— Gender-neutral underwear maker TomboyX promoted COO Leslie Garrard to CEO. Co-founders Fran Dunaway and Naomi Gonzalez will proceed to be model ambassadors and strategic advisors. Dunaway will stay on the board of administrators.
“It’s a feminine based challenger model that’s 100% about selling pleasure and surprise by radical consolation and inclusivity,” stated Garrard in a press launch.
A former EuroJournal president at REI, Garrard joined the Seattle firm final 12 months. Previous to REI, she held senior advertising and marketing roles at Starbucks and T-Cellular.
Moreover, the management workforce expanded:
- CFO Ryan Letson is now additionally COO.
- Katrine Fritz has been promoted to chief service provider. She was most not too long ago VP of merchandising, design and planning.
- Former FlyHomes VP of Advertising Amy Sellers was employed as chief advertising and marketing officer.
Based in 2013, TomboyX has raised $24.3 million to this point. Its underwear is available in a broad vary of silhouettes and sizes. The corporate is thought for its advocacy and message of inclusivity.
— T-Cellular US appointed Mark Nelson as EVP and normal counsel. He’ll succeed present Normal Counsel Dave Miller who will retire in April 2022 after 26 years with the wi-fi service.
Nelson is a accomplice at regulation agency Cleary Gottlieb and beforehand served as counsel to T-Cellular, together with advising the corporate throughout its merger with Dash. He’ll begin Oct. 11.
T-Cellular additionally introduced Broady Hodder as its new company secretary.
Final month, T-Cellular, the second-largest service within the U.S., confirmed a knowledge breach impacting tens of millions of consumers and vowed to take a position extra closely in cybersecurity.
— Augmented writing startup Textio employed Jackye Clayton as EuroJournal president of expertise acquisition and DEI. She was most not too long ago a range, fairness and inclusion strategist at SeekOut, a Seattle recruiting startup.
Along with her background in expertise and DEI, Clayton’s position will span throughout each Textio’s merchandise and workforce.
“She’s going to lead all associated work at Textio, present essential experience to our clients, and be a number one voice within the merchandise that we create for the broader ecosystem,” stated Kieran Snyder, CEO of Textio.
Two different executives had been promoted:
- Sandy Matus is now VP of individuals. She joined Textio final 12 months as director of individuals.
- LeeRon Yahalomi is now VP of gross sales and buyer success. She was most not too long ago senior director of buyer success and beforehand labored at DreamBox Studying.
The Seattle firm not too long ago made its inclusive writing steering device accessible on LinkedIn.
— Microsoft CVP and Deputy CTO Lila Tretikov joined the board and was appointed chairperson of local weather tech startup Cervest.
Tretikov joined Microsoft in 2018 as CVP of AI, notion and blended actuality. She was beforehand CEO of vitality administration firm Engie and the previous government director of Wikimedia.
Primarily based in London, Cervest’s platform assesses local weather danger and closed a $30 million Sequence A spherical in Might.
— Well being tech startup AdaptX, beforehand identified at MDMetrix, employed Lisa Counsell as chief industrial officer.
Primarily based in Atlanta, Counsell was most not too long ago VP of the healthcare division at FairWarning, a healthcare information safety firm.
AdaptX closed a $6 million Sequence A spherical in July.
— Renewable vitality platform LevelTen Power appointed Erin Boyd as VP of analytics. She was most not too long ago head of business and buyer information science at The AES Company and beforehand a senior supervisor at PG&E.
Boyd has her doctorate in economics and labored on worldwide electrification tasks England, Japan and Ethiopia. In her new position, she might be chargeable for information, analytics and forecasting on LevelTen’s platform.
Based in 2016, LevelTen Power relies in Seattle and not too long ago raised $35 million in a Sequence C spherical from Google and different backers.
— Quantum computing researchers Sara Mouradian and Rahul Trivedi might be becoming a member of the College of Washington Electrical and Laptop Engineering Division as assistant professors.
Mouradian is at present a postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley. She started her analysis in quantum computing throughout her senior 12 months as an undergraduate at MIT and acquired her masters and doctorate there as nicely. She’s going to begin in March 2022.
Trivedi is a postdoctoral scholar at Max Planck-Harvard Analysis Heart for Quantum Optics. He acquired his doctorate in electrical engineering from Stanford and can begin in January 2023.
The additions are a part of a “cluster hiring initiative” throughout a number of UW departments to increase the tutorial establishment’s quantum info science and expertise (QIST) experience.
— Bellevue, Wash.-based cloud providers supplier BitTitan appointed Paul Nguyen as EuroJournal president of product and engineering for Perspectium, the San Diego, Calif.-based firm it acquired earlier this 12 months. He might be primarily based in BitTitan’s San Diego workplace.
Nguyen co-founded Perspectium and was most not too long ago senior director of improvement. He was beforehand a senior software program engineer at EMC.
— The Washington State Division of Well being introduced pediatrician Tao Kwan-Gett might be chief science officer beginning Oct. 1. He succeeds epidemiologist Scott Lindquist who has been appearing chief science officer since December.
Kwan-Gett was most not too long ago a major care pediatrician at Virginia Mason. He at present serves as the school lead for the Northwest Public Well being Major Care Management Institute, a part of the College of Washington College of Public Well being.