Tech Moves: Lighter Capital adds executives; Tech PR oldster launches new business; Accolade names talent personality to board; and more

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From left, Patricia “Patti” Elliott and Kevin Fink. (Lighter Capital Photos)

Seattle-based Lighter Capital announced Patricia Elliott as arch sales officer and Kevin Fink as arch record officer. The “alternative VC” association landed a $100 million understanding in Jan to grow a classification and build new products.

Elliott joins Lighter Capital from Capital One, where she was a informal clamp president. Her knowledge includes heading sales and business expansion during transport companies Yapta and Expedia. Fink was many recently CTO during scheduling apparatus Shiftboard and formerly served as CTO during online bureau WhitePages.com.

“Kevin is an achieved tech maestro whom we’re vehement to acquire to a team,” pronounced Thor Culverhouse, CEO of Lighter Capital. “We trust he is a ideal authority to lead a record efforts as we enter a new theatre of expansion in 2020. The serve of Patricia to lead a partnerships and sales efforts will accelerate a expansion as she partners closely with a clients to assistance them take full advantage of a array of services we now offer.”

Gaby Adam.

PR and communications personality Gaby Adam launched OurPlanet365, aiming to assistance companies pattern and build environmental sustainability platforms from investigate to execution.  

Adam has run her possess agency, By a Sea Communications, for some-more than 16 years, operative with clients such as Microsoft, Holland America Line, Seagate and others. She was formerly a comparison clamp boss during DDB Worldwide Communications and an comment administrator during a group now famous as WE Communications.

Seattle-based medical tech association Accolade named Pat Wadors to a house of directors. Wadors is now arch talent officer during ServiceNow, a Santa Clara, Calif.-based craving cloud services company.

Pat Wadors. (Accolade Photo)

Wadors formerly lead LinkedIn’s tellurian talent classification and has hold HR roles during Twitter, Yahoo and Align Technology, a association behind Invisalign.

“Technology in use of people allows we to yield time for caring of employees, patients and their families, and we see a extensive event for Accolade’s use and record height to scale in ways that serve rivet people in their possess health, wellness, capability and presence,” pronounced Wadors. “Accolade keeps a tellurian during a core of a record to pierce them toward improved health and happiness. That’s a resolution we wish to be partial of.”

Microsoft and Amazon alum Andy Glaister has been named CTO of Chicago, Ill.-based Level Ex, that creates medical video games for physicians. He will be formed in Chicago.

Glaister many recently worked as technical executive during Amazon Lumberyard, a 3D diversion engine that’s partial of Amazon Web Services. Prior to Amazon, Glaister spent 17 years during Microsoft in several roles on a Game Studios and Windows Graphics teams. Level Ex CEO and Founder Sam Glassenberg is also a Microsoft alum and worked alongside Glaister there.

“Creating games for doctors is among one of a many adventurous and severe objectives of my veteran life. we can consider of no improved cause—medicine—that warrants a best that record has to offer,” Glaister said.

Sales rendezvous startup Outreach is expanding to Europe with a new London bureau led by Tom Castley, who formerly managed European accounts for Apptio, also a Seattle-based company. Castley formerly was a sales executive for Oracle and VP of EMEA for San Jose, Calif.-based remuneration program association Xactly.

Jay Fluegel. (Jay Fluegel Photo)

The VP of product for Expedia’s review platform, Jay Fluegel, left after 5 years with a company. Fluegel formerly spent 15 years during Microsoft, operative on products including Xbox One, MSN Calendar, Messenger and others. Fluegel also spent time during startups including Jump.com, acquired by Microsoft in 1999, and Event Innovation.

“The timing seemed right to start a new section after 5 years assisting renovate a Expedia use experience,” Fluegel pronounced around email. “I wish to establish where we competence have a many impact — in a large association or in another entrepreneurial venture.”

It has been a scattered few months for Expedia Group, with a pierce to a new 40-acre campus, an executive shakeup, and many recently, laying off 12 percent of a workforce.

Ahead of a annual shareholders meeting, Boeing’s house of directors announced a changing of a guard. The house nominated Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf and Akhil Johri, former CFO of United Technologies Corporation and stream eccentric executive of Cardinal Health, for choosing to a board.

Current eccentric directors Edward Liddy, former authority and CEO of Allstate, and Mike Zafirovski, an executive confidant during The Blackstone Group, will retire during a meeting. Both served on a house for some-more than a decade. Boeing’s annual shareholders assembly will be hold Apr 27.

Robert Ho. (Neoleukin Therapeutics Photo)

University of Washington spinout Neoleukin Therapeutics allocated Robert Ho as arch financial officer effective in March. Ho many recently served as executive of financial during DaVita, Inc., a provider of kidney caring services. He was formerly a clamp boss in a investment banking multiplication of Morgan Stanley.

Only 8 months after launching, a cancer-fighting startup focused on protein pattern was acquired by Vancouver, B.C.-based Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, that took Neoleukin’s name. The total association is headquartered in Seattle and traded on a Nasdaq exchange.

Web and mobile check compensate association doxo named Scott Scazafavo as VP of product management. Scazafavo joins a Seattle startup, that is corroborated by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, among others, from Unify Consulting where he consulted with Starbucks’ sell record division. Scazafavo formerly hold product roles during consumer fintech startup Subtractor, ecommerce solutions association Digital River, Microsoft and Allrecipes.com. 



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