Crowdtap, the people-powered marketing platform, announced Scott Levy Chief Customer Officer. Steve joins from Olapic where he was the Senior Vice President of Revenue. Prior to that, he was Chief Revenue Officer at Flightly and spent a year running sales at Deluxe Entertainment. Steve was also Vice President of Sales at Adobe joining via its acquisition of Context Optional where he’d been a sales leader. At the CBS Corporation, he led the growth of digital solutions for tv, radio, and digital. Before that, he was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the RBS-WorldPay Division and earlier in his career he spent 5 years running interactive sales at Clear Channel Communications. Scott began in marketing and communications at Peyser Associates. Crowdtap is backed by Alta Communications, the Foundry Group, The Mustang Group, and Tribeca Venture Partners.
Eyeview, the leading personalized online video advertising platform, announced Mario Vaccari Vice President of Platform. Mario brings nearly 15 years of experience in product management and software development. He joins from Omnicom where he was Director of Platform Solutions. Prior to that, he was Director of Product Management at Xaxis. Mario also ran product management at 24/7 Media and PerformLine. Earlier in his career, he was Vice President of Engineering and Development at Image Rights and also held positions at LTU Technologies and Root Markets.Mario began his career at Viewpoint in quality assurance. Eyeview has received funding from Gemini Israel Ventures, Innovation Endeavors, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Marker and Nauta Capital.
Entytle, a predictive analytics and big data company for the aftermarket parts industry, announced Mandar Parikh Vice President of Product. Mandar brings over fifteen years of product management leadership. He joins from Aviso where he was Vice President of Product Management. Prior to that, he was Senior Director of Product Management at Zuora. Mandar also co-founded Comity Designs and served as its Vice President of Services. Before Comity, he was a senior manager of product strategy at Salesforce.com responsible for the strategy and marketing of the High Tech vertical. Mandar also spent time at Yahoo!, Epiphany, and began his career at Healtheon (now WebMD) in product development as one of the first software engineers. Entytle is backed by Accel Partners (Dinesh Katiyar).
RepairPal, the definitive source for trusted information on auto repair and service, announced Jennifer Steeves-Kiss Chief Marketing & Product Officer. Jennifer has spent her career leading consumer products marketing and brand management teams building premium brands and leading innovation. Most recently, she was the Global Chief Marketing Officer at the Shaklee Corporation. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Schiff Nutrition. Prior, Jennifer spent 17 years at Procter & Gamble. When she left the company, she was a Global Marketing Director and Innovation Leader. Repairpal has received funding from Cars.com and Castrol innoVentures.
Codefresh, the end-to-end Docker and other container lifecycle management platform, announced Dan Garfield Vice President of Marketing at Codefresh. Dan joins from Atlassian where he was Head of Enterprise Marketing. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Marketing at Complete Solar. Dan spent over 6 years at OrangeSoda earlier in his career; first managing of online marketing before being promoted to a senior product marketing role. He began as an online product marketer at SewellDirect.com. Codefresh has received funding from Carmel Ventures, Hillsven Capital, Streamlined Ventures and UpWest Labs.
Swrve, the world's leading mobile marketing automation platform, announced Lisa Cleary Vice President of Product. Most recently, Lisa was Vice President of Products at Demandbase. Prior to that, she led product management for mobile iOS apps at TheFind and served as Chief Executive Officer at Hold for Jane which she also cofounded. Lisa spent over 7 years at Flip Video leading product management thru the company’s acquisition by Cisco. Earlier in her career, Lisa held VP level product management positions at Creative and Impresse. She also served as Director of Product Management at Chromatic Research and was a product manager at Adobe Systems and Frame Technology. Lisa began her career at Oracle as a marketing programs manager. Swrve has received funding from Acero Capital, Atlantic Bridge, Evolution Media Partners, the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, Participant Media and TPG Growth.
Streetlight Data, the leading data platform for mobility behavior, announced Shirin Oshidari Vice President of Sales and Services. Shirin brings over 30 years of experience and a track record of success in new market penetration and expansion, customer acquisition, and partner network development. She joins from Autodesk where she spent the last 16 years; beginning in a sales manager role and moving upward to head sales for Autodesk’s Additive Manufacturing group where she helped launch and commercialize the company’s new software tools for 3D printing. She also held positions in project management software sales at Buzzsaw and Primavera Systems. Shirin spent her early career managing the San Francisco office at the Kelar Corporation for 14 years. Streetlight Data has received funding from Deutsche Telekom Strategic Investments, Osage University Partners, and Vision Ridge Capital Partners.
Vium, the leader in living informatics platforms, announced Abe Couse Head of Marketing. He joins from Crown Bioscience where he was the Vice President of the Life Sciences Division. Prior to that, he spent 9 years at Epitomics as Senior Director of Marketing. He also spent 7 years as a senior product manager handling product development and global marketing of genomics and bioinformatics products at BD Biosciences. Abe began his career as a territory manager at Clontech. Vium has received funding from AME Cloud Ventures, Data Collective, Dolby Family Ventures, Founders Fund, Lux Capital, and Proteus Digital Health.
Procare Software, the global leader in child care management solutions, announced JoAnn Kintzel Chief Executive Officer. JoAnn joins Procare from TaxACT where she was President. Over ten years, JoAnn helped grow TaxAct to over $135 million in revenue and lead it through a successful acquisition by BlueCora (NASDAQ:BCOR). Prior to TaxAct, JoAnn spent more than three years at AEGON USA Investment Management as Vice President & Assistant Controller. She started her career with Mattel Interactive (formerly Parsons Technology) a developer and marketer of financial, educational, entertainment and home productivity software brands. Procare Software is backed by TA Associates.
Code for America, the national nonprofit that believes government can work for the people, by the people, in the 21st century, announced Lou Moore Chief Technology Officer. He joins from Jawbone where he spent over nine years. Most recently, he was the Vice President of Software. Before joining Jawbone, he spent 6 years at Hi5 Networks; beginning as a senior software engineer before being promoted to Director of Product Engineering. Earlier in his career, he held engineering roles at Nextag.com and Walmart.com and he began his career as a software engineer at Scient.
Truveris, a leading provider of solutions across the prescription drug ecosystem, announced the appointment of Faisal Mushtaq as the chief executive officer. Prior to joining Truveris, Mr. Mushtaq served as senior vice president and general manager, payer life sciences for Allscripts. He led Allscripts' fastest growing business, building innovative solutions for payers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, clinical research organizations and providers. Previously, Mr. Mushtaq served in several executive leadership roles at Misys, which was acquired by Allscripts in 2008. Mr. Mushtaq earned a bachelor of science in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Truveris has received funding from Canaan Partners, New Leaf Venture Partners, Tribeca Venture Partners, First Round Capital, and New Atlantic Ventures.
WebPT, the leading rehab therapy software platform, announced Nancy Ham as Chief Executive Officer. Nancy brings more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry with a successful track record of growing and operating private and public healthcare information technology companies. Most recently Nancy served as CEO of Healthagen Population Solutions, an Aetna Company. In this role, she oversaw a suite of acquired and startup technology businesses, including Medicity, the largest provider of health information exchange (HIE) technology; HDMS, a leader in business intelligence solutions to payers, employers and providers; and Healthagen Outcomes, an analytics solution that supports clinical trial management. In addition to her tenure at Healthagen Population Solutions, Nancy has served as CEO of MedVentive; President of Sentillion; and President of ProxyMed. In 2016, she was recognized as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Health IT. WebPT is backed by Battery Ventures.
Kyruus, a leader in provider search and scheduling solutions for health systems, announced John Downey Senior Vice President of Sales. John brings more than 20 years of sales leadership experience in the healthcare industry having spent 15 years at McKesson Health Solutions. Most recently, he led health system sales for McKesson’s Decision Management group as Area Vice President of Sales for North America. Prior to that, he was Director of Sales and Account Management for the division. He began his career as an account executive at the Oak Group. Kyruus has received funding from Fidelity Biosciences, Highland Capital Partners, Leerink Capital Partners, Lux Capital, McKesson Ventures, New Leaf Venture Partners, Providence Health & Services, and Venrock Capital.
Somnoware Healthcare Systems, an innovative cloud-based platform for sleep wellness and sleep disorder management, announced Kinnar Vora Vice President of Engineering. Kinnar joins from HealthExpense where he was Senior Vice President of Engineering. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Product Development and Operations at Sequoia Retail Systems. Kinnar was also previously Director of Engineering at Lyris and spent over 9 years at Starlite early in his career. Somnoware has received funding from Translink Capital.
Theatro, the pioneer of voice-controlled wearable for retail employees, announced Adam Silverman Senior Vice President of Marketing. Adam brings nearly 20 years of experience in retail leadership. Most recently, he was an industry leading analyst covering commerce technology and the future of the digital store for Forrester. Prior to that, he was Vice President and General Manager at Monsoon Commerce and ran marketing teams at Musicians Friend, Target and Wet Seal. Theatro is backed by Khosla Ventures.
Chicago Public Media, one of the largest and most respected public media organizations in the country, announced Haley Carlson Senior Director of Marketing. Haley joins from the Tribune where she spent the last 9 years as Director of National Events and Sponsorships. Prior to that, she was the Production Manager for the Global Events Group. Prior Haley was a special events consultant for the Sundance Film Festival. She began her career in event marketing at Goldman Sachs.
Metamarkets, the leader in interactive analytics for programmatic marketing, announced Nhan Phan as Vice President of Engineering. Most recently, Nhan was Vice President of Engineering at the Rubicon Project. He joined following its acquisition of iSocket where he also was Vice President of Engineering. Prior to that, he held various engineering positions with Reputation.com, OpenTV and ZillionTV. Nhan began his career at Sigma Designs. Metamarkets is backed by Data Collective, IA Ventures, Khosla Ventures and True Ventures.
Infer, a leading provider of predictive technologies that help companies win more customers, announced Pete Westenhiser Vice President of Sales. Most recently, Pete was the Director of Commercial Sales at Mixpanel. Prior to that, he held various sales roles at New Relic and Pentaho. Infer has received funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Nexus Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures, and the Social + Capital Partnership.
Contrast Security, the next generation leader in finding vulnerabilities and blocking attacks on software applications, announced Mike Keating Vice President of Sales. Mike brings over 20 years of sales leadership experience combined with 10 years of cyber security experience. He spent the last 10 years at Symantec in a variety of roles serving as Vice President for the North American West Region during his final three years. Prior to Symantec, Mike spent time in sales roles at Nortel and Bay Networks. He began his career at Data Comm Networking. Contrast Security has received funding from Acero Capital.
AiCure, advanced medication adherence solutions powered by artificial intelligence, announced Christina Hughes Chief Operating Officer. Christina is responsible for delivering high quality, client-centered services. Christina has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare and life sciences industry, including over ten years at Bracket, where she directed global project teams and managed proposal and budget development which helped contribute to Bracket’s revenue growth of more than 650%. Prior to Bracket, Christina worked for Tufts / New England Medical Center, The Lewin Group, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, and Deloitte Consulting. Ms. Hughes has degrees from Yale University and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. AiCure is backed by Tribeca Venture Partners, New Leaf Venture Partners, Pritzker Group Venture Capital and Biomatics Capital. AiCure is backed by Tribeca Venture Partners, New Leaf Venture Partners, Pritzker Group Venture Capital and Biomatics Capital.
HashiCorp is a leader in DevOps solutions for the modern datacenter, announced Dave McJannet Chief Executive Officer. Dave brings more than 15 years of extensive experience across a range of product marketing, product management, and operational functions. He joins from Greylock Partners where he has been an Executive in Residence. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Marketing at GitHub. Prior to that, he led marketing at Hortonworks through their IPO. Before joining there, Dave was Senior Director of Product Marketing at VMware for a number of technologies including the Cloud Foundry Platform as a Service project and the vFabric product family. He also spent over 5 years at Microsoft responsible for the product marketing and overall performance of the Server and Tools business in Canada. HashiCorp is backed by GGV Capital, Mayfield Capital, and True Ventures.
CARD.com, a leading originator of customers online via social and mobile channels, announced Tim Cottrell Chief Executive Officer. Tim brings extensive financial services experience in both fin tech startups and large financial institutions. Most recently, he was Chief Executive Officer at Chargeback.com. Prior to that, he was Chief Executive Officer at APayments. Tim founded AccountNow and served as Chief Executive Officer for nearly 7 years. He was also Chief Operating Officer at NextCard and the President and Chief Executive Officer at GE Capital Consumer Card Company. Tim spent his early career with Providian Financial in risk management. CARD.com is backed by Anthem Venture Partners, Brookside Equity Partners, QED Investors and Resolute.VC.
Procept Biorobotics, the clinical-stage medical device company based in Silicon Valley that has developed a disruptive surgical product for transurethral resection of prostate tissue – The AquaBeam®, announced Barry Templin as Vice President of Clinical Affairs. Barry brings over 15 years of experience in clinical research and engineering, primarily within the medical device industry. He joins from CardioKinetix where he spent the last 5 years as Vice President of Technology, Therapy, and Clinical. Prior to that, he was the Global Clinical Program Director for Abbott Vascular. Barry also held engineering roles and clinical positions with Guidant. He began his career in engineering at General Electric.
MosaixSoft, building the next chapter of cloud computing, announced David Hurwitz Vice President of Marketing. David joins from SmartRecruiters where he was the Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to that, he was the President at Innervoice Innovations. Before joining there, David was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at Serena Software and the Chief Marketing Officer at Niku prior to its acquisition by CA Technologies. Earlier in his career, David was the Vice President of Marketing at both Perfect Commerce and Global Factory as well as the Chief Executive Officer and a founder at ConsenSys. He began his career managing engineering at ASK Computer Systems. MosaixSoft is backed by Lightspeed Ventures.
Pathar, the company focused on real-time analysis of social media data, announced Kurt DeMarais Vice President of Sales. Kurt joins with more than 20 years of enterprise software sales and technical sales management experience. Most recently, he was Vice President of Global Sales at CLEARGOALS. Prior to that, he was Chief Revenue Officer at nGage Labs. Earlier in his career, Kurt was the Vice President of Sales in North America for Responsys and also served as Vice President of Sales, North America at Omnivore and Touch Clarity. Additionally, he was a sales manager at Unica Corporation. Kurt began his career at Procter & Gamble and also held management positions with Jacob's Suchard and PepsiCo. PATHAR is backed by OCA Ventures & Woodside O’Brien.
NTENT, a leading semantic search and natural language processing company, announced Ricardo Baeza-Yates as Chief Technology Officer. Ricardo brings more than 30 years of technology industry experience to this role. Most recently, he was Vice President and Chief Research Scientist at Yahoo!, where he spent more than 10 years in various R&D roles leading projects in web search, data mining, multimedia information retrieval, as well as native and sponsored search advertising. Prior to that, he was an ICREA research professor at the Department of Information and Communication Technologies of Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain, and Professor and founding director of the Center for Web Research at the Department of Computing Science of Universidad de Chile in Santiago. Ricardo is also an ACM Fellow and an IEEE Fellow, with over 500 publications, tens of thousands of citations, multiple awards, and numerous patents.
Kitman Labs, the world's first athlete optimization system, announced Tiffany Riley as Vice President of Marketing. Tiffany joins from Guardian Analytics where she spent the last 7 years running marketing. Prior to that, she ran marketing at MarketLive. She was also Vice President of Marketing at Nextance. Earlier in her career, Tiffany spent time at Blue Pumpkin Software where she began in a senior director role handling product marketing and management before being promoted to run marketing. Additionally, she spent 2 years at Scopus Technology as a Product Manager. Tiffany began her career at Sybase. Kitman Labs is backed by BlueRun Ventures.
Domino Media Group, a leading home and decor content and commerce company, announced Nathan Coyle as Chief Executive Officer. Nathan brings over 15 years experience in technology, entertainment and media. Most recently, he was Executive Vice President and General Manager at Refinery29 where he was leading business development, video strategy and the creation of the influencer division. Prior to that, he was General Manager at Cambio, an editorial and video content AOL joint-venture. Nathan also spent 5 years at the Creative Artists (CAA) where he helped create the agency’s digital content business. Earlier in his career, he was a Vice President at Saatchi & Saatchi. Domino is backed by Conde Nast, Founder Collective, iNovia Capital, and LaunchCapital.
NTENT, a leading semantic search and natural language processing company, announced Jim O’Leary as Vice President of Product. Jim joins from 3PL Systems, where he was Chief Revenue Officer. Prior to that, he founded H2bid. Jim previously spent seven years with Mitchell International, beginning in a Senior Director role handling Product Management before becoming Vice President of Product Management & Marketing. Earlier in his career, Jim was a Senior Product Manager at Oracle following its acquisition of Siebel, where he had been a Group Program Manager.
Amplify, reimagining K-12 education, announced Geoffrey Guerdat Vice President of Engineering. Geoffrey joins from Gilt where he was the Senior Director of Data Engineering for nearly 7 years. Previously, he was with Merrill Lynch beginning in an operational role as a Grid technical consultant and navigating his way though to Lead Technical Engineer of the HPC Engineering group. Prior to that, he was a datasynapse grid consultant for Merrill Lynch. Geoffrey began his career as an analyst and application developer. Amplify has received funding from Emerson Collective.
Applied Pathways, a leader in Enterprise Knowledge Management for healthcare, announced Steve Lefar as Chief Executive Officer. Steve brings more than 25 years of leadership experience in the healthcare information technology industry. Most recently, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer at Sg2. Prior to that, he founded and served as President of MediRegs. Before MediRegs he spent nearly 4 years as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Allscripts. Steve also spent time as a senior manager at Accenture in addition to working for Caremark, Integrated Oncology Labs and the consulting firms APM and the MAC Group. Applied Pathways is backed by Health Enterprise Partners.
Radius Intelligence, the leading predictive marketing software that transforms the way B2B companies discover new market opportunities, acquire the right customers, and measure success, announced Mark Woollen as Chief Product Officer. Mark joins from Docusign where he was Vice President of Product. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President of Product Management and Product Marketing for the Sales Cloud at Salesforce. Mark spent 5 years as Vice President of CRM Product Strategy at Oracle where he led product strategy, product management and marketing of Oracle’s Siebel and CRM On Demand products. As Vice President of Products at InQuira Corpation, Mark ran product marketing and management for InQuira’s natural language search, knowledge management and analytics products. Earlier in his career, he spent seven years with Siebel Systems leading product marketing and management of Siebel’s Call Center, eMail Response and Web Service product lines. Mark began his career as a Senior Sales Consultant at Oracle. Radius Intelligence is backed by American Express Ventures, BlueRun Ventures, Founders Fund, Formation8, Glynn Capital Management, Western Technology Investment, and Yuan Capital.
Bitly, the link-shortening service, announced Tom Karrat Chief Revenue Officer. Tom brings 25 years of experience in sales and marketing leadership.Most recently, he was the Chief Revenue Officer at Booker Software. Prior to that, Tom was an Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Mimeo.com. He also spent 4 years running sales for the HotJobs division inside Yahoo and was a member of the five-person executive team that sold Storage Apps to Hewlett-Packard. Tom spent his early career at EMC. Bitly has received funding from The Accelerator Group, AOL Ventures, Betaworks, Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures, O'Reilly Alpha Tech Ventures, RRE Ventures, Social Leverage, and SoftTech VC.
Infusionsoft, the leader in integrated sales and marketing software for small businesses, announced Vidya Chadaga as Vice President of Marketing. Vidya brings over 17 years of marketing and technology experience at large software companies. She joins from Marketo where she ran product marketing for large enterprises and small to medium business. Prior to that, she was the Director of Product Marketing at ServiceMax. Vidya also spent time as a Senior Product Marketing Manager at IBM and also handled product management, strategy, and marketing for for Siebel CRM and Oracle Fusion products. She began her career as a CRM Product Manager at SAP Labs. Infusionsoft is backed by Bain Capital Ventures, Goldman Sachs, and Mohr Davidow Ventures.
Follow Analytics, the leader in mobile marketing engagement for the world’s leading brands, announced Carl Theobald Chief Executive Officer. Carl brings over 25 years of software industry experience and joins from Avangate where he led the company the past 4 years as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President of Product and Customer Success at Serena Software. Carl also ran engineering and was a founder at Rubiconsoft. Early in his career, he helped establish the CRM division at Oracle. Follow Analytics has received funding from Aspect Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, and Zetta Venture Partners.
Pillow Homes, the online marketplace connecting professionals and businesses to unique spaces to create more memorable experiences,
announced Bill Driegert as Chief Operating Officer. Bill joins from Amazon where he was the Director of Planning and Innovation for Amazon Logistics. Prior to that he was a founding team member of Coyote Logistics; beginning there as Director of Analytics and more recently serving as Chief Innovation Officer. Early in his career, Bill spent time at both Pepsico and Frito Lay. Pillow Homes is backed by Homebrew Ventures and Structure Capital.
Lucidworks, the leading search and analytics software company, announced Jeff Depa as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations. Jeff joins with over 17 years of sales and leadership experience and was most recently a Vice President of Sales at DataStax. Prior to that, he spent 5 years at Oracle heading North American infrastructure sales and enterprise accounts. Jeff began his career at Sun Microsystems. LucidWorks is backed by Allegis Capital, Granite Ventures, Shasta Ventures, and Walden International.
Peerspace, the online marketplace for unique and undiscovered locations, announced Jai Singh Vice President of Marketing. Jai joins from Facebook where he ran growth marketing for Mobile Apps. Previously, he was with TripAdvisor where he was Vice President of Marketing for the SmarterTravel brand. Jai was also responsible for marketing at JetSetter after it was acquired and integrated into TripAdvisor. Prior to that, he was Senior Director of Strategy and Marketing operations at Vistaprint. Peerspace has received funding from Foundation Capital and Structure Capital.
Magnetic, a leading digital marketing platform, announced Rohan Gholkar as Vice President of Product. Rohan joins from NewsCred, where he spent the past 4 years as Vice President of Product. Prior to NewsCred, Rohun ran the NBA's direct-to-consumer streaming business Internationally, leading product across PC, Mobile, Tablet and Connected Devices. Magnetic has received funding from Charles River Ventures, Edison Partners, Founder Collective, ORIX Ventures and others.
NationBuilder, the world’s first SaaS leadership platform, announced Cameron Orr Vice President of Sales. Cameron joins from the Blue Jeans Network where he was Vice President of Worldwide Channel Sales. Prior to that, he spent 4 years with Cisco in senior executive roles managing the channel sales organization. Cameron also spent 8 years with WebEx (acquired by Cisco) where he was responsible for the channel team and managed global partnerships. Cameron began his career as a Business Development Manager at Worldwide Wireless. NationBuilder has received funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Omidyar Network, and SV Angel.
Lending Home, the leading mortgage-lending marketplace named Cynthia Chen Chief Risk Officer. Cynthia joins from OnDeck Capital where she was Vice President of Risk & Analytics and led the company’s credit and portfolio management. Prior to joining OnDeck, she was the Director of Portfolio Management at Capital One. Cynthia also spent 6 and a half years as a manager at Deloitte advising financial institutions worldwide on credit risk management. She began her career as an analyst at Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank. LendingHome is backed by Foundation Capital, RenRen and Ribbit Capital.
Quizlet, the leading provider of digital learning tools, announced Matt Glotzbach as Chief Executive Officer. Matt spent the last five years with YouTube, most recently as Vice President of Product Management, where he was responsible for YouTube’s global Creator product and technology direction. Prior to that, he led YouTube’s growth across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Prior to YouTube, Matt was responsible for the development and management of Google’s enterprise product lines and served as a founding member of Google Enterprise. He spent his early career at Trilogy where he helped drive the company’s product direction and vision and acted as the lead product manager on a number of Trilogy's industry solutions. Quizlet has received funding from Union Square Ventures, Costanoa Venture Capital, Altos Ventures, and Owl Ventures.
Jana, the largest provider of free, unrestricted Internet access in emerging markets, announced Christian Galvin as Vice President of Sales. Christian spent the last 4 years at Fiksu; most recently as Vice President of Sales where he drove new business opportunities in the United States, as well as in Canada, Central America, and South America. Prior to that he founded TixList. Christian also spent time at NetSuite and MembersFirst in sales executive positions and he began his career at Salesnet as a regional sales executive. Jana has received funding from Publicis Groupe, Spark Capital, and Verizon Ventures.
Linqia, the leader in Performance Marketing Technology, announced Rob Goulding as Vice President of Sales. Rob joins from Twitter where he spent the last 4 years managing national sales for the company, working with major brands across the retail, CPG, healthcare and auto industries. Prior to that, he headed retail and CPG advertising sales at Google, having joined in 2006 as national sales manager for the company's inside sales organization. He began his media career at Reed Business Information where he served in executive positions across the company’s technology, construction, and media and entertainment divisions. Linqia has received funding from Commerce Ventures and Javelin Venture Partners.
One University, the mobile-first startup revolutionizing global higher education with self-paced degree and credential programs from respected universities, announced Cindy Clarke as Vice President of Marketing. Cindy joins from Vitalsource Technologies where she was the Vice President of Marketing. Cindy joined Vitalsource Technologies through the acquisition of CourseSmart where she was Senior Vice President of Marketing for fours years. Prior to joining CourseSmart, Cindy was Vice President of Marketing and Product Management for TRUE Cosmetics LLC. She also held the Director of Merchandise position at CafePress and was Director of Products and Services at Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spas. One University has received funding from Collaborative Fund, CRE Venture, 500 Startups, Founder Collective, Launch Collective and NEA.
Recombine, the most comprehensive carrier screen, announced Oscar Puig as Senior Vice President of Research and Development. Most recently, Oscar was a Biomarker and Experimental Medicine Leader in Oncology at the Translational Clinical Research Center, Roche. Prior to that, he was an Associate Director in the department of Informatics and Analysis, Merck Research Labs. Before joining Merck in 2006, he held an independent position as a group leader at the University of Helsinki, where he is a docent. Recombine has received funding from FirstMark Capital and Vast Ventures.
HomeSuite, the online marketplace for furnished housing, announced Wayne Chan as Vice President of Engineering. Wayne joins from Vungle where he was Vice President of Engineering. Prior to that he co-founded Kabam and served as General Manager from 2006-2012. Wayne began his career at AOL as a software engineer. HomeSuite has received funding from Battery Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Foundation Capital.
Seven10 Storage Software, the automated data management company, announced the appointment of Terry Flynn as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Terry joins with more than 15 years of sales management experience within the storage and software industry. Most recently, he was the Vice President of Sales at HGST, a Western Digital company. He joined HGST via its acquisition of Virident where he was Vice President of EMEA Sales. Terry also spent a number of years at Hewlett-Packard as Vice President and General Manager of technology services and consulting. He began his career at EMC Corporation where he held a variety of sales and sales management positions over his 12 years there.
AdsNative, the modern ad stack for savvy publishers, announced Lewis Rothkopf as its Chief Revenue Officer. Lewis brings 17 years of experience in the digital advertising industry. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President of Global Monetization Solutions at Millennial Media. He joined the company through its acquisition of Jumptap, where he had led publisher acquisition and development as their Senior Vice President of Network Development and Publisher Acquisition. Prior to Jumptap, he was the general manager of AMP for Collective. Lewis was also Senior Vice President of Network and Exchange at BrightRoll and led content distribution partnerships for NBCUniversal’s digital video syndication and advertising platform. Additionally, he spent 5 years at DoubleClick in strategic sales. He began his career as director of sales at LightningCast. AdsNative has received funding from Interwest Partners, Rakuten Ventures, and ONSET Ventures.
Zipnosis, the first virtual care telehealth solution that empowers health systems to launch their own branded virtual care platform, announced John Jordan Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. John brings more than 25 years of experience working with healthcare information technology companies. He joins from OpenTempo where he was Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of North American sales at dbMotion and was also Senior Vice President of Sales at InSite One. John began his career at IDX Systems where he spent 15 years building out their radiology IT business and then at GE Healthcare after their acquisition of IDX. Zipnosis has received funding from Ascension Ventures, Arthur Ventures, Fairview Health Services, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Omphalos Ventures, Safeguard Scientifics, Inc, and Waterline Ventures.
Spring, the global marketplace connecting brands directly with consumers, announced Marshall Porter as President. Previously, Marshall was SVP and GM of International at Gilt Groupe where he was responsible for the growth of the international business including consumer cross-border shipping and international partnerships. He previously served as the Vice President of Business Development at Gilt. Mr. Porter joined Gilt with extensive experience in mobile and eCommerce, having previously led the mobile business at Digital Fountain that was acquired by Qualcomm and before that at Handango, where he was primarily responsible for key global partnerships, development strategies, driving key infrastructure initiatives, launching new business units, and global partnerships. Spring has received funding from BoxGroup, Founder Collective, Google Ventures, Slow Ventures, SV Angel, and Thrive Capital.
Eversight, the leading provider of cloud-based software designed to improve promotion effectiveness and make better use of trade promotion dollars, announced Kerry Farrell as Senior Vice President of Sales. Kerry has spent her career selling innovative software platforms to the CPG industry. She spent the last 4 years at Accenture, serving as the Managing Director for CAS Software Sales in North America and Europe. Prior to that, she was was responsible for sales and marketing at FoodLogiQ. Eversight has received funding from Emergence Capital Partners.
Joyus, an ecommerce and media company that aims to enhance the online shopping experience by helping shoppers discover goods through short-form videos, announced Nick Ionita as Chief Product Officer. Nick joins from FreeWheel where he spent nearly 8 years; most recently as Senior Vice President of Product Management where he responsible for the product management organization and the strategic direction of the product roadmap. Prior to joining FreeWheel, Nick was a Product Manager at Tribune Interactive where he focused on the development of new content-based products. He began his career as an Engineer with the IBM Centers for Solution Innovation. Joyus has received funding from Access Partners, Harrison Metal, InterWest Partners, Marker LLC, Steamboat Ventures, and Time Warner Investments.
Alfresco, the open platform for business-critical content management and collaboration, announced Bernadette Nixon as Chief Revenue Officer. Bernadette brings 25 years of global technology sales and marketing leadership experience growing global companies in the Enterprise Content, Business Process and Web Content Management sectors. Most recently, she was the President of SDL PLC., after having joined as Chief Revenue Officer of its Content and Analytics Business and growing the sales team. Prior to SDL, she was the Senior Vice President of the Business Process Management Unit and General Manager at OpenText. Bernadette was also Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sales for the Americas at Metastorm and served in similar roles at CA Technologies, InterQuad and NCR. Bernadette also held the position of Deputy CIO serving as the special advisor to the chief information officer at the United Nations in Geneva. Alfresco is backed by Accel Partners, Mayfield Fund, Sageview Capital, Sapphire Ventures, and SAP Ventures.
LendingHome, the company building the world’s leading mortgage marketplace, announced David Mazza as Senior Director of Marketing. Most recently, he headed marketing at Zenefits. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Marketing at Frankly Chat and also was on the marketing team at Kabam. David spent 5 years in search marketing at both StubHub and TheFind.com. He began his career with Google as an online operations coordinator before spending one year as a search consultant with Nobis Interactive. LendingHome is backed by Cowboy Ventures, First Round Capital, and Foundation Capital, and Ribbit Capital.
SiSense, a leading big data analytics company, announced Todd Sloan as Chief Financial Officer. Todd is a senior executive and financial professional with 30 years of finance and operating experience in SaaS, technology and media. He has previously taken companies through the high-growth stage until public offering, as well as overseeing multiple mergers and acquisitions. Todd has led finance, business operations, corporate development, investor relations, legal and business affairs and all aspects of facilities and administration in multiple companies, including About.com (NASDAQ: BOUT), NetRatings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRT), and Tremor Video, Inc. (NYSE: TRMR). SiSense is backed by Battery Ventures, DFJ, Genesis Partners, and Opus Capital.
Candescent Health, provider of a powerful new model for care delivery through its innovative technology platform RadPerform, which optimizes and manages the radiology workflow for health systems and hospitals, announced the hire of Murali Menon as Chief Technology Officer. A senior software leader with over twenty-five of industry experience, Murali was most recently the Chief Technology Officer and a founding member at ClinicalBox, which provides a secure cloud-based patient coordination and engagement solution for the healthcare market. Prior to that, he was Chief Technology Officer at Gemvara. He also was Vice President of Engineering at Bladelogic and the Chief Technology Officer and a founder at SupplierMarket.com which was acquired by Ariba. Candescent Health is backed by Oak Investment Partners and Maverick Capital Ventures.
Euclid Analytics, the world leader in location analytics, announced Brennan O’Donnell Senior Vice President of Sales & Business Development. Most recently, Brennan was Vice President of Sales and Customer Success at SurveyMonkey. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Sales Operations at Yammer. Brennan spent 9 years at Google most recently leading Global Sales Operations for Google’s Enterprise business. He also built and led multiple sales and operations teams across Google’s advertising, search and consumer businesses, and spent 7 years in Europe where he was on the management team that built out Google’s EMEA business operations. Brennan began his career in Business Development at Ennis, Krupp & Associates. Euclid Analytics has received funding from Benchmark Capital, Harrison Metal, New Enterprise Associates, Novel TMT Ventures, TriplePoint Capital, Ulu Ventures, and XG Ventures.
Linqia, the leader in Performance Marketing Technology, announced Kristin Versant as Vice President of Marketing. Kristin brings extensive experience in integrated marketing roles. She joins from Livefrye where she spent the past 3 years as Vice President of Marketing. Prior to that, she was Vice President of Marketing at Echo where she oversaw all branding, awareness and sales enablement initiatives for the company. Before joining Echo, she spent 8 years at StrongMail in Corporate Marketing, first at the Director level and then as Vice President.Kristin also held positions with Mindjet, L90, Better Brand Management, Featurecast and Buzz Magazine. Linqia has received funding from Commerce Ventures and Javelin Venture Partners.