Wickr Inc., the secure collaboration platform, has announced the appointment of Blake Moore as Vice President of Strategy and Operations, the company said.
Moore joins the company from the US Department of Defense (DoD), where he most recently served as Chief of Staff for the Chief Information Officer (CIO). At Wickr, Moore will lead company strategy with a focus on scaling the organization´s footprint across the government and commercial sectors.
Moore brings over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity and operations, including 15 years at the DoD. He played a crucial role in advancing cyberspace operations and IT modernization across the federal government, including helping stand up the US Cyber Command Cyber National Mission Force. He also led the Department´s 2018 Cyber Strategy and helped advance digital modernization efforts.
More recently, Moore was a key part of the DoD CIO Telework Readiness Task Force focused on DoD´s transition to a remote working environment during the COVID-19 pandemic, which involved scaling Microsoft Teams for use across the DoD to ensure continued mission readiness.
With so much of the Nation´s workforce in both the public and private sectors continuing to work outside of the confines of the office, the need for reliable, secure communications has never been greater. Wickr has a critically important role to play in the deployment of secure communications.
Wickr provides the highest standard of encryption trusted by millions worldwide. In the workplace and out in the field, Wickr enables end users to communicate securely and protect their privacy while providing IT organizations the administrative controls needed to deploy at scale and provides flexible options and controls for information governance and compliance for regulated industries. To learn more, visit www.wickr.com.