Global Intelligence Platform


WireScreen provides business and financial intelligence about China and global supply chains. Our Global Intelligence Platform analyzes complex data to help companies vet deals and business partners, screen investments and better comply with government regulations and economic sanctions.

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De-risk your business

Global companies face a myriad of challenges, from the risks associated with investing overseas to the pitfalls of managing complex supply chains and adapting to new environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards. Our data platform helps businesses by flagging corporate and national security risks and producing report cards on millions of global firms and the people who manage them.

Mapping technology

Our Mapping Technology

We have built a sophisticated software platform that is mapping business relationships throughout the world. Beginning with China, we are documenting who owns and ultimately controls a company or financial institution. We also provide insights into a company’s affiliates and joint venture partners. Using our platform, customers can search more than 10 million company profiles to gain insights into the operations of global brands and the portfolios of some of the world’s biggest investment firms.

Use Cases

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Global supply chains

Who are the suppliers, distributors and overseas partners of multinational corporations? We help you find them.

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Due diligence

Our platform helps companies conduct background checks on their acquisitions, investments and overseas affiliates.

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Sanctions compliance

WireScreen has detailed profiles on hundreds of firms that in recent years have been added to the U.S. government’s sanctions list.

Leadership Team

WireScreen was founded in 2019. It is a division of The Wire Digital Inc., a news and data startup based in New York City. Its affiliated company is The Wire China, a weekly digital magazine.

David Barboza
David Barboza, Cofounder and Chief Executive

A Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist who previously worked at The New York Times, David has more than 15 years of experience covering China and using corporate records.

Lynn Zhang
Lynn Zhang, Cofounder and Chief Operating Officer

A former financier who worked in private equity, Lynn has spent more than a decade analyzing corporate data. She studied chemistry and finance in China and Japan.

Brian O'Clair
Brian O’Clair, Head of Engineering

An engineering leader who co-founded Nautilus Labs and worked at Google, Attentive, and ActionIQ. He studied electrical engineering and computer science at UC Berkeley.

Bradley Martinez
Bradley Martinez, Head of Sales

An experienced revenue leader, Brad has built teams serving sophisticated clients at FactSet and Factor Law. He studied Political Science, Philosophy, and Economics at UPenn.

Selva Sarangan
Selva Sarangan, Chief Data Officer

A data scientist who is a veteran of Oracle, Rakuten and Cityblock Health, a spinout of Google parent company, Alphabet.

Leonid Taycher
Leonid Taycher, Senior Advisor

A senior engineer who has worked at Google, Twitter, and Kensho, the AI company acquired by S&P. Leonid earned his PhD in computer science from M.I.T.


We are fortunate to work with some of the leading venture capital firms.

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Shaun Maguire
Shaun Maguire
Partner, Sequoia Capital
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Larsen Jensen
Larsen Jensen
Co-founder, Harpoon Ventures
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