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Moasis Hires Two Ex-Googlers
Moasis has made two strategic hires: Stephen Kurtzman as the company’s new chief technology officer, and Richard Gregory as its new chief revenue officer. Kurtzman most recently led engineering teams at Google. Prior to Moasis, Gregory spent nearly a decade with Google leading the development of search ad markets around the globe. Moasis’ entire c-suite is now made up of industry leaders with ties to Google.
Flush with Cash, Everything But The House on Hiring Spree
After raising $30 million in August, Everything But The House is rapidly expanding with executive hires. Ben Luban has joined EBTH as senior vice president and head of business and corporate development. Most recently, he was head of business development and partnerships at GrubHub. In addition, EBTH has hired Michelle Lee as vice president of merchandising, Kat Ubungen as vice president of lifecycle marketing, and Olivia Pollock as director of social media.
Tout Hires Deseret Digital Media Leader
Deseret Digital Media has lost Todd Handy, its vice president of advertising strategy and products, to video network Tout. Handy joins as vice president of publisher development. He makes the move at a propitious moment, as video continues to be the fastest-growing digital media segment.
Fundera Hires SMB Startup Exec
Dash Software managing director Tom McNulty has left the company to join Fundera as the director of customer success. Fundera is a marketplace where business owners can compare offers from financial lenders while having them compete for their business. Digital financial services is another fast-growing area, and the lending market in particular is ripe for disruption.
Gimbal Founder Departs
Kevin Hunter, co-founder and chief operating officer of Gimbal, has left the company to join rival company inMarket as president — a major shakeup in the hot beacon and proximity marketing space.
Verve Mobile Wasting No Time on New Hires
After bringing on a new CEO, Verve Mobile continues to hire at a rapid rate. Bryan Throckmorton has joined as vice president of enterprise data and Tim Gough as vice president of insights and analytics. Gough most recently was vice president of media solutions at dunnhumby. Throckmorton was the CRO at Big Cloud Analytics before joining Verve.
D.C. Startup Snatches New CRO
Washington, D.C. startup Ringio, which provides telephony and call analytics solutions, has hired Brian Zang as chief revenue officer. Most recently, Zang was the senior vice president of sales and marketing at ShopKeep. Leaving a well-established company to help build a startup is striking move that may signal bigger upcoming moves from Ringio.
3Q Digital Taps into Search and Social Expertise
Silicon Valley-based agency 3Q Digital tapped Rob Garner, an authority in search and social marketing, to be its head of growth. A former vice president of strategy at iCrossing, he will be leading 3Q’s earned media practice and team and will work closely with the strategy group, business development group, and the executive team. The agency also brought on Todd Polk, an iCrossing colleague of Garner’s, as vice president of business development.
Intuit Loses HR Exec to Acxiom
Acxiom has hired Terilyn Monroe as chief people and culture officer and senior vice president of human resources. Monroe spent 13 years at Intuit. Her most recent role was chief diversity officer and director of engagement.
Tapad Continues to Hire for Growth
Cross-device marketing company Tapad has hired Lluvia Hernandez as technical analyst for business analytics, underscoring the importance of big data in digital marketing. Hernandez joins Tapad from the New York City Mayor’s Office.
Urban Airship Makes Cuts Amid Company Realignment
Portland, O.R.-based Urban Airship, announced a reduction of three percent of its workforce, or seven people in total, as it repositions the company charts new territory around a suite of data products. Urban Airship was one of the pioneering companies in in-app notifications. The realignment says a lot about where mobile is headed as an engagement mechanism.
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