AndroidTechNews.Com – Ex-Microsoft exec Tony Scripa has signed on as chief financial officer at Seattle real estate startup Flyhomes. Scripa spent 18 years at Microsoft in its global OEM division and was most recently advisor to the CEO at file-sharing startup Droplr.
“From client reviews on Yelp to the day-to-day energy of the team, it’s just obvious to me that Flyhomes has the right focus on winning the huge opportunity here,” Scripa said in a statement.
Flyhomes targets the entire home-buying process with services ranging from brokerage and escrow to maintenance and repairs. Last year, it raised $17 million to fund a program that makes cash offers on behalf of clients.
—Fundraising startup Snap! Raise hired Peter Wiederspan to be its chief financial officer. Wiederspan previously served as CFO at PeopleConnect, Intelius and Classmates.com.
Snap! Raise develops data-driven software that makes it easy for extracurricular high school groups to fundraise securely online.
The company, which is growing rapidly and employs around 400 people, also announced two other hires:
- Chris Gellos, SVP of revenue, joined from MasterStream ERP.
- Director of Engineering Alan Allison came over from the Apollo Education Group.
—Mike Mooney joined sales automation platform Outreach as chief revenue officer. Prior to joining Outreach, Mooney led revenue efforts at software companies Centrify and Imperva.
“Outreach is one of the most exciting and promising companies in the world, and has already transformed an entire industry in just five years. But this is only the beginning,” Mooney said in a statement.
2018 was a banner year for Outreach, which raised $65 million, moved to a larger headquarters, and took 15th place on LinkedIn’s 50 most sought-after startups.
—Flush with cash from a $22 million funding round, health technology company Aduro expanded its leadership team by hiring Bruce Bourne as CFO and Barbara Fisher as chief operating and people officer.
Fisher was chief human relations officer of talent management at Intel, where she worked for over two decades.
“The entire [Aduro] workforce cares about the well-being of everyone, not just themselves. They care about driving true human performance in every individual so that they can be great at anything. And that’s amazing,” Fisher said in a statement.
Bourne previously held multiple CFO roles and was most recently SVP of strategic planning and execution at United Behavioral Health, which is owned by UnitedHealth Group.
“My career has largely been spent helping companies rapidly grow or manage other significant changes,” Bourne said in a statement.
“Joining ADURO gives me the opportunity to bring these experiences to a company that truly cares about its customers and is quickly evolving through product and service innovation, which are both critical indicators of long-term success.”
—Chicago consultancy West Monroe Partners hired Seattle-area tech expert Tyson Hartman to be its senior director of innovation. Hartman was SVP of global innovation and incubation at IT consultancy Avanade for the better part of two decades.
“Tyson has a proven track record for launching high-profit entrepreneurial ventures inside of enterprise-level corporations. I am thrilled for him to apply this experience at West Monroe and accelerate the innovative ideas coming from our people,” West Monroe Chief Strategy Officer Tom Bolger said in a statement.
Based out of the firm’s second-largest office in Seattle, Hartman will keep a pulse on tech trends to help companies build strategies related to innovation.