Head of Sales
San Francisco, CA1st June 2017
Dave Collier joins Thanx as their Head of Sales. Dave has a long- standing career in sales, prior to Thanx, he served as Vice President of Global Sales for HotSchedules where he grew a telesales satellite office in Denver. During his 12 years run at Oracle, he experienced how to sell and manage sales organizations and built telecenters managing $10K – $20K deals across China and Argentina. Dave has an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Thanx helps merchants build deeper, data-driven relationships with their best customers. We capture valuable transaction and lifetime value data about customers and enable merchants to act on that information with simple ROI-focused marketing campaigns.
As a Software-as-a-Service offering, Thanx requires no point-of-sale integration or additional hardware, instead pulling data directly from proprietary partnerships with the major credit card companies — the result is a seamless merchant experience and equally joyful consumer experience which eliminates the hassles of plastic cards, phone numbers, punch cards and other traditional loyalty program staples which just slow things down.
Visit www.thanx.com for more information.
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London31st May 2017
Becky Lombardo joins the luxury online retailer matches fashion.com from Dunelm/WorldStores Group, where she was Head of Fleet and managed over 1m consignments annually.
Previously she held senior operations and logistics roles at ASOS, Arcadia, Millet Sports and Dorothy Perkins and has significant experience in 3PL Contract Management across multiple UK and international sites.
Becky has a BSc in Physics from Birmingham University
Matchesfashion.com was founded over 30 years ago by Tom and Ruth Chapman and is an established pillar of high-end fashion retail in London and of the UK fashion industry, and more recently has become one of the most exciting and fastest growing eCommerce businesses in the world.
The business services the global market with over 400 international designer labels across womenswear and menswear, with names including Gucci, Balenciaga, Valentino and Isabel Marant, and ships to customers in over 170 countries worldwide.
The company vision today is to become “The reference point in online luxury shopping”. The business is headquartered in The Shard in London and is backed by leading VCs Highland Capital Partners and Scottish Equity Partners.
To learn more visit www.matchesfashion.com
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Vice President of Sales
Menlo Park, CA28th April 2017
Michael brings over 20 years of Executive sales and channel experience in the security industry to his current role at Armis. In his last role as Vice President of Sales at Cylance, Michael spearheaded the development of channel-driven, cloud sales while expanding the sales team. Prior, Michael spent 10 years at McAffee in sales roles for Department of Defense area. Michael had also spent 8 years in multiple sales and sales management capacities with Sybase, Enteryses, NFR Software and Entercept Security. Michael is actively engaged in the channel and MSP communities with a focus on building successful partnerships to address the SMB market. Michael is a former US Navy SEAL and possesses a Bachelors of Engineering Degree from the University of New Mexico.
Armis is a next-generation wireless security platform, protecting corporate devices, networks, and data. Armis was founded in 2015 by Israeli Intelligence veterans. Armis is backed by Sequoia Capital and top industry investors.
Visit www.armis.com for more information
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VP Worldwide Sales
Durham, NC19th April 2017
Chad Olds is responsible for Zaloni’s global sales organization, which spans the US, Europe, and regions in the Middle East and North Africa. Most recently, Olds was head of global sales for IBM’s Cloud Data Platform, and he also has held various sales leadership roles at IBM and Red Hat. Olds’ experience in global sales will support Zaloni’s continued growth in existing markets and expansion into new ones.
“I’m excited to join Zaloni at such a hot time in the market — so many enterprises are searching for ways to govern big data so they can effectively use it for competitive advantage,” said Olds. ” Zaloni has the only proven solution at the enterprise level, with a track record of helping clients implement production-ready data lakes since 2009. Their experience, combined with the software platform’s market advantage in data governance and data cataloging, creates a perfect catalyst for the company’s growth.”
Zaloni provides enterprise data lake management, governance, and self-service data solutions to ensure a clean, actionable data lake. Their Mica and Bedrock platforms enable customers to gain their own competitive advantage through organized, actionable data lakes. Trusted by the Fortune 100, Zaloni has helped its customers build production implementations at many of the world’s leading companies.
For more information, visit Zaloni.com
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London2nd April 2017
The UK’s leading supplier of software and technology solutions to the Property Industry, The Property Software Group, has appointed Jonathan Dees as Chief Operating Officer.
Jonathan joins from the Fairtrade Foundation, an ethical charity working to empower disadvantaged producers in developing countries, where he was Interim Finance and IT Director. Prior to working at the Fairtrade Foundation Jonathan was Managing Director of Holiday Lettings, a TripAdvisor company. His early career included work in strategic planning and analysis roles for HMV Group.
He is a qualified accountant and began his career at information and news specialists Reuters.
The Property Software Group is part of Zoopla Property Group (ZPG) and is the largest supplier of advanced software and technology to the UK’s property industry. Its portfolio includes market leading enterprise SaaS, cloud-based CRM and financial Property Management accounting software. Group brands include: Alto, Jupix, Vebra, CFP Software, Core Systems, MoveIT and MyPropertyFile.
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For more information visit www.propertysoftwaregroup.com
Milan, Italy1st April 2017
Jobrapido, the Milan based international job search engine, has appointed Giuseppe Trettenero as Group Chief Financial Officer.
Before joining Jobrapido Giuseppe was the Regional CFO for PayPal Central EMEA. Prior to PayPal he was the Regional CFO and Group Controller for eBay Classified in Northern Europe and worked in a number of other senior finance roles for eBay.
Giuseppe has an MBA from the HEC School of Management, is a qualified accountant and has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Verona.
Established in 2006, Jobrapido is now the second largest global player in the fast growing job aggregator segment providing a one-stop platform for job-seekers to connect with employers. From its headquarters in Milan, Jobrapido conduct business in 58 countries, matching the right candidates with the right roles at thousands of companies around the world. Their search engine analyses and aggregates job listings from all over the web, so that candidates can find relevant jobs in one place using pioneering technology and innovative products. In 2014 Jobrapido was acquired by the Symphony Technology Group.
This search was conducted by Steve Bishop and Kay Souter
For more information visit www.jobrapido.com
Deputy Head of Gaming
London31st March 2017
Improbable , the ground breaking software simulation business, has appointed Ryan DeSanto as Deputy Head of Gaming.
Ryan joins Improbable from the Chinese online games giant NetEase where he was a Senior Producer and Head of Business Development for the North American market. Prior to working at NetEase he founded two other gaming companies; TinySpark and Playhem, raising capital, leading development teams and driving business development for both companies.
Improbable was founded in 2012 in London and now has over 125 staff helping them revolutionise the software industry with their simulation technologies. Simulations as large and complex as the real world are the next fundamental breakthrough technology. Like in the real world, objects in these simulations will change in response to their environment, and their interactions will combine to form massive, complex systems. Improbable are building the platform to make these simulations possible. Their first product for reality-scale simulations is SpatialOS; a distributed operating system capable of producing consequential, persistent simulations at unprecedented scale. SpatialOS is being deployed in many progressive game studios and the most critical government institutions across the world.
In 2015 Improbable closed a Series A funding round worth $22 million led by silicon valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz with Marc Andreessen joining the board of Improbable.
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To find out more visit www.improbable.io
Sunnyvale, CA21st March 2017
Matthew Morgan is the Chief Marketing Officer of Druva, overseeing all marketing strategy and operations. Matt has a 20 year Silicon Valley history, leading marketing strategy and execution at cloud, SaaS, and big data businesses. Immediately before Druva, he was Senior Vice President of Global Marketing for publicly traded Hortonworks. Previous to Hortonworks, Morgan served at Citrix as Vice President of corporate product marketing and messaging for all lines of business. Other executive experience includes leading marketing at HPE software, Blueprint, and ten years at Mercury Interactive where the company grew from $60M to over $1B and was acquired by HP for over $4.5B in 2006.
Druva is the leader in cloud data protection and information management, leveraging the public cloud to offer a single pane of glass to protect, preserve and discover information – dramatically increasing the availability and visibility of business critical information, while reducing the risk, cost and complexity of managing and protecting it.
Druva’s award-winning solutions intelligently collect data and unify backup, disaster recovery, archival and governance capabilities onto a single, optimized data set. As the industry’s fastest growing data protection provider, Druva is trusted by over 4,000 global organizations and protects over 25 PB of data. Learn more at www.druva.com and join the conversation at twitter.com/druvainc.
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Chief Sales Officer
Salt Lake City, UT7th March 2017
A proven sales leader in the talent management SaaS industry, Leonard joins HireVue as the company’s first CSO, having previously served as vice president of enterprise sales at Cornerstone OnDemand. In his more than 15 years of experience, he has created cohesive sales organizations via high-value team coaching to meet and exceed company growth quotas. His background also includes lead sales roles at Ceridian and ADP.
For more information, visit www.hirevue.com
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Chief Marketing Officer
Salt Lake City, UT7th March 2017
HireVue, the leading provider of video intelligence solutions that help top global companies identify the best talent, faster, today announced the additions of Doug Leonard as Chief Sales Officer (CSO) and Diana Kucer as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Leonard and Kucer’s appointments round out a seasoned executive team poised to drive continued growth in the company’s new fiscal year and beyond, building on a year of record bookings in 2017
Diana Kucer drives HireVue’s brand and product marketing initiatives worldwide. Among her priorities will be driving growth for HireVue Assessments solutions. Most recently, she served as director of global product marketing at LinkedIn, where she created, launched and drove the success of LinkedIn Sales Navigator as a founding member of the LinkedIn Sales Solutions unit. Earlier in her career, Kucer spent several years driving a variety of innovative in-product channel marketing programs for Intuit’s Small Business Group. In addition, she brings to the company many years of startup marketing experience across the tech industry.
HireVue’s video intelligence software combines digital video with deep learning analytics to help companies identify and grow the best talent, faster. HireVue was named among the top 10 “America’s Most Promising Companies” by Forbes, “Best Place to Work for Millennials” by Fortune, and was recognized as five-time winner of “Top HR Product of the Year” by HR Executive Magazine.
For more information, visit www.hirevue.com
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