Career Moves: Yahoo!, Semify, Chatmeter, TikTok, Snap and more
In Street Fight’s biweekly roundup of career moves, Kelly Benish looks at new faces at Yahoo!, Chatmeter, Blackberry, SEMify and more, anniversaries at Spokeo, PartnerStack and beyond and numerous opportunities at companies including TikTok, Snap and Seismic
Tressie Lieberman is a Chief Marketing Executive with over 20 years of experience building the marketing engine behind some notable businesses and brands. In August, Lieberman joins Yahoo! as their new CMO. This comes on the heels of her time as Vice President, Digital Marketing and Off-Premise at Chipotle Mexican Grill where they were the recipients of the Time100 Most Influential Companies, Social Media Maven in 2023 nomination under her tenure. Before this, Lieberman made lived más as Vice President, Digital Innovation and On Demand at Taco Bell as well as Chief Marketing Officer at Snap Kitchen. Over a decade ago, she was Senior Manager, Digital Marketing at Pizza Hut and started her career at Ogilvy.
With over 20 years scaling SaaS companies as Chief Revenue Officer, David Thomson recently decided it was time for a change. Thomson joined SEMify as their Chief Revenue Officer, leading the marketing, sales and account management efforts. Leading up to this move, he founded Atlas Revenue Group on an interim basis where he provided Fractional CRO consulting. He’s also had two successful exits over the last 5 years at Winmo in 2019 and again in 2022 from Allbound. There’s no doubt Thomson’s Midas Touch will complement Semify as they’ve had some explosive growth organically and through M&A in the last few years.
Julie Riehl joined Chatmeter heading up Global Partnerships in July. Riehl has over 18 years of experience with Web.com, where she was the growth and evolution of a leader in the website and online marketing space for small businesses. After Web.com Riehl was Senior Director of Partnership Sales at Yext where she cultivated some top-tier partnerships. Later she became VP & Head of Partner Network at AudioEye where she led the development of new business strategy and new market expansion.
Locality brought on industry veteran Steven DeMain to the newly established position of EVP, streaming sales. DeMain comes to Locality having held leading roles driving revenue for video and digital brands including Vizio, Conde Nast and Hulu. In his new position, DeMain will be instrumental in boosting streaming revenue by growing and establishing Locality’s relationships with media agencies and clients. DeMain will report directly to Keith Kazerman, president, Locality Streaming.
Slice just had a special delivery in bringing on Matthew Kobach as their new VP of Marketing. Kobach is eager to build wider adoption on the Slice app and provide independent pizza shops with the same technological advantages most major franchisees already have. Kobach comes to the table with all of the extra toppings including his experience as Chief Marketing Officer at Northbeam, VP of Marketing at Fast and Digital Media and Content Manager at NYSE. Kobach will undoubtedly help Slice take it to the next level and bring in that extra dough. Kobach is in the process of building out Slice’s marketing strategy and bringing on a talented marketing team. There’s already a role posted for a Pizza Influencer. Apply here
For the last 14 years, Neelam Sandhu has held various positions at Blackberry, with responsibilities around Brand management, GTM, Ops and strategic initiatives, while living all over the world. Sandhu is multi-titled, including Head of Sustainability and was recently promoted to Chief Elite Customer Officer and Chief Marketing Officer, at BlackBerry where she leads the strategic relationships, sales, and customer success, including strategic product engineering. As Chief Marketing Officer she leads marketing across channels, including public relations, social media, editorial content, branding, advertising, web, and corporate events.
Angi welcomes Chris McMahon as their newest Senior SEM Manager. McMahon is originally from Ireland, and has lived in Boston for about 9 years since earning his MSc in Marketing and most recently his MSc in Analytics. McMahon has a decade of experience in SEM/Digital Marketing, with more recent emphasis on the more technical sides of marketing. Prior to this, McMahon was Senior Manager, Search Marketing at Wayfair and Digital Marketing Manager, SEM at TripAdvisor.
Chase Beatty was promoted to the newest Vice President at CGI Digital, this comes after 14 years of dedication, strategy and loyalty.
Amber Young started a new position as Sr. Manager of Lead Solutions, RevLocal – this was a move from Sr. Manager Brand Solutions at RevLocal. Young has been at RevLocal for 7 years, has had 4 promotions and started as a Digital Marketing Strategist.
Rylan Morris started as an SDR at Vendasta in 2015 was just promoted to VP of Product Marketing. So well-deserved!
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Talent Looking Now
Accomplished Global Director of Products with over two decades of recognized leadership in digital marketing products, known for her ability to successfully manage teams and drive collaboration to surpass organizational objectives is seeking a new role.
Seasoned leader with 20+ years of sales, marketing, partnerships, and leadership experience. They bring value as a contractor or full-time role to a software company, advertising agency, or B2B marketer.
- VP/SVP Sales, Partnerships
- General Manager, President, CRO
- Entrepreneurial Operating Systems
- Social Marketing, Influencer, and Event Strategy
Product leader on the West Coast with more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry, working with both large corporations and innovative startups, Currently looking for new opportunities to leverage their expertise in platform development, product partnerships, and team leadership.
- Their background includes notable accomplishments in:
- Developing and scaling multi-sided, network-effects platforms
- Establishing and nurturing strategic product partnerships
- Leading high-performing teams across various business functions
- Driving growth and success for businesses like GoSite, Intuit, Microsoft, and Moody’s Risk Management Solutions (RMS)
Product marketing leader looking for their next opportunity in Product Marketing/ Marketing leadership roles in the SaaS/Data and tech space, leading teams and working directly with Product and Engineering on building and bringing revenue-driving solutions to market.
Seattle-based Senior Designer, Social Media Content Creator seeks a new gig.
NY-based Customer Success, Business Development, and Diversity in Technology pro, looking to move quickly.
Podcaster with a background in tech and education looking to make the jump.
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