Our Leaders

Management Team

Spanning’s leadership team is comprised of a balanced mix of innovative technologists, driven business leaders, and passionate industry experts. Together, they bring years of experience to help the team grow, customers succeed and to make the cloud a better place.

Jeff Erramouspe, CEO

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Jeff leads the Spanning team not just in the ways you’d expect – such as developing strategy, budgeting, and recruiting – but also by enabling great people to do their best work. This means setting goals that inspire excellence while eliminating obstacles to success.

Prior to being appointed CEO and president, Jeff was Spanning’s Chief Revenue Officer. Before that, he was the president of Manticore Technology, which he led through three successive years of revenue growth in the highly competitive marketing automation market. He was the founding CEO of Deepfile Corporation (became StoredIQ and sold to IBM in 2012), was VP of Market Development at Digby, and served as Vignette Corporation’s first VP of Marketing. He started his career with NCR Corporation and also held senior management positions at Compaq Computer Corporation. Away from work, he is a connoisseur of New Orleans jazz and loves cooking with his wife – it’s the perfect blend of planning, creativity, and gadgetry for a technology entrepreneur and CEO.

Jeff holds a BA in management science from the University of California at San Diego. He has also served as an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship in the Graduate School of Business at the University of Texas. In spite of this formidable career, it’s hard to get Jeff to toot his own horn – even though he’s a skilled trumpet player in addition to our president and CEO.

Mike Pav, SVP of Operations

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Mike brings over 20 years of product development and leadership experience to Spanning. He is responsible for the product development and operations of multiple paid products along with several free tools. Because Spanning is a customer-focused company, Mike also leads the Customer Support team.

Mike started his leadership experience as a US Army Platoon Leader and Company/Battalion Advisor where he received a Bronze Star and Presidential Unit Citation in Desert Storm. He has held a variety of technical and management roles at companies such as IBM, Powered, Vignette Corporation, and MITRE. Away from work, he’s a focused runner, staying physically fit and mentally sharp by tackling challenges like running the marathon.

Mike holds a BA in physics and philosophy from Knox College and an MS in computer science from The George Washington University.

“It’s my job to reliably and repeatably deliver products that delight customers. I do this by focusing my people and their processes, which ultimately makes product delivery easy.”

Mat Hamlin, VP of Products

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As VP of Products, Mat is responsible for understanding the needs of Spanning’s customers and defining the future of the company’s innovative line of products for protecting data in the cloud. He previously served as the product owner for multiple market-leading solutions in identity and access management from SailPoint Technologies and Sun Microsystems.

Mat brings 15 years of experience managing, marketing, designing, delivering, and supporting enterprise software products. His career spans five Austin start-ups and two technology market leaders.  As a father of two active boys, he spends most of his weekends coaching sports, hiking, canoeing, “geocaching,” and creating opportunities for learning.  He plays competitive sports to stay fit and enjoys the wind and water to relax.

Mat holds a BS in MIS and an MBA, both from Oklahoma State University.

“My team’s #1 priority is customer engagement. By truly understanding the needs of our customers we’re able to deliver products and services that are trusted by the people who rely on them every day.”

Andrea Adams, VP of Engineering


A professional software engineering manager with 18 years of experience, Andrea oversees multiple facets of product engineering from project management and leading a team to promoting quality practices and supporting products to achieve 100% availability. She is focused on ensuring Spanning delivers 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.

Why is she such an effective leader? “I really love coming to work,” she says; “The energy is infectious here. Also, I have a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, just in case anyone steps out of line!”

Andrea holds a BA in statistics with an emphasis on computer science from the University of California, Berkeley. “I love collaborating with engineers to solve hard problems, fostering an environment that encourages innovation, and having a tangible impact in growing a company where people are passionate about their work.” When Andrea isn’t hard at work, she enjoys the outdoors with her husband and two children.

Morag Keirns, VP of Marketing


A technical marketing director with more than 17 years experience managing interactive digital marketing projects, Morag oversees the marketing and inside sales team at Spanning. She’s focused on building the Spanning brand through marketing automation and content strategy.

Morag has been working within the interactive marketing space in Austin since 2000 and has worked with many Austin startups in senior marketing operation roles, including Olive Interactive, HumanCode and WeAreTeachers. Prior to joining Spanning in 2016, Morag worked for ThoughtWorks, a 4,000 person technology consultancy, as part of the global marketing team supporting content strategy and marketing automation across the more than 40 office locations.

Morag grew up in Scotland and holds a BA in Business Administration from Robert Gordons University, as well as a Diploma in Marketing and an Adult Education Teachers Certificate. She enjoys cooking and traveling around the globe with her husband and two children.

“I enjoy the challenges of keeping up with the latest tools and technology. I thrive on the fast pace of Spanning and truly enjoy helping my team broaden their skills through collaboration and training.”

Chad Savoy, VP Worldwide Sales


Chad has extensive experience scaling and developing high-performing sales teams. Through more than 17 years in enterprise sales, Chad has helped grow companies from start-ups to profitable, publicly traded firms.

Prior to Spanning, Chad served as VP of Sales for Datadog a SaaS based infrastructure monitoring company where he increased the sales team from 15 to 60+ and helped increased annual revenue by over 300%. Chad has also served as VP of North American Sales at Solarwinds (NYSE: SWI) where he contributed to increased revenue from the North American Commercial Region more than 500%, as VP of Worldwide Sales – SMB at CornerstoneOnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD), as well as VP of Worldwide Sales for Vyopta.

Chad holds a Bachelors of Arts and Sciences from Louisiana State University.

Matt Linderman, Director of Sales

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Matt was the first Spanning inside sales rep starting with the company in October of 2012. Throughout his tenure at Spanning, Matt grew the Sales Team in people and numbers as a Team Lead, Manager and now Director of Sales.

Matt moved to Austin in 1997 to attend the University of Texas.

“I thrive on enabling the team to do good work every day, grow personally and professionally, all with a smile on their faces.”