Aware Named One of 2017's Best Places to Work by Columbus Business First

by Aware HQ

Surging, innovation-focused start-up expanded to new headquarters in 2017 to accommodate growth on the front lines of the secure collaboration market.

Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 18, 2017—Aware, a leading innovator of solutions designed to enhance security and governance of enterprise collaboration environments, today announced it has been recognized by Columbus Business First as one of 2017’s Best Places to Work in the Micro Company category. The award was presented to company executives at a reception last month.

Co-founded by CEO Jeff Schumann, Matt Huber, Shawn Domer and James Tsai, Aware complements traditional governance and compliance technologies by providing human-centric insight to enhance employee engagement and reduce unsafe behaviors on social collaboration tools. The innovative and intuitive platform monitors employee interaction through a behavioral lens, creating a more risk-aware and secure company culture.

Early adopters of Aware include: GlaxoSmithKline, Infosys, AIG, Shire, and SC Johnson.

“We are thrilled and honored to have our company recognized by the editors of Columbus Business First as one of greater Columbus’ Best Places to Work in 2017,” Schumann said. “We have worked hard to offer our employees an attractive working experience that empowers and inspires them to perform at their best within a company culture that’s fresh, upbeat and fun.”

About Aware

Aware complements today’s leading enterprise collaboration and messaging platforms, including Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Yammer®, and Workplace by Facebook, by providing deeper monitoring and governance of employee interactions and behaviors. Aware's platform encourages and facilitates safe collaboration by monitoring files and conversations, as well as blocking material or communication that could place a company at risk. Aware is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio — a city ranked #1 for scaling startups¹ and #8 in U.S. cities for tech job growth². For more information visit, follow on Twitter @Aware_HQ and on Facebook at

Media Contact:
Betsy Sewell
Head for Aware
Phone: +1 (844) 433-3326

¹ Kauffman Foundation, Forbes, Zillow
² Praxis Strategy Group, 2012

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