CIO Symposium Contributor


Rob May

CEO and Co-Founder


Symposium Roles

Speaker/Panelist 2013, 2014


Rob May is the CEO and co-Founder of Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Backupify (, the leading provider of backup and recovery solutions for Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, offering an all-in-one archiving, search and restore solution for the most popular online services including Salesforce, Google Apps, Facebook, Twitter and more. Serving as the company's chief strategist and resident visionary, he has firmly positioned Backupify on the leading edge of cloud data management. Under Rob's leadership, Backupify has secured $19.5 million in venture capital funding, and now is backing up over 1,000,000 accounts in total. Rob started his career as a digital design engineer at Harris Corporation and has held business development and management positions at multiple startups before co-founding Backupify in 2008. Rob has a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA, both from the University of Kentucky.