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Tech Moves: Former Razorfish exec Jeff Lanctot named CEO of Mixpo; Skytap adds VPs; and more

—Mixpo, the six-year-old online video advertising startup, has named former Razorfish and aQuantive executive Jeff Lanctot as CEO. He replaces founder Anupam Gupta, who will remain on the board of directors. Lanctot has served on the board of Mixpo for the past four years. “I believe in our people and our product, and more importantly,… Read More

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Q&A with Skytap CEO Thor Culverhouse: How this washed-up football player made the leap into tech

Thor Culverhouse is more than just an impressive name. He’s also the CEO at fast-growing cloud company Skytap. Although new to the company, having joined in July, Culverhouse has has hit the ground running. With years of experience at companies such as IBM, Stratavia and HP, the Washington State University electrical engineering grad expects to “hit the… Read More

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Tech Moves: Skytap taps HP exec as CEO; Bsquare’s board changes; RF Surgical names CEO; and more

—Seattle cloud automation startup Skytap has named Thor Culverhouse as CEO. Culverhouse is the former president of Stratavia, which was acquired by HP in August 2010. He replaces Scott Roza who has served as CEO for the past five years. Roza will remain on the board of the venture-backed company, whose investors include Ignition, Madrona, WRF Capital… Read More

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Tech Moves: Isilon vet joins Skytap; Sewichi bulks up; and more

Brett Goodwin, a former marketing executive at Isilon Systems and RealNetworks, has joined fast-growing Seattle cloud computing startup Skytap as vice president of marketing and business development. Goodwin was employee number 15 at Isilon, the Seattle storage company that sold to EMC last year for $2.25 billion. Before that, he spent six years at RealNetworks…. Read More