Using social media analytics to enhance M&A due diligence
In this Insights, Lisa Dane discusses how social media analytics may help inform the investment process. Using specialized software to swiftly gather...
Ms. Dane is a vice president in the Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice at CRA. She has over 25 years of experience in the field of white collar investigations including fraud and corruption, asset tracing, business intelligence, due diligence, and litigation support for law firms and multi-national companies.
Working closely with attorneys, data analysts, forensic accountants, and computer forensics specialists, Ms. Dane has led numerous global investigations of Ponzi schemes, FCPA matters, asset recovery, internal fraud, activist issues, and reputational due diligence of individuals and entities in sensitive pre-transaction matters.
Ms. Dane also has distinct expertise in pioneering the application of social media analytics to gather intelligence in various types of investigations and litigation support matters by using specialized software that uncovers social media connections between individuals as well as relevant commentary that may prove pivotal in a matter.
Prior to joining CRA, Ms. Dane was a Senior Managing Director and Co-Leader of FTI Consulting’s Global Risk & Investigations Practice, as well as a senior leader of Deloitte’s Business Intelligence Services practice.
Lisa is proud to lead CRA’s pro bono efforts for Sanctuary for Families, New York’s leading service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and related forms of gender violence, and she serves as a member of their Legal Advisory Council.