John Landy understands the features and controls needed to securely share highly sensitive information used in business activities such as M&A, loan syndication, and life science clinical trials. At IntraLinks, he oversees a large team consisting of architects, product designers, user experience experts, and engineers who ensure that the IntraLinks platform performs above clients’ expectations. He has decades of experience working for both product and financial services companies, where he designed and implemented product architectures and defined the corporate technology strategy needed to implement product roadmaps. John’s experience creating secure cloud-based storage and collaboration solutions for a large set of the Fortune 1000 provides him with a clear understanding of what specifications consumer-grade file sharing platforms lack in their enterprise offerings.
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