Recent Work

Sid Suri

Vice President, Marketing

SendBird, the fully customizable chat and messaging API service for mobile and web applications, announced Sid Suri Vice President of Marketing. Sid brings more than 15 years of technology marketing experience joining from ManyChat where he was Head of Marketing. Prior to that, he ran marketing for JIRA Service Desk at Atlassian for 4 years. Sid also was Senior Director of Product Management at Salesforce.com joining via its acquisition of InQuira where he had managed product strategy and marketing. Additionally, Sid spent 5 years at TIBCO as Senior Product Marketing Manager and led the execution of their Master Data Management (MDM) business unit. Sid also held roles at SAP Labs and C-bridge Solutions and he began his career at the Cambridge Technology Group as Director of Technology.

FUNDING: August Capital, FundersClub, ICONIQ Capital, Shasta Ventures, Tiger Global Management, Y Combinator

Ruth Sun

Chief Commercial Officer

Force Therapeutics, the leading episode-based digital care platform and research network, announced Ruth Sun Chief Operating Officer. Ruth brings over 20 years of software SaaS leadership experience. She joins from Welltok where she served as Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development and was responsible for a 30-person organization across sales, business development, and account management. Prior to that, she led global strategic development at Blackboard. Ruth also spent 14 years at IBM working her way up through the organization to ultimately lead the global expansion and executive leadership for IBM Watson Health.

FUNDING: FiveW Capital, Insight Partners

Michael Londgren

Chief Marketing Officer

Seismic Software, a recognized leader in sales and marketing enablement, announced Michael Londgren Chief Marketing Officer. Michael joins from Google where he led product marketing for G Suite. Prior to that, he spent 6 years at DocuSign. During his time there, he was responsible for customer enablement and product marketing and helped scale the company from 180 employees to more than 2,000. Michael also led worldwide marketing at Adobe for the Acrobat and the Adobe Connect Business units. Additionally, he was Vice President of Marketing at BoardVantage and Encover, Director of Product Marketing at Blue Martini Software, and he began his career as a marketing manager at Apple.

FUNDING: General Atlantic, Jackson Square Ventures, JMI Equity, Lightspeed Venture Partners, T. Rowe Price

Bobby Marhamat

Chief Executive Officer

Raydiant, a startup promising to turn TVs into interactive digital signs, announced Bobby Marhamat Chief Executive Officer. Bobby brings over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, revenue, and operations. Most recently, he was Chief Revenue Officer at Highfive. Prior to that, he spent three years at Revel Systems in chief revenue and operating roles. Bobby also led sales at Limos.com and served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for several years at Verizon Wireless. Additionally, he co-founded socialpda and held leadership roles at LookSmart, ServerPlex Networks, and Sprint/Nextel.

FUNDING: Atomic, Bloomberg Beta, 8VC, Lerer Hippeau, SV Angel, Transmedia Capital

Rick Wilmer

Chief Executive Officer

Chowbotics, a provider of robots for the food service sector, announced Rick Wilmer Chief Executive Officer. Rick brings more than 30 years of industry experience. Most recently, he was General Manager at Arista Networks joining via its acquisition of Mojo Networks where he had been Chief Executive Officer several years. Prior to that, Rick was President and Chief Executive Officer at Leyden Energy and spent time as an EIR at Lightspeed Venture Partners. He also served as Chief Executive Officer at Pliant Technology and Chief Operating Officer at Santur Corporation and was part of the management team at Aruba Networks as it conducted its IPO. Additionally, Rick ran operations at Procket Networks and 2Wire and began his career in engineering and operations positions at Seagate and Maxtor.

FUNDING: Foundry Group, Techstars

Chris Sullivan

Chief Executive Officer

Nymi, developer of a biometric authentication solution for pharmaceutical manufacturing, has announced Chris Sullivan as Chief Executive Officer. Most recently, Chris was Managing Director at VoSec. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Office at Core Security initially joining as CISO for SecureAuth + Core Security. Prior to Core Security, Chris spent 12 years at Courion in various leadership roles across all aspects of the company beginning in professional services and sales engineering before moving into product management and ultimately leading EMEA field operations. Chris began his career as a software architect.

 

FUNDING: GII Tech Ventures, Ignition Partners, Relay Ventures

Mahendra Gianchandani

Vice President, Customer Operations

Interana, maker of the world’s most advanced solution for product analytics in a GDPR era, announced Mahendra Gianchandani Vice President, Customer Operations. Mahendra brings over 22 years of experience joining from TIBCO Mashery where he was Global Head Customer Success. Prior to that, he ran client success and services at Cognizant Technology Solutions and was responsible for account leadership and strategic business relationship with P&L responsibility for running and growing customers in media, communications, and technology sectors. Additionally, he spent several years at Patni Telecom Solutions as a Senior Director and Client Partner, managed engineering at deCarta, and was a senior technical lead at entrabase. Mahendra began his career at US Interactive as a technical team lead.

FUNDING: Allen & Company, Battery Ventures, Data Collective, Fuel Capital, Index Ventures, Vertex Ventures, Y Combinator

Cameron Orr

Chief Sales Officer

ringDNA, a sales engagement platform that helps businesses scale revenue growth through AI and the leading choice for the Salesforce platform, announced Cameron Orr as the company’s Chief Sales Officer. Cameron brings over 20 years of SaaS sales success. Most recently, he was Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Customer Success at  NationBuilder. Prior to that, he spent several years at Blue Jeans Network responsible for worldwide channel sales and strategy. Cameron also managed worldwide service provider sales, channel field sales, and North America Partner Sales at Cisco and WebEx.

FUNDING: Bryant Stibel, Goldman Sachs, Palisades Growth Capital

Itamar Kandel

Chief Executive Officer

HeartVista, a pioneer in AI-driven autonomous MRI solutions, announced Itamar Kandel Chief Executive Officer. Most recently, Itamar was the interim Chief Operating Officer at NKP Medical Marketing. Prior to that, he led the TigerConnect Business Unit at TigerText and served as Chief Strategy Officer. Itamar also served as the  Chief Operating Officer at Voxer. Itamar spent his early career at Symantec, beginning as a strategic alliances manager before moving on to manage emerging products.

FUNDING: Khosla Ventures, SBIR/STTR, Startx

Reed Taussig

Board Director

ClearDATA, the leader in healthcare public cloud security and compliance, announced Reed Tausig to its board of directors. Reed brings more than 30 years of product development leadership, operating insights and financial strategy experience. Most recently, he was President and Chief Executive Officer at Apptimize and he spent the decade prior at ThreatMetrix as President and Chief Executive Officer. Reed was also President and Chief Executive Officer at Jam Metrics, Vormetric, and Callidus Software where he led the company from its inception through a successful IPO. Additionally, he was President and Chief Executive Officer at inquiry.com and ran worldwide marketing, U.S. and Asia-Pacific sales, customer service and professional services at Gupta. Reed began his career as Vice President of Sales at Unify. 

FUNDING: Excel Venture Management, Flare Capital Partners, Heritage Group, HLM Venture Partners, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Norwest Venture Partners