Articles By Andrea Adams

Andrea Adams

VP of Engineering (2017-2018) & Director of Engineering (2013-2017)

Prior to taking over as VP of Engineering in 2017, Andrea served as Director of Engineering for Spanning beginning in 2013. A professional software engineering manager with 18 years of experience, Andrea oversaw multiple facets of product engineering from project management and leading a team to promoting quality practices and supporting products to achieve 100% availability. She focused on ensuring that Spanning delivered the highest-quality “whole-product” releases. Prior to coming to Spanning, Andrea led software development teams at ServiceMesh Inc., Paymetric Inc., and Vignette Corporation. She also managed customer support operations at UniSQL, was a project team leader at Ingres Corporation, and served as a technical consultant to Sprinkle Law LP, LLC. Andrea holds a BA in statistics with an emphasis on computer science from the University of California, Berkeley. When Andrea isn’t hard at work, she enjoys the outdoors with her husband and two children.

HIFADO Alive and Well in Engineering

As VP of Engineering, my job is to deliver and support our three products—Spanning Backup for Office 365, Google Workspace and Salesforce—and lead the Development and DevOps teams that write the software and manage it in production. While I still love diving deep into technical issues, as a manager I find great satisfaction in helping […]