We build apps that protect
critical SaaS and cloud data.

Protect your data. Protect your business.

Our Mission

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.

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Employees and growing

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Founded in Ottawa, Canada

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platforms supported (by the end of 2022)

Our Values

Delighting Customers

Delighting Customers

We believe customer service is an attitude, not a department. Something that every employee needs to keep top of mind.
Give Back

Give Back

We offer people goodwill and ask for nothing in return. Whether it’s time, attention, or treasure – we give what we’re expected to, and then some.
Open, Honest, Respectful

Open, Honest, Respectful

We are honest, truthful, and respectful when dealing with people – our customers, our coworkers, and ourselves.
Accountability

Accountability

Each employee is accountable for their performance. We set goals, and do our best to achieve them and take responsibility if they aren’t met.
Respect people’s time

Respect people’s time

We strive to achieve success as a team while maintaining harmony between work and life. We empower our teams to work when they are most productive, whenever that may be.
Be comfortable being uncomfortable

Be comfortable being uncomfortable

Rewind is a new, fast-growing, and experimental company. Roles and responsibilities change and we’re always thinking of ways to improve.

Our Story

2015

Rewind Founded

Rewind is founded by Mike Potter and James Ciesielski
41 customers

2016

First full-time hires

4 employees
1,100+ customers

2017

Early Growth

8 employees
3,200+ customers
Adding BigCommerce

2018

Adding Platforms

Adding QuickBooks Online
Introducing Replay for Shopify
6,700+ customers

2019

Another year of 100% growth

40 employees
10,900+ customers
Agency Partner Program

2020

Series A funding

55+ employees and growing
Vision: “Backing up all cloud platforms”

2021

Series B Funding

100+ employees and growing
Adding Backups for Trello
Adding Backups for GitHub

2022

Developer Tools

SOC 2, Type II compliant
Adding Backups for Jira
Adding Backups for Confluence

Our Leadership Team

Mike Potter CEO

Mike Potter

CEO

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.

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James Ciesielski CTO

James Ciesielski

CTO

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.

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Siobhan Devlin

CLO

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.

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Casey McKinnon

VP Product

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.

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Daniel Sim

General Manager - E-Commerce
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Wayne Selman

Senior Director, Sales

Todd Mumford

Director, Demand Generation
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Max Edwards

Director of Partnerships
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Kirsi Maharaj

People Manager
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Bradley Clifford

Controller
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Danika Chilibeck

FP&A Manager

Our Board of Directors

Mike Potter CEO

Mike Potter

CEO
James Ciesielski CTO

James Ciesielski

CTO
Matt Roberts

Matt Roberts

Member
Magaly Charbonneau

Magaly Charbonneau

Member

John True

Member
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Carol Meyers

Member
Yousuf Khan

Yousuf Khan

Observer
Alexander Rink

Alex Rink

Observer
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Jared Rosen

Observer

Hugues Lalancette

Observer

With thanks to our Investors

inovia
Bessemer
Ridge Ventures
Union Capital
Mistral Venture Partners

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