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The Biggest Moves in Tech This Week

By George Paul

Last updated: Feb 15, 2023

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 Iterate's Tech Moves 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 Tech Moves.

Workplace Tech

Sendinblue, an all-in-one digital marketing platform for small to medium-sized businesses, appointed Yvan Saule as its CTO. Saule was previously the VP of Engineering at Octopia and the CTO of France for Publicis Sapient.

Apploi, a human capital management platform for healthcare employers, announced that Natalie Lambert joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer. She previously served as Upwork's VP of Enterprise Success.

Webflow, a no-code visual development platform, added Linda Tong as the company's COO. Prior to joining Webflow, Tong spent over five years at AppDynamics where she was most recently General Manager.

OfficeSpace Software, a workplace software company, selected Lexi Jones as its Chief People Officer. Most recently, Jones was the SVP of People at SecureLink.

ZoomInfo, a leader in modern go-to-market software, data and intelligence, appointed Tomer Gershoni as its Chief Security Officer. Gershoni previously served as the Chief Information Security Officer and Head of Cyber Defense for the Israel National Cyber Directorate.

ZoomInfo hired Chad Herring as Chief Human Resources Officer. Herring joins ZoomInfo from Snapdocs, where he served as Chief People Officer.


Riskalyze, a risk-centric wealth management platform, hired Craig Clark as the firm’s first Chief Marketing Officer, appointed Josh Gray as CTO and named Justin Boatman as Chief Product Officer.

Shift4, a leader in secure payment processing solutions, promoted Samantha Weeks from VP of Transformation to Chief Transformation Officer.

Health Tech

Teladoc Health, a whole-person virtual care provider, named Mike Waters as COO. Waters joins Teladoc Health from Providence, where he served as EVP and chief executive of the Ambulatory Care Network.


HackerRank, a platform for developers to advance and showcase their skills, hired Monica Ohara as Chief Marketing Officer. Ohara brings experience from Lyft, and SpeedDate.


Digital River, a provider of API-based payments, risk, order management and commerce services, appointed Vic Pacor as its new CEO. Pacor was previously the CEO for D&M Holdings and the Chief Marketing Officer for Sony.

Media Tech

SoundExchange, a platform that collects and distributes digital performance royalties, promoted Luis Bonilla from SVP of Operations to CTO, effective August 1, 2022.

Transportation Tech

FreeWire Technologies, a battery-integrated, ultrafast electric vehicle (EV) charging company, named Alex Fishkin as Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel. Prior to joining FreeWire, Fishkin held Chief Legal Officer positions at Luminar Technologies and Momentus.

Logistics Tech

Greenscreens.AI, a dynamic pricing platform for the logistics industry, announced that Tal Reichert has joined as CTO. Reichert most recently served as CTO at Odysii Technologies.

LeanDNA, a cloud solution for supply chain execution, appointed Jim Kanir as Chief Revenue Officer. Kanir was most recently the VP of Sales at Zycus.


StackPath, an edge computing, edge delivery and edge security solutions platform, hired Kevin Odden as Chief Revenue Officer. He was previously the SVP of Worldwide Sales at Qwilt.

SymphonyAI, an enterprise AI company, appointed Kumar Abhimanyu as SVP and Global Head of Strategic Partnerships. Abhimanyu joins SymphonyAI from Cerence, where he led global client-facing functions.

SmartBear, a provider of software development and quality tools, named Veronica Curran as the company’s new Chief People & Culture Officer. Most recently, Curran was Chief People Officer at Alumni Ventures.

Everbridge, a critical event management and national public warning software solutions company, announced that David Wagner, formerly President andCEO of Zix, has been appointed President and CEO.

Samsara, the pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, hired Jeffrey Hausman as Chief Product Officer. Hausman joins Samsara from ServiceNow where he served as SVP and General Manager of the Operations Management Portfolio.

Fastly, a global edge cloud platform, appointed Vaughan Woods as Area VP for ASEAN. Woods previously worked at 3PAR and IBM.

Backblaze, a data storage provider, announced that Kevin Gavin has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. Previously, Gavin led marketing teams at Five9, Shoretel and Canto.

Blameless, complete reliability engineering platform, named Jim Gochee as CEO. Gochee previously spent 11 years at New Relic, where he served as VP of Engineering, Chief Product Officer and CTO.


Eventbrite, a global experience technology platform, hired John Adcock as Chief People Officer. Most recently, Adcock served as SVP of People at


SafeLease, a provider of self-storage tenant protection and revenue management software, named Adam Locke as its COO. Locke, a former litigator, previously worked with SafeLease as an outside advisor.

Entrata, the multifamily industry's leading operating system, hired Chris Finken as SVP of Revenue Marketing. Finken most recently held leadership positions at Podium, Ecwid and Lightspeed Commerce.

SmartRent, a provider of smart home and smart building automation, selected SightPlan CEO Terry Danner as its EVP of Sales.

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