Mountain View, CA

16th October 2017
Treasure Data Announces the Appointment of Pankaj Tibrewal as Vice President of Product Management

Treasure Data, a fast-growing leader in the emerging Customer Data Platform (CDP) and Internet of Things (IoT) Analytics markets, announced today that data analytics veteran, Pankaj Tibrewal, has joined the company as Vice President of Product Management, where he will help drive the company’s product vision, strategy and roadmap execution. This announcement comes on the heels of the company’s latest hire, CMO, Rob Glickman.
As a product and analytics oriented marketer, Tibrewal understands the challenges that organizations face when trying to understand and utilize the data received, and is committed to helping Treasure Data customers best understand how the platform can work for them.
Before joining the team at Treasure Data, Tibrewal was the VP of Product Partnerships at Anaplan, an enterprise SaaS unicorn, where he directed and ran several areas including data integration, business intelligence and AI/ML. He has more than 20 years of industry experience, including founding three software startups, running a $350m retail chain and consulting for Fortune 500 companies at McKinsey.
Treasure Data unifies data at scale – from edge to action – making the right data available across the business. The Treasure Data Customer Data Platform (CDP) unifies data from multiple sources so that enterprises can engage customers anywhere – online, at the store, or even via IoT devices. Founded in 2011 in Mountain View, California, with offices in Japan and Korea, Treasure Data is backed by Sierra Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, IT Farm, SBI, INCJ, Bill Tai, and Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures, among others.
For more information, visit www.treasuredata.com
This search was conducted by Mateo C’de Baca and Alec DeCherney

 

Group Data and Analytics Director

United Kingdom

14th October 2017
Zoopla Property Group appoints Jeremy Snyman as Group Data and Analytics Director

Jeremy Snyman joins Zoopla from leading car and home insurance comparison website Comparethemarket.com. At CTM he was Associate Director of Data Solutions for over two years with responsibility for influencing business transformation and a change of culture into a data-led organisation. Whilst at CTM, Jeremy successfully grew the data team from 9 to 42 permanent staff.
Jeremy has extensive experience within the business intelligence industry. Prior to Comparethemarket.com he was Group Head of Business Intelligence at Amazon for four years, as well as holding key roles at Keystone Business Solutions and LoveFilm.
Jeremy joins Zoopla as Group Data and Analytics Director.
Zoopla Property Group (ZPG) was founded in 2007 and has since been one of the fastest growing websites in the UK, attracting over 50 million visits per month. It has become the UK’s most comprehensive property website, focused on empowering consumers with the resources they need to make better-informed property decisions. ZPG owns and operates some of the UK’s most trusted digital brands including Zoopla, uSwitch, PrimeLocation, The Property Software Group and Hometrack.
ZPG helps its users make sense of the residential property market by combining property listings with market value data, local information and community tools. By enabling users to search for homes and do market research, they have become the favoured online marketing partner for UK estate agents, letting agents and property developers. The business listed on the LSE in 2014.

For more information visit www.zpg.co.uk

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Chief Technology Officer

United Kingdom

13th October 2017
Dhruv Kumar joins Charlotte Tilbury Beauty as CTO from The Hut Group

Renaissance Leadership is delighted to announce the appointment of Dhruv Kumar as CTO into fast growth beauty brand Charlotte Tilbury Beauty. Dhruv joins Charlotte Tilbury Beauty from The Hut Group where he was Group Engineering Director responsible for all retail systems and a team of 200.
Prior to The Hut Group he spent two years with HP Autonomy in their software engineering, research and development organisation.

Founded by world renowned make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury, Charlotte Tilbury Beauty is revolutionising make-up with easy to choose, easy to use and easy to gift skincare and color products. The brand has won more than 110 industry awards, and is recognised for its social, community-based marketing strategies. It is also strategically focused on innovation, introducing the augmented reality “Magic Mirror” to Westfield London and the brand’s Covent Garden shop, launching a virtual reality perfume experience involving Kate Moss, and creating the “Hot Lips x Women for Women” lipsticks.

Sequoia Capital, which is based in Menlo Park and has previously backed Airbnb, Alibaba, Apple, Dropbox, Google, Instagram, JD.com, WhatsApp and YouTube has recently invested an undisclosed sum, while Charlotte Tilbury’s other investors include Venrex Investment Management, whose other investments include Samantha Cameron’s new brand Cefinn, Orlebar Brown, Astley Clarke and Lyst.com.

For more information, please visit www.charlottetilbury.com

This search was conducted by Tony Willis and Claire May.

 

Director of Data

United Kingdom

11th October 2017
GoCardless appoints Jim Anning as Director of Data

Renaissance Leadership is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Anning as Director of Data at GoCardless, the leading online payments solutions company. Jim is tasked with building a team of data scientists & analysts to take data from £4 billion worth of transactions for over 30,000 organisations across the UK and Europe, his new function will build the data-heavy products that will underpin GoCardless’s rapid growth plans.

Jim joins GoCardless from British Gas Connected Homes where he held the title of Head of Data and Analytics. His team managed all aspects of data from Connected Homes’ products including Hive Active Heating and MyEnergy, analysing it to help improve services and developing machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms to give customers the best experience from connected products.

Originally an electronics engineer, Jim has held a variety of technology and leadership roles in the BBC, the Oil & Gas, Education and Utilities industries.

As one of Europe’s leading Fintech start-ups, GoCardless is rapidly creating a new international payments network to rival credit and debit cards. It is breaking down barriers so businesses can quickly and easily take payments from anyone, anywhere in the world. Their API powers recurring payments for companies like the Guardian, Thomas Cook and the UK Government, and also enables partners such as Xero and Sage to help tens of thousands of small businesses to save countless hours spent chasing customers for payments. The business has recently launched its international operations in France and Germany, and has just raised another substantial funding round of $25M million led by Notion Capital. Other investors include Balderton Capital, Accel Partners and Passion Capital.

For more information visit www.gocardless.com

This search was conducted by Steve Bishop.

 

San Mateo, CA

9th October 2017
Adherium announces the appointment of Vik Panda as Vice President of Marketing

Adherium, the global leader in digital health technologies which address sub-optimal medication use in chronic disease, appointed Vik Panda as its new Vice President of Marketing
Vik has senior experience with direct-to-consumer marketing where he has built communities of millions of users. Prior to joining Adherium, Vik gained extensive experience in both the data and wellness sectors. Most recently, he was CEO at Findyr, a crowdsourcing data collection platform, and before that, he was Chief Marketing Officer at Fitocracy; he has also worked at Citigroup, Nokia and others. Vik has a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD, a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from New York University, and has completed the Chartered Financial Analyst program.
About Adherium
Adherium is a provider of digital health solutions. The Company develops, manufactures and supplies patients, pharmaceutical companies, healthcare providers and contract research organizations with the broadest range of “smart” medication sensors for respiratory medications to address sub-optimal medication use and improve health outcomes in chronic disease.
For more information visit www.adherium.com

This search was conducted by Mateo C’de Baca and Alec DeCherney

 

Chief Product Officer

Berlin

9th October 2017
Oberlo appoints Davide Vitiello as Chief Product Officer

Renaissance Leadership is pleased to announce the appointment of Davide Vitiello as Chief Product Officer at Oberlo, the leading marketplace for entrepreneurs to search and find products to sell online.

Davide has been recruited to drive end-to-end product strategy and execution for Oberlo. Managing, developing and expanding the current product teams he will be strongly contributing to an overall strategy which is successfully flipping the ecommerce market upside down.

Davide joins from the Berlin based streaming platform SoundCloud where he led their listener experience division as a Product Director. Prior to SoundCloud, Davide spent time in the tech entertainment industry with Aspiro in Norway and has also worked at a number of Norway’s darling tech companies such as Opera Software, Telenor, and 1881, as well as international brands like Oracle, Compaq/HP and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Oberlo is the leading business for finding and selling ecommerce products. The platform connects merchants with suppliers who ship products directly to consumers. This method, known as dropshipping, significantly lowers the barrier to entry for entrepreneurs. Since the company’s founding in September, 2015, Oberlo merchants have sold over 85 million products around the world.

For more information visit www.oberlo.com

This search was conducted by Steve Bishop and Kay Souter.

 

San Francisco, CA

5th October 2017
Hearsay Systems appoints Chris Mills as Vice President of Marketing

Hearsay, provider of Advisor Cloud solutions for the financial services industry, is extending its executive leadership team with the appointments of Chris Mills as its new Vice President of Marketing.
Mills is an executive with over 20 years of experience in Marketing, Product Management, Business Development and Strategy in the software and technology industry. He is specialized in delivering complex software and services to customers across a variety of industries.
Hearsay Systems offers leading Advisor Cloud solutions for financial services, empowering advisors to efficiently and compliantly use social media, websites, text and email to engage with customers, build stronger relationships and grow their business. Its prescriptive technology processes and prioritizes data from across digital channels and data systems, providing actionable suggestions for advisors on how they should engage with customers next. Built for the enterprise, Hearsay connects these advisor-client interactions and data to corporate CRM systems and digital marketing programs, and provides efficient compliance supervision and review workflows – all on a secure, enterprise-ready platform.
For more information, visit www.hearsaysystems.com
This search was conducted by Ben Anderson and Mehrnaz Zuie.

 

VP EMEA North

United Kingdom

4th October 2017
Code42 appoints Richard Agnew as VP EMEA North

Renaissance Leadership is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Agnew as VP EMEA North at Code42, the leading endpoint security provider.

Richard joins Code42 from Veeam Software, the back-up virtualisation software company where he held the role of VP Northern Europe. Richard has extensive experience in the infrastructure software segment having previously been the Regional Director UK&I at VCE, the virtual computing environment company owned by EMC, Cisco and VMWare. Earlier in his career, he held Sales Management positions at NetApp and EMC.

Richard has been hired by Mike Robins, Code42’s new SVP Worldwide Sales and is tasked with growing EMEA’s revenues in line with the incredible success already being achieved by their North American organisation.

Code42 is a global Enterprise SaaS provider of endpoint data protection and security solutions to more than 39,000 organisations, including the most recognised brands in business and education. Their highly secure Cloud solutions enable IT security teams to limit risk, meet data privacy regulations and recover from data loss whatever the cause. Code42 has raised $140M over 2 rounds of funding from a world leading syndicate consisting of Accel Partners, JMI Equity, New Enterprise Associates and Split Rock Partners.

For more information visit www.code42.com

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Chief Marketing Officer

Mountain View, CA

3rd October 2017
Treasure Data Announces the Appointment of Rob Glickman as Chief Marketing Officer

Treasure Data, a fast-growing leader in the emerging Customer Data Platform (CDP) and Internet of Things (IoT) Analytics markets, announced today that Rob Glickman has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. As CMO at Treasure Data, Glickman will manage all aspects of marketing including go-to-market strategy, demand generation, corporate, product, partner and industry marketing. A modern and metrics-driven marketer, Glickman has seen first-hand the critical need to unify customer data from multiple silos by creating and maintaining an accurate customer profile.

Before joining Treasure Data, Glickman was Vice President of Audience Marketing at SAP, where he led a global team of marketers chartered with driving modern marketing demand generation programs globally. He brings nearly 20 years of marketing experience ranging from lean startups to large enterprises, including running product marketing for Symantec, as well as seven years at eBay and PayPal where he held various marketing leadership roles.
Treasure Data unifies data at scale – from edge to action – making the right data available across the business. The Treasure Data Customer Data Platform (CDP) unifies data from multiple sources so that enterprises can engage customers anywhere – online, at the store, or even via IoT devices. Founded in 2011 in Mountain View, California, with offices in Japan and Korea, Treasure Data is backed by Sierra Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, IT Farm, SBI, INCJ, Bill Tai, and Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures, among others.
For more information visit www.treasuredata.com

This search was conducted by Mateo C’de Baca and Mehrnaz Zuie

 

Head of Growth

United Kingdom

27th September 2017
Fora Space appoints Sam Gregory as Head of Growth

Renaissance Leadership is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Gregory as Head of Growth at Fora, the revolutionary new concept in premium pro-working residencies.

Sam joins Fora having spent the last year running his own successful independent consultancy business supporting SMEs with growth strategies and digital marketing services.

Sam’s senior marketing career stretches more than 12 years’ working both technology and client side. As Head of Customer Acquisition at OVO Energy he built a high-performing team from scratch that transformed their website into the most profitable channel for new customer acquisition. At Google, he helped global businesses maximise their revenue growth and customer engagement objectives through innovation and digital excellence.

Designed to meet the needs of all businesses, from start-ups and SMEs through to global corporates, Fora has the ambition to become a category challenger and is leading the way with its revolutionary new concept it calls ‘pro-working’. Fora is reimagining the office experience by employing premium hotel-style service and design, innovative technology and a curated approach to resident activity. Their spaces, service, design and tech ensure the wellbeing of business, people and culture, while the flexibility of their terms ensures residents are controlling their own financial risk.

For more information visit www.foraspace.com

This search was conducted by Steve Bishop.