Recent Work

Bryan Humbarger

Senior Vice President, Commercial

Eko Health, the FDA cleared AI-Powered stethoscopes built for doctors, nurses, and students, announced Bryan Humbarger Senior Vice President of Commercial. Bryan brings extensive experience in digital health sales and joins from AliveCor where he spent the last year leading sales for North America. Prior to that, he also served as Vice President of Sales, North America at HeartFlow. Additionally, Bryan spent nearly two decades gaining sales experience at medical device and technology companies, including Medtronic and Bioquell and he began his career at Medtronic.

FUNDING: Artis Ventures, DigiTx Partners, Dreamit Ventures, Mayo Clinic, NTT Venture Capital, Seraph Graph, XTX Ventures

Christelle Flahaux

Vice President, Marketing

FortressIQ, the company delivering human-level observability into the processes behind every strategic business initiative, announced Christelle Flahaux Vice President of Marketing. Christelle brings over 17 years of leadership experience in customer and field marketing as well as management and sales operations roles. She joins from Host Analytics where she was Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to that, she ran demand generation and field marketing at Domo and was Vice President of Customer and Field Marketing at MapR. Christelle also spent time at Jive Software as Senior Director of Global Demand Generation and Marketing and served as Director of Field Marketing at both Marketo and Taleo. Additionally, she spent several years at Ariba managing global field marketing.

FUNDING: Boldstart Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Eniac Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, M12, Tiger Global Management

Matt Fingerhut

Vice President, Customer Success

Hootsuite, the Vancouver-based social media management company, announced Matt Fingerhut Vice President of Customer Success. Matt brings over 30 years of experience in customer success, customer service and support across enterprise and consumer segments. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President and Head of Customer Success at Amperity. Prior to that, he ran Salesforce’s Customer Success Group and was Vice President of Customer Care at Nordstrom. Matt spent over 18 years of his career at Microsoft beginning as Senior Manager of North America Direct Marketing and Worldwide Operations before working through a number of senior roles in customer service and support. Ultimately he served as General Manager and built the support and service function for Office 365. Matt also spent time at iCat managing partner channels as well as client relationships for Levy & Wurz.

FUNDING: Accel, Blumberg Capital, CIBC, Cloud Apps Capital Partners, Difference Capital, Fidelity, Hearst Ventures, Insight Partners, Millennium Technology Value Partners, OMERS Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, Voyager Capital

Amanda Berger

Senior Vice President, Customer Success

HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered bug bounty platform, announced Amanda Berger Senior Vice President of Customer Success. Amanda brings over 20 years of experience in customer success, professional services, and support organizations. She joins from LucidWorks where she was Chief Customer Officer. Prior to that, she was at RichRelevance where she managed the professional services, consulting, education and technical support organizations across the company’s nine global offices. Additionally, Amanda ran worldwide professional services at Guidance Software for nearly six years and spent nearly a decade at MicroStrategy in multiple leadership roles including Vice President of Professional Services. She began her career as a consultant at Avega.

FUNDING: Benchmark Capital, Dragoneer Investment Group, EQT Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Valor Equity Partners

Kristina Valkanoff

Vice President, Customer Success

Brandcast, the leading code-free website platform for enterprise, announced Kristina Valkanoff Vice President of Customer Success. Kristina brings over a decade of experience scaling world-class customer success, implementation and customer support teams. Most recently, she was Head of Customer Success at Carta. Prior to that, she managed customer success at Webgility and MOVE Guides. Kristina also spent time at Lithium Technologies as Director of Customer Success and began her career at DemandTec where she spent 9 years from its early days through its IPO and subsequent acquisition by IBM.

FUNDING: Affinity Group, Correlation Ventures, Shasta Ventures

Braxton Jarratt

Chief Executive Officer

Cognosos, a leader in IoT-based asset intelligence, announced Braxton Jarratt Chief Executive Officer. Braxton brings extensive experience as a CEO, technology innovator, entrepreneur and investor with several demonstrated successes building and growing significant businesses. Braxton was the co-founder & Chief Executive Officer of Clearleap for nearly nine years before successfully selling the company to IBM. After the acquisition, he was Vice President and General Manager of IBM’s global cloud-based video business. Additionally, Braxton was Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Tandberg Television and ran product, marketing and business development at N2 Broadband. Earlier in his career, he launched the first major national broadband services for the cable division at Cox Communications and led corporate venture efforts in broadband technology and media startups.

FUNDING: Cox Enterprises, Peter Kight

Rob Binney

Chief Executive Officer

Alydia Health, the medical device company working toward a solution for postpartum bleeding and hemorrhage, announced Rob Binney Chief Executive Officer. Rob brings over 20 years of senior leadership experience in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. He joins from Intersect where he spent eight years in sales and marketing before moving on to serve as Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to that, he was Director of Sales at AccessClosure. Rob also spent time at Boston Scientific and he began his career in sales at Sanofi.

FUNDING: Astia Angels, Global Health Investment Fund

Ayesha Ahmad

Chief Marketing Officer

New York Public Radio, the producer of award-winning journalism and groundbreaking podcasts, announced Ayesha Ahmed Chief Marketing Officer. Ayesha brings over 15 years of experience developing, building and growing direct-to-consumer, e-commerce businesses. Most recently she was Chief Digital Officer and General Manager of Ecommerce at Chilewich where she built their direct-to-consumer business. Prior to that, she served as Chief Marketing Officer at both Mouth and Fiverr and held marketing director roles at J. Crew and Gilt. Earlier in her career, Ayesha co-founded Trunkt which was acquired by Etsy.

FUNDING: Privately held

Shannon McClenaghan

Chief Executive Officer
Companion Labs, the first company to develop technology that automatically trains dogs to high levels using machine learning, robotics, computer vision, and state of the art reward-based training, announced Shannon McClenaghan President and Chief Operating Officer. Shannon joins from Anova where she was Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Operations. Prior to that, she served as Chief Executive Officer at Native Union. Shannon also served as the Interim Chief Financial Officer & Senior Executive at Lark Technologies and spent five years at Jimmyjane as President and Chief Financial Officer. Additionally, she co-founded the Vectiv Corporation and served as Vice President of Finance, Corporate Development & General Counsel for a number of years.

 

FUNDING: Angel investors & IA Ventures

Adam Saltman

Chief Medical Officer

Eko Health, the FDA cleared AI-Powered stethoscopes built for doctors, nurses, and students, announced Adam Saltman Chief Medical Officer. Adam brings extensive experience across disciplines in cardiology and pulmonology, as well as from government and academic sectors. He joins from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration where he spent nearly 12 years. Prior to that, Adam practiced as a triple-board certified cardiothoracic surgeon at various hospitals including Mount Sinai Beth Israel and the University of Massachusetts. Additionally, he served as Director of CT Surgery Research at Maimonides Medical Center, the University of Massachusetts, and Stony Brook University Hospital.

FUNDING: Artis Ventures, Better Ventures, DigiTx Partners, Dreamit Ventures, FOUNDER.org, Lifeforce Capital, the Mayo Clinic, NTT Venture Capital, Seraph Group, StartX, Sutter Health, The House Fund, XTX Ventures