Melanie Sommer Brings Over 20 Years of Experience Working with
Leading Tech Companies
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Cloud Apps, Inc., the leading provider of data backup and recovery
for cloud applications and creators of Spanning
Backup for Google Apps, announces the appointment of Melanie Meyer
Sommer as vice president of marketing. Sommer is responsible
for building and driving awareness of Spanning’s brand, while generating
demand for the company’s enterprise-class data protection solutions for
Google Apps and Salesforce.com.
Sommer has a proven track record as a creative and passionate leader and
brings over 20 years of marketing, sales and communications experience
to Spanning. She has worked at business-to-business marketing agencies,
early-stage technology startups and some of the world’s largest
technology companies. She has driven successful brand and marketing
programs with leaders including Motorola, IBM/Tivoli, Sun Microsystems,
Compaq Computer Corporation and Waveset.
"Melanie’s extensive background covers all aspects of innovative
marketing and she brings exceptional enterprise security, cloud and
compliance expertise to Spanning," says Jeff Erramouspe, CEO and
president, Spanning. "She is a great new addition to the executive team
and will play an integral role in the company as we expand our product
Most recently, Sommer led the marketing communications and market
development teams for SailPoint where she helped launch the company and
establish it as the market-leading identity and access management vendor.
"Spanning’s innovative technology allows customers to have reliable
backup and recovery of their Google Apps and Salesforce data," said
Sommer. "I’m excited about working with Jeff and the razor-sharp team
they’ve assembled. Spanning is uniquely positioned to help enterprises
keep their data protected, their business compliant and their employees
productive. I look forward to growing the company’s global market
Sommer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in communications from the
University of Texas at Austin.
The top-rated solution on the Google
Apps Marketplace, Spanning Backup, provides powerful, reliable,
enterprise-class data protection for Google Apps and Salesforce.com.
With the recent introduction of Spanning Backup for Salesforce, the
company is expanding its portfolio to protect more SaaS application
data. Since its founding in 2010, Spanning has helped thousands of
organizations and tens of thousands of users backup and restore their
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 Google Apps and Salesforce.com.
The top-rated backup solution on the Google
Apps Marketplace, Spanning
Backup is the most reliable and respected cloud-to-cloud backup
solution for IT decision-makers.
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Source: Spanning Cloud Apps, Inc.