Brief Overview

Wickr provides encryption-based technology to senders of messages to ensure privacy and anonymity.


San Francisco, California


Joel Wallenstrom serves as CEO of Wickr.


A team of security and privacy experts, including Nico Sell, located in San Francisco founded Wickr in 2012 with the goal of protecting Article 12 of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Key Competitors

TextSecure, Cryptocat, RedPhone, Silent Text

Products and Services

Wickr provides secure, private, anonymous communication support for users with emphasis on users of Apple and Google mobile devices. Wickr provides an Apple and Android version of their app that offers senders control of who sees what, where, and for how long; secure military grade encryption; privacy with deleted metadata; anonymity for users of the app; various compliances; and integration with PDF, Box, Dropbox, and Google Drive.