MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Egnyte, provider of the most comprehensive file-sharing platform for the enterprise, today announced the expansion of the Egnyte Advisory Board. This group was developed as an interactive community where key stakeholders from Egnyte's rapidly expanding influencer base will help shape the company's future business direction and solution roadmap.
By assembling a dynamic team of thought leaders, the Egnyte Advisory Board will play a critical role in shaping Egnyte's future product and market strategy, focusing on topics ranging from strategic company direction, to future solution enhancements and key partnerships.
"Egnyte's Advisory Board members will bring a unique forward-thinking perspective and extensive, high-level experience with the file sharing needs and realities of some of the world's leading organizations," said Egnyte CEO Vineet Jain. "We're delighted to work with them as trusted advisors and gain their guidance on Egnyte's strategic direction, technology strategy and future enhancements."
Members of the Egnyte Advisory Board include:
•Pravin Bhudia, Director, Information Technology, Y &R•Gerhard Eschelbeck, CTO, Sophos•Mark Popolano, CIO, ProSight Insurance•Tom Reilly, CEO, Cloudera•Dan Salomon, SVP, Integration Management, NFP•David Smoley, CIO, AstroZeneca
"The Egnyte Advisory Board enables Sophos to assist Egnyte in driving innovation and increasing customer and market value," said Sophos CTO Gerhard Eschelbeck. "It will be a pleasure to collaborate with Egnyte's leadership team as well as peers from global, market-leading organizations."
Over 1 billion files are shared daily by businesses using Egnyte's unique technology, which provides the speed and security of local storage with the accessibility of the cloud. Users can easily store, share, access and backup files, while IT has the centralized administration and control to enforce business policies. Founded in 2007, Egnyte is based in Mountain View, California and is a privately held company backed by venture capital firms Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Floodgate Fund, and Polaris Venture Partners. For more information, please visit www.egnyte.com or call 1-877-7EGNYTE.
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