s degree in digital forensics, thousands of hours of specialized training in forensics and cyber investigations, alongside multiple internationally recognized certifications, KempVanEe stands as a state and federally recognized subject matter expert in his field.


About CimplifiTM
Cimplifi is a leading integrated legal services provider, leveraging technology and expertise to simplify the experience of eDiscovery and contract analytics for law firms and legal departments. Our client-centric ecosystem and experience offers a curated portfolio of technology-enabled solutions that integrates proprietary tools and automated workflows with market-leading software to deliver an easy-to-use, end-to-end system that streamlines processes, unifies reporting, and empowers users. For more than two decades, clients have relied on our expertise and ingenuity to solve complex challenges, bring innovative solutions, and deliver intelligence and insight to help them manage risk, control costs, and get more done, more effectively and with far less effort and stress. Cimplifi is ISO 27001 certified and is a division of System One. Learn more at


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