Senior technology leader brings extensive financial and business expertise
Datto, Inc., the leading provider of total data protection solutions for businesses around the world, today announced that Timothy Weller has joined the company as chief financial officer. Weller will report to Datto founder and chief executive officer, Austin McChord.
"Tim brings a strong track record of financial and business leadership supporting both emerging growth and public technology companies,” stated McChord. “We’ve built a stellar management team, and we look forward to collaborating with Tim to continue to grow our business by providing value to our managed service provider (MSP) partners, employees and investors.”
Prior to Datto, Weller served as the Interim CEO and CFO of London-based financial technology company Wonga. He was also CFO of two Boston-based public companies, EnerNoc (NASDAQ: ENOC), a clean energy technology company, and Akamai (NASDAQ: AKAM), where he led a team that completed one of the top-performing initial public offerings (IPOs) of all time.
Early in his career, Tim was an equity research analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He has also been a software developer, video game designer, angel investor, and advisor to many technology company CEOs. Weller earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Michigan State University and a doctorate in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois.
“Since my early career in software development and on Wall Street, I’ve watched small-to-medium businesses struggle to keep up with technology, and the complexity continues to accelerate. Datto has optimised the delivery of IT solutions for SMBs – data protection, business continuity, networking and security – by using the managed service provider channel,” stated Weller. “I’m excited to work with the talented team that has led Datto to this stage of success as the company continues its global expansion and rollout of new services.”
Datto protects business data and provides secure connectivity for tens of thousands of the world's fastest growing companies. Datto's Total Data Protection solutions deliver uninterrupted access to business data on site, in transit and in the cloud. Thousands of IT service providers globally rely on Datto's combination of pioneering technology and dedicated services to ensure businesses are always on, no matter what. Datto is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut and has offices in Monroe, Rochester, Boston, Portland, Toronto, London, Singapore and Sydney.