The Biggest Moves in Tech This Week

George PaulNews
Shopify execs

Chief Talent Officer Brittany Forsyth (L), Chief Legal Officer Joe Frasca (M), and Chief Technology Officer Jean-Michel Lemieux (R). Images courtesy of Shopify

These are the most notable hires, promotions, and departures within the US tech community in the last week. For executive news updated daily, check out The Org's People on the Move.

Executive Moves

Shopify is about to experience an exodus of veteran executive talent, as Chief Talent Officer Brittany Forsyth, Chief Legal Officer Joe Frasca, and Chief Technology Officer Jean-Michel Lemieux (JML) are expected to part ways with the company. Source | Full Story

Splunk’s Chief Technology Officer, Tim Tully, will leave the tech company to join venture capital firm Menlo Ventures next month. Source | Full Story

Clubhouse named Grey Munford, the Head of Content Communications at Spotify, as its new Global Head of Communications. Munford’s move from Spotify comes on the heels of his previous employer starting its own Clubhouse competitor. Source | Full Story

Okta hired Steve Dodenhoff as SVP of Worldwide Partners and Alliances. Dodenhoff was most recently President of Insight North America. Source

Lumen appointed Jason Lish as Chief Security Officer. Lush was previously the Chief Security, Privacy and Data Officer at Advisor Group. Source

LeaseLock announced Peter Moore as its new Head of People. Moore was previously the Chief People Officer at Dollar Shave Club. Source

Zscaler named Laura Davis the VP of Public Sector Channels. Davis was formerly the Senior Director at VMware. Source

CareCloud promoted Daniel Masvidal to SVP of Client Success and Dwight Garvin to SVP of Professional Services. Source

Armis named Tim Mackie as its Worldwide VP of Channel. Prior to Armis, Mackie was the VP of Worldwide Channels and Alliances at Recorded Future. Source

GlobalLogic hired Ajit Mahale as VP of Engineering. Prior to joining GlobalLogic Mahale was a VP at Capgemini. Source

Zubie hired Chad Caswell as its new CEO. Prior to Zubie, Caswell was the VP of Technology for Insite Software. Source

Apiiro hired David French as its Chief Revenue Officer. French joined the team from Qualys, where he was EVP of Sales. Source

AppDirect hired John Cooley as CFO. Cooley previously served as Dataminr as CFO. Source

eShopWorld appointed Martim Avillez Oliveira as Chief Commercial Officer for EMEA and APAC. Avillez was formerly an EVP at Li & Fung. Source

Unisys named Dwayne L. Allen as CTO. Allen was previously at Microsoft where he worked as a digital strategist. Source

Everstream promoted Bill Major to President, Joe Pellegrini to COO and has hired Michael D’Angelo as EVP, Sales. D’Angelo joined the team from GoNetspeed where he served as SVP, Sales, Marketing and Customer Experience. Source

Bullhorn promoted Matt Fischer to President and COO and hired David Whitley as CTO. Whitley was SVP of Product Development for Applied Systems. Source

Resilience hired Eduard Alpin as Chief Actuary. Alpin was most recently the Director of Cyber Solutions at Verisk Analytics. Source hired Erik Frieberg as CMO and Barry Lieberman as VP of Sales. Frieberg joined Puppet where he served as CMO and Lieberman joined Apigee where he was VP of Business Application Platform Business of Google Cloud. Source

Iomart promoted Neil Christie from Director to COO. Source

Tecsys hired Guy Courtin as VP and Industry Principal for Retail. Courtin was previously the Head of Global Alliances at 6 River Systems. Source

CloudMargin appointed Helen Nicol as SVP and Head of Product. Nicol was previously the Global Product Director for Lombard Risk. Source

DefenseStorm named Mike Shah as CFO. Shah was most recently the CFO at Apex HCM. Source

Thread Group appointed Vividh Siddha as President. Source

Triller hired Mahi de Silva as its new CEO. de Silva was previously the CEO and co-founder of Amplify.AI. Source

HealthEdge appointed Matt McLaughlin as its new CFO. McLaughlin was most recently the CFO of Oxford Immunotec Global. Source

Medecision has named Ken Young as President and CEO. Young was previously the COO of Vidyo. Source

Cerebras Systems appointed Rupal Shah Hollenbeck as VP and CMO. Most recently, Hollenbeck was the SVP and CMO at Oracle. Source

Alliance Data named Perry Beberman as its new CFO effective July 6, 2021. Beberman was previously the SVP and Finance Executive at Bank of America. Source

HepaTx appointed Salah Kivlighn as its new CEO. Salah previously led sales and marketing at United States Pharmacopeia. Source

Corelight hired Jean Schaffer as Federal CTO. Schaffer was formerly the CISO for the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency. Source

Viant has appointed Karen Castillo-Paff as VP of Communications. Source

Motility appointed Brian Dunnam as CTO. Dunnam was most recently the CTO at Levatas. Source

CentriLogic has named Daniel Vucinic as COO. Vucinic was most recently VP of Strategic Business Development and Customer Retention at Allstream. Source

Medivir appointed its current CFO, Magnus Christensen, as interim CEO. Source

Apollo appointed Santosh Sharan as President and COO. Sharan was most recently the COO at LeadGenius. Source

EngageSmart hired Alison Durant, formerly of LogMeIn and Oracle, as CMO, Cassandra Hudson, formerly of Carbonite, as CFO. and Charles Kallenbach, formerly of Phreesia and Heartland Payments as General Counsel. Source

AnyVision has named Dean Nicolls as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Nicolls was formerly at Jumio as a Marketing Executive. Source

RealBlocks namd Michael Hanus as Senior Managing Director of Distribution. Hanus was previously a Director at Alpha Consulting. Source

CECONOMY Group hired Floria Wieser as its new CFO, effective May 1, 2021. Wieser joins from MediaMarktSaturn where he also served as CFO. Source

KULR announced that Antonio Martinez has been hired as its new VP of Operations. Most recently Martinez served as Principal Program Manager of Jabil. Source

Prometric appointed Oliver Chang as CTO. Prior to Prometric, Chang was the VP of Software Product Development for Diebold Nixdorf. Source

Zymeworks has announced that Neil Josephson will assume the role of interim CMO. Josephson currently serves as Zymeworks' SVP of Clinical Research. Source

Arcellx hired Christopher Heery as Chief Medical Officer and Neeraj Teotia as Chief Commercial Officer. Heery was previously the CMO at Precision Biosciences and Teotia was the VP of Marketing at Nevro. Source

ColorTokens hired Vats Srivatsan as President and COO. Srivatsan was most recently the Chief Strategy Officer at Palo Alto Networks. Source

Agreement Express named Burke LaShell as CTO. LaShell joined the team from SkillSurvey where he was CTO. Source

iCapital Network hired Gary Owen as its new Chief Information Security Officer. Owen was most recently the Chief Information Security Officer at Wells Fargo. Source


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