Jeff Blackburn is leaving Bessemer Venture Partners after five weeks on the job. Image Source: BVP.
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.
Apple has hired and fired Antonio Garcia Martinez, who would’ve been a member of its App Store and Apple News Advertising team after receiving swift backlash from employees who learned about sexist views expressed in a book he had authored. Source | Full Story
Waymo has lost its CFO, Ger Dwyer, and its Chief Automotive & Corporate Development Officer, Adam Frost. The duo’s departure was first shared with employees earlier last week and confirmed to TechCrunch. Source | Full Story
Confluent, has hired ex Salesforce executive Larry Shurtz as Chief Revenue Officer in preparation for its IPO. Shurtz joined Salesforce as an Area VP in 2011 and has held SVP and EVP positions at the company. Source | Full Story
Amazon has hired Jeff Blackburn, who had left the company in February, to serve as the SVP of its new Global Media & Entertainment division. He joins from Bessemer Venture Partners, where he had worked for just 5 weeks. Source | Full Story
Twitter has hired Lara Mendonça as a Senior Manager of Product Design in its creation and conversations team. She starts on June 14 and previously led the design of Bumble’s dating app as it approached its IPO. Source
PicsArt announced that Craig Foster has joined the company as its first CFO. Foster was most recently the CFO of Inseego. He also spent time in executive roles at Bright Machines and Financial Engines. Source
Vibes appointed Jennifer Leire as VP of Customer Strategy & Success. Leire was previously VP of Client Engagement at Analytic Partners. Source AppNeta promoted Michael Hustler to CTO and Tanya Blinova to VP of Engineering. Source
Conductor appointed Irene DeNigris as Chief People Officer, Alok Srivastava as CTO, Tom Martin as Chief Revenue Officer and Ron Kasner Vice Chairman of the Board. Source
MulticoreWare appointed Jayesh Patel as VP & GM of Autonomous Vehicles & Automotive Business Unit, Soumendra Mohanty as VP of Worldwide Sales & Corporate Marketing and Shashikanth Jayaraman as VP of Global Human Resources. Source
Bahwan CyberTek appointed Chetan Desai as COO for Global Operations. Desai was previously the VP of Digital Technology at Schlumberger. Source
NetBrain hired Scott Blahauvietz as Chief Revenue Officer and Shelley Hall as SVP, General Counsel. Blahauvietz was previously Area VP of Global Sales at ServiceNow and Hall was General Counsel at K2. Source
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