How we got here
Restoring trust in internet businesses
We started by automating
Inspiring teams for success
CEO & Founder
Christina Cacioppo is the CEO and co-founder of Vanta, a leading security and compliance platform backed by Sequoia Capital and Y Combinator.
Previously, she led product management for Dropbox Paper. She is based in San Francisco and enjoys running and reading in her spare time.
Chief Revenue Officer
Stevie oversees Vanta’s go-to-market team to support the company’s rapid growth. Stevie brings over 15 years of sales and business development experience to the new role, most recently serving as Vice President of Mid-Market Sales at Twilio, a market-leading cloud communications platform.
Joining as one of their first account executives, Stevie played a pivotal role in establishing Twilio’s enterprise business with key Fortune 500 customers, generating more than $400 million in annual recurring revenue. She helped to grow the sales team from a dozen to over 1,000 team members. Stevie also supports startups, serving as an angel investor and advisor for the past decade.
Chief Financial Officer
David Eckstein is the Chief Financial Officer of Vanta, leading finance and accounting. With nearly a decade of security experience, David most recently served as CFO of Menlo Security, Inc., overseeing finance, accounting, human resources, recruiting, and legal. During his tenure, he raised over $200 million across three rounds of financing and helped the company expand to over 10 countries.
Prior to Menlo Security, David was the Head of Finance for Cisco Cloud Security, via its acquisition of OpenDNS. David began his career as a technology, media and telecommunications banker at Barclays in New York and has a BSBA from Washington University and MSc in Finance from the London School of Economics.
VP, Corporate, Brand and Product Marketing
Sarah Scharf leads the Product, Corporate, and Customer marketing teams at Vanta. Prior to joining Vanta as the first product marketer, Sarah held several leadership roles across product marketing teams at Google, most recently, leading release marketing for Android mobile platform. Sarah is based in San Francisco and enjoys horseback riding and cooking in her spare time.
Chief Product Officer
Jeremy Epling is Vanta’s Chief Product Officer overseeing engineering, product and design. Bringing over two decades of building to Vanta, Jeremy joins Vanta from GitHub where he was VP, Product for Actions, Codespaces, npm, Packages, leading all things Code to Cloud. During his tenure, Jeremy more than quadrupled the engineering, product and design teams, as GitHub Actions scaled from zero to millions of global developers. He also led GitHub Codespaces, GitHub Packages, and npm, delivering security features such as supply chain security, improving and requiring MFA, and new provenance capabilities for npm.
Prior to GitHub, Jeremy spent over 16 years at Microsoft, last serving as Principal Group Product Manager for Azure, empowering developers to continuously build, test, and deploy to any platform or cloud. He studied Computer Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Chief Information Security Officer
Jadee is Vanta's Chief Information Security Officer leading the organization's security program and overseeing Security, Enterprise Engineering and Privacy, Risk and Compliance (PRC). Prior to joining Vanta, Jadee served as CISO and CIO for Code42, where she elevated the Security team within Code42, helping internal teams and customers adopt right-sized risk management and increasing the company’s cyber detection, response, and recovery capabilities.
Previously, Jadee held a number of senior leadership roles in the security department of Target Corporation including serving as the security leader for the acquisition of software development and online retail companies, and the sale of Target Pharmacies to CVS Health. Before joining Target, Jadee worked at Deloitte as a security consultant for companies across diverse industries such as healthcare, manufacturing energy, retail and more. Hanson received her Bachelor of Science, Information Systems from the University of North Dakota.
Our values are our
Vanta’s mission is to protect consumer data and restore trust in internet business. To do that, we’re building an enduring company where all Vanta’ns can do the best work of their careers. Building that enduring company together necessitates articulating how we work and how we make decisions - we call these our principles.
They’re the core tenets that guide how we work, how we hire, and how we interact with customers and partners.