By The Org
Last updated: Feb 15, 2023
Snap’s Chief Business Officer, Jeremi Gorman, departs to lead ads at Netflix. YCombinator announced they have hired new CEO & President Garry Tan. Meta’s Vice President of Horizon, their metaverse based social platform, has left to pursue unrelated career opportunities.
These are the most notable hires, promotions and departures within the U.S. tech community in the last week. For executive news updated daily, check out The Org's Tech Moves.
Peek, a marketplace that lets travelers and locals book activities while on vacation, recently hired Serge Doubinski as Head of Marketplace. Doubinski joins from Upwork, a freelancer marketplace, where he was the VP of Growth
Life360, a mobile app that hopes to bring families closer using smart tools designed to connect and protect family members, recently hired James Selby as SVP, Product and GM of Membership. Selby joins from Tile, a location hardware technology, following its acquisition by Life360.
Vanta, a software that automates security monitoring and helps companies prepare for upcoming security audits, hired Stephen Thomas as VP of Sales. Thomas joins from IT risk management company, Reciprocity, where he served as SVP of Sales.
Grover, a marketplace that allows consumers to rent tech products on a month to month basis, hired Tom Olk as VP of Risk in the US. Olk joins from Fintech company, Zip, where he served as Head of Fraud & Identity.
Divido,a global consumer lending platform for financial institutions and multinational retailers, hired Helen Aboagye as Chief Marketing Officer. Aboagye joins from enterprise video platform, Imagen, where she held the same title.
Multiverse, an edtech company aimed at providing an alternative to the traditional college route, has hired Ryan Offord as Director of Data Engineering and Infrastructure. Offord joins from a UK-based travel agency called On The Beach where he was the Head of Data Engineering & Platform.
Revolut, an app-based financial services company, hired Raymond Tien See Ng as its CEO of Singapore. Tien See Ng has decades of experience and has held leadership roles at multinational financial institutions such as Mastercard and Visa.
TurningPoint Healthcare, a solutions based health plan company looking to improve the safety, quality and value of their member’s care, has hired Brian Smith as SVP, Operations. Smith joins from medical billing software company Avea Solutions where he served as COO.
Ritual, a D2C health brand focused on providing transparency to its customers around what they are putting in their bodies and why, has promoted Michael Houston to VP, Package Engineering & Sustainability. He was previously a Senior Director on the same team.
Flexport, a full-service global freight forwarder that uses modern software, has hired a Co-CEO in Dave Clark. Clark was previously the CEO of Amazon’s Worldwide Consumer business.
Figma, a developer tool that allows products to be built and designed collaboratively, has hired Denise Bee as VP and Head of Tax. Bee was previously the Head of Tax at Slack when it was acquired by Salesforce.
Druid AI,a no-code platform that lets companies build and deploy chatbots instantly, hired Roelof Stofberg as SVP and Managing Director, EMEA. Stofberg was previously the VP of Customer Strategy at Robotics company UiPath.