Brief Overview

Egress helps enterprises protect unstructured data to meet compliance requirements and drive business productivity. The company’s AI-based platform empowers users to control and secure the data they share.


Egress Software Technologies
51 Melcher Street
Boston, MA 02210


Tony Pepper, Co-Founder and CEO; Neil Larkins Co-Founder and CTO; Malcolm Locke, CFO; John Goodyear Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer; Mark Bower, CRO and General Manager, North America; Sudeep Venkatesh, Chief Product Officer.


Egress was founded in 2007 by Tony Pepper, Neil Larkins, and John Goodyear – all former senior executives at Reflex Magnetics, the leading provider of media encryption and port protection solutions, which was acquired by Check Point Software Technologies in 2006. The company has gained significant traction in regulated industries and now serves over 2,000 enterprise and government organizations, and has offices in the UK, USA and Canada. Egress was initially financed by its founders, with recent A Round investment of $7M led by Albion Ventures.

Key Competitors

Virtru, Proofpoint, Zix

Products and Services

The Egress platform provides users with easy-to-use solutions to secure highly sensitive information, including PII and IP when collaborating or sharing data electronically. AI and machine learning ensure that data is shared with the right recipients, while encryption and rights management enhance security and control. Powerful auditing and reporting capabilities enable business administrators to identify and report on data shared not only using the Egress platform, but also wider email networks, to ensure compliance with data protection and privacy regulations.