Every two weeks, Geoff Michener covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. (Plus, scroll down for jobs on offer now.)
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Internal Promotion at Cuebiq
Michael Della Penna was promoted to chief revenue and growth officer of Cuebiq. Previously, Della Penna was Cuebiq’s EVP of growth and strategic partnerships, and an early investor in the company. Cuebiq has raised over $9m in venture capital including a recent cash injection of $6m back in May. With Cuebiq’s fast growth, the company has moved its headquarters to NYC and plans to hire 13 employees by end of year.
Former SFDC Leader Joins Yext
David Lehmen has joined Yext (NYSE: YEXT) as Executive Vice President. Lehmen will lead Yext’s commercial business unit which includes midmarket and small business sales. Before joining Yext, Lehmen was the Chief Revenue Officer for Campaign Monitor, Senior Vice President of Sales at Captor, and Vice President of Commercial Sales at Salesforce.
Lotlinx Expansion Underway With New Hire
John Gottschalk has been named Senior Vice President of Client Relationships at LotLinx. LotLinx is a VIN specific digital marketing solution for car dealers. Gottschalk was previously SVP of Dealer Relations & Business Development at FordDirect. He was at FordDirect for approximately nine years before joining LotLinx. Since LotLinx’s founding in 2002, the company has raised over $8m in venture capital including $1.5m last summer.
Hearst Hires Digital Sales Veteran
Rich Hargrave has joined Hearst as Sr. Director of Digital Sales. In his new role, Hargrave will apply his 20+ years of local digital sales experience to the company. Prior to Hearst, Hargrave was Director of Relationship Development at Yodle and Director of Channel Partnerships at hibu.
Hiya Hires Business Development Executive
Hiya has brought on Chris Reiner as Vice President of Business Development. With 20 years of experience in sales and business development in the mobile technology space, Reiner will focus on both carrier and OEM partnerships. Before joining Hiya, he held leadership roles at Nuance Communications and Carrier IQ.
Artificial Intelligence Company Brings On Revenue Generator
Arkadium hired Dan Martin as Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Martin will lead Arkadium’s client acquisition efforts through the introduction of InHabit, a new product offering AI and interactive content tools to publishers, brands, and agencies. Prior to joining Arkadium, Martin was Vice President and Head of Global Business Development at TripleLift for over 2.5 years. Before TripleLift, he was Head of North American Sales and Business Development at InMobi.
Looking for a job? Here are some new openings!
Foursquare is looking a director of platform partnerships (East coast lead). Director of Analytics and a Director of Engagement and Community
Anaheim-based Brandify has a number of different positions open, including an inbound marketing specialist, a business development exec for enterprise sales, a product manager, and a senior web developer.
Facebook is looking for a director of marketing for ads interfaces and customer experience to work out of the company’s Menlo Park office.
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