Recent Work

Miles Kane

Vice President of Sales and General Manager, North America

Unbabel, the AI+human translation platform, announced Miles Kane Vice President of Sales and General Manager, North America. Miles brings over a decade of experience building and scaling enterprise startups. He joins from Drift where he was Head of Enterprise Sales & Strategic Accounts. Prior to that, he was recruited to build the sales and marketing teams at Altocloud. Miles began his career at SmartBear initially joining as a sales representative. During his 8 years there, he built out the new EMEA headquarters along with the team and was Director of EMEA Sales when he left.

FUNDING: Caixa Capital,, Faber Ventures, FundersClub, Greycroft,  Indico Capital Partners, M12, Notion Capital, Point72 Ventures, Samsung NEXT, Scale Venture Partners, Structure Capital

Maxime Veron

Chief Operating Officer

Neosensory, a device company that communicates new and existing senses through touch, the neuroscience company building wearable devices to convert data into touch, announced Maxime Veron Chief Operating Officer. Maxime joins from Level Home where he spent the last year running marketing. Prior to that, he was the Director of Product Marketing for Nest at Google where he built and led the team across all Nest products. Maxime had earlier been recruited to create the product function for Nest and later went on to manage hardware projects and embedded software. He began his career at Apple and held a variety of roles during his nearly 13 years there initially joining as a product marketing intern before moving in to sales and then managing product marketing for consumer software in Europe. In his final role there, he was the Worldwide Senior Product Manager for iCloud.

FUNDING: DigiTx Partners, Excel Venture Management, Tao Capital, True Ventures

Milin Desai

Chief Executive Officer

Sentry, the market leader in software error monitoring, announced Milin Desai Chief Executive Officer. Milin joins from VMware where he managed the cloud services team and was responsible for the cloud strategy and expanding the portfolio with solutions for public cloud. Prior to that, he was at Riverbed Technology in a technical marketing manager role before moving on to manage product. Milin spent his early career as a senior software engineer at Veritas.

FUNDING: Accel, New Enterprise Associates

Brian Bell

Chief Executive Officer

Split Software, the leading feature delivery platform, announced Brian Bell Chief Executive Officer. Brian brings more than 20 years of experience in emerging start-up and established high tech companies. He joins from Ping Identity where he managed the global marketing strategy, from demand generation and branding to product messaging and corporate communications. Prior to that, he served as Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Business Development at Zuora where he led marketing and alliances. Earlier in his career, Brian was Senior Vice President and General Manager of CA Technologies’ IT Service Management and Project Management Business Unit and also held senior marketing and business development roles at BMC Software and Extricity. Additionally, he spent several years at the Boston Consulting Group.

FUNDING: Accel, Harmony Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sway Ventures  

Kiki Dolan

Director of Operations

Atlas Obscura, the travel and exploration website that catalogs unusual and obscure travel destinations via user-generated content, announced Kiki Dolan as Director of Operations. Kiki joins from TodayTix where she spent five years and led the geographic expansion team. Prior to that she spent time at onefinestay coordinating new commercial markets. She began her career at Living Social.

FUNDING: A+E NEtworks, AirBnb, BDMI, LionTree Partners, NAV.VC, North Base Media, Proof.VC, The New York Times

Andrew Flesch

Vice President Sales, North America

Feedzai, a leading data science company shaping the future of fraud detection in commerce, announced Andrew Flesch Vice President of Sales, North America. Andrew brings extensive sales experience at both start ups and growth companies. He joins from WeKaIO where he managed sales teams for the East and Central U.S. as well as Canada. Prior to that, he ran worldwide sales at both E8 Storage and NetMotion Wireless and also served as Vice President of Sales at Instart Logic. Additionally, Andrew spent time at Whiptail, Coverity, and Riverbed Technology, and VMware. He began his career at Turbolinux where he was Director of East Coast Sales. Feedzai has received funding from Armilar Venture Partners, Capital One Growth Ventures, Citi Ventures, Data Collective, EDP, Novabase Capital, Oak HC/FT, Sapphire Ventures.

FUNDING: Armilar Venture Partners, Capital One Growth Ventures, Citi Ventures, Data Collective, EDP, Novabase Capital, Oak HC/FT, Sapphire Ventures

Myla Puyat

Vice President, Finance & Operations

Mahana Therapeutics, the company joining technology and healthcare expertise to produce innovative and cutting-edge digital therapeutics products, announced Myla Puyat Vice President of Finance and Operations. Myla brings nearly 25 years of experience building finance, accounting, and HR and facilities infrastructures across multiple industries. Most recently, she was Vice President of Finance & Administration at HealthTell. Prior to that, she provided finance, HR and operations management consulting to clients in the healthcare industry. Additionally, she ran finance and administration at Auxogyn, Verinata Health, and ForteBio. Myla also spent time at Display Research Laboratories, Amdahi Corporation, and Endosciopy Center Affiliates.  Earlier in her career, Myla worked in the high-tech industry where she co-founded AXiON and iDS Systems / Jasmine Technologies.

FUNDING: Lux Capital

Roy Russo

Chief Technology Officer

Volantio, a global leader in post-booking revenue and capacity optimization software for airlines, announced Roy Russo Chief Technology Officer. Roy brings over fifteen years of information technology experience and demonstrated success designing, executing, and leading the development of large-scale distributed business applications. Most recently, he was Director of Software Development at United Technologies joining via its acquisition of Predikto where he had led software development and engineering for nearly 4 years. Roy also was Chief Architect at Altisource Labs and co-founded LoopFuse and JBoss.

FUNDING: Ingleside Investors, Qantas Ventures, Y Combinator