Get To Know Clairvoya.

Born from within the industry by an enterprise-class team and purpose-built from the start.
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We know data and are shaping a new reality.

At Clairvoya, our past shapes the future. Our founding team brings more than 60 years’ combined expertise analyzing and managing petabytes of data and billions of files for hundreds of companies.

We get your challenges and have direct experience helping clients identify and secure critical information within complex systems. To put it clearly: we know where data resides, what might be in it, how to analyze it and how to manage it.

We’ve built on this wisdom and insight to create a future-proofed solution that delivers a new operational reality—one with full visibility into your data landscape and total command over your data. Once you see Clairvoya in action, you’ll believe the impossible is possible.

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Meet the founders.

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John Ritter

Chief Executive Officer

John is responsible for leading the strategic direction, execution and management of Clairvoya’s vision. With extensive cross-functional expertise in technology services at companies both large and small, John saw a need and opportunity to bring visibility, intelligence and control to the most complex data management and governance challenges.

Prior to co-founding Clairvoya, John served as President & COO of DiscoverReady for nearly a decade and was an executive at Bank of America, where his global responsibilities included e-discovery operations, cyber forensics, information security incident management and access and identity management operations. Prior to Bank of America, John spent time in the Washington, DC area as an attorney and as a police officer. John graduated magna cum laude with a JD from The Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law and with a BA from The University of Maryland, College Park. He is admitted to practice law in both the District of Columbia and Maryland. He is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.

John resides in Charlotte with his wife, kids and dog —when he isn’t making magic happen for Clairvoya and its customers, he enjoys reading, yoga, cycling and spending time in the Carolina mountains with his family.

John Ritter
Chief Executive Officer
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Phil Richards

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Phil takes the lead on all aspects of Clairvoya’s innovation and software development functions, leveraging AI, machine-learning and blockchain technology to develop a future-forward solution for complex data management and governance needs. He brings an extensive technical development and leadership background to Clairvoya, with decades of expertise in quantitative analytics, electronic discovery, data processing and analytics, process improvement and production.

Before co-founding Clairvoya, Phil served as CTO at DiscoverReady, where his responsibilities included managing technology services, the analytics, engineering and development teams and the IT department. Before DiscoverReady, he was an executive at Bank of America and worked in quantitative analytics, eDiscovery, incident response and cyber forensics departments. Phil received MS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received ME and BS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Utah. Phil is named on 11 patents and 2 provisional patents.

Phil lives in the mountains of Utah with his family—when he’s not in front of his computer, he enjoys skiing, mountain biking, hiking and exploring mountains and deserts with his family. And, desserts whenever possible.

Phil Richards
Chief Technology Officer
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Daniel Blair

Chief Product Officer

Daniel is responsible for bringing the Clairvoya platform into reality as a market-leading enterprise data management solution. He is a visionary product leader and problem-solver who brings extensive experience developing future-forward technology products and services that tackle complex information and data challenges.

Prior to co-founding Clairvoya, Daniel oversaw the development of cutting-edge technology solutions and innovative service offerings at DiscoverReady, and led the team responsible for the stability and security of the infrastructure that enabled delivery of its client services. He joined DiscoverReady from Bank of America, where he was an executive leader of technology and operations supporting the legal department, managing e-discovery, cyber forensics, information security, incident management and anti-phishing processes.

Daniel lives with his family in the Chicago suburbs. When he’s not working on what’s next for Clairvoya, he enjoys being outdoors, traveling and exploring and experiencing new places and cultures.

Daniel Blair
Chief Product Officer
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Greg Sheaffer

Chief Revenue Officer

Greg takes the lead on developing and growing Clairvoya’s business through strategic channel partnerships in worldwide markets. He is an experienced leader in developing relationships and finding opportunities to help businesses solve complex problems, and has been responsible for managing multi-million dollar portfolios and relationships.

Prior to co-founding Clairvoya, Greg spent more than 15 years at Bank of America in various leadership roles supporting legal services, security, information governance, imaging and document management businesses.

Greg lives in Charlotte with his wife and boy/girl twins. When he’s not building Clairvoya’s business, Greg enjoys family walks, renaissance festivals, poetry, craft cocktails and watching Florida State sports.

Greg Sheaffer
Chief Revenue Officer

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