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Management Team

Executive Team

Vineet Jain, Chief Executive Officer

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.


Isabelle Guis, Chief Strategy Officer

Isabelle Guis, Chief Strategy Officer

Isabelle Guis is the Chief Strategy Officer at Egnyte, overseeing all global marketing, go-to-market, partnership and product strategies. She previously served as EMC’s vice president of Marketing for the Public Cloud Solutions Group and Enterprise Storage Division, driving cloud buyer and service provider segmentations, as well as messaging, product positioning and go-to-market strategies for the company’s core storage solutions. Isabelle has also held leadership positions at Avaya, Big Switch Networks, Cisco Systems, and Nortel Networks. She holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Supelec (France), and an MBA from Harvard Business School.


Rajesh Ram, Chief Customer Officer

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.


Amrit Jassal, Chief Technology Officer

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.


Steve Sutter, Chief Finance Officer

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.


Kris Lahiri, VP Operations and Chief Security Officer

Kris Lahiri, VP Operations and Chief Security Officer

Kris is a co-founder of Egnyte. He is responsible for Egnyte's security and compliance, as well as the core infrastructure, including storage and data center operations. 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.


Tal Broner, Vice President of Software Engineering

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.


Scott Henderson, Vice President of Sales

Scott Henderson, Vice President of Sales, Americas

Scott Henderson is Vice President of Sales, Americas, bringing 20 years of sales leadership in the software industry to Egnyte. Before joining Egnyte, Scott was VP–Americas, Strategic Accounts at SolarWinds where he led mid–market and enterprise teams. Prior to SolarWinds, he served in various VP of Sales roles at Citrix Systems during his 10–year tenure at the company. In his last role at Citrix, his team more than doubled its business between 2010 and 2014. Scott holds a BA in Organizational Communication from Texas State University.


Board of Directors

Dave Barrett

Dave brings years of entrepreneurial and operating success to his investment partnering, including the building and scaling of extreme–growth teams at Lotus Development/IBM, Pure Atria/Rational/IBM, and Calico (IPO). His Board success has included LogMeIn (NASDAQ: LOGM), Imprivata (NASDAQ: IMPR) MarkMonitor (Thomson Reuters), Phytel (IBM), Automattic/Wordpress and Centra Software (NASDAQ: CTRA). With an investment focus on SaaS, cloud infrastructure and data science, current partner companies in addition to Egnyte include: Confluence, InsideSales, Lob, Notarize, and Recurly. He’s been recognized as an Always–On VC 100 and VC East “Power Player” as result of investment returns success over the last five years. He also serves on the Dana–Farber Cancer Institute Board of Trustees.


Karim Faris

Karim brings over a decade of operational, entrepreneurial and investment experience to his role. He initially joined Google's corporate development team in 2008, the group responsible for all mergers and acquisitions. His primary areas of focus include Internet services and mobile and digital media. Prior to Google, Karim was a venture capitalist at Atlas Venture, where he worked on investments in software and Internet infrastructure. Previously, he was Director of New Ventures at Level 3 Communications, responsible for evaluating new business opportunities and has led product development for the company's voice services. Earlier in his career, Karim held various engineering and marketing roles at Intel, and Siemens. Karim has an MBA from the Harvard Business School, an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a BS in Computer Engineering from Brown University.


Vineet Jain

Vineet Jain serves as Egnyte's CEO.


Mike Maples

Mike Maples, Jr. is the managing partner of Floodgate Fund (formerly Maples Investments), and was recently named as one of "8 Rising VC Stars" by Fortune Magazine. Before becoming a full-time investor, Mike was an entrepreneur and operating executive who worked in a variety of senior management roles in high-growth companies.


Matt Murphy

Matt Murphy is a Managing Director at Menlo Ventures. His expertise is in both mobile solutions and cloud infrastructure technology. Previously, he was a Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and a board observer at Google (from initial investment to IPO), led KPCB's investment in Autonavi (NASDAQ: AMAP '10), and was a Director at Ocarina Networks (acquired by Dell '10), Peakstream (acquired by Google '08), and Dash Navigation (acquired by RIM '09).


Michael Klayko

Michael Klayko brings 35 years of experience in the storage, computer, and telecommunications industry. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of MKA Capital, an investment company focusing on technology investments. Previously he was Chief Executive Officer of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., a comprehensive network solutions provider. Additionally, Mr. Klayko has held executive positions at Rhapsody Networks, McDATA, EMC, HP and IBM.