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HiveWatch Adds Jamie Howard to Board of Directors, Formalizes Board of Advisors

Executives from Buzzfeed, Boston Scientific, Moderna, and other leading global enterprises to provide guidance to the company’s leadership in Security Fusion™ innovation


Los Angeles, Feb. 16, 2023HiveWatch, a physical security software company reimagining how organizations keep their people and assets safe, today announced the addition of Jamie Howard to its Board of Directors and the formalization of its Board of Advisors to help guide the company as it continues to realize significant growth. 


Howard joins the HiveWatch Board of Directors while currently serving as the Founder & CEO of Mile One Group, a strategic consulting firm specializing in technology business consulting, startup advisory services, and leadership development. For more than 20 years, Howard has worked with startups at all stages, from initial phases through go-to-market and scaling up, to successful exits. His experience at leading and advising corporations, such as Ultimaker Americas, Kymeta Corporation, Imagine Communications, and the National Football League will provide HiveWatch with strategy, operations, sales, and finance expertise at an important time for the company.

“I have a passion for leading and guiding companies that have the vision and ability to transform industries and lives and the way people interact with businesses and each other to make the world a better place, like HiveWatch is doing,” Howard said. “HiveWatch is set to become a major change agent at a critical time in history, and its leadership has a clear sense of their vision and purpose. What the company is doing is not only transformational for the physical security industry, but for protecting businesses and communities alike.”

“We’re honored to have Jamie’s expertise in leading and scaling organizations as part of our Board,” said Ryan Schonfeld, Founder & CEO, HiveWatch. “We look forward to his contributions as we continue to build on the success HiveWatch has seen across the enterprise, realizing our mission of empowering the modern security team with data-forward insights and solutions.”


Board of Advisors Formalized
HiveWatch also formalized the creation of its Board of Advisors, comprised of executives from Buzzfeed, Boston Scientific, Moderna, Robinhood, and other leading organizations. The group will provide diverse perspectives, mentorship, and focused input as the company continues to expand its customer base, product offering, and global footprint.

This announcement comes at a turning point for physical security programs, as organizations aim to do more with less, optimize their security programs, and make security operations more intelligent and efficient. HiveWatch strives to change the status quo of the security industry by facilitating better communication and operations and empowering the modern security team with data-forward insights and solutions.
HiveWatch’s Board of Advisors represent a multitude of business and technology industry experience and include:
Caleb Sima, CSO, Robinhood 
John “Jack” Sullivan, CSO, Boston Scientific 
Kristen Johansen, VP Product, ActBlue
Dean Geribo, CSO, Moderna
Chandler Bondan, Chief People Officer, BuzzFeed 
Bernard Harguindeguy, Founder, Elastic Beam (acquired by Ping Identity)

“Our dedicated and talented advisory board members are passionate about helping companies scale while building industry-leading products, and will provide invaluable insights and guidance for us as we continue to navigate our startup journey,” Schonfeld said. “The leaders who make up our Board of Advisors understand our focus on innovation aimed at disrupting the physical security industry and how security programs operate.” 

To learn more about HiveWatch, visit hivewatch.com.


About HiveWatch

HiveWatch is a Security Fusion Platform™ that allows security teams to bring together data from their existing disparate security systems and provides them with an intelligent, holistic, and actionable view, enabling them to respond to prioritized, "de-noised" risks. HiveWatch strives to revolutionize the tired and aged security industry and enable organizations to create security programs simpler by reducing data noise, complexities, and cost. HiveWatch accomplishes this through its Multi-sensor Resolution™ algorithms. HiveWatch makes it easier for companies to keep their people, assets, and brands safe. HiveWatch is utilized by a variety of companies sprawling many industries — from Fortune 500, to high-tech, to critical infrastructure, and everywhere in between.