Vaultree announced that John N. Stewart has joined the company’s board of directors. Stewart brings over three decades of experience in cybersecurity and a successful track record of angel investing and advising, across the globe.
Stewart currently leads Talons Ventures, founded to help fund and support incredible startups in cyber defense, data protection, drone detection and beyond. He also serves as an advisor and board member to several companies within the cybersecurity and high-tech space. Before founding Talons Ventures, Stewart served as Cisco’s chief security and trust officer for nearly two decades.
As a member of Vaultree’s board of directors, Stewart will provide strategic guidance and support as the company furthers its mission to improve data protection with next-generation encryption solutions.
Vaultree’s cloud-native and patent-pending encryption technology is designed for businesses working with data in the cloud that need to stay at the forefront of cybersecurity. Vaultree enables companies to work with their data in a fully end-to-end encrypted form and maintain compliance with utmost simplicity and maximum performance.
Tilo Weigandt, co-founder, Vaultree, said: “John is a cybersecurity visionary with a track record of expertise and success. He shares the same passion and vision for the future of data protection as we do, and we are excited to welcome him to our board as a director and advisor.”
John N. Stewart, board member, Vaultree, said: “Vaultree has created a new technological approach that is being validated within a spectrum of industries to keep data encrypted and usable across applications and services. This is something that has yet to be done, and others have tried! I am looking forward to continuing to work with this group of passionate and intelligent people in their mission to advance data protection – sorely needed these days.”