Since 2015, Rewind has been on a mission to help businesses protect their SaaS and cloud data. Today, over 100,000 customers in more than 100 countries have used Rewind’s top-reviewed apps and support to ensure their software-as-a-service applications run uninterrupted. The Rewind platform enables companies to back up, restore, and copy the critical data that drives their business.
Rewind is founded by Mike Potter and James Ciesielski
Adding QuickBooks Online
Introducing Replay for Shopify
Agency Partner Program
55+ employees and growing
Vision: “Backing up all cloud platforms”
100+ employees and growing
Adding Backups for Trello
Adding Backups for GitHub
SOC 2, Type II compliant
Adding Backups for Jira
Adding Backups for Confluence
A self-proclaimed serial entrepreneur, Mike Potter is the co-founder and CEO of Rewind, the leading data backup and recovery provider for cloud and SaaS data. While studying Mechanical Engineering at McMaster University, Mike began his start-up career as the founder of InTheHack.com, one of the most popular sporting websites in Canada. Since founding Rewind in 2015, Mike has focused on building a company culture that values and respects employees. “I’m a big believer in creating strong teams, hiring great people, and giving them the freedom to do their best work”, he adds. When Mike isn’t running backups, he can usually be found assembling LEGOs with his kids or walking his dogs.
James is the co-founder and CTO of Rewind, the leading data backup and recovery provider for cloud and SaaS data. After completing a Bachelor of Math, Computer Science/Software Engineering at the University of Waterloo, James has over 20 years of experience building highly scalable software and services in the fields of telecommunications, media, and financial technology in both enterprise and start-up environments. An experienced technical leader, James has successfully overseen the development and launch of a variety of software products, including Rewind’s inaugural backup-as-a-service (BaaS) app, Rewind Backups for Shopify. In 2019, James was honoured as a member of the Ottawa 40 Under 40. When he isn’t in front of his computer, James can typically be found running after his kids, cooking with his wife, and volunteering to be in net for every pick-up hockey game he can find.
Casey McKinnon is an experienced product leader with a specialty in scaling up products with huge potential. Casey has launched successful products for leading software companies like Shopify, FreshBooks, ecobee, and Microsoft. Casey holds a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton University in Ottawa, and has since specialized in product-driven leadership across the SaaS space. He has served as the vice president of product at Rewind since August 2021. During Summer Fridays, Casey can typically be found fishing Ottawa’s local waterways or enjoying time with his family on the slopes.
With 25 years of experience in marketing, Line has established herself as a leader in the industry. She founded and successfully grew a digital marketing agency for 10 years, boasting 45 employees and serving local tech startups and lifestyle companies. During her tenure at Bookmark (WPP Group) and Weber Shandwick (IPG Group), two of the world’s most renowned agencies in content marketing and PR, respectively, she solidified her expertise by serving high-profile clients such as IBM, Amazon, Bombardier, and Air Canada. Fueled by her passion for tech and AI, Line transitioned to working on the client side in B2B SaaS companies such as Keatext AI, Nakisa and TrackTik. She has helped early-stage startups in their journey from pre-seed to seed to series A funding and has played a pivotal role in supporting successful exits for scale-ups in hyper-growth. Line is an advocate for the application of AI in marketing use cases and is a firm believer in the power of brand to drive business success.
Siobhan Devlin is an experienced legal professional who is knowledgeable in the start-up space. She has served as the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for a variety of technology companies. Siobhan has extensive experience in intellectual property protection, privacy law, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations, and business development. She is currently serving as the Chief Legal Officer for Rewind.