Ryan O’Leary is a Research Manager in IDC’s Security and Trust research program covering Privacy and Legal Technology.  In this role, Mr. O’Leary leverages his legal experience to provide perspective on changes in laws, shifting regulation, and other market forces that affect technology decision making today for both law firms and corporations.  He also provides thought leadership that technology suppliers and technology buyers may use to develop effective strategy for the future.  Mr. O’Leary’s core research coverage includes the evolution of eDiscovery and legal technology. As well as, the evolution of privacy compliance technology and impacts of new and emerging data privacy regulation.