Egnyte Press Kit

Company Background

Founded in 2007, Egnyte is privately held, headquartered in Mountain View, CA and supports thousands of businesses worldwide. Investors include Goldman Sachs, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Floodgate Fund and Polaris Partners.

Assets

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Egnyte brings clarity, structure, and connectivity to content. Our logo and symbol conveys this through a clean, uncluttered, and bold wordmark.

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Executive Bios

Meet the Leaders of Egnyte

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 and co-founder 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 Strategy Officer

Rajesh Ram is Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder of Egnyte. 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.

Suzanne Colvin

Chief Financial Officer

Suzanne Colvin, our Chief Financial Officer, brings extensive experience in planning, accounting and operations from global, industry-leading technology companies. Suzanne is responsible for our finance, treasury, tax, accounting and administrative operations, and is committed to ensuring customer success, driving profitable growth and leading operational excellence. Before joining Egnyte, Suzanne held positions as Chief Financial Officer at Napster, Chief Accountant at Verifone and VP Finance at Exodus Communications. Suzanne began her career in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers in San Jose, is a certified public accountant and holds a B.S. in Business Administration, Accounting from California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo.

Stan Hansen

Chief Revenue Officer

As CRO of Egnyte, Stan is responsible for leading all of Egnyte’s sales & channel partnership teams globally. Residing in the “Silicon Slopes” of Utah, he brings over a decade of leadership experience working in multiple top SaaS companies including Adobe, Domo and, most recently, Pluralsight, where he was part of the team that took the company public in 2018. Earlier in his career, Stan was a Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo, where he led large-scale, 1000+ people organizations and technology initiatives.

Ramin Farassat

Chief Product Officer

Ramin is Chief Product 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.

Julie Giannini

Chief Customer Officer

Julie Giannini is Chief Customer Officer at Egnyte. As Chief Customer Officer, she leads all post sales functions with a focus on customer growth, acquisition and retention. Julie works closely with Egnyte’s customers and teams to ensure voice of the customer is highlighted in Egnyte’s strategy and execution. Julie joins Egnyte from cyber security leader Imperva where she was VP Customer Success. Previously Julie held senior roles at notable tech companies including New Relic, Microsoft, Yammer, TIBCO, Ariba and Oracle. Julie graduated from UCLA with a BA in Economics/Business.

Kris Lahiri

Chief Security 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.

Dean Chabrier

Chief People Officer

Dean Chabrier, our Chief People Officer, comes to us as an alumni from Extreme Networks, Jive Software, Yahoo, Clarify, Sun Microsystems and Intel, companies that cover a wide spectrum of the tech industry. She held CPO roles at Extreme, Jive and Clarify. Dean brings deep experience building high performing teams and organizations, and has equally deep passion for creating world class employee experiences.

Tal Broner

Executive Vice President of Software Engineering

Tal Broner is Executive 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.

Frank Sicilia

Chief Information Officer

As Chief Information Officer, Frank Sicilia is responsible for Egnyte’s IT organization, including its people, processes, and technologies. His team supports the growing IT needs of Egnyte’s employees and its products. He joined Egnyte in 2015 as a Chief Solution Architect, and later served in VP roles in Operations and Customer Success. Prior to joining Egnyte, Frank served as CIO for Red Fuse Communications, and CTO at Y&R Brands.

Latest Press Releases

Latest Press Releases

Egnyte Named to 2022 CRN Storage 100 in Data Management Category

April 12, 2022

Egnyte Wins 2022 Comparably Award for Best Sales Team

March 31, 2022

Egnyte Ranked No. 1 in Spring 2022 G2 Reports for Data Security and Data Governance

March 29, 2022

Egnyte Announces New Capabilities for BIM File Collaboration

March 15, 2022

Case Studies & Customer Stories

Egnyte In the News

VMBlog

Don't Forget to Celebrate World Backup Day 2022 - Hear From Industry Experts

March 31, 2022
Security Magazine

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March 31, 2022
Cyber Protection Magazine

Back It Up: The Basics of World Backup Day

March 31, 2022
CPO Magazine

Did Anonymous Carry Out a Cyber Attack on Nestlé? Company Claims Data Leak Was Internal

March 30, 2022

Recognition

Awards and Accolades

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