Vantage Partners News and Announcements
Read about Vantage Partners’ clients activities, contributed by their leadership team.
Vantage’s Executive Impact
The executives that Vantage Partners place, contribute to great things within their new organizations. Read how each executive contributed to their company’s success, in these announcements below.
Vantage Partners is asked by the Economist for an insider’s view into Silicon Valley talent hunt
Myself and other leading Silicon Valley leaders such as Brant Shelor of Mercer, Marco Zappacosta of Thumbtack, Roelof Botha of Sequoia, and Evan Williams who co-founded Twitter and Medium all share their personal experiences and insights about the disparities of pay,...
Vantage Partners congratulates Chef, DemandBase, Okta, Coupa, AppDynamics, MongoDB Selected as Top Cloud Cos to Work At
The hottest and highest paid private Cloud companies to work for have been selected by Battery Ventures and Glass Door. Vantage is privileged to have 7 of the 50 companies as clients. Read More here.
Vantage Clients – GitHub, Turnitin, Zynga join 27 other companies on the Tech-Inclusion Iniative
As part of the Silicon Valleys Global Entrepreneurship Summit, 30 companies have committed to including more inclusive technology hiring practices as part of the Tech-Inclusion initiative.
Coupa welcomes Tayloe Stansbury to its Board of Directors
Vantage Partners helped Coupa Software, the leader in cloud-based spend management, appoint H. Tayloe Stansbury to its board of directors. Stansbury is a recognized and respected technology and business leader with more than 30 years of experience, including more than 15 years as a senior executive in public software companies.
GitHub names former Yahoo exec as VP of Product
Kakul Srivastava, who was until earlier this year the chief product officer at WeWork, had spent a combined seven years and change at Yahoo, starting out as the general manager for its Flickr photo-sharing and -storage service.
PayPal Alumnus Tim Armandpour Joins PagerDuty as Vice President of Engineering
PagerDuty, the leader in operations performance management, today announced tech startup executive Tim Armandpour as its new Vice President of Engineering. Reporting directly to PagerDuty’s CTO Andrew Miklas, Armandpour will be responsible for driving product development and scaling the engineering team in both San Francisco and Toronto.
Coupa Appoints Todd Ford as Chief Financial Officer
During Coupa INSPIRE’15, the premier cloud spend management industry gathering currently taking place at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel, Coupa Software announced today the appointment of Todd Ford as chief financial officer. Mr. Ford will report directly to Coupa’s CEO, Rob Bernshteyn, and will oversee the company’s financial operations. The appointment is effective immediately and has been approved by Coupa’s Board of Directors.
Ping Identity Appoints Brian Bell as CMO
Ping Identity®, The Identity Security CompanyTM, today announced that enterprise cloud software veteran Brian Bell has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. Bringing decades of experience to the Ping Identity team, Bell will lead the company’s continued expansion into the enterprise market . Vantage partners’ Rich Lear and Steve O’Deegan were responsible for the identification and placement of Bell at Ping Identity.
Capsilon Appoints Ramarao Velpuri as Vice President of Engineering
Capsilon, a provider of cloud-based document and data management solutions for mortgage lenders and investors, today announced that Ramarao (Rama) Velpuri has recently joined the Capsilon leadership team as vice president of engineering. Vantage partners’ Heather Broome was responsible for the identification and placement of Velpuri at Capsilon.
Tango Secures $280 Million in Financing Led by Alibaba Group
Tango, a leader in mobile messaging services, today announced it has closed a $280 million round of funding. The latest round was led by the Alibaba Group at $215 million with the additional $65 million coming from some of Tango’s prior investors.
Ping Identity Receives $35 Million in Additional Funding Led by New Investor KKR
Ping Identity’s $35M Funding Round to Drive Product Development and Global Market Expansion, Delivering on Company’s Mission of Identity Security in the Post-Password Era… Vantage Partners landed the CMO who will be spearheading the dramatic growth expectations.
Vantage Partners makes “picture perfect” finish for Picaboo with completion of the Senior Vice President of Marketing search
Vantage Partners, a leading executive search firm based in the heart of Silicon Valley, is pleased to announce the completion of the Senior Vice President of Marketing search for Picaboo, a premier provider of photo books and other custom photo products. Based in Redwood City, California, Picaboo is funded by New Enterprise Associates, Softbank Capital, CampVentures and Odyssey Research.
Vantage Partners lands top executive Mark Bennett for the Vice President of Sales position at FileTrek
Vantage Partners, a leading executive search firm based in the heart of Silicon Valley, is pleased to announce the completion of the Vice President of Sales search for FileTrek. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada with a regional office in Los Angeles, California, FileTrek is funded by Anthem Partners and Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund and develops technology that uses behavioral analytics to observe and analyze intellectual property loss by tracking files to their end point.