Meet the Team

Our Corporate Officers

Sharon D Nelson, Esq. President of Sensei Enterprises

Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., is the President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., a national digital forensics, cybersecurity and information technology firm in Fairfax, Virginia. Ms. Nelson is the author of the noted electronic evidence, cybersecurity and future of law blog, Ride the Lightning and is a co-host of the Legal Talk Network podcast series called “The Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology” as well as “Digital Detectives.”

She is a frequent author (eighteen books published by the ABA and hundreds of articles) and speaker on legal technology, cybersecurity and electronic evidence topics. She was the President of the Virginia State Bar June 2013 – June 2014 and a past President of the Fairfax Law Foundation and the Fairfax Bar Association.

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John W Simek, Vice President of Sensei Enterprises

John W. Simek

John Simek is the Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., a national managed IT service provider, digital forensics and managed cybersecurity firm located in Fairfax, VA. Mr. Simek has a national reputation as a digital forensics technologist and has testified as an expert witness throughout the United States. He holds a degree in engineering from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and an MBA in finance from Saint Joseph’s University.

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Michael Maschke, CEO Sensei Enterprises

Michael C. Maschke

Michael Maschke is the Chief Executive Officer at Sensei Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Maschke holds a degree in Telecommunications from James Madison University. Mr. Maschke is an EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), a Certified Computer Examiner (CCE #744), a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and an AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE). Mr. Maschke is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

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Adnan Riaz

Adnan Riaz is the Vice President and Director of Information Technology at Sensei Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Riaz is a technologist with more than two decades of experience working in the private sector and federal space as a contractor/consultant in Data Center, IT Infrastructure, and Cloud. Mr. Riaz holds a degree in Computer Science, has several technical certifications, and has extensive experience in designing and troubleshooting networks, servers, virtualization environments, security integration, storage, and backup. Mr. Riaz is also a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®.

Before his current role at Sensei Enterprises, he served as a Vice President of Infrastructure and led a team of engineers managing the Data Center Infrastructure for a government customer and also oversaw corporate IT.

Alex T. Dorsey

Alex T. Dorsey is the Director of Cybersecurity at Sensei Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Dorsey is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Mr. Dorsey has significant experience in evaluating cybersecurity vulnerabilities, addressing cybersecurity needs, and training individuals to use the best security practices. Mr. Dorsey holds a degree in Business Management. Before joining Sensei, he was a consultant in Japan for over a decade providing leadership, cybersecurity, software development, and information technology support services to Japanese corporations.