We are pleased to share that Wickr has been acquired by Amazon and is now part of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) team. We’re proud to have created highly trusted, secure communication solutions for messaging, video conferencing, file sharing, and more. From our founding ten years ago, we have grown to serve organizations across a wide range of industries, all over the world. Together with AWS, we look forward to taking our solutions to the next level for our customers and partners. Learn more here →

Venkat Avvaru

Senior Director of Engineering

Venkat Avvaru has over 20 years of software development experience with a track record of delivering highly successful enterprise software products. Prior to joining Wickr, Venkat was the director of development for commerce suite of products at IBM. He has held leadership positions at Sterling Commerce, Yantra Corporation and Infosys.

Venkat earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) at Varanasi, India.