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New executives announced at Apperian, Microsoft, Rhomobile, Symform and other software companies

By August 29, 2011August 19th, 2021Exec Moves

Microsoft announced that Erich Gamma, former distinguished engineer at IBM and a leader in creating IBM’s Jazz next-generation collaborative development environment, has joined Microsoft’s Visual Studio team as a Microsoft Distinguished Engineer. Gamma is considered the co-father of the Jazz project and was the technical lead of Rational Team Concert. He brought teams together across the application life cycle and led Rational’s Collaborative Lifecycle Management effort.
Symform, founded by two former Microsoft employees, has brought in veteran chief executive Matthew Schiltz to run the Seattle-based startup. Schiltz becomes Symform’s first outside CEO, a year after the company landed $4 million in new venture capital from Longworth Venture Partners and OVP Venture, part of an overall funding of $5.5 million. He was formerly President and Chief Executive Officer at DocuSign. Schiltz said he was being brought in to help Symform execute on its strategic plan. “I’ve seen this playbook before, and I am really excited about building another killer company,” stated Schiltz.
More Executive Moves, courtesy of Venator Partners –
Apperian, Boston, MA provider of application management solutions, named Carlos Montero-Luque Senior Vice President of Engineering. He was formerly Vice President of Business and Product Management at Novell.
DataCore Software, a Ft. Lauderdale, FL provider of storage virtualization software, named Linda Haury Vice President of Worldwide Marketing. She was formerly Senior Director of Global Marketing Business Partner, Planning and Operations at Citrix Systems.
Enterworks, a Sterling, VA provider of master data management software and solutions, named Kerry Young Senior Vice President of Customer Implementation and Success. Young was formerly Chief Operating Officer at Ennovative.
Evolv On-demand, a San Francisco, CA provider of science-based, on-demand talent intelligence solutions, named Daniel Enthoven Chief Marketing Officer. He was formerly Vice President of Product Marketing and Alliances at Monster Worldwide.
JackBe, a Chevy Chase, MD developer of business intelligence tools designed to bring live information to corporate users, named Rick Pitts Chief Executive Officer. He was formerly President and Chief Executive Officer of North and South America at QlikTech.
OpenLink Financial, a Uniondale, NY provider of cross asset, trading, risk management and operations processing software solutions, named Garrick Hoadley Vice President of Corporate Development. He was formerly Vice President of Corporate Development at American Express.
Rhomobile, a San Jose, CA developer of enterprise mobility solutions, named Jay Mellman Chief Marketing Officer. He was formerly Senior Director of Outbound Marketing at HP.
Siemens Corp, a Washington, DC provider of electrical engineering solutions, named David McIntosh Vice Presiden of Federal Lobbying. He was formerly Senior Political Advisor at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
SPATIALinfo, an Englewood, CO developer of network management solutions for the cable and telecommunications industries, named Don Wadas Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. He was formerly Vice President of Sales at Genesis Networks.
SumTotal Systems, a Gainesville, FL provider of learning and talent management solutions, named Hardeep Gulati Executive Vice President of Products. Gulati was formerly Vice President of Product Strategy at Oracle.
StoredIQ, an Austin, TX provider of eDiscovery and information governance solutions, named Tim Bishop Chief Technology Officer. He was formerly Chief Technology Officer of Tivoli at IBM.
TeleCommunication Systems, an Annapolis, MD provider of mobile communication technology, named Brian McNealy Vice President of Global Commercial Sales. He was formerly Vice President of Sales at Camiant.
Venator Partners is a Boston-based executive search firm that specializes in recruiting senior-level executives in the software, new media and online industries.

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