About Us
About Us

Experienced, results-oriented and customer-focused

eShare was originally founded in 2012 by a group of information security engineers as nCrypted Cloud to provide highly-secure external information sharing solutions built upon already existing cloud file sharing services.

Though the company initially focused on the consumer market, it quickly became clear that Microsoft, Box, Dropbox and Google were not fully meeting the needs of enterprises who wanted to use their cloud file storage and sharing services to share regulated and proprietary data with clients, partners, suppliers and other outside parties.

Re-branded as eShare in 2017, we are solely focused on meeting the external file sharing and content collaboration needs of medium to large sized enterprises.

Management

Nick Stamos

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Nick is a serial entrepreneur with a particular focus on security and compliance related solutions. Nick has raised more than $50M and created over $1B in shareholder value. Previous ventures include Digital Guardian and Phase Forward (now owned by Oracle).

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Tom Murphy

Chief Operating Officer

Tom has spent the last twenty years as a senior member of several startups including Lycos and Litle and Company. Tom has focused on the initial growth phase of these ventures and their successful transition from startup to established venture and expansion.

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Mike Parrella

Chief Strategy Officer

Mike has a long history of fusing tech knowledge with business acumen. As a collaborative leader, Mike fosters a climate of energy and inspiration to empower his teams to execute strategies for sustainable business growth. Most recently as CEO of POWWR, Mike led the company to earn the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America recognition in 2021.

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Harry Eliopoulos

Managing Director – EMEA

Harry is a seasoned cybersecurity executive with over 25 years in the field. Notably, he founded ENCODE, a globally recognized cybersecurity firm. Harry has held key roles at Reuters and Deloitte and recently served as a Partner at CYVERNO while also founding a stealth-mode cybersecurity startup. Now, he's continuing his impact as Managing Director, EMEA at eShare. A perpetual innovator, Harry holds a BSc from Athens University of Economics and Business and an MSc from Royal Holloway College, University of London.

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Chakra Bokkisam

VP Customer Success

Chakra has over 18 years of client service leadership experience building and leading Professional Services and Customer Success organizations. At eShare, Chakra is responsible for all aspects of enablement and implementation services, training, support and customer advocacy across eShare’s Fortune 2000 customer footprint. Chakra has previously held leadership positions at Optiv and Digital Guardian.​

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Bill Fletcher

Vice President, Product Management

Bill has held sales and marketing leadership positions within startups in the semiconductor, digital marketing and information security markets, oftentimes being the startup’s first business development person. Previous ventures include Equate Analytics, Cogo Labs, Digital Guardian, Cadence, LSI Logic and Hewlett Packard.

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Tom Smolinsky

Chief Information Security Officer

Tom brings to eShare a passion for developing and delivering robust and secure technology strategies, from internal I.T. to commercial SaaS and Cloud operations, to some of the most highly regulated market sectors including financial services, life sciences and healthcare. Tom has had CISO, CIO and senior security and technology leadership roles for Orion Health, NantHealth, NaviNet and PhaseForward.

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John Kopellas

Vice President of Program Management

John has a successful track record of intersecting system-wide industry specific problems and solving them with critical transformational technology. Previously at Medline, John delivered over $50M in annual sales working in collaboration with internal team and leading healthcare organizations. John has also held enterprise sales executive roles at Excel Medical (now Hill-rohm) and MEDITECH.

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Ilya Pozharsky

Vice President of Security and Compliance Solutions

Prior to joining eShare, Ilya led a consultation practice for Microsoft’s largest compliance partners and held a position within Microsoft’s Cyber Security Group as a Global Black Belt. As the America’s lead for Microsoft’s GDPR Champs community, he consulted with Microsoft’s largest and most strategic partners to achieve their Security and Regulatory goals. He holds security certifications from both ISACA and ISC2 (CISM and CISSP respectively) and maintains membership in OWASP and IAPP.

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Don Winter

Vice President, Marketing

Don is an innovative marketing leader, with a solid track record of facilitating growth and leading teams. He leverages imaginative tactics and data-driven decisions to propel businesses forward. With a broad spectrum of expertise spanning B2B marketing to brand research and strategy, Don is consistently dedicated to achieving quantifiable outcomes and solid ROI.

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Andrew Porto

Vice President, Branding & Creative

Creative, impact-driven, story-branding, and marketing professional with over 30 years of experience in both B2B and B2C channels. Andrew has a solid history of helping companies grow through solid branding and cutting-edge marketing campaigns. His personal interests include golf, travel, architectural design, and just about any food that starts with "Dark" and ends in "Chocolate".

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Investors

Our super angel investors are former executives of Webex, Cisco, Microsoft, Broadcom and SpaceX. In addition to eShare, these investors were among the angel investors in Zoom Video, SentinalOne and Palantir. Our angel investors include Eric Yuan, the founder of Zoom, Dan Scheinman and Sameet Mehta.

Prior to serving as eShare’s President and Chief Product Officer until 2022, Ken Venner was a founding angel investor in eShare while the CIO of Broadcom. Ken later spent 6 years with SpaceX as their CIO and now serves as the CIO of Sierra Space.

eShare’s venture capital investors include Granite Hill Capital Partners, which specializes in global information technology companies.