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TOKYO, March 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UBIC, Inc. (Nasdaq:UBIC) (TSE:2158), a leading provider of international litigation support and big-data analysis services, announced today that its Board of Directors has named Andy F. Jimenez, CEO of UBIC North America, as a corporate officer effective March 1, 2016. As a Corporate Officer, Andy will be responsible for the overall achievement of UBIC's growth strategy for US operations. This includes growing market share, expanding UBIC's technology in the US legal market, and driving top-line revenue growth. Andy's role as a Corporate Officer expands his responsibility in ensuring corporate governance is maintained at the highest level while bringing deep insights into the eDiscovery market. "Since his appointment as CEO of UBIC's US operations last October 2015, and as former President of Evolve Discovery, Andy has made significant contributions to the benefit of all UBIC," stated UBIC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Masahiro Morimoto. "With this expanded role, he will help broaden the scope of UBIC solutions offered in the US market and continue to drive the profile and brand of UBIC across all regions." Andy joined UBIC as part of the acquisition of Evolve Discovery in 2015 and has led the post-merger integration efforts along with continuing the growth strategy in the US market. About UBIC, Inc. UBIC, Inc. (Nasdaq:UBIC) (TSE:2158) supports the analysis of big data based on behavior informatics by utilizing its technology, "KIBIT". UBIC's KIBIT technology is driven by UBIC AI based on knowledge acquired through its litigation support services. The KIBIT incorporates experts' tacit knowledge, including their experiences and intuitions, and utilizes that knowledge for big data analysis. UBIC continues to expand its business operations by applying KIBIT to new fields such as healthcare and marketing. UBIC was founded in 2003 as a provider of e-discovery and international litigation support services. These services include the preservation, investigation and analysis of evidence materials contained in electronic data, and computer forensic investigation. UBIC provides e-discovery and litigation support by making full use of its data analysis platform, "Lit i View®", and its Predictive Coding technology adapted to Asian languages.