Trending: Too much spring in their step? Nike running shoe under scrutiny after record marathon times
Liz Wheden has joined Marketfish as director of client services

Elizabeth Wheden, a marketing industry veteran who previously worked at Razorfish and Wunderman, has joined Seattle’s Marketfish as director of client services. Wheden will work out of the company’s new Seattle offices in the  Collins Building, reporting to CEO Dave Scott who recently relocated to New York City.

A graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Wheden said that she’s “thrilled to be joining this team of trailblazers in the lead generation industry.”

Marketfish, which raised $4.5 million from Rustic Canyon Ventures, former Razorfish CEO Clark Kokich and others in May, operates an online marketplace for email marketing lists.

Dendreon, the Seattle maker of the prostate cancer treatment Provenge, has named John Osborn as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. The former general counsel of US Oncology and Cephalon — who once worked in the Department of State during the George H.W. Bush  adminsitration — begins August 30th. “John’s experience, particularly in commercial biopharmaceutical organizations, will further strengthen our leadership as Dendreon continues to evolve into a leading oncology company,” said Dendreon CEO Mitchell Gold. Osborn is a graduate of the University of Iowa, and earned a law degree from the University of Virginia and a master’s in international public policy from Johns Hopkins.


The Northwest Entrepreneur Network, now under the direction of executive director Daniel Rossi, has announced the appointment of several new members to its board for the 2011-2012 term. They include Doug Brown, president and CEO of All Star Directories; Chris Dishman, founder of Denali Financial Consulting; Jan Hendrickson, managing partner at Denny Hill Capital; Rebecca Lovell, chief business officer at GeekWire; Mayumi Nakumura, CEO of Pacific Software Publishing; and Pamela Rhodes, a client advisor at U.S. Trust. In addition, Marc Williams of Williams Helde Marketing Communications has taken on the chair role while Scott Benner of FT Kuscher will serve as vice chair. More on the appointments here.

Chris Broyles, a veteran of Daptiv, Visio, Microsoft, Nordstrom and Pacific Edge, has joined Seattle startup Appature as vice president of customer success, reports NW Innovation. Appature, which is developing a health care marketing platform, is backed by Ignition Partners and Madrona Venture Group. (Previously: Geek of the Week: Stephen Meyles of Appature).

“We’re excited to have Chris Broyles on the team – not only does he bring significant experience in both SaaS and BI, but most importantly he brings a passion for delivering a first-class customer experience in a scalable manner,” CEO Kabir Shahani tells GeekWire.

Know of a notable tech industry move or hire in the Pacific Northwest? Email More Tech Moves hereJohn Cook is co-founder of GeekWire. Follow on Twitter: @geekwirenews and Facebook.

Like what you're reading? Subscribe to GeekWire's free newsletters to catch every headline


Job Listings on GeekWork

Find more jobs on GeekWork. Employers, post a job here.