Charlie Wood, CEO & Founder
Charlie was born and raised in Austin, and even though he has moved away a couple of times he’s always moved back. He started writing software at age 10, got a Mac at 14, started his first business at 17, and has been iterating ever since.
In 2010, Charlie spun Spanning out of the company he previously co-founded, Spanning Sync, whose eponymous application is the de facto standard for syncing Google Apps data with Mac OS X applications. Previously, Charlie was as a Group Product Manager at Vignette and the VP of Enterprise Solutions at NewsGator Technologies.
Charlie holds a BA in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Austin.
Jeff Erramouspe, Chief Revenue Officer
Jeff Erramouspe is chief revenue officer for Spanning Cloud Apps, where he has responsibility for all marketing and sales activities that lead to top line revenue growth. Prior to Spanning, Jeff was the president of Manticore Technology, a leading provider of SaaS-based marketing automation solutions, where he led Manticore through three successive years of revenue growth in the highly competitive marketing automation market.
Jeff has over 20 years of marketing and general management experience in both entrepreneurial and Fortune 500 technology companies. He was the co-founder and CEO of Deepfile Corporation (now called StoredIQ), the VP of market development at Digby, and the first vice president of marketing for Vignette Corporation. Jeff started his career with NCR Corporation and held senior management positions with Compaq Computer Corporation. He has also served as an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at the University of Texas Graduate School of Business. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at San Diego in Management Science.
Mike Pav, VP Engineering
Mike brings over 20 years of enterprise software development experience to Spanning. Previously, he was at Initiate Systems (acquired by IBM) where he was directly responsible for all planning, staffing, development, testing, and documentation efforts related to releases of the company’s Master Data Management (MDM) software products. Prior to Initiate, Mike held senior level engineering positions at Powered (acquired by Dachis Group), Vignette, MITRE, and BDM Federal (now TRW).
Mike began his career in the US Army, where he served as a Platoon Leader and Company/Battalion advisor for several full scale deployments. Mike led a team through Desert Storm, receiving a Bronze Star and a Presidential Unit Citation.
Mike holds a BA in Physics and Philosophy from Knox College and an MS in Computer Science from The George Washington University.
BJ Heinley, VP Design & User Experience
BJ brings 21 years of design and creative experience to Spanning. He has founded several companies and has run a full service design consultancy for 11 years.
As one of the first 150 employees at Yahoo! Inc he supported its many verticals including Music, Weather, Shopping, Games, and Sports, as well as external promotional projects for Fortune 500 companies such as P&G and Ford Motors. BJ supported companies like Friendster and Jotspot in their formative years, and founded his own company, Dipity.com, a VC-backed startup that organizes information through timelines. BJ has owned an emerging art gallery in San Francisco and has interactive work displayed in the Smithsonian.