Edward M. Stroz is the founder and Executive Chairman of Stroz Friedberg, a global leader in investigations, intelligence and risk management. Ed oversees the firm’s growth and client development, while ensuring the maintenance of its distinctive culture. He also provides hands on strategic consulting in investigations, intelligence and due diligence, plus cyber and physical security.
Before starting the firm, Ed was a Special Agent with the FBI where he formed their computer crime squad in New York. Trained as a Certified Public Accountant, he has extensive experience in investigations of white collar crime including bank fraud and securities fraud, and has testified in court numerous times as an expert witness. Ed is a trustee of Fordham University, his alma mater, and serves as an advisor to the Center on Law and Information Policy (CLIP) at Fordham Law School. Ed also sits on the Board of Directors of the Crime Commission of New York City, an independent non-profit organization focused on criminal justice and public safety policies and practices. He also serves on the New York State Courts System E-Discovery Working Group, established to provide ongoing support and expertise to the New York State Judiciary in the area of e-discovery.