“I believe Nancy is the right person to build on Mason’s momentum,” Jim said.
Before joining Mason in 2019, Nancy was a product manager for Oculus VR and Facebook.
Jim founded Mason to solve the challenges he encountered during the hardware development process. Mason’s solution provides customers with customized hardware and software for single-purpose Android devices. Customers come from industries such as healthcare, retail, hotels, and government.
The company was originally established in Detroit, and joined YCombinator in 2016 and relocated to Seattle. Jim graduated from the University of Washington and previously worked at Microsoft in China. He was an analyst at the Detroit Venture Capital Company and an executive at a wireless company.
“Jim is a visionary who plays a vital role in helping our customers innovate and find new solutions to certain problems.
Old problems solved through technology and innovation-he will continue to focus on his new role
President,” Nancy said in a statement.
In 2019, this startup completed a US$25 million Series A financing led by Coatue Ventures. After the investment, Coatue Ventures partner, Mark Zuckerberg’s sister, Ariel Zuckerberg joined the board of directors.
Since then, the number of Mason employees has doubled to more than 50. The total funding to date is US$25.1 million.
— Long-term Microsoft executive Gabriela Schuster Has left the company to focus on diversity, fairness and inclusiveness initiatives, According to her website. She has worked at Microsoft for more than 25 years and most recently served as the CVP of the One Commercial Partner team.
Schuster currently serves on the boards of Women in Cloud, Women in Technology Network, and SHE communities, and is a strategic advisor to Berkshire Partners.
In January, Shuster was a guest speaker at the Women’s Cloud Annual Summit and talked about the four principles of her BeCOME framework to address gender equality issues in the technology industry.
I am happy to share with you that after 25 years, I left Microsoft and joined hands with several well-known organizations to solve one of the most critical obstacles to future technological innovation-diversity, fairness, and inclusiveness. #DEI #Become https://t.co/dbr3loBrfW
-Gavriella Schuster (@gavriels1) August 18, 2021
— Employed by Reddit Jonathan Fleischer Served as Vice President of Business Development. Due to the influence of Reddit, Flesher will relocate to the Seattle area Flexible work policy This allows employees to work remotely, face-to-face, or a combination of both.
Flesher joined Reddit from Discord, where he served as the head of business development. He previously held executive positions at Zynga and Betable.
— SingleFile is a Seattle-based compliance filing startup that has raised additional seed funding and added Aaron Finn As its new CEO. Finn most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of PeopleConnect. Read the story.
Other current members of the Glowforge board include Maria Klawe, principal of Harvey Mudd College, Steve Murray, managing partner of Revolution Ventures, Brad Feld, co-founder of Foundry Group, and Dan Shapiro, founder and CEO of Glowforge.
— Enterprise video platform Panopto appoints Intuit CRO Bobby Morrison To its board of directors. Morrison was previously an executive at Microsoft and Verizon. He also served on the advisory board of DocuSign.
— AbSci Chief Operating Officer Andreas Pihl will retire from the newly listed Washington State Biotech Company next year, according to a report Record.
AbSci, headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, made its debut as a public company last month. The drug development platform is led by founder and CEO Sean McLean.
The company’s platform provides machine learning solutions for companies that don’t hire data scientists. Although initially targeted at small and medium enterprises, the pandemic prompted Kurvv to turn to and focus on industrial enterprise companies.
Earlier this week, Pushpay announced the acquisition of streaming video company Resi. Pushpay provides a technology platform for religious and non-profit organizations. Earlier this year, Molly Matthews was appointed as its new CEO.
— Cannabis retail SaaS company Click tracking name Badia Durban As its new CEO. Dejban is based in the Los Angeles area and most recently served as the CEO of Volusion, an e-commerce software company.
Co-founder and former CEO Steve Kessler Will transition to a consultant role and continue to serve as a member of the board of directors of a company headquartered in Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Riehl joined the company from Wonacott PR, where he served as vice president and led the gaming business. He is based in San Diego. Fajeau originally joined Zebra Partners in 2011 and recently launched a game and toy business practice. She is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
— Seattle-based adoption matching platform PairTree has added four new team members:
After the $2.25 million seed round of financing, the addition of new personnel will double the size of the team.