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The Biggest Moves in Tech This Week

By George Paul

Last updated: Feb 15, 2023

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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 News tab.

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.

Workplace Tech

Talent Inc., a digital resource and trusted advisor to career-driven professionals worldwide, hired Christian Dwyer to Chief Product Officer. Before joining Talent, he served as CPO for DHI Group.

Alida, a leader in Customer Experience Management (CXM), hired Mary Kay Evans to the position of Chief Marketing Officer. Most recently, Evans was CMO for Pymetrics.

Muck Rack, a public relations management (PRM) software platform, hired Mandy Steinmetz as VP of Product. Steinmetz joins Muck Rack from Uptake, where she most recently served as Senior Director of Product Management & Operations.

Transposit, a company that delivers connected workflow for DevOps, promoted Tim Lang from Director for the East to VP of Sales.


Melio, a B2B payments platform for small businesses, appointed former Meta and PayPal executive Tomer Barel as its new COO. Most recently he served as the COO of Novi, Meta's payments unit and digital wallet.

Varo Bank, an all-digital nationally chartered bank, named Corey Carlisle as Head of Public Policy. Prior to his role at Varo, Carlisle served as SVP at the American Bankers Association and Executive Director of the ABA Foundation.

OppFi, a fintech platform, appointed its founder and Executive Chairman Todd Schwartz as CEO.


eHealth, an online private health insurance marketplace, hired Roman Rariy will join the company as COO and Chief Transformation Officer. Rariy comes to eHealth from Lionbridge, where he served as Chief Transformation Officer.

LeaseLock, an insurtech platform for real estate, hired former RealPage and Interior Logic Group engineering executive Sudip Shekhawat as SVP of Engineering.

Bindable, the insurtech leader for alternative distribution, added Risa Pecoraro as Chief Product Officer. Prior to joining Bindable, Pecoraro served as chief product officer for CyberScout.

Health Tech

Goodside Health, a provider of in-school telehealth, virtual family care, and clinic-based pediatric urgent care services, hired L Gordon Moore, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer. Previously, Moore was the Senior Medical Director of Clinical Strategy and Value-Based Care for 3M Health Information Systems.

BehaVR, a virtual reality, digital wellness and digital therapeutics company, announced the appointment of Patrick Murta as Chief Platform Architect. Murta has served as co-chief architect for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's FHIR at Scale Taskforce.

Clover Health, a technology company committed to improving health equity for seniors, today announced the appointment of Conrad Wai as CTO. Prior to joining Clover, Wai served as SVP of Product for Hinge Health.

Truepill, a digital health platform connecting telehealth, diagnostics, and pharmacy infrastructure to transform consumer healthcare, promoted Sid Viswanathan from President to CEO.


Winc, and subscription-based online wine retailer, has hired Darren Plewes as its VP of Wholesale. Plewes brings experience from roles at E&J Gallo, Diageo, Constellation Brands.

thredUP, a fashion resale platform, revealed that Seth Levey has joined the company as its first-ever Head of Public Policy and Sustainability. Prior to joining thredUP, Levey served as Director of Government Relations and Public Affairs at Equinor.

ShoppingGives, an e-commerce platform that creating relationships between brands and nonprofits, hired Lissette Alvarez as VP of Account Management. Alvarez brings e-commerce leadership experience from Rakuten Marketing, next at Piggy, which was acquired by Klarna, and most recently at

TrueCar, an automotive pricing and information website, announced that its CFO, Jantoon Reigersman, has also been appointed COO.

Media Tech

King, the mobile gaming subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, promoted Chief Development Officer Tjodolf Sommestad as its new President. Additionally, company co-founder Sebastian Knutsson is stepping down from his current role as Chief Creative Officer.

Uberflip, a cloud-based content experience platform (CEP), revealed Anastasia Pavlova has become its new Chief Marketing Officer. The company’s current marketing chief Randy Frisch has transitioned to become the company's Chief Evangelist.

CafeMedia today announced the appointment of Jeff D'Onofrio as its first-ever CFO. D'Onofrio joins CafeMedia from Tumblr where he spent eight years, most recently as the company's CEO.

Transportation Tech

Xos, an electric vehicle platform company, announced Steve Ivsan has joined the company as Head of Program Management. Before joining Xos, Ivsan served as Chief Procurement Officer at Lightning eMotors.

Logistics Tech

GreyOrange, a fulfillment robotics platform company, announced the appointment of Guy Arama as Chief Marketing Officer. Arama joins GreyOrange most recently from Automation Anywhere, where as SVP of Field and Partner Marketing.


Keyavi Data, a cybersecurity company, named Mark Cundy as VP of Engineering. Most recently, Cundy served as VP of Software Engineering at Allstate Identity Protection.

SailPoint, an enterprise identity security company, announced Colleen Healy as its new CFO as of March 16, 2022. Healy brings experience from Microsoft, where she was the General Manager of the company’s U.S. Industry for Financial Services and as Head of Investor Relations.

SailPoint, an enterprise identity security company, named Meredith Blanchar as its Chief Customer Officer. Prior to SailPoint, she ran customer success at CallidusCloud.


Equinix, a digital infrastructure company, appointed Nicole Collins to the position of Chief Transformation Officer. Collins joined Equinix in 2021 as VP of Go to Market Transformation.

Actian, a hybrid cloud data analytics, management, and integration solutions provider, announced that Dominic Sartorio has been appointed as SVP of Product. Prior to joining Actian, Sartorio also served as SVP of Products and Development at Protegrity.

Samsara, the pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, has hired Dave Bossio as its CISO. Bossio is the former SVP of Security Integration at Salesforce.


Kong, a cloud connectivity company, appointed Chirag Shah as its first CFO. Shah joins Kong from Cornerstone OnDemand, where he was CFO.

Verizon appointed Verizon Business executive Maggie Hallbach to the role of SVP for Verizon Public Sector.


Rental Beast, a rental data and technology solutions provider, selected Shawn Keller as its VP of Technology. In addition to his new role, Keller sits on a Board of Advisors for Missouri State University.

Curbio, the leading pay-at-closing home improvement service for real estate agents and their clients, today announced the appointment of Darren Stewart as its CTO. He previously served as the COO of Transformania.

Inhabit IQ, a software company serving the residential, commercial and vacation rental management industries, recruited Ramon Casillas as its CTO. Casillas joins Inhabit from Cvent, where acted as the COO for the technology department as a whole.

AR/VR Tech

InContext Solutions, a 3D simulation software provider for retail, announced that Lucas Blair has been named CTO. Blair previously served as the CTO at The Five Network.

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