New Hires at Womply and Urban Airship

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Womply Hires COO

Brad Paterson has joined Womply as the company’s first Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Paterson was Vice President of Marketing at Intuit. Prior to Intuit, Paterson spent a decade serving in executive roles at PayPal and Visa. Womply has raised $50M in financing.

Leadership Post Filled at Urban Airship

Urban Airship has hired Helen Yu. She joins the executive leadership team as Urban Airship’s Senior Vice President of Customer Success. Before joining the company, Yu was Chief Growth Officer at Clinc. Prior to that, Yu was chief customer officer at Sprinklr and Group Vice President at Marketo. Urban Airship has raised over $100M in venture capital and has acquired two companies since its founding.

Partnership Exec Joins Outbrain

Outbrain has brought on Craig Hughes as Vice President of Partnerships and Corporate Development. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Business Development at Unruly. Outbrain has raised just shy of $200M in capital.

Promotion at Acceleration Partners

After five years in various roles at Acceleration Partners, Sarah Johnson Dayes was promoted to Chief Client Officer. Johnson Dayes was CEO and Founder of a high-growth e-commerce fashion business from 2004 – 2011, prior to joining Acceleration Partners.

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Geoffrey Michener writes the biweekly Movers & Shakers column for Street Fight. Geoff is the founder and CEO of dataPlor, an emerging market data intelligence company. 

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