Tehama Enterprise Desktop as a Service (DaaS), a next-generation DaaS solution, and one of the fastest, easiest and most secure ways to deploy a global workforce, is pleased to announce its newly-formed Board of Directors.
Mike Aiello, Chief Product Officer at White Ops, is the newest member of Tehama’s Board of Directors and joins Paul Vallée, Founder and CEO of Tehama, and Shawn Chance, Partner, OMERS Ventures.
“I’m thrilled to announce our new board of directors. Tehama’s entire leadership team is looking forward to working closely with Shawn and Mike to develop the business and accelerate our roadmap for 2021 and beyond,” said Paul Vallée, Founder and CEO of Tehama. “Their combined experience in cutting-edge technology and knowledge of the desktop-as-a-service market is a tremendous asset to our business, he added.”
Tehama Enterprise Desktop as a Service enables businesses to create cloud-based virtual offices, virtual rooms, and virtual desktops anywhere in the world in minutes. Its next-generation DaaS solution consolidates all of the technology enterprises need to permit remote workers to access corporate infrastructure and can simplify the entire process of onboarding, managing and scaling a global workforce.
About Paul Vallée
Paul Vallée is a CIGI senior fellow and the founder and CEO of Tehama.
Paul is a serial entrepreneur who has spent his career at the forefront of cutting-edge technologies that enable the exchange of work over the internet. In 1997, he founded Pythian, a data-centric services business with a focus on remote work. Under his leadership, the company developed groundbreaking tools that enable remote teams to work and interact seamlessly and securely across multiple continents. Tehama was born at Pythian, launched to the public in 2018 and, due to rapid adoption of the platform, spun out to become fully independent in 2019.
Paul is active in the Council of Canadian Innovators and the CIO Strategy Council, and serves on the board of the Basic Income Canada Network. In 2016 he was named Diversity Champion of the Year by Women in Technology and Communications.
About Shawn Chance
In his role as Partner at Omers Ventures, Shawn is focused on driving investments in enterprise computing technologies, including virtualization, cybersecurity, and voice. Shawn has over 15 years of product, sales and marketing leadership. Prior to joining OMERS Ventures in 2019, Shawn worked at various startups, leading GTM strategy. Previously, he spent five years in global product management at Spin Master, as well as five years at Microsoft during the launch of the first and second-generation Xbox consoles. Shawn lives in Toronto, Canada and holds a psychology degree from Ottawa University.
About Mike Aiello
Mike Aiello has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry with a focus in cloud security, privacy, risk management, large scale infrastructure security, machine learning and fraud protection. He uses this expertise to fight cybercrime with White Ops as Chief Product Officer.
Prior to White Ops, Aiello served as the CEO of AppGate and was previously at Google, where he served as Director of Product Management for Google Cloud Security leading the strategy for Google's enterprise cloud security products. Aiello also served as Chief Information Security Officer at Goldman Sachs where he helped secure and launch Marcus, the company’s digital retail bank, and established the company’s Consumer Trust and Technology Risk Committee.
Aiello earned an MBA from the University of Oxford and a M.S. and B.S. Computer Science, with a focus on Information Assurance, from New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. Mike serves on boards of cybersecurity-focused companies and has authored several patents related to cybersecurity and privacy.
Tehama’s Enterprise Desktop as a Service (DaaS) is the fastest, easiest, most secure way to deploy a virtual workforce. With our next-generation DaaS platform, enterprises can create cloud-based virtual offices, rooms, and desktops anywhere in the world. No other solution on the market today connects remote workers with mission-critical and data-sensitive systems, with the speed, agility, unparalleled security, and comprehensive audit trail via built-in SOC 2 controls, real-time activity feeds and session recordings that Tehama offers. For more information, visit tehama.io.
Lesley Slack, Marketing Director, Tehama