Tech Moves: Former Outreach CMO joins Fastly; SmartRecruiters adds ex-Tableau SVP; and more

— Fastly named Margaret Arakawa as chief advertising officer of the publicly traded San Francisco-based cloud community supplier. Arakawa spent practically 20 years at Microsoft earlier than becoming a member of Seattle gross sales startup Outreach in July 2019. She departed Outreach final yr.

“Fastly is an unimaginable firm with a noble imaginative and prescient: To assist create a world the place all digital experiences are quick, partaking, and protected for everybody. The place good thrives and we enhance folks’s lives,” Arakawa wrote on LinkedIn.

Steve Eichenlaub joined the Portland Seed Fund as a common companion. An Intel veteran, Eichenlaub was beforehand managing director of Intel Capital and senior director of strategic progress for Intel Labs.

Based in 2011, Portland Seed Fund closed its third fund in 2019 and has invested in more than 100 seed-stage corporations within the Pacific Northwest with a specific deal with Oregon.

— Former Tableau Software program govt Mark Jewett has joined San Francisco-based startup SmartRecruiters as chief advertising officer. Jewett was beforehand senior vp of product and companion advertising at Salesforce-owned Tableau, and additionally spent more than 15 years at Microsoft in numerous advertising and technique roles.

“With CEOs more centered than ever on the expertise hole they face day-after-day, our mission to attach folks to jobs at scale and serving to promote Hiring Success has by no means been more related,” Jewett stated in a statement.

— Joshua Burgin, who spent more than seven years with Amazon Internet Providers, is departing the cloud big. Burgin first joined Amazon as an engineer in 1997, and labored at Fred Hutch, QL2 Software program, RPI, and Zynga earlier than returning to Amazon in 2014. He was most not too long ago common supervisor for AWS Outposts.

Burgin stated he’ll reveal his subsequent transfer quickly. “Beginning my profession within the 90s with a 3-year stint at a tiny “web bookstore” named Amazon.com, I by no means may have imagined we’d find yourself within the cloud. Every of you could have made my second time round right here extremely particular, and I’ll miss working collectively,” he wrote on LinkedIn.

Gene Hall, a 20-year veteran of Cisco, joined Portland, Ore.-based Puppet as chief advertising officer. He was most not too long ago CMO and VP of safety advertising for Cisco.

A cloud infrastructure automation firm, Puppet has 500 workers and seven places of work around the globe.

Former Puppet CMO Erik Frieberg is now at Cambridge, Mass.-based Solo.io.

Marc Monday joined British software program firm Sage as VP of world strategic partnerships. A Microsoft alum, Monday was beforehand an govt at SAP Concur, Cisco and Citrix.

— Amazon and Microsoft veteran Abhi Mishra is now chief expertise officer at Human Curiosity, a San Francisco-based 401(okay) supplier. He was most not too long ago growing customized buying experiences for Amazon.

— Pushpay, which makes digital instruments for faith-based and non-profit organizations, promoted Maria Telles to vp of human sources. She is predicated in Auckland, New Zealand, the place the Redmond, Wash.-based firm has a second workplace.

Telles joined Pushpay in 2019 as a human sources director. She beforehand labored at media analytics firm Nielsen.

— Tenta Browser co-founder Jennifer McEwen is now director of product advertising at Avast following the Seattle startup’s acquisition.

McEwen helped launch Tenta Browser, an encrypted shopping service, in 2016 and was featured in GeekWire’s Startup Spotlight in 2019.

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