Wiretap, a security intelligence platform known for helping enterprises safely accelerate the adoption of digital enterprise collaboration services, today named Chris Yeh, former head of product at Box, to the company’s advisory board.
“Chris will bring a wealth of industry product experience at massive scale, including incredible relationships that extend to the top of major tech companies. His guidance and insight will help continue to propel Wiretap toward its current path to success at even greater speeds,” said Jeff Schumann, Co-Founder and CEO, Wiretap.
Yeh was previously SVP, Product and Platform at Box, where he was responsible for driving product strategy, partner ecosystem development and third-party innovation. Yeh joined Box from Yahoo!, where he was the product lead for Yahoo! Groups, Delicious and other community products. He was also formerly the head of the Yahoo! Developer Network (YDN), the company's third-party developer program.
Prior to Yahoo!, Yeh was VP of Marketing at Tacit Software, which was acquired by Oracle in 2008, VP of Product Management at Blue Martini Software, and a principal at strategy consulting firm Mercer Management Consulting. Yeh holds an MBA from Wharton and a BS in Computer Science from the University of Michigan.
“Wiretap is building a franchise at the intersection of two huge markets: social enterprise and big data/analytics. I’m very excited to work with the Wiretap team as they build out their product, platform and company,” said Yeh.
Yeh joins existing Wiretap advisors Malcom Harkins, Chief Security Officer atCylance, and Michael Hughes, Chief Commercial and Revenue Officer at ChargePoint and former SVP Worldwide Sales atBarracuda.
Wiretap’s flagship Aware by WiretapTMplatform delivers AI-infused governance, compliance and monitoring for enterprise organizations deploying today’s leading collaboration and messaging platforms, including Workplace by Facebook, Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Yammer®. Wiretap offers organizations the ability to control and protect the unstructured conversational data that lives within collaboration platforms, with solutions for legal holds, data retention, eDiscovery, GDPR compliance and data loss prevention. The platform goes beyond DLP and offers organizations the ability to safeguard its employees and reputation through advanced culture protection. Aware by Wiretap serves as an enterprise collaboration unblocker for a wide variety of organizations such as those with front-line employees or in highly regulated industries. Wiretap proudly serves clients such as Oxfam International, AstraZeneca, AIG and more. As a Microsoft and Workplace by Facebook partner, Wiretap is both Microsoft Co-Sell-Ready and accounts for two of the 50+ SaaS integrations recently announced by Workplace by Facebook in theintegrations directory. Leading research analyst firm Gartner recently announced Wiretap as a Gartner Cool Vendor based on the September 11, 2018 report titled,“Cool Vendors in Unified Communications and Collaboration Technologies.” The company is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio — a city recognized by Forbes as the#1 rising city for startups.