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Tech Moves: Dave Scott heads to NYC; Lockerz CTO takes a break; and many more
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Tech Moves: Dave Scott heads to NYC; Lockerz CTO takes a break; and many more

Tech Moves: Dave Scott heads to NYC; Lockerz CTO takes a break; and many moreWe’ve been monitoring a variety of key appointments, departures and relocations within the Seattle tech trade in latest days. Listed here are a few notable tech strikes:

Dave Scott, the founder and CEO of Seattle-based Marketfish, is transferring to New York Metropolis to set up a department workplace for the corporate. Marketfish, which operates a web based market for e mail advertising lists, raised $4.5 million from Rustic Canyon and Javelin Ventures final month. Scott is planning the transfer so as to be close to his spouse who’s planning to attend Columbia College.

Kumar Srinivasan has left Lockerz — the heavily-funded Seattle social networking upstart — after 12 months on the job. Srinivasan, a former Amazon.com vice chairman who held the positions of chief expertise officer and chief product officer at Lockerz, plans to spend time together with his household this summer time earlier than “exploring different alternatives,” a Lockerz spokesman tells GeekWire. The corporate, which raised $30 million in enterprise capital in April from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and others, plans to substitute Srinivasan after a search. Lockerz is led by former Amazon.com and public relations government Kathy Savitt.

Tom DuBos has joined Seattle startup EnergySavvy as nationwide gross sales director, a transfer that comes after the high-profile closures of Microsoft’s Hohm and Google’s PowerMeter dwelling vitality monitoring providers. DuBos has spent 23 years within the vitality providers enterprise, most just lately serving as Western Area Enterprise Improvement Supervisor for Apogee Interactive.

“His deep expertise in on-line vitality effectivity buyer internet instruments and engagement methods will assist EnergySavvy in our mission to deliver progressive, participating and efficient instruments to dwelling vitality effectivity packages,” mentioned EnergySavvy CEO Aaron Goldfeder in a blog post. The corporate additionally introduced two new prospects: CPS Power in San Antonio and Illinois Dwelling Efficiency.

Motricity, the Bellevue cellular providers firm, has named James Nelson to the board so as to fill a emptiness left by outgoing board member Suzanne King.

Spring Creek Group has employed Kevin O’Reilly as director of social advertising analytics and analysis. O’Reilly beforehand served as senior supervisor of enterprise intelligence at Expedia, and earlier than that labored at T-Cell. Spring Creek is led by Clay McDaniel, a former RealNetworks government who served as senior director of product administration for the RealArcade enterprise.

Larry Godec, senior vice chairman and chief info officer at First American Title Insurance coverage Firm, has been named a strategic advisor to the board at Bellevue-based Apptio.

Jay Victor, a former Disney director of brand name technique, has joined Microsoft’s Central Advertising and marketing Group to assist tout Home windows 8, reports The Register. Victor had previously spent 5 years at Disney.

Know of a notable tech trade transfer or rent within the Pacific Northwest? E mail tips@geekwire.com

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