Tech Moves: Adds Hootsuite’s BC startup Thinkvik CMO; Amplero founder leaves Zulily

Henk Campver. (Great Photo)

Vancouver, BC-based online education company Thinkific announces the ex-CEO of Hootsuite Henk Campver As Chief Marketing Officer.

Based in Seattle, Kamcher was most recently Vice President of Corporate Marketing at social media management platform Hootsuite. Previously, he served as Vice President of Brand Communications at Salesforce and held executive positions at agencies Edelman and Allison + Partners.

The company also promoted Chris McGuire To Chief Technology Officer, succeeding co-founder Thinkific Matt Payne who will now be senior vice president of innovation.

Chris McGuire. (Great Photo)

McGuire joined Thinkific earlier this year as Vice President of Engineering. He is the chief technology officer of Canadian startups Checkfront and Foodee. He is also a Hootsuite alumnus and was the director of software development for the social media management tool after it acquired Brightkit, which McGuire co-founded.

stirred thought $22 million last year To grow its platform for creating online courses. The nine-year-old company Recently launched New features including Fiverr store for course creators, built-in payment processing service, and its own app marketplace.

– Chief Scientific Officer of Microsoft Eric Horvitz Former CEO of the Gates Foundation Sue Desmond Hellman Among the 30 leaders named to lead President Biden Council of Advisors for Science and Technology.

Olly Downs. (Zulily Pictures)

– Founder of Amplero and former CEO Olly Downs He left his role as Vice President of Data and Machine Learning at Zulily. Advertise in LinkedIn Join BARK, a New York-based subscription fund company, as Senior Vice President of Data, Analytics, and Machine Learning.

Downs previously founded artificial intelligence marketing startup Amplero, which spun off Globys in 2016, where he served as CEO and later head of science.

Downes left the Seattle startup in 2018. After a short stint at Zillow Group, he joined Zulily in 2019. Amplero closed in 2020 Due to the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tony Small. (Williot Photo)

IoT startup in San Diego, California Williot Appointed former CEO of Zillow and Convoy Tony Small As a business executive. Small was recently Chief Revenue Officer at, which was Acquired by Opendoor earlier this month.

Prior to, Small was primarily responsible for revenue at the trucking startup’s convoy. He spent more than eight years at real estate giant Zillow, most recently as Senior Vice President. He was previously a senior manager at Amazon.

Wiliot, who developed a low-power IoT chip, Closed a $ 200 million Series C round in July with plans to expand sales of both chips and software.

From left: Dana Lawson and Akram Hassan. (Netlify photos)

– The San Francisco cloud computing company hired Netlify Dana Lawson As Senior Vice President of Engineering and Akram Hassan | As Vice President of Product.

Lawson, who is based in Portland, Oregon, was recently the Vice President of Engineering at GitHub. She was previously the Director of Engineering at Heptio and New Relic.

Based in Seattle, Hassan joins Netlify from Uber where he was Head of Product for its growth platform. Previously, he was Senior Director of Product Management at Dell EMC and Director of Programs at Microsoft.

Microsoft expert Hemant Vashith Join Amazon as a senior manager for the Amazon Transportation Services program. Most recently he held the position of Principal DevOps at Philips and previously worked for T-Mobile and Skype.

– Seattle law firm Focal PLLC has upgraded an intellectual property attorney Stacia Lay A data protection and privacy attorney Barb Rhodes Weaver for company members.

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