Webvanta Sebastopol, CA
Webvanta was founded in 2007 by two former Adobe Systems technology directors, Michael Slater and Christopher Haupt. Both have been involved in a wide variety of Internet-related projects, since the emergence of the web some 20 years ago. This level of experience is something that is rare in this industry and is one of the reasons this firm has made it to this list. Webvanta is a full-service solutions provider for websites and apps using both technology and business expertise to help clients streamline online content delivery and increase business results. They build sites using primarily the Webvanta Cloud CMS, which enables them to create easy-to-maintain sites with powerful capabilities, a rare combination. Because they have built literally hundreds of sites using the system, created and maintain the system themselves, it is a very efficient for them to use thus lowering cost to the customers. All the sites they design are mobile-optimized, so that they can perform well on phones and tablets as well as on computers. This cloud-based system, The Webvanta Cloud CMS is one of the most capable hosted CMS services available in the market today, because it readily supports full-custom, responsive visual design, as well as custom content structures to match the needs of each site.