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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

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

Karim Varela

Vice President, Technology

FanAI, the first and only full-funnel sponsorship effectiveness company in eSports, announced Karim Varela Vice President of Technology. Karim joins from Safara which he co-founded and served as Chief Technology Officer at. Prior to that, he ran engineering and was a managing partner at Beam Financial. Karim also served as Chief Technology Officer at Coffee Meets Bagel and built the Android teams at Tinder and Beachbody. Additionally, he spent time at Fandango and AT&T in their development program. Karim began his career as a software engineer at Infospace Mobile.

FUNDING: BITKRAFT Esports Ventures, Counterview Capital, Courtside Ventures, CRCM Ventures, Deep Space Ventures, Everblue Management, Marubeni Ventures, Rosecliff Ventures, Sterling.VC 

Gadi Shamia

Chief Executive Officer

Replicant, a cutting-edge provider of artificial intelligence-enabled voice technologies, announced Gadi Shamia Chief Executive Officer. Gadi brings over 20 years of experience in enterprise software and 13 years in SaaS. Most recently, he served as Chief Operating Officer at Talkdesk where he helped the company grow from a seed stage to a unicorn in under four years. Prior to that, he co-founded and led Magneto as Chief Executive Officer and also served as Chief Operating Officer at Adobe having joined to help integrate EchoSign. Additionally, he was President and General Manager of ReachLocal and was an entrepreneur-in-residence at Storm Ventures. Early in his career, Gadi spent several years at SAP where he built and managed the global team in the small business product group. He joined SAP via its acquisition of his first company, TopManage, where he led product, marketing, local and global sales and business development.

FUNDING: Atomic Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Costanoa Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners 

Manny Bernard

Head, Talent Acquisition

Flow Commerce, the most advanced solution for cross-border e-commerce, announced Manny Bernard as Head of Talent Acquisition. Manny joins from Celonis where he was the third person on the North American team and helped build the team to over 150 people. Prior to that, he was the Director of Research and Recruitment Operations at The Melanie Andersen Agency.  Manny began his career in recruiting and research at JBK Associates International.

FUNDING: Bain Capital Ventures, Forerunner Ventures

Alok Gupta

Senior Vice President, Engineering

Strateos, the company automating chemistry, biology, and tissue analysis into closed loop robotic labs that accelerate drug discovery programs, announced Alok Gupta Vice President of Engineering. Alok joins from Avitas where he ran engineering and product. Prior to that, he was an early member of the GE digital team where he launched their flagship IoT product. Alok also spent time at SurfBI in product development and managed software engineering at e*Trade. Additionally, he was an engineering manager at Cashedge and he began his career at TCS.

FUNDING: Data Collective, Dolby Family Ventures, Lux Capital 

Guy Weismantel

Senior Vice President, Marketing

Zenoti, the most advanced cloud-based, business software for spas, salons, and medi-spas, announced Guy Weismantel Senior Vice President of Marketing. Guy brings over 20 years of experience in the industry joining from Pushpay where he served as Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President of Marketing at Marchex and led marketing at Vertafore as well as the global marketing and product management organization at Egencia. Additionally, Guy spent several years running Microsoft’s enterprise resource planning portfolio of products and cloud services and led global marketing efforts at Business Objects. Zenoti has received funding from Accel Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, and Tiger Global Management.

FUNDING: Accel Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Tiger Global Management

Gillian Printon

Head of National Accounts

Centivo, a new type of self-funded health plan administrator, announced Gillian Printon Head of National Accounts. Gillian brings more than two decades of experience in the health benefits industry. She joins from Mercer’s health business where she was a senior partner for over 23 years with a focus on growth and service delivery for large, progressive employers. Prior to Mercer, Gillian managed employer health and welfare benefits in both the public and private sectors while working for Anthem, American International Group, and PwC.

FUNDING: Bain Capital Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, F-Prime Capital Partners, Grand Central Tech Ventures, Ingleside Investors, Maverick Ventures, Oxeon Investments, Rand Capital  

Scott Leatherman

Chief Marketing Officer

Interana, maker of the world’s most advanced solution for product analytics in a GDPR era, announced Scott Leatherman Chief Marketing Officer. Scott brings more than 20 years of technology marketing and executive operations experience to Interana. He joins from SAP where he spent nearly 13 years. During his career there, Scott led the go-to-market strategy for SAP HANA, built the first SAP HANA Marketplace and launched the “Powered by HANA” program. In his most recent role, he was Global Vice President of Marketing for SAP Labs. Prior to joining SAP, Scott was the first marketing employee at Virsa Systems and served as Senior Director of Solution Marketing and Ecosystem Development. Earlier in his career, he held senior leadership roles in marketing, sales and business development at ActivCard, MarketFirst, and USWeb/CKS.

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

Elan Frantz

Lead, Product Strategy

goTenna, the first and only company to enable completely off-grid, long-range mobile communications on regular smartphones regardless of cell service, wifi, satellites or even base stations, announced Elan Frantz Lead, Product Strategy. Elan joins from Airobotics where he was Director of Product and ran strategic technology discovery and development. Prior to that, he was an engineer and business developer at PiMEMS and also spent time as a research engineer at FS Technology Center. Elan began his career as a researcher at the Center for Energy Efficient Materials.

FUNDING: BBG Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Comcast Ventures, Founders Fund, MentorTech Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Walden Venture Capital

Manny Ruiz

Vice President, Customer Success and Support

InfluxData, the open source time series DB platform for metrics & events, announced Manny Ruiz as Vice President of Customer Success and Support. Manny brings more than 20 years of industry experience and insight. Most recently he led customer success at Sauce Labs. Prior to that, he spent 8 years at MobileIron where he founded and led the professional services and customer support programs ultimately serving as Vice President of Customer Success. Additionally, Manny ran the customer success organization at InnoPath Software and was the Director of Technical and Sales Support at Active Reasoning. He began his career as a senior quality engineer at Exodus Communications.

FUNDING: Battery Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Harmony Partners, Mayfield, Norwest Venture Partners, Sapphire Ventures, Sorenson Capital, Trinity Ventures, Y Combinator

Olivia Borsje

Vice President, Marketing

Ladder, the smart, simple, online life insurance company, announced Olivia Borsje Vice President of Marketing. Olivia joins from Earnin where she was Vice President of Marketing. Prior to that, she built the brand strategy team at Thumbtack where she led the successful, comprehensive relaunch of its brand. Olivia also was an early marketing hire at Dropbox where she drove paid adoption across consumer and enterprise via product marketing, growth and integrated campaigns. She began her career at Symantec in product and digital marketing.

FUNDING: Canaan Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, RRE Ventures, Nyca Partners, Thomvest Ventures, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures

John Smith

Senior Vice President, Sales

Clio, the leading practice management, time, billing and client collaboration platform for small- to mid-sized law firms, announced John Smith Senior Vice President of Sales. John brings 23 years of selling experience and go-to-market strategy joining from CareerBuilder where he spent over 16 years. He began with the company as a national account executive moving upward to head the recruiter business unit before leading enterprise sales for 7 years. John ultimately served as Chief Sales Officer for several years. Prior to CareerBuilder, he was a national account executive at Lucent Technologies and vice president at Mercer Partners and Joseph Stevens. John began his career as an account executive at AS Goldman.

FUNDING: Acton Capital Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Oxygen Capital Partners, Point Nine Capital, Version One Ventures

Jeff Moray

Vice President, Sales

Aledade, a national leader in value-based care, announced Jeff Moray Vice President of Business Development. Jeff spent the last year providing strategic advisory services to private equity and venture capital firms, medical device companies and physician clinics. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Strategy and Payer Engagement at Surgical Care Affiliates where he ran the Western region and led the managed care team. Jeff also served as Vice President of Managed Care at Dignity Health for 3 years. Additionally, Jeff spent a decade with Blue Shield of California managing sales, operations and marketing. He began his career as an associate at Booz & Company. 

FUNDING: ARCH Venture Partners, Biomatics Capital Partners, Google Ventures, Meritech Capital, Venrock   

Jorgen Bocklage

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations

MealPal, the subscription service that provides members with affordable daily lunch options from restaurants near where they live or work, announced Jorgen Bocklage as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations. Jorgen joins from Behalf where he was Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he led finance at Dashlane and was the founding President and General Manager of 118118Money. Jorgen also led business operations for American Express for several years joining via the acquisition of Revolution Money where he was an early-employee and led finance and operations.

 

FUNDING: Bessemer Venture Partners, Comcast Ventures, Menlo Ventures, NextView Ventures, Teamworthy Ventures

Scott Barkley

Vice President, Product

UnifyID, a leader in implicit mobile authentication solutions, announced Scott Barkley Vice President of Product. Scott brings over 20 years of experience in the enterprise software application industry. Most recently, he was Head of IOT Cloud Products at Cisco joining via its acquisition of Jasper Technologies where he spent over a decade running the product management and marketing organization. Prior to that, he was Director of Product Marketing at Siebel Systems. Additionally, Scott spent time at Silicon Valley Networks as Director of Business Development and also led the customer service organization at Bank One.

FUNDING: Accomplice Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, New Enterprise Associates, StartX

Rajat Kongovi

Chief Product Officer

Vouch Insurance, a new type of insurance company serving early stage startups, announced Rajat Kongovi Chief Product Officer. Most recently, Rajat was Vice President of Product and Platforms at NerdWallet joining via its acquisition of aboutLife where he served as Chief Executive Officer after co-founding the company. Prior to that, he spent time as Chief Operating Officer at Magi.com and led business operations and development at Hi5. Additionally, he was with the Boston Consulting Group for 8 years and spent time early in his career at Honeywell Aerospace and Caltech.

FUNDING: 500 Startups, Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Silicon Valley Bank, SVB Financial Group, Y Combinator

Jonah Sigel

Vice President, Business Development

Marble, the robotics company re-imagining urban logistics, announced Jonah Sigel Vice President of Business Development. He joins from Amazon where he was Senior Manager of Business Development and Marketing. Prior to that, he ran digital strategy at Holt Renfrew and served as Director of Digital Network & Entertainment at Starbucks. Additionally, Jonah was President and Chief Executive Officer at iStopOver following the merger with PlanetEye where he had led business development and also served as President and Chief Executive Officer. He also founded Toronto Sports Media and was the Director of International Business Development and Corporate Counsel at AOL Canada. Jonah also spent time at Greenberg Traurig and was a consultant to the Miami Heat Basketball Team and the Florida Panthers Hockey Team.

FUNDING: Eclipse, Lemnos Venture Capital, Maven Ventures

Olivier Gachot

Vice President, Sales

Piazza, the social learning platform connecting students, instructors and employers, announced Olivier Gachot Vice President of Sales. Olivier brings over 25 years of sales leadership experience in enterprise software. He joins from NewVoiceMedia where he served as Chief Sales Officer. Prior to that, he ran revenue at Everwise and was Chief Sales Officer at both Capriza and Spredfast. Olivier also was Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Channels & Alliances at Skire and Lombardi Software. Olivier began his career at Sybase as a sales director.

 

FUNDING: Bessemer Venture Partners, Felicis Ventures, Kapor Capital, Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital

David Caldwell

Vice President, Sales

Lumere, a leading provider of evidence-based analytics and services to reduce unwarranted and costly clinical variation, named David Caldwell Vice President of Sales. Most recently, David was the Chief Commerical Officer at Practice Fusion. Prior to that, he ran commercial operations at Transcend Insights and was Executive Vice President at Certify Data Systems for several years. Additionally, David served as Vice President of Sales at Thermo Fisher Scientific and Focus Diagnostics and he began his career as Vice President Of Commercial Operations at Quest Diagnostics. Lumere has received funding from Bessemer Venture Partners, Blueprint Health, FCA Venture Partners, F-Prime Capital Partners, Health Insight Capital, and Heritage Group.

FUNDING: Bessemer Venture Partners, Blueprint Health, FCA Venture Partners, F-Prime Capital Partners, Health Insight Capital, Heritage Group

Gina Orlando

Lead, Public Sector Marketing

goTenna, the first and only company to enable completely off-grid, long-range mobile communications on regular smartphones regardless of cell service, wifi, satellites or even base stations, announced Gina Orlando Lead, Public Sector Marketing. Gina joins from Mark43 where she was a Product Marketing Manager. Prior to that, she was a business analyst and deployment specialist for the public sector at Dataminr. Gina also spent time at The White House as a federal government affairs and public policy associate at Aetna.

FUNDING: Union Square Ventures, Founders Fund, BBG Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Comcast Ventures, MentorTech Ventures, Walden Venture Capital

Jim Thoeni

Chief Sales Officer

Blueshift, the AI-driven customer data activation company, announced Jim Thoeni Chief Sales Officer. Jim joins from Salesforce where he spent the last 6 years. In his most recent role, he was an Area Vice President for North American marketing cloud sales. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Strategic Accounts at ExactTarget. Jim also spent time at Lyris managing global accounts, served as Vice President of Global Sales & CRM at Celect, and ran client services and CRM at Iventa. Additionally, he was responsible for all sales and acquisition channels at Launchpad Communications and was Vice President of Sales at Bargain Network. Jim began his career as a consultant at Arthur Andersen.

FUNDING: Great Oaks Venture Capital, LUMA Capital Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Nexus Venture Partners, Softbank Ventures, Storm Ventures

Cheryl Scott

Board Director

Neurotrack, a developer of cognitive tests that can detect impairments in the hippocampus, the first structure in the brain to be affected by Alzheimer’s, announced Cheryl Scott to the Board of Directors. Cheryl brings extensive experience as an advisor and board member providing strategic counsel and support to a variety of companies. Most recently, she served on the board of Evolent Health and Sutter Health. She also served as the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Advisor for the Gates Foundation. Previously, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Group Health Cooperative.

FUNDING: Khosla Ventures, Sozo Ventures

Chase Zaputil

Vice President, Sales

Wellframe, the leading mobile-enabled care management solution providerannounced Chase Zaputil Vice President of Sales. Chase brings over 20 years experience in healthcare and healthcare technology. Most recently, he was the Chief Sales Officer at Mercer. Prior to that, he spent 7 years at Wolters Kluwer Health where he began in a clinical sales support director role before moving upward to manage commerce and then global sales and clinical drug information. Ultimately, he served as Vice President of Sales for the Americas. Additionally, Chase was Director of Healthcare Systems at Supervalu and he began his career as a medication management clinical pharmacist for Walgreens Health Initiatives.

FUNDING: DFJ, Eight Roads Ventures, Formation 8, F-Prime Capital Partners, QueensBridge Venture Partners, Waterline Ventures

Eric Bolling

Vice President, Sales

Kit Check, the leader in hospital pharmacy medication tracking software and drug spend optimization analytics, announced Eric Bolling as Executive Vice President of Sales. Eric brings over 30 years of experience to the Company.  Prior to joining Kit Check in January 2019, Eric spent over fifteen years at Cardinal Health, most recently serving as General Manager of Enterprise Corporate Accounts.  Eric began his career with Bergen Brunswig in strategic business development.

FUNDING: Baxter Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, New Leaf Venture Partners, Sands Capital Ventures 

Brion O'Connor

Vice President, Marketing

Samsara, the IoT platform for connected operations, announced Brion O’Connor Vice President of Marketing. Brion joins from AppDirect where he served as Senior Vice President of Network Services. Prior to that, he led the global marketing, insights and strategy operations team at LinkedIn. Brion also was responsible for growth and product marketing at Hostelworld.com and was Head of Digital Search Campaigns at GroupM. He joined GroupM via its acquisition of 24/7 Real Media where he was a search campaign manager. Brion began his career at Computershare.

FUNDING: Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst

Tsongming Kao

Vice President, Manufacturing Engineering

Butterfly Network, the first ultrasound on a chip and world’s first and only whole body imaging probe, announced TsongMing Kao Vice President of Manufacturing Engineering. TsongMing is well versed at working through packaging complexities and bringing products into mass manufacturing and production. He joins from Qualcomm where he spent nearly 14 years and was an early team member in their engineering group. Prior to that, he was an engineering manager at both Intevac and Dpix. TsongMing Kao also ran engineering at Skywork Solutions for six years and he began his career as an engineer at Hewlett Packard.

FUNDING: Aeris Capital, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Fidelity Investments, Fosun Pharma, York Capital Management

Carlos Hernandez

Vice President, Sales

Lumiata, a provider of AI driven analytics for healthcare, announced Carlos Hernandez as Head of Commercial Business.  Prior to joining Lumiata, Carlos was Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Availity responsible for the health plan line of business. At Willis Towers Watson, Carlos was the Vice President of Sales for the Acclaris business unit specializing in consumer directed programs. Earlier, he held leadership roles at United Healthcare and Optum focused on health plan and employer engagement solutions. Earlier in his career, Carlos worked for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield in sales, marketing and clinical management as well as partner development and management as a member of Microsoft’s Global Healthcare team.

FUNDING: BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, Sandbox Industries

Mark Arnoldy

Head of Customer Success

Asana, the leading workflow management and collaboration platform for teams, announced Mark Arnoldy as Head of Customer Success. Mark joins from Possible where he spent seven years as the first Chief Executive Officer leading overall strategy, raising capital, developing partnerships, and building the team (to 340+). Mark was a passionate and avid Asana customer while at Possible.

FUNDING: Andreessen Horowitz, Benchmark Capital, Founders Fund, Generation Investment Management, Lead Edge Capital, World Innovation Lab, 8VC

Andy Hung

Head of Marketing

RigUp, the energy industry’s largest and fastest-growing marketplace for contractors and service providers, announced Andy Hung Head of Marketing. Andy joins from Uber where he spent the last five years. He began as General Manager for Chicago before moving on to lead all of marketing for the South. Prior to that, he was a senior consultant at Ogilvy Consulting. Additionally, Andy ran marketing at The Heartland Mobile Council and was a strategy consultant at L.E.K. Consulting. He began his career at Cason Nightingale.

FUNDING: Bedrock Capital, Founders Fund, Quantum Energy

Lucia Cecchetti

Senior Vice President, Analytics

Eyeview, the industry leader in one-to-one outcome-based video marketing, announced Lucia Cecchetti Senior Vice President of Analytics. Lucia brings over twenty years of CPG and retail analytics consulting experience. She joins from Catalina where she spent the last 6 years. During her time there, she served as the Executive Director or Manufacturer Analytics before moving on to head retail analytics and lead a team of 27 analytics professionals across 20+ retail clients. Prior to joining Catalina, Lucia spent 12 years as Vice President of Analytics at IRI.

FUNDING: Gemini Israel Ventures, Innovation Endeavors, Israel Secondary Fund, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Marker, Nauta Capital, Qumra Capital 

Bob Scarperi

Chief Commercial Officer

Amobee, the world’s leading independent advertising platform across all channels, announced Bob Scarperi Chief Commerical Officer. Bob spent the last eight years at MediaMath most recently as Chief Revenue Officer. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President of Global Sales at Electronifie and Head of Global Sales at Rocket Fuel. Bob was also a sales director at DoubleClick and he began his career at ADP in sales. Amobee is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singtel, one of the largest communications technology companies in the world, which reaches more than 700 million mobile subscribers in 21 countries. Amobee operates across North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia.

FUNDING: Amobee is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singtel

Doug Leonard

Chief Revenue Officer

VBrick Systems, the leader in enterprise video platform solutions, announced that Doug Leonard has joined as Chief Revenue Officer. Doug was most recently the Chief Sales Officer at HireVue, and previously had led Cornerstone OnDemand’s North American Sales team focusing on enterprise and global strategic accounts, helping to drive revenues through IPO and beyond. Earlier in his career, Doug spent time at Gevity, Ceridian and ADP.

FUNDING: Adams Capital Management, Claflin Capital Management, Gateway Partners, Graystone Venture Funds, Knickerbocker, Menlo Ventures, Morgan Stanley Ventures, National Science Foundation, Redshift Ventures

Chad Garrett

Chief Revenue Officer

Dataiku, the world’s leading collaborative data science platform, announced Chad Garrett as Chief Revenue Officer. Chad brings more than 20 years of experience in enterprise software sales leadership. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President, Strategic Sales at Apttus. Prior to that, he ran global sales strategy at Hortonworks. Chad previously spent close to a decade at TIBCO Software progressing through sales leadership roles to Vice President of Sales, and then ultimately to General Manager & Senior Vice President of Sales for the Analytics Division. Early in his career, he held senior account executive positions at Aspect Software and Jacada, and at Seagull Software managing sales teams in several regions. Chad began his career as a systems engineer at Sun Microsystems. He is a military veteran (Aviation Specialist, Army).

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

Will Paulus

Vice President, Sales

InfluxData, the open source time series DB platform for metrics & events, announced Will Paulus Vice President of Sales. Will joins from Algolia where he served as Head of U.S. Sales. Prior to that, he spent several years at Mixpanel initially leading mid-market sales before moving on to manage enterprise sales. Will began his career at Google building teams to support growth for Google’s G Suite.

FUNDING: Battery Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Harmony Partners, Mayfield Fund, Sapphire Ventures, Trinity Ventures

Christine Heckart

Chief Executive Officer

Scalyr, the company that helps engineers troubleshoot issues faster with its blazing-fast log management solution, announced Christine Heckart Chief Executive Officer. Christine brings more than 25 years of experience growing emerging technologies into multibillion dollar businesses from ground zero. She most recently served as Senior Vice President at Cisco and as Executive Vice President at Brocade. In addition, Heckart has held multiple executive and C-level positions at global technology brands, including NetApp, Microsoft, and Juniper Networks. Christine is also currently on the board of directors at Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ: LRCX) and 6sense.

 

FUNDING: Bloomberg Beta, Heroic Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Susa Ventures

Chris McMahon

Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Kyruus, a leader in provider search and scheduling solutions for health systems, has named Chris McMahon as Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Chris joins from Turbonomic where he spent the last 4 years as Vice President of People and Culture. Prior to that, he oversaw all aspects of global talent acquisition at Cimpress and was Senior Director of Human Resources at Endeca. Additionally, Chris spent nearly a decade at 170 Systems in human resources ultimately serving as the Director of HR.

 

FUNDING: Lux Capital, New Leaf Venture Partners, Venrock

Michael Lee

Vice President, Sales

Blueboard, the recognition platform that enables companies to reward their employees with curated experiences and activities at the click of a button, announced Michael Lee Vice President of Sales. Michael joins from Clearbit where he was Head of Sales. Prior to that, he ran North American Enterprise Sales for SurveyMonkey. Michael previously spent nearly 7 years at Google, ultimately as Enterprise Territory Manager selling Google Apps for Business. He began his career in sales at JotSpot (acquired by Google) and PushMX Software.

FUNDING: Bullpen Capital, Graycroft Partners

Jennifer Bellin

Vice President, Marketing

Artemis Health, a provider of a health data analytics platform for employee benefits managers, announced Jennifer Bellin Vice President of Marketing. Jennifer joins from Paycor where she spent nearly a decade. She began as a marketing manager before moving on to lead marketing and ultimately serve as Vice President of Strategic Programs and Marketing. Prior to that, she was the director of public relations at the Cincinnati Opera and she began her career at the Music Teachers National Association directing all aspects of the annual conference as well as board, leadership, and committee meetings in addition to managing special projects and leading a team of 100+ volunteers.

FUNDING: F-Prime Capital Partners, Kickstart Seed Fund, Maverick Ventures

Charles Colligan

Chief Financial Officer

Aledade, a national leader in value-based care, announced Charlie Colligan Chief Financial Officer. Charlie brings more than 25 years of experience in finance with expertise in developing and leading major strategic initiatives in sectors including financial services, technology, real estate, insurance, and government. He joins from CoStar Group where he served as Treasurer. Prior to that, was the Senior Vice President of Finance for Sallie Mae where he spent the bulk of his career. Charlie began his career at Merrill Lynch in the Capital Markets Group.

FUNDING: ARCH Venture Partners, Biomatics Capital Partners, Google Ventures, Meritech Capital, Venrock  

Dork Alahydoian

Senior Vice President, Membership Marketing

theSkimm, a digital-media company built on a daily newsletter aimed at millennial women, announced Dork Alahydoian as Senior Vice President of Membership Marketing. Dork brings extensive digital product and media experience joining from the The New York Times where he spent just over six years.  He began his career with the Times in strategy and business development before moving on to manage the team responsible for customer experience and retention. In his most recent role, Dork was Vice President of Partnerships and B2B Subscriptions and helped build their digital subscription business. Prior to the Times, Dork was is various startups including, NetSeer, Fandango and LookSmart.

FUNDING: Greycroft, Google Ventures, Homebrew Ventures, MediaLink, RRE Ventures, Sherpa Capital, The New York Times, 21st Century Fox 

Jessica Gladden

Vice President, Human Resources

Aledade, the health tech startup putting doctors back in control of health care, announced Jessica Gladden Vice President, Human Resources. Jessica joins from Applied Predictive Technologies where she spent 11 years in human resources and helped build the company from 50 people to over 650. Prior to that she was the senior human resources specialist at the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

FUNDING: ARCH Venture Partners, Biomatics Capital Partners, Venrock