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 25,000 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.


Employees and growing


Founded in Ottawa, Canada


in funding


platforms supported

Our Values

Open, Honest, Respectful

Be trustworthy

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

Be accountable

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.
Delighting Customers

Customer centric

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

Our Story


Rewind Founded

Rewind is founded by Mike Potter and James Ciesielski
41 customers


First full-time hires

4 employees
1,100+ customers


Early Growth

8 employees
3,200+ customers
Adding BigCommerce


Adding Platforms

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


Another year of 100% growth

40 employees
10,900+ customers
Agency Partner Program


Series A funding

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


Series B Funding

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


Developer Tools

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


Added 3 New Integrations

Backups for Mailchimp, Klaviyo and Jira Service Management.
Vision: Back up the cloud, recover it in seconds.

Our Leadership Team

Mike Potter CEO

Mike Potter


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


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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Line Atallah, Rewind's CMO

Line Atallah


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.

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Siobhan Devlin


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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Conrad Bach

VP Revenue
Conrad is an established Revenue leader, specializing in building growth stage, B2B, SaaS companies. He takes pride in leading the way down challenging paths and bringing people together to achieve a common goal, all, while creating a team that people truly want to be a part of.
Conrad developed foundational roots in consultative and solution selling at Xerox, before transitioning to technology startups to pursue sales leadership. He has scaled multiple early and growth stage SaaS companies and has led highly successful GTM teams covering; Sales, Business Development, Account Management, Solutions Engineering and Customer Success.
Outside of work, Conrad spends the majority of his time with his wife and two daughters and loves spending time at his family cottage. Baseball was Conrad’s first sporting passion, but he now spends more time on his road bike and skis.
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Daniel Sim

VP, Product and Emerging Technologies
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Danika Chilibeck

Director of Operations
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Bradley Clifford

Director of Finance

Our Board of Directors

Mike Potter CEO

Mike Potter

James Ciesielski CTO

James Ciesielski


Peter Bormann

Magaly Charbonneau

Magaly Charbonneau

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Carol Meyers

Alexander Rink

Alex Rink

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Jared Rosen

Yousuf Khan

Yousuf Khan


Hugues Lalancette


With thanks to our Investors

Ridge Ventures
Union Capital
Mistral Venture Partners

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