Openings and New Hires at Verve, LiveRamp, and Tapad

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Every two weeks, Geoff Michener covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. Please send him a message via LinkedIn if you’d like to share any job changes. (Plus, scroll down for jobs on offer now.)

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Kevin ArrixVerve Hires Chief Revenue Officer
Verve, which is in the business of location-powered mobile advertising, has hired Kevin Arrix as CRO. Most recently, Arrix was EVP at SFX Entertainment. Arrix worked with Verve CEO Nada Stirratt at Viacom. He will have his work cut out for him as the company continues to push in new directions under Stirratt’s leadership.

Another Executive Leaves Nielsen
Pete Doe, the former senior VP of data science at Nielsen, was snatched up by clypd to be the company’s new Chief of Research. The advertising sales technology platform has raised over $30 million in venture capital.

Two Leadership Hires at LiveRamp
LiveRamp, an Acxiom company, hired Vincent Lim as Head of Talent and Richard Foster as UK Managing Director. Lim worked at Google as head of university recruiting. Foster comes from Intelligent Optimisations, where he was the firm’s chief commercial officer. According to LiveRamp, both executives will be tasked with scaling the company to meet rising demand for open services that connect the digital marketing ecosystem.

Tapad Brings on New Licensing Talent
Tapad hires Morgan Rigsbee as Senior Director of Sales for Technology Licensing. Rigsbee was previously a business development director at BlueCava.

Intuit Exec Leaves for has landed a new chief revenue officer. Norman Happ was the VP of Go-to-Market for Intuit before joining the company. is backed by Google Ventures and has sold more than $30 billion in real estate assets.

Viewbix Staffs Up for U.S. Growth
Israeli startup Viewbix hired Owen Weed as VP of Business Development. Viewbix is a video engagement platform that has raised over $6 million in venture funding. Before joining Viewbix, Weed was a sales leader at Yashi.

Empyr in Scaling Mode After VP Hire
Andrew Newman is now Empyr’s VP of Partnerships. Empyr is a Mogl sub-brand.

Stripe Brings on First CFO
Stripe hired Will Gaybrick as its first chief financial officer. Gaybrick is well acquainted with the payments startup, having previously worked as a general partner at Thrive Capital, which led a $70 million investment round in the company last December.


Looking for a new job? Here are some openings…

Alignable is hiring for several jobs, including head of marketing.

Doorman has two software engineering jobs available.

Foursquare is looking for an ad effectiveness research analyst among other open positions.

GrubHub is seeking a director of digital media acquisition.

Moasis is hiring a director of people operations.

Patch has several openings, including for a senior account executive.

Premise is hiring a data scientist, product marketing manager, and software engineers.

ShopKeep has an opening for a senior product manager.

SIM Partners has several openings in product, sales, and IT.

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geoff michenerGeoffrey Michener is the co-founder of ProspectWise and head of agency relations at Matchcraft. “Movers & Shakers” is published biweekly.