Baron Zhao

Managing Director, Technology

Hong Kong||+852 3768 4626

Baron Zhao is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and leads the firm’s Technology segment in China. He is based in Hong Kong.

Mr. Zhao has extensive experience in digital forensics, e-discovery, cybersecurity, and information governance, and he has advised clients in a wide range of large-scale and complex matters including cross-border litigations and disputes, digital investigations, cyber risk assessment, cyber incident response and regulatory inquiries across multiple jurisdictions including United States, China and Hong Kong SAR.

Mr. Zhao has supported clients across a number of sectors, including government, technology, manufacturing, gaming, financial services, and life sciences.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Zhao held several leadership positions within a “Big Four” consulting firm in New York and Hong Kong, where he headed the firm’s U.S. e-discovery operations and later led the firm’s forensic technology services in Hong Kong. Mr. Zhao also served as the lead of the hosting services for another prominent digital forensics company in New York, where he managed a group of analysts in providing forensics, e-discovery, and litigation support services.

Mr. Zhao holds a M.S. in Computer Science from New York University and a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Science and Technology Beijing. Mr. Zhao is fluent in English and Mandarin.

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