Whogohost adds former BlueHost VP of Technical Infrastructure to the advisory board.
Whogohost Inc., a leading web hosting company in Nigeria today announced their newest board advisor, Mr Spencer Candland, former VP Technical Infrastructure of BlueHost. He will also serve as Senior VP, Technical Infrastructure.
Spencer brings a wealth of experience to WhoGoHost as a seasoned web hosting veteran who has helped build one of the world’s biggest hosting company. He began his career at About.com / United Online where he headed technical support and led a team of a dozen individuals. In 2005, Spencer joined BlueHost and led technology infrastructure growing the engineering team to a team of 55 server admins, WordPress developers and engineers managing millions of websites.
“Spencer’s experience and technical wizardry has helped build one of the 3 web hosting companies in America, he will be very instrumental to building the top web hosting company in Africa for Africa,” said Toba Obaniyi, CEO of WhoGoHost.
Mr Spencer Candland was instrumental in introducing efficiency and global standards to WhoGoHost’s hosting infrastructure earlier this year when the startup had issues on 2 of its servers affecting some clients’ sites. “I am very excited to build a hosting giant again, this time for Africa,” he said. “And elated to be working with two of Africa’s finest entrepreneurs on this”.
“As a result of Mr Candland’s involvement, we have been able to upgrade our infrastructure and knowledge of our technical team in a few months, while it would take our competitors years to achieve same. We are very confident of remaining the No. 1 choice for Nigerians wanting to build/host websites or buy domain names,” said Opeyemi Awoyemi, WhoGoHost Chairman.