Bill Smead formed SIGJ Services in 2001 to specialize in computer forensics. Since that time he has served as a consulting witness and as a testifying witness in cases involving theft of intellectual property, breach of contract, employment matters, civil rights, insurance fraud, criminal law and family law.

Attorneys, corporations, private investigators and individuals have used his computer forensics and data recovery services to successfully recover information from drives that were nonbootable, fully encrypted, reformatted or otherwise inaccessible. He uses specialized software and hardware specifically designed for data recovery and analysis. His training is from leading vendors in the computer forensics industry including AccessData, Guidance Software, NTI Consulting and CompuForensics, as well as from organizations including the HTCIA, Infragard, ISSA and the FBI.

He has served an adjunct instructor on computer forensics for Finger Lakes Community College in Canandaigua, New York, and as a member of a curriculum advisory team for Erie Community College in Buffalo, NY

Mr. Smead holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Lafayette College, as well as the CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional - (ISC)2) and (Certified Computer Examiner - ISFCE) certifications.