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The Most Important Moves in Tech This Week
These are the most notable hires, promotions and departures within the US tech community in the last week. Featuring Intel, VMware, eBay, Persado and more.
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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 People on The Move.

Executive moves:

Intel appointed Pat Gelsinger as its new CEO. Gelsinger, who most recently served as CEO of VMware, will be joining Intel on February 15th succeeding current CEO, Bob Snow. Source

VMware will elevate Zane Rowe to Interim CEO effective February 12, 2021 while the board starts their search for a Chief Executive Officer. Source

Rivian has announced that Claire McDonough, will take over as CFO from Ryan Green, who has served as in the role since 2018. Green will stay with the company in a yet to be announced leadership role. Source

eBay has hired Cornelius Boone as its next Chief People Officer, replacing Kristin Yetto, who is stepping down on March 16. Boone previously served as VP of Human Resources for American Airlines. Source

Agiloft appointed Andy Wishart as Chief Product Officer. Prior to joining Agiloft, Wishart served as VP of product management at Thomson Reuters. Source

BitGo has hired former Coinbase Compliance Officer, Jeff Horowitzm, as Chief Compliance Officer. Source.

MarketAxess hired Raj Paranandi as Chief Operating Officer, EMEA & APAC effective March 1st, 2021. Source

SightCall hired Dipak Joshi as the company’s first Group CFO. Source Mogo appointed Christopher Day as Vice President of Marketing. Formerly, Christopher worked at Square Canada as Head of Marketing. Source

ConnectWise hired Chris Timms as EVP of Growth, and promoted Tom Greco from Director of Information Security to Chief Information Security Officer, and appointed Tony Clancy as SVP of engineering. Source

Knock named Michelle DeBella as CFO. Michelle previously served as Vice President of Finance at Lyft. Source.

Vertiv promoted Erin Dowd to Chief Human Resources Officer. Source.

Persado hired Gautam Kher as Chief Revenue Officer. Previously Kher served as Vice President of Global Sales and Field Operations at Collibra. Amy Heidersbach has also been hired as Chief Marketing Officer. Heidersbach previously worked as Chief Marketing & Community Officer at Alteryx. Source.

BennuBio hired Matthew Hess as Chief Operating Officer. Hess previously served as Director of Global Service and Support at IsoPlexis. Source

e.Republic named Cathilea Robinett as its next Chief Executive Officer. Previously, Cathilea was President of the Company. Source

Inspire Medical Systems hired Bryan Phillips as General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary. Previously, Phillips served as Chief Legal Officer at Cerevel Therapeutics Holdings. Source

eSentire hired Bryan Sartin as Chief Services Officer. Previously, Sartin was the Global Security Services Leader for Verizon Cybertrust. Source

A+E Networks promoted Liz Soriano to Senior Vice President of international programming, from President of International Programming. Source

Semeon Analytics hired Raymond Cyr as Managing Director. Before joining, Cyr was the Executive Chairman at Voxco. Source

Cleo appointed Vipin Mittal as Vice President of Channel Sales. Source

Bounteous hired Jaspreet Singh as Chief Strategy & Insights Officer. Previously, Jaspreet worked at Publicis Sapient for 11 years. Source

Genesis Global Trading has promoted Dr. Derar Islim to become the firm’s first Chief Operating Officer. He was previously Vice President and Head of Business Development. Source

Fiserv has promoted Byron Vielehr to Head of Payments and Digital Solutions and Neil Wilcox to Head of Corporate Social Responsibility. Source

Cyral hired Rahul Hirani as VP of Product Management and Heather Howland as VP of Marketing. Source

The Trade Desk hired JoAnna Foyle as Senior Vice President of Inventory Partnerships. Foyle previously served as COO at OpenSlate. Source

Jisp hired Greg Deacon as Chief Customer Officer. Greg joins from the UK's Federation of Independent Retailers. Source

Rackspace Technology hired Rodrigo Martineli to lead Latin American Region. Rodrigo previously worked at MyCena as Global Chief Revenue Officer & General Manager. Source

Modus appointed David Kriss as Head of Customer Experience. Previously, Kriss held leadership positions at Seismic, SAVO, and Verizon. Source

Trading Technologies International hired Tim Geannopulos as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. Source

Azul Systems hired Peter Maloney as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer and Andrew Savitz as Chief Marketing Officer. Previously, Peter served as CFO at Jobvite and Andrew worked at BetterCloud as CMO. Source

Quorum appointed Neil McDonnell as its new Chair, Mark Bennett as Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Dan Ichelson as Senior Vice President Development, and Jane Webb as Vice President Product Management. Source

Alight Solutions announced that Cathinka Wahlstrom has been named president and Chief Commercial Officer. Cathinka joins from Accenture where she served 26 years in various different roles. Source

Truveris expanded their Executive Leadership by hiring Mike Edwards as Chief Commercial Officer, Gregg DiPietro as Chief Marketing Officer, Kaliroi Brodin as Senior Vice President of Client Success, Nanette Oddo as Chief Strategy Officer, Diane Throop as Chief Analytics Officer and Patrick Tyne as Chief Product Officer. Source

Alida promoted Hermina Khara to Senior Vice President of People and Culture. Source

Board Moves:

PreTel named Mark A. Samuels as the Executive Chair of its Board. Source

CACI International named Michael A Daniels as Chair of its Board. Source

WOW Unlimited Media added Justin Stockman to its Board. Source

RIMES Technologies added Anna Ewing to its Board. Source

ATW Tech added Christian Trudeau to its Board. Source

Tessco added Kathleen McLean and Tim Bryan to its Board. Source

Nozomi Networks added Barmak Meftah to its Board. Source

Nano Dimension added Dr. Eli David to its Board. Source


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