Our Team

Chief Operating Officer

Christoper Schmidt, Chief Operating Officer
EnCE, CHFI, CCO, CCPA

Chis Schmidt, Denver Colorado

Chris co-founded Forensic Pursuit in 2006. He has over 15 years of experience in computer forensics and programming.  From the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and the University of Denver College of Engineering, Chris is a certified EnCE and CHFI computer forensics investigator, a certified Cellebrite CCO and CCPA, and is NACSE certified in several engineering technologies. Chris has testified in both District and Federal court as well as for the Colorado Supreme Court. He organized and developed our mobile forensics division in 2009.  In large litigation cases involving vast collections with substantial follow-on analysis, he will guide the team of analysts to ensure meticulous care of the data throughout the entirety of the case. Chris uses his considerable knowledge and experience to solve complex issues for our clients.

He is a regular guest instructor on electronic discovery and computer forensics at the University of Colorado Law School, University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Denver’s Regis University, and Arapahoe Community College. Chris is a former board member of the Westwood College Program Advisory Committee for their degree program.  Chris has also published an article on forensics in divorce cases entitled “Seeking What Your Spouse Hides”, published in Fresh Magazine.

Chris represented his country as a member of the U.S. Cycling Team. He lived and trained at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs for over 7 years during his cycling career. Chris also has a passion for Electronic Dance Music and has DJ'd around the country, including opening for the world famous DJ Markus Schulz. He has a SoundCloud following with over 100 countries listening to his mixes.