Security and Privacy Experts Galina Datskovsky and Avi Elkoni Join Vaporstream® to Deliver Truly Ephemeral Messaging

August 31, 2015

CHICAGO, Aug. 31, 2015 – Vaporstream®, a secure messaging app for enterprises and consumers named Galina Datskovsky, Ph.D., CRM as the Chief Executive Officer and Avi Elkoni as the Chief Technology Officer.

Galina served as Senior Vice President of Information Governance at Autonomy, an HP Company. Galina was Chair, President, President Elect and Director of ARMA International (2007-2013). She was named a fellow of ARMA in 2014. She held the position of Senior Vice President of Architecture, as well as SVP and General Manager of Information Governance at CA Technologies. Datskovsky was a co-founder of MDY Advanced Technologies a venture-backed Information Governance Technology company that was sold to CA in 2006. She has been recognized around the world as an expert in Information Governance and has been widely published and speaks at many industry events. She has received numerous industry awards.

Avi Elkoni headed up US Operations for Equivio, Inc. which was recently acquired by Microsoft and oversaw growth of the company’s Rockville, MD headquarters, developed and delivered industry-acclaimed seminars, and contributed significantly to new business growth. Prior to joining Equivio, Avi spent most of his 20-year career with software product companies and served as Vice President of Software Development with several companies including the Information Governance Division of CA Technologies. Avi is a co-inventor of US patents in groundbreaking work in the field of application virtualization.

Galina will oversee Vaporstream’s strategic direction, while Avi will ensure continued technological and customer facing innovation. Vaporstream has seen increased interest and demand for its Vaporstream 2.0 technology and is committed to addressing requirements from enterprise and consumer users.

“We welcome the privacy and security management expertise that Galina and Avi add to the team and we are excited that Galina has moved from contributing as a board member to working as Vaporstream’s CEO,” says Vaporstream Chairman of the Board, William Berkley, Sr.

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Based in Chicago, Vaporstream is a secure messaging app that allows users to send truly private messages. This ephemeral messaging platform is used by enterprise clients and consumers that require total control of their content. Vaporstream’s patented streaming technology allows users to send and receive messages while protecting data on mobile devices, in transit and on servers. Vaporstream keeps the sender in control; recipients can view and respond to messages, but they cannot share, store, print or forward them. Data is also protected from intrusion by unintended third parties, even when a device is lost or stolen. While messages cannot be stored by any users, organizations can archive them for compliance when required in a single secure repository of their choice by utilizing the compliance module and also have the option of integration with directory services. Vaporstream is used by industries in which highly-sensitive information is communicated, including healthcare, entertainment, high-tech and legal.

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