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At BetterCloud, each team member is instrumental in building products that will profoundly impact how the modern workplace operates. The team has the ownership to tackle big problems, innovate and take risks while working with great people and cool technology. This is more than a job; this is a place to really grow personally and professionally — all while having some fun.



SaaS applications are the future of IT, but they require security and management solutions to address SaaS-specific use cases and challenges. As a company born in the cloud, we are uniquely positioned to provide forward-thinking organizations the tools they need to operate a SaaS-Powered Workplace.


Our culture of ownership, accountability, and transparency is vital to our success. We work hard to ensure that every BetterCloud team member shares those values, through our rigorous interview process and investment in comprehensive training. Want to send us thoughts or feedback? You can email our CEO – dave@bettercloud.com.



Founder and CEO

David Politis is the founder and CEO of BetterCloud where he oversees the day to day activities of the company and is responsible for the overall product vision and business strategy. As a pioneer in the cloud services industry, David has vast experience launching and building high growth technology companies and an immense passion for enterprise cloud technology. | READ POSTS & ARTICLES

Before founding BetterCloud, David was an early employee of Cloud Sherpas (acquired by Accenture [NYSE: ACN]), a preeminent leader in cloud advisory and technology services. As the VP of SMB Solutions, David led Cloud Sherpas to become the leading cloud services partner to small and medium sized businesses worldwide.

Prior to Cloud Sherpas, David was the founding employee and General Manager of Vocalocity (acquired by Vonage [NYSE: VG]), which he grew into one of the top providers of cloud PBX technology. As General Manager, David ran day to day operations and led the company’s product strategy.

David is a native of New York City and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Emory University. He has contributed to TechCrunch, Mashable, VentureBeat, Forbes, The New York Times, BetaBeat and others.


My Twenty Minutes on The Twenty Minute VC Podcast | BetterCloud Monitor
Why the Move to Cloud Office Systems is the Biggest IT Shift in 20 Years | BetterCloud Monitor
Idle to Action: Why Microsoft’s Change of Heart is a Turning Point for Cloud Adoption | BetterCloud Monitor
Let Users Choose Enterprise Cloud Applications | Network World
David Politis of BetterCloud: Start by Working Beyond Your Resume | New York Times
4 Ways Enterprise App Marketplaces Need to Improve | Venture Beat



Chief Technology Officer

David Hardwick is the Chief Technology Officer at BetterCloud where he coordinates a team of sixty developers. He is responsible for overall product development and oversight. | READ POSTS & ARTICLES

Prior to joining BetterCloud, David was the Director of Cloud Development at Cloud Sherpas, the leading Google Apps reseller and service provider in the world. At Cloud Sherpas, David was responsible for managing custom product development for customers worldwide. Using Google App Engine, David and his team created custom applications that made working in and securing Google Apps more efficient.

David has held several other positions in all functions of the technical field, including Senior Technology Manager at Sapient Corporation and Solution Architect at Fry, a leading eCommerce solutions provider.

David holds an MBA from Georgetown University and a BS in Engineering from Lehigh University.



Chief Financial Officer

Bart Hacking is the Chief Financial Officer of BetterCloud where he is responsible for all finance and accounting operations. | READ POSTS & ARTICLES

Prior to joining BetterCloud, Bart was VP Finance at Clickable, Inc., a SaaS online advertising technology provider that enables advertisers to analyze and manage search and social advertising campaigns across Google, Facebook, Bing, Twitter, LinkedIn and others in a single interface. During his tenure at Clickable, Bart led all global finance, accounting and legal activities at the company including a capital raise of $16 million and M&A activities leading up to Clickable’s acquisition by Syncapse Corp. in June 2012.

Prior to Clickable, Bart led finance, accounting and legal operations at Monitor110, a financial technology startup that consumed, categorized and mined unstructured internet data in near-real time for financial investors. Bart also led growth strategy initiatives at FitLinxx, a health and wellness technology company and evaluated and executed M&A transactions at Barnett & Partners, a New York-based boutique investment bank.

Bart holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA in History and Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania.



Chief Revenue Officer

Russell Sachs is a veteran sales leader with more than 15 years of experience building winning sales teams and driving dramatic revenue growth for SaaS and enterprise software companies.

Prior to joining BetterCloud, Sachs served as executive vice president of Sales at Work Market, an online platform and marketplace that helps businesses manage freelancers, contractors and consultants, where he grew top line revenue tenfold in just three years. Sachs previously held the position of sales director for Large Enterprise Services at Dell, Inc. In that role, he led an enterprise team of nationwide service sales executives, who were responsible for selling Dell’s full suite of services to Fortune 1000 companies. Sachs also co-founded email services provider MessageOne in 2000, which was acquired by Dell Services for $155 million in 2008.

Russell attended Tulane University and holds a JD from the University of Miami, and is licensed to practice law in the state of New York.



Chief Business Strategy Officer

Shreyas is the Chief Business Strategy Officer where he is responsible for accelerating the business through global revenue generating relationships, strategy for partnerships and platform and corporate development initiatives.

Shreyas brings 15 years of experience in growing businesses through strategic partner & customer development and product delivery through product & engineering leadership roles. Most recently, Shreyas was SVP Business Development at Centrify, a cloud identity security company where he helped scale Centrify to be an industry leader in two markets by inking strategic partnerships across mobile, SaaS and big data vendors.

Prior to Centrify, Shreyas held business development roles at Blue Coat (acquired by Symantec). Shreyas started his career as a founding engineer and leader at Tacit Networks (acquired by Packeteer) and later held product management/marketing leadership roles at Packeteer. Shreyas holds a M.S. degree in Computer Science (Rutgers University) and a B.S. degree in Computer Science (NIT, Karnataka, India).



VP of Engineering

Kevin Skibbe is the VP of Engineering at BetterCloud where he is responsible for overseeing the day to day duties of the Development, Test Engineering and Architecture teams. Kevin’s passion is to continually bridge the gap between technology, business, customer and partner teams.

Before joining BetterCloud, Kevin was the VP of Engineering at Kabbage, the number one online provider of business loans. At Kabbage, Kevin managed the Engineering team during a period of rapid growth while successfully delivering complex partner integrations with companies like UPS, Intuit, Stripe, Square and others.

Prior to Kabbage, Kevin held several positions as a software developer continually refining his skills around both the art and the science of writing software. He’s coded in languages spanning from COBOL to JavaScript and continues to play with new technologies in his spare time.

Kevin is a native Georgian and holds both an MS and BS in Computer Science from Columbus State University.



VP of Marketing

Taylor Gould is the Vice President of Marketing at BetterCloud where he is responsible for guiding all marketing and lead generation efforts.

Taylor is passionate about inbound marketing, marketing automation, and marketing technology. Taylor has guided many of BetterCloud’s content marketing efforts, including unique and significant research on the SaaS-Powered Workplace and best practices published through the BetterCloud Monitor and the Cloud Technology Alliance. He has also been featured as a speaker at user conferences for marketing automation platforms Pardot, Marketo, and Salesfusion.

Prior to joining BetterCloud, Taylor was a Marketing Manager at Cloud Sherpas, a leading cloud services brokerage. Prior to Cloud Sherpas, Taylor was an SEO specialist at BKV, the largest independent advertising agency in the southeast, working for national clients such as Home Depot and Equifax.

Taylor holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Vanderbilt University.


Optimizing Email Response Rates – [Podcast] | Bowery Capital Blog
21 Rising Stars in Enterprise Technology | Alley Watch
The Marketing Nation Summit – A Customer Journey Deconstructed | YouTube
Picking the Right Partner in the Google, Microsoft Ecosystems | CMS Wire
Look Who’s Joining the Cloud (And Other Surprising Facts) | CMS Wire



VP of Security

Brett Greenwood is the VP of Security at BetterCloud, where he is responsible for securing BetterCloud’s services, cloud infrastructure, and data through robust processes, tools, and technology.

Before joining BetterCloud, Brett was a security architect at Adobe, where he was responsible for the Adobe Marketing Cloud, and prior to that, a security engineer for Boeing, where he worked on security systems and controls across a very large global IT environment.

Brett holds a Master’s degree from the University of Southern California in Systems Architecture & Engineering, and a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Brigham Young University.


6 Tips to Avoid a Cloud Security Horror Story | Third Certainty




Jon Hallett is the Executive Chairman of BetterCloud. Jon and David Politis architected the launch of BetterCloud in 2011, at which time Jon’s investment firm, Hallett Capital, leading the first round of company funding.

In addition to being a current investor in over 25 tech start-ups, Mr. Hallett is actively involved as Chairman or as independent Board advisor at enterprise software companies StrataCloud, Salesfusion, Cloud Sherpas, CloudTags, QASymphony and others. As an operator, Jon has served as CEO or interim CEO on multiple occasions, experiencing successful outcomes in each case.

Jon started his career at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and holds a B.S. in Engineering from Lehigh University.



Board Member

David Politis is the founder and CEO of BetterCloud where he oversees the day to day activities of the company and is responsible for the overall product vision and business strategy. As a pioneer in the cloud services industry, David has vast experience launching and building high growth technology companies and an immense passion for enterprise cloud technology.

Prior to Cloud Sherpas, David was the founding employee and General Manager of Vocalocity (acquired by Vonage [NYSE: VG]), which he grew into one of the top providers of cloud PBX technology. As General Manager, David ran day to day operations and led the company’s product strategy.

David is a native of New York City and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Emory University. He has contributed to Mashable, VentureBeat, Forbes, BetaBeat and others and has a monthly column in TechRepublic’s Google in the Enterprise blog.



Board Member

David Aronoff is a General Partner at the firm whose investment interests and experience include the SaaS, cloud, mobile, data analytics, video and information security sectors. David currently manages the firm’s New York City office.

Prior to joining the firm in June 2005, David spent nearly a decade focusing on early-stage investing at Greylock Partners and held management roles at Chipcom, an enterprise network equipment vendor where he led development efforts in Ethernet bridges, switches and routers. While working full-time on his MBA, David co-founded the Attitude Network (acquired by TheGlobe.com), an Internet content startup with the top two game sites of the day, HappyPuppy.com and GamesDomain.com. Earlier in his career he held technical positions at Bell Labs where he developed secure network systems.

David holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Vermont, cum laude and with college honors, an MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California, and an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School.



Press inquiries: press@bettercloud.com | Get IT news for the modern world at the BetterCloud MONITOR

New products of the week 12.12.16
NetworkWorld | December 12, 2016 | Ryan Francis

BetterCloud Extends SaaS Management Platform Beyond G Suite Focus
Talkin’ Cloud | December 6, 2016 | Nicole Henderson

BetterCloud completes pivot from G Suite to general SaaS management
TechCrunch | December 6, 2016 | Ron Miller

Network engineering tools changing as cloud shift pressures profession
TechTarget | November 17, 2016 | Russ White

Report: Disconnect Between IT Execs and their Staff Puts SaaS Security at Risk
The Whir | October 27, 2016 | Chris Burt

Why there is a disconnect between IT on SaaS app deployments
Cloud Tech | October 25, 2016 | James Bourne

IT executives are out of step with their teams
BetaNews | October 25, 2016 | Ian Barker

Report: More than half of IT professionals think the cloud makes their jobs harder
TechRepublic | October 6, 2016 | Brandon Vigliarolo

SaaS makes our jobs more difficult say IT pros
BetaNews | October 5, 2016 | Ian Barker

6 tips to get the most out of Google Apps for Education
TechRepublic | September 14, 2016 | Andy Wolber

10 Emerging Cloud Vendors You Need to Know About
CRN | July 26, 2016 | Rick Whitling

Cloud Apps Dramatically Impacting IT Pros And Businesses, While Security Remains A Pain Point
Cloud Tech | July 26, 2016 | James Bourne

Want a Happier, More Productive IT Team? Adopt Cloud Services
Talkin’ Cloud | July 20, 2016 | Nicole Henderson

BetterCloud Launches New Automation Capabilities to Put IT in Control of the Modern Workplace
BusinessWire | June 14, 2016 | BetterCloud

More Enterprises Using Microsoft and Google Apps in Tandem, Research Reveals
Cloud Tech | March 30, 2016 | James Bourne

When Good Communication Goes Bad
Fortune | March 4, 2016 | Barb Darrow

Gogle Hangouts Messaging App Gets Peer-to-Peer Upgrade
NewsFactor Network | February 12, 2016 | Dan Heilman

Google for Work Much Quicker to Deploy Than Office 365
CIO | January 20, 2016 | Matt Kapko

61% of New Organizations Are Born in the Cloud
BetaNews | January 19, 2016 | Ian Barker

David Politis of BetterCloud: Start by Working Beyond Your Résumé
The New York Times | July 25, 2015 | Adam Bryant

New QuickStart Bundle Makes it Easier for SMBs to Migrate to Office 365
Lifehacker | July 16, 2015 | Becca Caddy

Google Apps or Microsoft Office? Survey argues which cloud office is best for your business
CloudTech | July 8, 2015 | James Bourne

Look Who’s Joining the Cloud (And Other Surprising Facts)
CMS Wire | June 19, 2015 | Erika Morphy

BetterCloud Raises $25 Million From Accel To Create Universal Tools For Monitoring The Office Cloud
TechCrunch | March 26, 2015 | Danny Crichton

Microsoft vs. Google: Which Is the Better Cloud Computing Stock?
Nasdaq | November 18, 2014 | Motley Fool

NYC Tech Map
Endeavor Insight | November 3, 2014 |

Report: Google Apps Satisfaction Tied to Third-Party Apps
Talkin’ Cloud | October 14, 2014 | Chris Talbot

Google Updates: Node.js Client Libraries Added, HTTP load Balancing Preview Released
ProgrammableWeb | September 29, 2014 | Roman Irani

These Four Security Apps to Try Now Could Save Your Assets Later
GetApp | September 19, 2014 | Todd Spear

BetterCloud Delivers A Health Check For Google Apps Users
Forbes | August 13, 2014 | Ben Kepes

Google Rolls Out Security Features for Drive for Work
Talkin’ Cloud | July 25, 2014 | Chris Talbot

Advanced security for Google Drive for Work
Google Enterprise Blog | July 23, 2014 | Chuck Coulson

Channel Partner Program Roundup: Insight, Sherweb, BetterCloud
The VAR Guy | July 17, 2014 | Michael Cusanelli

Google Apps and Drive feed the buzz at BuzzFeed
Google Enterprise Blog | July 7, 2014 | Justine Bienkowski

Google+ For Beginners (Get Started With These 5 Easy Steps)
Forbes | June 26, 2014 | Kate Harrison

Why Google’s New Technology Partner Program Matters
Cloud Sherpas Blog | June 20, 2014 | Ryan Northington

Google Bought Skybox for $500 million
Street Register | June 11, 2014 |

Google Names First Apps Premier Technology Partners
Talkin’ Cloud | June 11, 2014 | Chris Talbot

21 Rising Stars In Enterprise Technology
AlleyWatch | June 9, 2014 | Mickey Graham

The 2014 OnDemand 100 Top Private Companies
AlwaysOn Network | June 4, 2014 |

A One-Two Punch for Getting Even More out of Google Apps APIs
Google Apps Developer Blog | June 3, 2014 | Steve Ziegler

Channel Program Roundup: Crucial, Carousel, BetterCloud
The VAR Guy | May 8, 2014 | Charlene O’Hanlon

Why the expanding Google partner ecosystem matters
ZDNet | March 12, 2014 | Heather Clancy

NYC is the next Venture Capitol
GeekVC | March 6, 2014 | David Aronoff

BetterCloud: Partners Driving Google Apps Adoption
Talkin’ Cloud | March 4, 2013 | Chris Talbot

Google Apps Surpasses 10,000 Cloud Reseller Partners
Talkin’ Cloud | March 4, 2013 | Joe Panettieri

BetterCloud’s investors bet $6M that Google Apps will become the foundational layer of the enterprise cloud
PandoDaily | September 25, 2013 | Nathaniel Mott

BetterCloud Nabs $2.2M From Angels To Bring Better Management & Security To Google Apps
TechCrunch | May 10, 2012 | Rip Empson

Five Ways to Deliver Proactive Customer Service
Forbes | December 10, 2016 | Shep Hyken

New Platform gives businesses control of SaaS
BetaNews | December 6, 2016 | Ian Barker

Why 2017 could be a big year for AR and VR in business
TechRepublic | December 5, 2016 | Conner Forrest

Microsoft Teams takes aim at Slack
TechTarget | November 8, 2016 | Jesse Scardina

8 strategies for achieving IT goals
CIO | October 26, 2016 | Jennifer Lonoff Shiff

IT Pros Hungry for SaaS Apps, But Have No Plan (or Budget) to Secure Them: Report
BetaNews | October 21, 2016 | Ian Barker

IT Pros Hungry for SaaS Apps, But Have No Plan (or Budget) to Secure Them: Report
The Whir | October 6, 2016 | Chris Burt

A Survival Guide for the Chief Revenue Officer: Your First 90 Days on the Job
Selling Power | October 5, 2016 | Russell Sachs

The Google Apps Admin Cheat Sheet
K-12 Tech Decisions | October 3, 2016 | Tim Burke

New Products of the week 8.22.16
Network World | August 22, 2016 | Ryan Francis

Why Pokémon GO is a dress rehearsal for a new wave of IT security risks
TechBeacon | July 28, 2016 | Bob Scheier

Cloud Apps Dramatically Impacting IT Pros And Businesses, While Security Remains A Pain Point
Channel Partners | July 20, 2016 | Edward Gately

New Automation Capabilities Help Keep IT in Control of SaaS
BetaNews | June 15, 2016 | Ian Barker

Phishing Your Own Employees to Improve Security
ITProPortal | May 31, 2016 | Austin Whipple

BetterCloud’s 360 Video Gives Applicants and New Employees an Insider’s View
Tech Republic | March 28, 2016 | Erin Carson

Slack Introduces Voice Calling Feature in Beta
Top Tech News | March 3, 2016 | Shirley Siluk

Gartner Argues Cloud Email is Still Immature – But Gaining Traction
Cloud Tech | February 2, 2016 | James Bourne

Survey: Partners Need to Get Ahead of Business Cloud Adoption
Channel Partners | January 19, 2016 | Edward Gately

Microsoft, Google Cloud Customers Need More From Solution Providers
Channel Partners | July 15, 2015 | Edward Gately

Microsoft, Google Cloud Customers Need More From Solution Providers
Channel Partners | July 15, 2015 | Edward Gately

Google vs. Microsoft: Which Cloud Productivity Platform Wins?
CMS Wire | July 10, 2015 | Erika Morphy

Study looks at adoptions, cost savings from Office 365 vs. Google Apps
FierceCIO | July 8, 2015 | David Weldon

Google Apps vs Office 365 in the workplace
BetaNews | July 8, 2015 | Ian Barker

This one thing about Google Apps for Work should seriously scare Microsoft
Business Insider | July 7, 2015 | Julie Bort

Office 365 and Google for Work adoption rates to grow rapidly
CIO | June 15, 2015 | Matt Kapko

Survey: Number of All-Cloud Companies Will Grow Five-fold By 2020
Forbes | June 15, 2015 | Joe McKendrick

An IT view of Google Docs vs. Microsoft Word Online
CIO | June 30, 2015 | Matt Kapko

More than a Dozen Jobs at a Cloud Power
Wakefield | February 28, 2014 | Rain Gang

Five add-ons to make Google Apps play nice in the enterprise
TechRepublic | February 25, 2014 | Conner Forrest

What do SaaS implementations mean for IT?
TechTarget | February 18, 2014 | Alex Barrett

Employees Willing to Pay for Google Marketplace Apps: Survey
Wall Street Journal | February 11, 2014 | Tom Loftus

Survey Reveals Google Apps’ Key Role As The Core Of Corporate IT
Cloud Tweaks | February 11, 2014 |

Survey: workers willing to pay out-of-pocket for Google and Marketplace apps
9to5Google | February 11, 2014 | Mike Beasley

These Are The 10 Coolest New York Enterprise Startups Right Now
Business Insider | February 6, 2014 | Mickey Graham

The 20 Coolest Cloud Software Vendors of 2014
CRN | January 27, 2014 | Rick Whiting

Community tip: round robin ticket assignment
Zendesk Blog | January 13, 2014 | Michael Stone

Q & A with BetterCloud
Hypepotamus | January 6, 2014 | Raven Davis

Evolution of the modern cloud: How the cloud’s value proposition is changing
VentureBeat | November 28, 2013 | David Politis

Embrace enterprise social networking with Google+ Communities
TechRepublic | November 4, 2013 | David Politis

HP’s SMB Cloud Strategy: 4 Moves for Fiscal 2014
The VAR Guy | October 31, 2013 | The VAR Guy

Zombie apocalypse, meet tech: HootSuite, Zendesk, Pinterest, and more get freaky for Halloween
VentureBeat | October 31, 2013 | John Koetsier

How cloud computing will impact the on-premise data center
Xclusive Cloud Technology | October 28, 2013 | Scott Matteson

See a Niche? Start a Tech Company
Emory Magazine | October 27, 2013 | Michelle Valigursky and Abi Averill

Software firm BetterCloud to add 150 jobs
Atlanta Business Chronicle | September 27, 2013 | Urvaksh Karkaria

Backed by $6M, BetterCloud Is Tuning Up Its Software for Salesforce.com
Xconomy | September 25, 2013 | JP Ruth

With 15K Businesses On Board, BetterCloud Lands $5M To Help Accelerate The Adoption Of Google Apps In The Enterprise
TechCrunch | January 10, 2013 | Rip Empson

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