ShareVault Leadership

ShareVault is lead by a seasoned executive team having over 150 combined years of entrepreneurial technology management experience


Richard Andersen — Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Andersen, Founder and CEO, ShareVault

Richard Andersen is a seasoned Silicon Valley software entrepreneur who has spent the past 25 years in finance, operations, and advisory roles at market-leading companies including Apple, eBay, & Ernst & Young.

He is the founder and CEO of ShareVault, where he leads an energized team of cloud technology pioneers who are driving the leading edge of secure document sharing and collaboration for businesses worldwide. Under his lead, ShareVault has become the Data Room platform of choice for the Life Sciences industry and is widely used across the Investment Banking community.

Richard has a BA from Whitworth University, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.

John Badger — Co-Founder, Chief Product Officer

Co-Founder and VP Product

John leads ShareVault product management, software engineering, software operations, quality assurance and technical support teams. John has over 30 years of experience in product management and technology marketing, most recently as Director of Marketing at GE Homeland Security. John has been a founding member of two technology startup companies, including Isys Controls, acquired by Cognex with a 25x return to investors. He has an MBA from INSEAD and a BS Engineering from UC Berkeley.

Mike Liccardo — VP Corporate Development & CFO

Mike Liccardo, VP of Corporate Development and CFO

Mike leads financial planning and reporting, as well as corporate development. He is a senior executive with a background in storage/servers, semiconductors, networking and multimedia. Previously, Mike was CEO of Amnis Systems, VP and GM of Cirrus Logic and CEO of Lexar Media. He has an MBA from Stanford University and B.S.E.E. & M.S.E.E. degrees from UC Berkeley.

Steve Monterroso — Chief Revenue Officer

Steven Monterroso, Chief Revenue Officer

Steven is the Chief Revenue Officer at ShareVault, where he guides the vision and execution of our worldwide sales strategy. He is a proven sales leader with a 15-year career track record that is known throughout the industry for delivering results. Steven is experienced in driving and expanding new business and revenue within cutting-edge SaaS companies. Prior to joining ShareVault, he was Co-Founder at Celmora, where he advised sales and marketing leaders. Before that he was Head of Sales and Customer Success at Plethora, he was responsible for scaling customer-facing operations. Steven has also served in multiple leadership roles at various other companies over the years, including 8x8, Inc, BlueJeans Network, and Biba Systems (acquired by Amazon).

Phil Bandy — Chief Information Security Officer

Phil Bandy, Chief Information Security Officer

Phil leads information security at ShareVault, including establishing security standards and controls, guiding the implementation of security technologies, and managing the establishment and implementation of security policies and procedures. Phil is a certified information systems security professional (CISSP) with 23 years of experience in information security with companies such as NASA, SRI, Intira, Netigy and ESAAG. He has a BA from UT Austin and an MA from Texas Tech University.


Richard Andersen

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Mansour Salame

Mansour is a successful technology executive and entrepreneur. His first startup NextAge Technologies was acquired by Alcatel (NYSE: ALU). His second startup Contactual, was acquired by 8x8 (Nasdaq: EGHT). He has recently Started his 3rd Startup, FrontSpin. He also served on the Board of Directors of 8x8. Prior to NextAge he was an executive at Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. and a management consultant at Andersen Consulting (Accenture). Mr. Salame has a Masters of Science degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Northwestern University.

Karen Leavitt

Karen is an experienced marketing executive with over 35 years of experience in technology marketing leadership. She has exensive experience in lead generation, product marketing, web-based marketing, strategic partnerships and strategy at companies ranging from high-growth startups to fortune 1000 public companies. Karen currently is Chief Marketing Officer at Locus Robotics, and has previously held marketing leadership positions at Fleetmatics, Landslide Technologies, Contactual, Mzinga, WebEx,, NewsEdge Corporation, Digital Equipment Corporation, Phoenix Technologies and Lotus Development. She has a bachelors degree from Brandeis University.

Jnan Dash

Jnan is a 25 year veteran of IBM and Oracle and is widely-regarded as a visionary leader in enterprise information technology. Jnan's extensive experience in massively scalable systems and real-time event driven architecture is instrumental to the company's solution strategy. At Oracle, he was responsible for the core database and application server product strategies as well as working closely with top customers worldwide to define the product roadmap. During his 16 years at IBM, prior to joining Oracle, Jnan was a founding member of the company's flagship DB2 database team. He has a Bachelor's degree in Engineering and a Master's degree in Systems Design from the University of Waterloo, Canada.

Jeff Halden

Jeff is a long time board member and advisor to the company. He has been an advisor to many businesses as an independent consulting executive, Vice President of Capgemini and as Partner of Ernst & Young. Jeff is a CPA and holds MBA and MHA post graduate degrees.

John Badger

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