Feedzai, a leading data science company shaping the future of fraud detection in commerce, announced Andrew Tikofsky Vice President of Data Science. Andrew joins from Lattice Engines where he was Senior Director, Head of Data Science. Prior to that, he led data science teams as part of the Big Data effort within AT&T. Andrew also spent time as a Principal Data Scientist at both Sprint and Think Big Analytics and was a Managing Director at Charles Schwab. Earlier he was a portfolio manager at Creighton Capital Management, JMG Triton Asset Management and Ellington Management Group and he began his career as a quantitative analyst at RBS Greenwich Capital.
Gigster, a software development marketplace combining top developers and designers with automation tools, announced Greg Enriquez Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Greg brings more than 30 years of experience in leadership roles across enterprise, security and software sales. Most recently he was Chief Executive Officer at TrapX Security. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Sales at FireEye where he led the worldwide sales team for advanced technologies. He joined FireEye via its acquisition of Mandiant where he’d been Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Greg also led worldwide sales, services and marketing for Symantec’s high growth SwapDrive business unit and served in executive sales roles at Stratus Technologies and IBM.
Farewell, a digital lifestyle medicine company focused on preventing and reversing chronic disease through diet and lifestyle changes, announced Penny Moore Head of Enterprise. Penny joins from Kurbo Health where she was Chief Growth Officer. Prior to that, she served as Chief Growth Officer at ShapeUp for several years. At Kaiser Permanente, Penny was Vice President of Sales for their early stage subsidiary, Avivia Health. She also spent time at Carewise Health leading business development and served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for healthcare solutions. Penny spent the bulk of her early career with UnitedHealthcare.
PatientPing, a company that is revolutionizing the healthcare industry by connecting providers in order to seamlessly coordinate patient care, announced Dave Rodger as Head of Product. Dave brings extensive experience in product development at consumer-tech companies. Most recently he was Vice President of Product at Spotify joining via its acquisition of Echo Nest where he’d also run product. Prior to that, he was Senior Director of Consumer Product at TripAdvisor, Chief Technology Officer at SimpleTuition, and Director of Product Engineering at SilverBack Technologies. He is a graduate of Cornell University.
MindTickle, the leading sales readiness platform, announced Jules Ehrlich President. Jules joins from Apttus where he was Vice President and General Manager of Advanced Solutions responsible for the development and continued growth of the company’s X-Author product line. Prior to that, he founded and built CA Technologies’ SaaS business serving as Senior Vice President and General Manager. He joined CA Technologies via its acquisition of Niku where he had been Vice President of Professional Services and Product Management. Earlier in his career Jules held positions at Paradigm Software Technologies, Baysys Consulting Group, Spicer Oppenheim, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Chicago Public Media, one of the largest and most respected public media organizations in the country, announced Barbara Mousigian as Vice President of Digital. Barbara brings more than 20 years of experience in product management, strategy, analytics and e-commerce. She joins from Vivid Seats where she served as Senior Vice President of Marketing. Prior Barbara was VP, Product at Cars.com and was responsive for the overall product management organization and for defining the company’s product strategy. Prior to Cars.com she spent several years at CDW as Head of E-Commerce. Earlier in her career, Barbara served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Digitas.
Zenefits, the leading all-in-one Digital HR platform for small and medium businesses, announced Justin Berman Chief Information Security Officer. Justin joins from Flatiron Health where he was Vice President of Information Security. Prior to that, he built security architecture and managed risk as the Head of Security Architecture at Bridgewater Associates. Justin spent his early career as a principal consultant at Aspect Security.
Ceterix Orthopaedics, a developer of novel surgical tools that improve a surgeon’s ability to perform minimally invasive orthopaedic procedures, announced Mark Saxton Vice President of Sales. Mark brings over 20 years of sales and marketing experience. Most recently, he was Vice President of Product Solutions for Integer. Prior to that, he led sales and customer service at Neuronetics. Mark also served as Vice President of Sales at Covidien joining via its acquisition of VNUS Medical Technologies where he had directed the majority of the U.S. Sales organization and led VNUS to substantial sales growth, resulting in their acquisition. Prior to his 10 years with VNUS and Covidien, Mark held sales positions of increasing responsibility with InnerDyne Medica. He began his career with PMT Corporation.
CommonBond, the company connecting borrowers and investors to make education finance better, announced Jay Coleman Chief Financial Officer. Jay joins with more than 25 years of business and finance experience across multiple institutions. Most recently, he was Managing Director and Head of Equity Capital Markets Execution, Americas at Deutsche Bank. Prior to that, he served as Global Head of Equity Capital Markets Execution at Barclays/Lehman. Before joining there, Jay worked at Morgan Stanley where he was responsible for executing a variety of equity transactions for that firm.
Farewell, a digital therapeutics company focused on preventing and reversing chronic disease, announced Sachin Kelkar as Head of Finance and Corporate Development. Sachin joins from Practice Fusion where he was SVP, Strategy and Corporate Development. Prior to Practice Fusion, he Co-founded LifeTech Capital and was an Associate at Wells Fargo focused on investing in healthcare companies. Sachin started his career in early-stage growth companies with Yodlee and Chemdex Corporation.