Recent Work

Jim Duddy

Vice President, Sales

Teampay, the leading provider of distributed spend management software, announced Jim Duddy as Vice President of Sales. Jim brings extensive team-building and sales leadership experience to Teampay, having recently led Revenue teams at Cappfinity and Hired. Previously, Jim oversaw all operations in North America for Invenias, and also led sales at NoWait (acquired by Yelp). Earlier in his career, Jim spent six years at LinkedIn managing sales, search and staffing for the North American region.

FUNDING: Crosscut, Precursor Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, Tribe Capital 

Nick Trombetta

Senior Vice President, Americas

Dataiku, the world’s leading collaborative data science platform, announced Nick Trombetta as Senior Vice President of the Americas. Most recently, Nick was Area Vice President of the East for Mulesoft. Prior to that, he ran revenue at Salesforce for enterprise and strategic accounts in the Northeast. Nick also served as Vice President of the Northeast and Central Regions at SAP joining via its acquisition of Business Objects where he had been a sales director. Additionally, he was an enterprise sales executive at Crystal Decisions and he began his career at ADP.

FUNDING: Alven Capital, Battery Ventures, Dawn Capital, FirstMark Capital, ICONIQ Capital, Serena Capital

Jordan Hwang

Head of Acquisition

Gusto, the payroll and human resources platform company, announced Jordan Hwang Head of Acquisition. Jordan joins with extensive experiencing leading growth initiatives across a variety of B2B and B2C businesses. Most recently, he was Vice President of Growth at Pill Club. Prior to that, he was Senior Director of Growth & Business Operations at Evernote where he led a three team cross-functional organization across product, engineering, design, and analytics. Previously, Jordan built and managed the sales, customer success & marketing teams at Chartio where he was responsible for driving go to market growth. Additionally, he held senior director roles at Kabam, PC Tools, and Yahoo.

FUNDING: Akkadian Ventures, CapitalG, Dragoneer Investment, Emergence Capital, Fidelity Management and Research Company, Google Ventures, General Catalyst, Generation Investment Management, Kleiner Perkins, Ribbit Capital, T. Rowe Price, Y Combinator

Peter Guagenti

Chief Marketing Officer

Cockroach Labs, developer of the open source distributed database project CockroachDB, announced Peter Guagenti Chief Marketing Officer. Peter brings extensive marketing, strategy, and product development experience. He joins from MemSQL where he oversaw marketing, sales development, and partnerships. Prior to that, he served as Chief Marketing Officer at both Mesosphere and NGINX. Peter also spent time at Acquia leading product management and product marketing and ran client services and the strategic consulting practice for the West region at Razorfish. Additionally, he was senior manager of product and marketing strategy at Accenture and managed marketing & customer experience at Cap Gemini.

FUNDING: Altimeter Capital, Benchmark, FirstMark, Google Ventures, Index Ventures, Redpoint, Sequoia Capital, Techammer, Tiger Global Management, Work-Bench

Jim Benton

Chief Executive Officer, the premier Conversation Intelligence Platform for high-growth sales teams, announced Jim Benton Chief Executive Officer. Jim brings extensive sales, data, and leadership experience joining from Apollo where he was Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, he co-founded ClearSlide and served as both Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Jim also ran sales at AdBrite for four years and was Senior Director of Sales for the western region at Ticketmaster joining via its acquisition of Evite where he had been director of advertiser programs.

FUNDING: Emergence Capital, Georgian Partners, Redpoint Ventures

Woody Hartman

President and Head of Product

TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports team, club and league management, announced Woody Hartman President and Head of Product. Woody joins from Lyft where spent almost 7 years. He initially joined to launch and manage Lyft’s second geographic market. During his time there, he led the launch team, built a drive team to support driver onboarding, and ultimately ran all global operations for the company. Prior to his time at Lyft, Woody managed global development at the Walt Disney Company. Additionally, he served as Director of Strategy at IGN Entertainment and he began his career as a business analyst at McKinsey & Company.

FUNDING: Crawley Ventures, eonCapital, Foundry Group, Impact Fund, Northgate Capital

Alex Underwood

General Manager, Advertising and Commerce

TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports team, club and league management, announced Alex Underwood General Manager of Advertising and Commerce. Alex joins from Spotify where he was Vice President and Global Head of Strategic Partnerships and Verticals, leading the global agency team that he helped build from ground up over seven years.  Prior to that, he spent six years at Google where he began as a senior industry manager before moving on to handle the go-to-market strategy for their media agency segment. In his last position with the company, he served as Head of Media Agency Strategy and also co-led their global media agency council.

FUNDING: Crawley Ventures, eonCapital, Foundry Group, Impact Fund, Northgate Capital

Brian Sullivan

Senior Vice President, Customer Success

Clara Analytics, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) and data science company specializing in building easy-to-use AI-based solutions focused on claims operations for the Property & Casualty and Disability insurance industries, announced Brian Sullivan Senior Vice President of Customer Service. Brian brings over 20 years of experience building and leading client services from early stage SaaS startups through publicly traded companies. He joins from QuanticMind where he was Chief Revenue Officer and earlier led customer success. Prior to that, he was Chief Customer Officer at Capriza and also spent several years at Gigya where he oversaw the client services team. Additionally, Brian was a founding partner at CrownSix and spent several years in search and content solutions and professional services roles at Omniture, WebSiteStory and Atomz Corporation.

FUNDING: New York Presbyterian Ventures, Oak HC/FT

Randy Weber

Vice President, Sales

Kitman Labs, the industry leading sports analytics company using artificial intelligence to increase athlete performance and health, announced Randy Weber Vice President of Sales. Randy brings extensive experience as a software revenue leader and joins from Hiretual where he led strategy and execution of all business functions. Prior to that, he was Chief Revenue Officer at Simplee and spent several years at Zapproved running global sales. Additionally, Randy ran worldwide business development at Agilent Technologies and he began his career as an application engineer at HP.

FUNDING: BlueRun Ventures, Sony Innovation Fund, Peter Kight

Patricia Korth-McDonnell

Chief Marketing Officer

BFS Capital, the small business financing platform, announced Patricia Korth-McDonnell as Chief Marketing Officer. Patricia was most recently CMO at online mortgage lender Better, where she was responsible for the brand, marketing and customer experience. Earlier, she spent more than a decade at Interpublic Group’s marketing and digital transformation firm, Huge. Patricia joined Huge as employee #13 and ultimately served as CMO and President, where she led global operations.