Robert A. Steinkrauss Joins Sonian Board of Directors

DEDHAM, Mass. — Sonian, a pioneer in cloud-based archiving, today announced the appointment of Robert A. Steinkrauss, a technology executive with more than 35 years of leadership experience, to its board of directors. Steinkrauss will serve as an independent director, expanding the board to six members.

“It’s an exciting time to be joining this board along with Tim McKinnon as the new CEO,” said Steinkrauss. “The value of cloud-based archiving has never been more real to enterprises as they grapple to overcome the challenges of storing, retrieving and leveraging the vast amount of business data generated each day. As a pioneer in the field, Sonian is at the forefront of this opportunity.”

For more than 35 years, Steinkrauss has provided strategic direction, vision and management to a number of successful ventures in the technology industry. A veteran of the security and networking markets, Steinkrauss previously served as the president and chief executive officer of Chosen Security, Raptor Systems, Xedia and Ingrian Networks, Inc. He has also served as the managing director of TC TrustCenter GmbH.

“Bob brings nearly four decades of experience guiding technology companies, which will prove invaluable to our success,” said Daniel Demmer, Sonian board member. “We grew revenue more than 30 percent year over year in 2014, and 2015 will be marked by strong product innovation. We look forward to working with Bob and benefiting from his deep insight and experience.”

Steinkrauss serves as an independent director for NextDocs Corporation, Exinda, Xtium, Agiliance and Ipswitch. He was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist in 2007 for the Northern California region and in 1997 for the New England Region. A magna cum laude graduate of Boston College, Steinkrauss holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science in accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

About Sonian

An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world’s information. More than 19,000 customers in 40 countries trust Sonian’s secure platform and fast and accurate search to retain and retrieve valuable data and to protect the intellectual property in business email. Sonian manages more than 20 billion objects in the cloud; every day, 17 million new documents are uploaded to Sonian’s cloud archives, which can run on any of the world’s five largest public clouds. Boasting strong partnerships with the world’s leading technology companies, Sonian combines innovative technology with deep archiving expertise to satisfy customers of all sizes and industries. For more information, please visit