Spanning Cloud Apps Snags VP of Sales Bill Dolan from Salesforce.com
Following $2MM Series A Round from Foundry Group, Company Immediately Hires Top Talent to Fuel Growth
Austin, TX, April 26, 2011 — Spanning Cloud Apps, the makers of Spanning Backup for Google Workspace, today announced the appointment of Bill Dolan as vice president of sales. Following the company’s recent Series A financing, Dolan will bring his considerable sales experience to Spanning and play an instrumental role in the continued growth of the company.
Dolan has more than a decade of software sales and management experience at industry innovators such as Vignette, Surgient and most recently Salesforce.com, where he sold cloud-based CRM, development and social media applications to sales, channel marketing and IT customers. In his time with the company, Bill achieved over 250% of his revenue targets and developed an acute understanding of the needs of customers in myriad industries.
Throughout his time with Vignette, Surgient and Salesforce.com, Bill consistently exceeded sales and revenue goals and dramatically grew business with major national customers. At Surgient, Bill was tasked with growing small customers into large implementations with multi-million dollar national contracts.
“Bill is a fantastic addition to the Spanning Cloud Apps team,” said Charlie Wood, CEO and founder of Spanning. “He provides valuable industry and sales expertise at a time when our business is growing aggressively. Bill will be building out a world-class sales organization for Spanning.”
“I’m excited to join the team at Spanning Cloud Apps,” said Bill Dolan, vice president of sales. “In just a few months of operation, the team has already built an impressive portfolio of corporate customers and a stellar reputation in the Google Workspace ecosystem. After selling for the world’s #1 cloud computing company in Salesforce.com, I can say with conviction that business is moving to the cloud and that Spanning is well-positioned to capitalize on that move.”
About Spanning Cloud Apps
Founded in 2010 and spun out of Spanning Sync, Inc., Spanning Cloud Apps is a cloud-based application developer focused on backup solutions for today’s most widely adopted cloud-computing suites including Google Workspace. Spanning Backup, the company’s flagship product, is the top-rated backup solution for Google Workspace users and administrators. The company is backed by Foundry Group, and is based in Austin, Texas.
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