Ronald J. Hedges is a Senior Counsel with Dentons US LLP. He served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the District of New Jersey for over 20 years. Ron speaks and writes on a variety of topics, many of which are related to electronic information, including procedural and substantive criminal law, information governance, litigation management, and integration of new technologies such as artificial intelligence, block chain and telemedicine into existing information governance policies and procedures. Among other things, Ron is the co-chair of the Pretrial Practice and Discovery Committee of the ABA Section of Litigation. He is the lead author of a guide for federal judges on electronically stored information, https://www.fjc.gov/content/323370/managing-discovery-electronic-information-third-edition-2017. His biography is available at https://www.dentons.com/en/ronald-hedges.