Openings and New Hires at Empyr, Pitney Bowes, and Button

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Longtime Digital Exec Joins Empyr
Jovana Riddle has come onboard at online-to-offline commerce platform Empyr as VP of Business Development and Partnerships. She joins the company as it continues to grow its credit card linked programs and online to offline sales. Prior to Empyr, Riddle was at Soleo, Flint Mobile, hibu, and Yahoo. Empyr has raised $3m in venture capital. Empyr’s sub-brand MOGL has raised over $44M in venture funds.

Internal Promotion at Pitney Bowes
Dan Adams has been promoted to run a newly created data unit at Pitney Bowes. He will also continue to serve as Vice President of Data Management. Adams’ company, Maponics, was acquired by Pitney Bowes in mid-2016 for an undisclosed amount. Before founding Maponics, Adams’ held multiple roles at TomTom and Tele Atlas.

Factual’s Head of Marketing Moves On
After six years at Factual, Vikas Gupta has left the organization to join The Baby Box Company. Gupta held multiple roles at Factual including Head of Marketing and Vice President of Strategy. Gupta is taking the reigns at The Baby Box Company as VPof Product & Strategy. Before joining Factual, Gupta worked at LoopNet and McKinsey.

SVP Appointment at Tapad
Tapad, leader in cross-device marketing technology, has appointed Preethy Vaidyanathan as Senior Vice President of Product Management. Prior to joining Tapad, Vaidyanathan was SVP of Product Management at Medialets and Senior Director at AppNexus. Tapad had raised $35m in venture capital before being acquired for $360m by Telenor in early 2016.


Looking for a job? Here are some new openings!

Vendasta has an opening for a senior director of revenue to lead its sales team and build business partnerships across North America, Australia, and Europe.

Netsertive is in the market for a digital ad sales account executive.

Button is hiring a New York-based Head of Product Management.

Dallas-based Speakeasy is looking to hire for a number of different positions, including content director and account director.

Yelp is looking for a business development manager for Eat24 and Yelp Reservations, as well as a business development growth manager for advertising channel partnerships, both working out of the company’s S.F. office.

PlaceIQ has an opening for a product manager based at he company’s NYC headquarters.

Foursquare has a number of business development roles open, including senior business development executive in Asia, and an SF-based business development associate.

Placed is on the hunt for a director of marketing and a partner development director for the East Coast.

TigerPistol has an opening for a director of partner management & operations.

Search Influence is on the hunt for a sales executive.

Soleo Communications is looking for a Database Developer, a UX Software Engineer, and a Data Analyst (among other positions.  More info here.

Navads is looking for enterprise sales managers to cover three European markets.

Utah-based Podium is looking for a business development manager.

geoff michenerGeoffrey Michener writes the biweekly Movers & Shakers column for Street Fight. He was previously the co-founder of ProspectWise and is an avid fan of anything having to do with Colorado.

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