Spanning Cloud Apps Welcomes Three New Directors

New Hires Expand Sales, Marketing and Product Teams

AUSTIN, TEXAS, July 18, 2013 – Spanning Cloud Apps, Inc., creators of the powerful, enterprise-class data protection solution Spanning Backup for Google Workspace, announces the appointments of Jonathan Windham as the company’s director of marketing; Brooke Botros as director of sales; and Mat Hamlin as director of product management.

Windham has broad analytical marketing experience and has worked with firms ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies in his 12-year career.  Botros has a proven track record as a sales leader; she has won numerous recognitions and awards for driving revenue growth over her 15 years of experience.  Hamlin is being promoted from within Spanning. His expertise in software developments spans 15 years in numerous leading technology companies.

“We are excited to bring onboard three directors with strong technology industry experience. Their skills and new perspective will be great assets as we rapidly expand,” said Charlie Wood, founder and chief executive officer, Spanning.




Windham was most recently with Codero Hosting as senior director of marketing.  Prior to Codero Hosting, he was senior manager of online sales and marketing with Hewlett-Packard.  Windham has a strong understanding of technology-enabled revenue generation and used these strengths to triple customer adoption at Bazaarvoice in less than a year.  He received a bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Texas, San Antonio; a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Iowa; and he is currently working towards his master’s degree in business administration at Cornell University.

Botros was most recently the regional inside sales manager at VMware where she was responsible for managing and growing transactional business in the enterprise segment.  Prior to that, she handled inside sales at Arcplan and partner sales at NovusEdge.  Botros’ strength lies in her knowledge of leveraging partner relationships to maximize revenue opportunities and leading her teams to achieve record-breaking performance.  She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas, Austin.

Hamlin started as senior product manager at Spanning this spring.  Prior to that he was the senior product manager at SailPoint Technologies where he was responsible for product direction and strategy, thought leadership and sales channel enablement.  Throughout his career he has been responsible for managing, marketing, designing, delivering, and supporting market-leading data security and identity management solutions.  Hamlin graduated with a bachelor’s degree and an MBA in entrepreneurship from Oklahoma State University.

Spanning provides backup and recovery of the complete Google Workspace suite: Gmail, Drive, Sites, Calendar and Contacts.  Since its founding in 2010, Spanning has helped thousands of business customers and tens of thousands of users backup and restore their business-critical data.  Spanning also provides constant monitoring of data backup, allowing administrators to correct issues before they become problems.


About Spanning Cloud Apps, Inc.

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Spanning was created with a singular purpose – to help companies protect and manage their information in the cloud. The company provides powerful, reliable, enterprise-class data protection for all Google Workspace: Gmail, Drive, Sites, Calendars and Contacts.

The top-rated backup solution on the Google Workspace Marketplace, Spanning Backup is the most reliable and respected cloud-to-cloud backup solution for IT decision-makers.