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OpenX Names New CTO

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Los Angeles-base programmatic advertising marketplace operator OpenX has named a new Chief Technology Officer, according to the company. OpenX said it has named Michael Radovancevich as its new CTO, as well as shifting former Chief Legal Officer Douglas McPherson to become Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel.

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One Kings Lane Snags Chief Technology Officer From Zappos

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One Kings Lane , the online, home furnishings flash sales site which splits its operations between San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York, said today that it has snagged former Zappos.com CTO Arun Rajan as its new Chief Technology Officer. Rajan will be at the company''s San Francisco offices. READ MORE>>.

AirMap Sets CTO

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Santa Monica-based AirMap , which is developing drone mapping and airspace management services for the unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) market, has named Daniel Rubio as the company's Chief Technology Officer. He also served at NEC Technologies, among other positions. READ MORE>>.

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FastSpring Names New CTO

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Santa Barbara-based e-commerce software developer FastSpring announced late Tuesday that it has named Michael Smith as the company's new Chief Technology Officer. fastspring chief technology officer executive ecommerceREAD MORE>>.

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Adconion Taps Sullivan As CTO

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Online advertising network Adconion is tapping a Los Angeles technology vet as its Global Chief Technology Officer, the company said Monday. adconion sullivan executive chief technology officer engineering everbridgeSullivan is also a board member at Graphight. READ MORE>>.

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Western Digital Names New CTO

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Irvine-based Western Digital announced this morning that it has named Martin Fink as its new Chief Technology Officer. Fink was most recently CTO and director of HP Labs at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. He had spent 30 years at HP and HPE. Campbell had only been CTO since November of 2015. READ MORE>>.

Evite Hires New CTO

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According to Evite, it has named Evoniuk as the company''s Chief Technology Officer, to oversee the company''s technology strategy, software engineering and enterprise architecture. evite online invitations greeting amgen executive technology READ MORE>>.

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Jukin Media Adds To Executive Team

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The company--which was founded by Jonathan Skogmo--said that Boonstra was most recently at Frequency, and also served at CNET. READ MORE>>.

Leads360 Snags CTO From LiveOffice

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Los Angeles-based Leads360 , which develops sales automation software, said this morning that it has named Mark DuVall as its Chief Technology Officer. DuVall joins the company from LiveOffice, which was recently acquired by Symantec. Leads360 develops software which is used to help manage sales leads for companies. READ MORE>>.

Numecent Swaps CEO

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Irvine-based cloud application delivery technology developer Numecent has swapped CEOs, saying on Tuesday that it has appointed co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Arthur Hitomi to the position of President and CEO of the company. Numecent's technology is used to turn Windows applications into cloud software.

uSamp Hires CTO

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Sobolevsky was most recently VP at Technology at RazorGator Intractive. Sobolevsky also has previously served at TicketOS and Outreach Express.

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Prevoty Adds AlienVault CTO To Board

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Los Angeles-based Prevoty said this morning that it has named Roger Thornton, the Chief Technology Officer at Alienvault, to its board of directors. Thornton is also the founder of Fortify Software, which he sold to HP in 2010. Prevoty develops runtime application security software. READ MORE>>.

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Privlo Raises $2.1M For Private Mortgage Marketplace

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Among executives at the firm are Kenn Stearns (eRealty), who joins as Chief Product Officer; Saro Vasudevan (Capital One), Chief Customer and Credit Officer; David Subar (BreakMedia, Interthinx), as Interim Chief Technology Officer; and Michael Barton (Startup Exchange, TicketMaster-CitySearch), who joins the firm as Chief Operating Officer.

Laudville Bolsters Advisory Board With Oversee.net's Chuang

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Chuang is currently Chief Technology Officer at Oversee.net,and also has served at such companies as Yahoo! Los Angeles-based Laudville , a startup developing an online platform to help users share entertainment like movies, books, TV, and music with friends, has added Gene Chuang to its board of advisors, according to the firm.

Hulu Names New CTO

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Los Angeles-based streaming television provider Hulu said Tuesday that it has named Tian Lim as its new Chief Technology Officer. Hulu said that Lim replaces Brad Suter, who had been overseeing the company''s technology team on an interim basis. READ MORE>>. hulu executive sony xbox

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OnAssignment Buys CyberCoders For $105M

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Calabasas-based temporary staffing firm OnAssignment said Monday that it has acquired technology recruiting firm CyberCoders , in a deal worth $105M. Heidi Golledge, President and CEO, and Matt Miller, Chief Technology Officer, will continue to oversee day-to-day operations of CyberCoders after the acquisition.

NationBuilder Raises $6.3M

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The company is led by Jim Gilliam, who was previously co-founder of Brave New Films, and was also Chief Technology Officer at Business.com. READ MORE>>. nationbuilder venture capital politics politicians site creator andreessen horowitz

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Verve Wireless Snags Former comScore Technology Chief

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San Diego-based Verve Wireless , which develops mobile publishing and advertising tools, reported today that it has hired Chris Nicotra, the former Chief Technology Officer of comScore, as its new Executive Vice President of Product and Technology. verve wireless comscore executive technologyREAD MORE>>.

Morphlabs Names CTO

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Manhattan Beach-based cloud computing software developer Morphlabs said today that it has appointed Lee Thompson as its new Chief Technology Officer. Thompson has previously served at DTO Solutions, as well as E*Trade Financial, where he served in roles such as Vice President and Chief Technology and Operations Manager.

Campus Steps Gets $3M

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The company''s Chief Technology Officer is Dave Meyer (Free Credit Report, eNeighborhoods), and its Chief Product Officer is Jeanne Anderson (DogVacay). Santa Monica-based Campus Steps , a new startup aimed at college counseling, said this morning that it has raised $3M in a funding round. READ MORE>>.

Teledyne CTO To Retire

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Thousand Oaks-based electronics, aerospace, defense, and instrumentation company Teledyne Technologies said late Wednesday that Robert (Bob) W. Steenberge, the company''s vice president and Chief Technology Officer, is retiring at the end of the year. Steenberge will continue to serve as a consultant to the company.

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io/LA Shuts Down

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io/LA was best known for being co-founded by former Myspace Chief Technology Officer Aber Whitcomb; the space was hoping to bring together both the technology and entertainment industry in its space. The loss was first reported by the LA Business Journal. io/LA had only been in the space since April of last year.

Triton Digital Names CTO

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Los Angeles-based Triton Digital , the Oaktree Capital-backed provider of digital advertising services to the traditional and online radio market, said today that it has named Jean-Francois ("Jeff") Gadoury as its Chief Technology Officer. READ MORE>>. triton digital audio advertising executive radio

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Mobile Roadie Names New CEO, CTO

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Mobile Roadie , the mobile app creation and marketing software developer--which was recently acquired by Intellectsoft--said it has named Gino Padua as its new Chief Executive Officer, and Vova Soroka as its new Chief Technology Officer. Mobile Roadie was acquired by Intellectsoft in October of last year.

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Fallbrook Technologies Bolsters Advisors

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San Diego-based Fallbrook Technologies said today that it has added two former auto executives to its transportation advisory board. Schlais Jr.,

Rubicon Project In Huge Executive Growth Push

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The lengthly list of executives includes a wide range of executives from across the LA and Silicon Valley technology ecosystem. READ MORE>>. rubicon project executive hiring internet advertising

Quality Systems Parts Way With CTO

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said this morning that its Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Steve Puckett, has resigned from the company, by "mutual agreement" with the company. Irvine-based healthcare information systems developer Quality Systems, Inc. QSII said that Puckett will be replaced by Daniel J. READ MORE>>.

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Hyperloop One Settles Employee Lawsuit

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Hyperloop One has settled a breach of fiduciary lawsuit brought by its former chief technology officer and co-founder Brogan BamBrogan as well as three other employees

Interlink Electronics Names New CTO

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Camarillo-based Interlink Electronics said Thursday that it has named a new, Chief Technology Officer. Current CTO Dr. Jeff Baker has become Chief Scientific Officer at the company. Lu is based in Singapore, and has previously served at the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech).

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Central Desktop Adds Engineering VP

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Kalita was most recenlty Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Foodlink, and also served at NetInfo and Xerox. Pasadena-based Central Desktop , the provider of cloud-based collaboration software, is growing out its executive ranks again today, saying it has hired Dhruba Kalita as its new Vice President of Engineering.

Bluepoint Solutions Appoints CTO

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Vista-based Bluepoint Solutions , a provider of remote deposit capture and other financial processing software, said today that it has named Robert Graham as its Chief Technology Officer. Graham was most recently Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Farmers and Merchants Bank.

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OnGreen Names CTO

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Pasadena-based OnGreen , the clean technology, funding marketplace headed by Nikhil Jain, said this week that it has named Mark Richards as its Chief Technology Officer. OnGreen operates an online marketplace which allows companies to find investors for their clean technology projects and businesses. READ MORE>>.

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Break Media Taps Doyle, Subar as CFO, CTO

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Los Angeles-based Break Media , the online video and content publisher headed by Keith Richman, said today that it has tapped Andrew Doyle as its Chief Financial Officer, and David Subar as Chief Technology Officer. Doyle joins the company from Activision-Blizzard, where he was Chief of Staff to the CEO.

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QAD Names CTO

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Winter as the firm's Chief Technology Officer. Santa Barbara-based QAD , the developer of manufacturing resource management software, announced today that it has appointed Tony J. Winter has been at QAD since 1999, when he joined QAD Global Services in the UK. READ MORE>>. executive manufacturing software

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CitizenGlobal Lands Wiki Inventor As CTO

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Venice-based CitizenGlobal , a startup working on crowd-sourced video content, has landed the inventor of the web wiki as Chief Technology Officer. The news was first uncovered by The Oregonian , a Portland paper, which noticed Cunningham had departed AboutUs, a Portland wiki firm. READ MORE>>.

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Geni Bolsters Team, Names CTO, Engineering VP

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Geni said it has named Justin Balthrop as its Chief Technology Officer, and named Michael Stangel as Vice President of Engineering.

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Startup CTO or Developer

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I’ve been having discussions with several people recently about the role of the CTO (Chief Technology Officer) in very early stage companies.

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Media Temple Names COO, CTO

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The firm said it has named Russell P. Reeder as its President and COO, and Albert Lopez as CTO. Redder reports to CEO Demian Sellfors. READ MORE>>.

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Qualcomm Names CTO

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San Diego-based Qualcomm has named a new CTO today, saying that it has appointed Matt Grob as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Grob has been at Qualcomm since 1991, and was previously leading corporate R&D and managing Qualcomm Corporate Engineering Services, which he will continue to do. READ MORE>>.

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Nirvanix Grabs Google Exec

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Nirvanix said it has appointed Paul Froutan as its Chief Technology Officer, reporting to President and CEO Scott Genereux.