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Vineet Jain, Chief Executive Officer

Vineet is the CEO and co-founder of Egnyte. Prior to Egnyte, Vineet founded and successfully built Valdero, a supply chain software solution provider, funded by KPCB, MDV and Trinity Ventures. He has held a rich variety of senior operational positions at KPMG and Bechtel. He has 20 years of experience in building capital-efficient and nimble organizations. Vineet earned a BS in Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering and received an MBA from Santa Clara University.

Amrit Jassal, Chief Technology Officer

As CTO of Egnyte, Amrit is responsible for the overall technical direction of the company. He has extensive experience in building large-scale, highly available systems all over the world. In the past, he has deployed such systems at Cisco, Fujistu and Sun Microsystems. Prior to Egnyte, he served as the CTO of Valdero. He received his BS in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He also holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

Rajesh Ram, Chief Customer Officer

Rajesh Ram is Chief Customer Officer and Co-Founder of Egnyte. As Chief Customer Officer, his charter is to maximize customer acquisition, satisfaction and retention. Rajesh works with Egnyte's customers and internal teams to ensure that the comprehensive voice of the customer is reflected in the company’s corporate strategy and execution. Previously, Rajesh held executive roles within Egnyte's Product Management and Engineering functions. His strength in defining, delivering and supporting software solutions was developed while at Oracle, KPMG consulting and Valdero Corporation. Rajesh holds a BS in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras and received an MS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Kris Lahiri, Data Protection Officer

Kris is a co-founder of Egnyte. He is responsible for creating and implementing Egnyte's global information security and compliance management strategies, policies and controls that protect all of Egnyte's customers' content and users. Prior to Egnyte, Kris spent many years in the design and deployment of large-scale infrastructures for Fortune 100 customers of Valdero and KPMG Consulting. Kris has a B.Tech in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras, and an MS from the University of Cincinnati.

Ramin Farassat, Chief Strategy Officer

Ramin is Chief Strategy Officer at Egnyte. In this role, he works in close concert with the executive leadership team to execute strategic initiatives in order to increase the company’s growth and profitability, and to strengthen its competitive positioning. Prior to Egnyte, Ramin held various leadership positions including product management, product marketing and strategy development roles at Cisco, Conviva, and RGB Networks (Imagine Communications) with focus on large-scale hybrid cloud application development, analytics/machine learning, and digital media technologies. Ramin holds a BS in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Data Communications from San Jose State University.

David Spitz, Chief Marketing Officer

As Chief Marketing Officer of Egnyte, David Spitz is responsible for the strategy and execution of scaled programs that improve the customer experience, enable buyers and sellers, and promote and deliver upon Egnyte's brand promise. Most recently, David served as CMO of mParticle, a leading SaaS-based solution for structured data governance, compliance, and integration. He previously led digital strategy and business development for WPP, the world's largest marketing and communications services holding company, and worked as a management consultant in Deloitte’s marketing technology group. David holds an AB degree from Princeton and received master's degrees from Columbia Business School and MIT.

Steve Sutter, Chief Financial Officer

Steve Sutter brings extensive financial management and operational experience to Egnyte. Most recently, Steve was the CFO of Eye-Fi, where he was a key contributor in developing and executing the strategy of this consumer device-plus-cloud services company. Previously Steve held senior financial management roles at Elance, Identity Engines, Valdero and Netfish Technologies. Steve holds a BS in Accounting from California Polytechnic State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Eric Cross, Chief Revenue Officer

Eric is Chief Revenue Officer responsible for global go-to-market operations at Egnyte. Eric brings over 20 years of extensive leadership and operational experience with a focus on scaling sustainable high growth enterprises. Prior to Egnyte, Eric led worldwide field operations for Apigee and was a significant contributor to its successful IPO and eventual acquisition by Google. Previously, Eric has held leadership and executive management roles at Blue Coat Systems (acquired by Symantec), Citrix Systems, and Peoplesoft (acquired by Oracle). Eric holds a BBA in Risk Management from the University of Georgia.

Charles Lawson, General Manager of EMEA

Charles is the General Manager of Egnyte's EMEA operations where he is responsible for building and executing to the company's EMEA market strategy. A long time Egnyter, Charles previously led Egnyte's North American sales teams. Prior to Egnyte, he held extensive sales & sales leadership roles at enterprise software companies Servicemax, Arena Solutions, Valdero Corporation and Datasweep. Charles holds a BA degree from San Jose State University.

Su Murthy, Vice President of Human Resources

Su Murthy is the Vice President of Human Resources at Egnyte and is responsible for global human resources management. Su brings over two decades of experience working with high growth technology startups. Previously leading HR at Actiance and Big Switch Networks, Su specializes in a winning-combination of People Analytics, Organization Network Analysis and Psychology to build an engaged workforce. Su holds a Bachelors in Accounting from Bangalore University.

Tal Broner, Vice President of Software Engineering

Tal Broner is Vice President of Software Engineering at Egnyte, overseeing product development and innovation. Tal has held a variety of leadership positions in engineering, product management and global operations for large-scale cloud and on-premise enterprise software solutions companies. Prior to Egnyte he served as Vice President of R&D in HP’s Enterprise Software division with responsibility for the IT Service Management products, generating over $500 Million in annual revenue. He was also a key leader at Mercury Interactive, Appilog, Inc and Broadband Studios, Inc., through their acquisitions. Tal graduated with honors from Ben-Gurion University in Israel with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems Engineering and completed Executive Development Programs at Harvard Business School and Tel-Aviv University.

Ronen Vengosh, VP of Platform and Ecosystem

Ronen Vengosh is VP of Platform and Ecosystem at Egnyte and is responsible for the company’s technology ecosystem, strategic partners and corporate development. Ronen is a Silicon Valley veteran and has spent many years brokering deals with some of the most successful technology companies in the world. He previously held senior business development and alliances positions at PureWave Networks, Alvarion and Intellinote. Ronen holds a law degree from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. Earlier in his career Ronen practiced corporate law at Fischer, Behar, Chen & Co.

Alok Tayi, VP of Life Sciences

Alok is the Vice President of Life Sciences at Egnyte where he is responsible for building and executing the company's strategy for the life sciences market segment. Alok works across the organization to verticalize our marketing, sales, product, compliance, and account management practices for this domain. Before joining Egnyte, Alok was a YCombinator-backed entrepreneur and started two vertical software-as-a-service companies.   Prior to his career in software, Alok spent over 15 years as a scientist: he took part in postdoctoral work at Harvard University with George Whitesides, and has published papers in Nature and Nature Chemistry. Alok holds a PhD from Northwestern University and BS from Cornell University.

Corporate Backgrounder

Egnyte delivers secure content collaboration, compliant data protection and simple infrastructure modernization; all through a single SaaS solution.

Founded in 2007, Egnyte is privately held, headquartered in Mountain View, CA and supports thousands of businesses worldwide. Investors include Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Caufield & Byers, CenturyLink and Seagate Technology.

Founded: 2007
Headquarters: Mountain View, CA
Primary Investors: Floodgate Fund, Goldman Sachs, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Polaris Ventures, Northgate Capital Group, strategic partners Seagate Technology and CenturyLink
Management Team: Vineet Jain, Chief Executive Officer
Rajesh Ram, Chief Customer Officer
Amrit Jassal, Chief Technology Officer
Steve Sutter, Chief Financial Officer
Kris Lahiri, Data Protection Officer
Board of Directors: Dave Barrett, Polaris Ventures
Karim Faris, Google Ventures
Holger Staude
Matt Murphy, Menlo Ventures
Mike Maples, Floodgate Fund
Tom Schodorf
Vineet Jain, Egnyte
Funding: 2007 - Company founded
2009 - Series A $6M
2011 - Series B $10M
2012 - Series C $16M
2013 - Series D $29.5M
A few customers: ActOn, Aerohive, Balfour Beatty, Bowmer & Kirkland, Bloom Energy, Bulova, Cracker Barrel, Fender, Garda, H.D. Smith, Home Depot, Hot dog on a stick, Intel, Learfield, Lexmark, MASCO, The Melt, MJM, Montreal Canadiens, NFP, Santa Clara University, SF 49ers, Veeva Systems

Press Contact

US Press & Media Contact

Colin Jordan
Director of Corporate Communications

Press FAQ

  • Who is Egnyte?

    Egnyte transforms business through smarter content, allowing organizations to connect, protect, and unlock value from all their content. Our Content Intelligence platform delivers smart content collaboration, Egnyte Connect, and governance, Egnyte Protect, in the cloud or on–premises to thousands of businesses around the world.

  • How is Egnyte funded?

    Egnyte is privately held and headquartered in Mountain View, CA. Investors include venture capital firms, such as Google Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as technology partners, such as CenturyLink and Seagate Technology.

    More information can be found here.

  • What industries does Egnyte serve?

    Egnyte serves customers in nearly every industry, including business services, high technology, media and entertainment, retail, architecture engineering and construction, finance, legal, healthcare, and more.

  • What solutions does Egnyte deliver?

    Egnyte Content Intelligence allows organizations to collect analytics on how intellectual property is created, shared and consumed internally and externally so enterprises gain insight and make informed business performance decisions. It powers Egnyte Connect and Egnyte Protect, our smart content collaboration and governance solutions.

    Egnyte Connect – Smart Content Collaboration

    Egnyte Connect delivers Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) Services that can anticipate IT and business needs, so users can easily, securely and intelligently access and share files stored on premises and in the cloud. It provides unparalleled flexibility, unified visibility and centralized control over files to facilitate collaboration inside and outside an organization and helps optimize past and future infrastructure investments.

    Egnyte Protect – Smart Content Governance

    Egnyte Protect is a smart content governance solution that provides powerful and easy–to–use tools to protect employee and customer privacy, corporate intellectual property, and existing content repositories. Egnyte Protect unifies content under a centralized set of policies allowing organizations to migrate to the cloud at their own pace and reach the right mix of content in the cloud and on–premises.

  • How much do Egnyte Connect and Egnyte Protect cost?

    Egnyte Connect has three different pricing plans: office, business and enterprise. The full pricing can be found here.

    Pricing information on Egnyte Protect depends on your content environment and a quote can be requested here.

  • Where does Egnyte store customer data?

    The Egnyte secure, hybrid, and open architecture meets the needs of both business users and IT, regardless of whether an organization has files stored on premises, in the cloud or both. Egnyte’s flexible architecture enables organizations to select any combination of three deployment models: cloud, on–premises or hybrid — designed to fit within an organizations IT environment and protect their past investments. Egnyte Connect provides business agility to users and cost efficiency to IT, while meeting compliance requirements, increasing security and removing vendor lock–in.

    Egnyte has data centers across the United States and Europe. Multiple copies of each customer file exist within Egnyte data centers, and all data is encrypted at rest. In addition, Egnyte works with third–party cloud storage solutions such as Amazon Web Services, Google, Microsoft Azure, EMC, NetApp and others to provide complete flexibility for customer data storage both on–premises and in the cloud.

  • How does the Egnyte Connect EFSS solution differ from other solutions on the market?

    Egnyte Connect is an industry–leading file sync and sharing platform that provides users access to 100% of their files and IT the ability to manage files that are in the cloud versus on–premises. With Egnyte Connect, users have a simple way to access files, regardless of where they are stored. Egnyte Connect key differentiators include:

    • Security – Egnyte Connect is built with the enterprise in mind. It provides enterprise–grade scalability and security, performance and usability.
    • Hybrid – Egnyte Connect supports a true hybrid model where an individual file has a copy in the cloud, as well as on–premises that is always in sync. This enables users to access the file from their location of choice, providing the best performance for the user, as well as optimized bandwidth usage keeping business costs under control. An example of this is construction where large construction blue print files can be accessed locally on–site or directly from an office location, without ever having to go to the cloud.
    • Open
      • User Experience: Egnyte Connect empowers users to collaborate in real–time, anywhere they are, using their favorite productivity apps such as Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Office for desktop or mobile, Salesforce, Google Apps, Smartsheets, DocuSign and others.
      • Flexible Customer Environments for Content Repositories: Egnyte Connect allows businesses to standardize on their cloud provider of choice such as Google, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure as well as leverage their on–premises storage infrastructure such as EMC, NetApp and others while still ensuring users can continue accessing business critical content at all times.
  • How does the Egnyte Protect Content Governance solution differ from other solutions on the market?

    Egnyte Protect extends Content Governance beyond a single repository and even beyond Egnyte to run across any content repository, on–premises as well as in the cloud. Key features include:

    • Industry first SaaS data governance solution: Customers can deploy Egnyte Protect in the matter of minutes without the need to deploy costly infrastructure on premises.
    • Real–time Alerts: Customers get notified as soon as Egnyte Protect detects issues across multiple content repositories. Custom notifications can be set for different filters as well as notification types can be set (e.g. email, SMS etc.).
    • Hybrid – It integrates with cloud and on–premises file repositories such as SharePoint, Windows File Servers etc.
    • Open – It works across content repositories including other EFSS solutions and integrates with 3rd party (partner) apps such as AD, SSO and more.
  • Who are some of Egnyte's partners?

    Technology: Egnyte works with leading technology providers across many industries to deliver unique integrations to meet evolving customer needs. Egnyte understands that by partnering with companies like Microsoft, Salesforce, OneLogin, DocuSign, and Google, there is an opportunity to deliver a more complete solution and a better end–user experience. More at:

    VARs: Egnyte has hundreds of VARs enrolled in its Partner Program, which offers two tiers of partnerships – Preferred and Elite. These tiers determine the level of commissions, sales support and marketing assistance provided for Egnyte’s partners. More at:

    MSP: Egnyte has the most complete solution for MSP file–sharing services, and is the only vendor to offer on–premises, hybrid, and cloud–only. More at:

  • Does Egnyte integrate with other solutions? Which ones?

    Egnyte integrates with products through our open API to help organizations minimize disruption to existing workflows and encourage quick adoption of secure file sharing and more efficient collaboration. Integrations include: Microsoft Office 365, Google Apps, Salesforce, DocuSign and many others. You can see a list of integrations here.