About us

Founded in 2002, under the name Data Deposit Box. Data Deposit Box is located in Toronto, Ontario. While our name has changed, our advanced, patented technology has been trusted daily by over 60,000 customers supported throughout the world by an extensive partner network of 1000 resellers, and 100 MSPs. Our solutions have won prestigious industry awards and been featured in leading industry publications.

In early 2011, Data Deposit Box merged its decade’s worth of cloud backup experience with ROBOBAK’s impressive past that formed a dynamic match that will drive the technology to power cloud backup and recovery solutions for small businesses and partners alike for years to come.

Philosophy

Empowering business owners and employees to take a more active role in understanding the value of their data motivates us. Massive improvements in technology are generating profound changes in the way companies create and share digital information. In today’s world data is power and we’re excited to see a new generation of businesses moving to embrace cloud-based platforms because the technology allows smaller companies to enjoy unprecedented levels of productivity, mobility, and security.

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Why Choose Data Deposit Box?

Easy

Continuous Data Protection by automatically backing up your files so you don’t have to worry.

Affordable

Protect your entire business—PCs,MACs,Servers—for as little as $9.99 / month.

Secure

Gain peace of mind knowing your data is encrypted and backed up safely to a secure data center.

Meet The Team

Tim Jewell - Founder & CEO at Data Deposit Box ClouD BackupTim is the inventor of Data Deposit Box. His main goal was – and continues to be – the enhancement of our products to drive client satisfaction. As Tim puts it, “I do very complicated things to make our customers’ lives simpler.”One of his early achievements was streamlining the office practices at IBM with an online fax product that eliminated bottlenecks for the sales team during product releases. Observing that time-consuming lineups would occur frequently, he designed a solution that was then sold to 8 other IBM offices around the world. Prior to developing Data Deposit Box, Tim was a Marketing Representative and Systems Engineer at IBM, where he put his expertise and insight to use in all ends of the product development spectrum. Striking out on his own as an IT consultant, Tim developed internet-based solutions for a variety of clients, from technology vendors to major Canadian finance organizations. Tim eventually became CTO for one of his clients: BayStreetDirect.com, which was recently bought by NIAD Systems.

Tim holds a B.A.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Waterloo.

Troy Cheeseman - President & COO of Data Deposit Box ClouD BackupAs President of Data Deposit Box, Troy has over 15 years of IT and Business Operations experience encompassing the public and private sectors. For 12+ years Troy worked directly for Citi Technology and Infrastructure with CITI, one of the largest financial services institutions globally. During this time Troy was the Canada country head for the ICG CTI team, the NAM CTI head for the GTS business and was the Securities and Fund Services global head of CTI Service Delivery Management, a business aligned role leading all technology infrastructure management efforts. Troy’s direct and indirect management responsibilities included complete day-to-day business and technical operations encompassing management of Help Desk services, Desktop Services, Sun Solaris, AIX, iSeries (AS400), pSeries, MS Windows, Oracle, Help Systems Sequel, MS SQL, DB2, Nortel\Cisco routers, switches, data centers, and Avaya PBX telephony providing support for multiple lines of business across the NAM, EMEA and AsiaPAC regions.

Troy graduated from Humber College’s 3 year Computer Information Services diploma in 1998.

As Chief Financial Officer of Data Deposit Box, Mike has over 20 years’ experience as a “results driven” financial executive in both public and private sectors. Mike has a demonstrated record of achievement leading organizational growth, enhancing operational efficiency and developing high performing teams in a variety of market sectors.

Prior to starting his management consulting firm, Mike was CFO and Corporate Secretary of Bid.com, a leading provider of asset management solutions, where he was responsible for all aspects of finance for offices in the United States, Canada, Ireland and Norway. Mike was also a partner and Vice President, Finance of Westaim Partners, a venture capital firm that specialized in emerging stage companies with high growth potential. In addition, Mike was Director of Finance at Classwave Wireless, a leading edge technology company that utilized the emerging Bluetooth standard. Mike also held the position of Finance Director at Cohn & Wells Ltd., a full-service marketing communication company, during which time he was responsible for all facets of finance in Toronto, New York and Australia.

Since starting his management consulting firm in 2009, Mike has assisted several companies in various roles including: CFO of AirIQ Inc., a GPS location-based technology company listed on the TSXV; Vice President of Hostopia Inc. (Canadian subsidiary of Deluxe Corporation which is publicly listed in the United States), a leading provider of web services and business communication tools; CFO, Futura Rewards, an industry-leading provider of integrated and stand-alone loyalty solutions that is listed on the TSXV; Director of Finance, Star Navigation Systems, listed on the TSXV, a leading edge technology company providing solutions to the aerospace industry.

Mike received his CMA, CPA designation in 1994.

Ben Puzzuoli - Director of Sales at Data Deposit Box ClouD BackupBen Puzzuoli brings almost a decade of experience in the disaster recovery market to the Data Deposit Box team. Ben joins the Data Deposit Box team through the acquisition of ROBOBAK, a company he co-founded in 2003. At ROBOBAK, Ben held the position of CEO where he was recognized for his technical knowledge, strategic decision making and ability to focus on the bottom line. Ben is a true believer in getting his hands dirty and will often be found speaking with clients, resellers and even answering support. He is convinced that this will empower him to better understand and serve his customers’ needs. Ben currently sits on the Canadian Youth Business Foundation’s loan committee board where he donates his time to help educate, motivate and empower today’s young entrepreneurs to start new businesses.

Ben graduated from the University of Windsor with an Honors degree in Business Administration and is currently pursuing his MBA with a specialization in Entrepreneurship.

Rob Puzzuoli - Director of Development at Data Deposit Box ClouD BackupRob Puzzuoli comes to Data Deposit Box through the acquisition of ROBOBAK, a company he co-founded in 2003.As Chief Systems Architect at ROBOBAK, Rob Puzzuoli focused on managing the entire software development team and participated in system architecture planning through an internal system that he took part in designing.Rob now works closely with the CTO to manage the development and support teams at Data Deposit Box. Together they ensure that the technologies they build scale to fit the needs of over 40,000 users and company partners.

Rob graduated from St. Clair College with a diploma in Computer Science and holds a variety of Windows and VMware certifications.

Board of Directors

Jamie brings over 15 years of experience in investment banking and entrepreneurial startups. Jamie’s prior business accomplishments are long and varied. He was at Salomon Brothers in London, where he helped build the equity derivatives department into an important profit centre. He then embarked on his future as an entrepreneur, acquiring Wood Printing & Graphics, and later co-founding integrated marketing communications company Sonar Group.

Jamie then established a solid foundation for Truition Inc., a leading on-demand eCommerce solution provider that was sold to CDC Software.

Jamie holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics and Philosophy from the University of Western Ontario.

Tim Jewell - Founder, CEO and Board Director at Data Deposit Box ClouD BackupTim is the inventor of Data Deposit Box. His main goal was – and continues to be – the enhancement of our products to drive client satisfaction. As Tim puts it, “I do very complicated things to make our customers’ lives simpler.”One of his early achievements was streamlining the office practices at IBM with an online fax product that eliminated bottlenecks for the sales team during product releases. Observing that time-consuming lineups would occur frequently, he designed a solution that was then sold to 8 other IBM offices around the world. Prior to developing Data Deposit Box, Tim was a Marketing Representative and Systems Engineer at IBM, where he put his expertise and insight to use in all ends of the product development spectrum. Striking out on his own as an IT consultant, Tim developed internet-based solutions for a variety of clients, from technology vendors to major Canadian finance organizations. Tim eventually became CTO for one of his clients: BayStreetDirect.com, which was recently bought by NIAD Systems.

Tim holds a B.A.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Waterloo.

Peter has spent the past 20 years helping businesses successfully establish technological offerings. In 1994, at the starting point of the internet’s immersion in the consumer marketplace, he co-founded EntreVision and oversaw the company’s growth from a partnership of four IT consultants to a web development firm of 150 employees. In 2000, Quebecor Inc. bought EntreVision to form the cornerstone of its interactive internet application development initiatives. The new company Nurun became the largest web integrator in Canada.

Prior to EntreVision, Peter combined technological and financial expertise in his role as a Business Systems Analyst for Burns Fry (now Nesbitt Burns). He then spent a year in Malaysia, building a futures & options exchange as a Program Manager for Andersen Consulting.

Peter graduated from Ryerson Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Electrical Engineering.

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