Executive Leadership

Vaultive’s leadership team has deep roots in the information security space and is committed to helping our security-conscious customers protect their data in the cloud.


With more than 20 years of experience in strategic development of high-growth, high-tech companies. Prior to joining Vaultive Jonas was President of Jumptap, a mobile advertising company acquired by Millennial Media, where he led operations through rapid revenue growth from $0 to over $100M. Jonas holds a Masters degree in computer science from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden

Jonas Hellgren

President and CEO

Mr. Kahan has almost 20 years experience as a senior executive with Internet start-ups. Prior to assuming business leadership roles. David spent 5 years practicing law with the Boston firm of Foley Hoag, and spent 4 years working on Capitol Hill focusing on tax and budget policy. David holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a B.A. from Columbia College.

David Kahan

CFO and General Counsel

Bruce Johnson brings more than 25 years of information security experience to Vaultive. As vice president of sales and business development at Vormetric, Johnson grew annual revenues to over $40 million per year and was instrumental in the company’s ascent to category leadership. He’s passionate about helping customers reduce risk though the use of innovative technology.

Bruce Johnson

VP of Global Sales
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Stu Vaeth is a technology executive bringing over 25 years of information security industry experience, specializing in encryption, online identity and authentication. Prior to joining Vaultive, Stu held leadership positions at SecureKey Technologies, RSA Security, Thales (nCipher) and GTE, in disciplines ranging from engineering, product management, marketing, business development and GM. Stu received his MBA from Boston University and his BS in electrical engineering from Bucknell University, and resides in Winchester, MA.

Stu Vaeth

VP of Corp Development & Alliances

Ben Matzkel has over 15 years of information security and software engineering expertise. Prior to co-founding Vaultive, Ben served as a senior product manager at McAfee. Ben performed his military service at 8200, the IDF’s leading intelligence unit, and graduated from the Interdisciplinary Center and the University of Pennsylvania and received a B.A. in Computer Science, Magna Cum Laude.

Ben Matzkel

Co-Founder and CTO

Doug Lane has a successful 20-year track record of bringing technology products to market and has held leadership roles in marketing and product management for startup environments, like Virtual Computer and Guardent, as well as growth-stage companies such as VeriSign and AppSense. Doug holds a B.S.Sp. in Communication, Politics, and Law from Emerson College and an M.B.A. in Marketing from Boston University.

Doug Lane

VP of Product Marketing

Yael Nishry brings to Vaultive a wealth of experience in security sales, business advisory and risk management experience. She is a professional services executive with in depth understanding of business drivers and experience in designing controls to mitigate and manage risk. Previously, Yael held managerial positions with KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where she provided risk management and regulatory consulting for complex IT organizations at Fortune 500 companies.

Yael Nishry

VP of Business Development

Ron Koren leads Vaultive’s customer facing engineering team. His experience includes the development and deployment of worldwide large-scale projects for commercial and government organizations. Ron’s expertise includes in depth knowledge of a diverse set of Information Security technologies and communication protocols. Prior to Vaultive, Ron served as a team leader and senior system engineer at Cisco Systems, and led an elite IT security deployment team while an officer in the Israel Defense Force (IDF).

Ron Koren

VP of Professional Services