Co-founder Adam Ely was previously CISO of the Heroku business unit at salesforce.com. Prior to salesforce.com, Adam led security operations, application security, and compliance for TiVo. Before TiVo, he led security functions within The Walt Disney Company, responsible for properties including ABC.com, ESPN.com, and Disney.com.
“Enterprise security on mobile is an unsolved problem, and, frankly, is in need of innovation,” said Bechtolsheim. “Bluebox is developing a solution that will change the way enterprises think of how to successfully and seamlessly protect their data.”
"This is the most amazing security team that I've seen in a long time," said Scott Weiss, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz and former CEO of IronPort Systems, which was acquired by Cisco. "They are going after one of the hardest problems that companies face and where incumbents have floundered."
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About Bluebox Based in San Francisco, CA, Bluebox is a security start-up founded by industry veterans bringing together the best talent from ISS, SPI Dynamics, salesforce.com, TiVo, Heroku, Zynga, and Intel. The company is funded by top-tier venture capitalists Andreessen Horowitz, Andreas Bechtolsheim (co-founder of Sun Microsystems and first investor in Google), SV Angel, Ram Shriram and Brian Cohen. Visit www.bluebox.com to learn more, or follow us on Twitter @BlueboxSec.
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