— Starbucks Senior Vice President of Technology Uleta Ayel He has left the Seattle coffee retailer and joined the California fast-food chain Sweetgreen as the chief technology officer.
Sweetgreen applies technology to manage its supply chain, restaurant operations, internal operations and customer-facing applications.
Ayele has worked at Starbucks for nearly 16 years and held various technical positions. She previously led the IT team at Seattle software company Attachmate for more than ten years.
“Their way [Sweetgreen] Approaching the intersection of food and technology is different from any other restaurant brand,” Willeta said in an interview. Press release.
Starbucks executive Cliff Burrows joined Sweetgreen’s board of directors in 2020. He is currently taking a long-term vacation at Starbucks starting in 2019, According to the Seattle Times.
— Wireless charging technology company Ossia announces former T-Mobile executives Michael Morgan And the former chief strategy officer of Ossia Preston Wu Will join the board of directors of this startup company this month.
Morgan is currently the president of Camlo Hill Capital, a private investment company. He has worked for the telecommunications giant T-Mobile for nearly 15 years. He most recently served as senior vice president and chief accounting officer. He also leads T-Mobile’s financial services subsidiary.
Woo left Ossia full-time earlier this year and is currently the Chief Strategy Officer of Tafi, a Salt Lake City avatar startup. Before joining Ossia, he was the CFO of Sarcos Robotics. He previously held positions at Intellectual Ventures and Vulcan Capital.
— Seattle Cloud Service Company 2nd Watch Promotion Chris Garvey To the chief operating officer. Garvey joined 2nd Watch in 2017 and most recently served as Executive Vice President of Cloud Services.
Prior to joining 2nd Watch, Garvey was the managing director of Luxoft Digital and previously the vice president of Expedia’s enterprise analytics platform.
Founded in 2010, 2nd Watch is headquartered in Seattle and has four offices in the United States. Singaporean investor ST Telemedia acquired a majority stake in the company in 2019.
As president, Tokman will be responsible for the company’s daily operations. He was previously a consultant for the company and served as the resident CEO of the Allen Institute of Artificial Intelligence.
Riling is located in Tampa, Florida, and most recently served as Vice President of Business Development for FarmVisionAI, also in the field of agricultural technology. He also founded his own startup company VEG-E Systems before.
iUNU was founded in 2013 and its technology uses computer vision in commercial greenhouses. The company recently acquired CropWalk, a pest management company, and is expanding its artificial intelligence platform LUNA.
— Long live event marketing startups appointed Simon Bowmer As the chief technology officer. He most recently served as the head of engineering for Verivox based in Germany.
Headquartered in Seattle, Banzai was founded by former Avalara employees and raised $15 million in March. During the pandemic, the startup focused on its virtual event marketing solutions.
Newbury recently served as the president of Crowd Cow, an online meat market. She previously served as the CFO of Crowd Cow and the treasurer of the Lowe subsidiary.
Sivakumar most recently served as vice president of operations and product management for Seattle startup Pro.com. He previously worked at Nordstrom, Expedia Group and Amazon.
Founded in 2011, Babylist is an e-commerce and content platform for parents.
— Visus Therapeutics, a Seattle pharmaceutical company, has raised $56 million so far this year and appointed a former senior vice president of Bausch & Lomb Tracy Valori And Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Revance Therapeutics Dwight Mosey To its board of directors.
founder Ben Bergo with Reid Schiffman, Visus Therapeutics is developing methods to treat eye health. Its flagship product, BRIMOCHOL, is an eye drop designed to treat presbyopia, and is in phase II clinical trials. Presbyopia is a common, age-related loss of near vision.
— Employed by the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) Belinda Nevis As the vice president of human resources.
Nieves was recently a human resources business partner of publisher Ingram Content Group. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
— Named by Unbounce, a landing page builder in Vancouver, British Columbia Greg Dos Santos As the chief financial officer. He was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Cardinal Path, a marketing analysis company.
Unbounce’s platform provides marketers with drag-and-drop builders, artificial intelligence copywriting, and conversion analysis. The company was established in 2009 and currently employs more than 200 people.