It’s like Where’s Wally, but we tell you where the execs are hiding.
The mobile space is booming and companies are expanding all the time, so we’ve whipped up a dedicated feature to keep you updated with new hires.
The open digital music platform has announced the appointment of Gunnar Larsén as vice president of product.
He commented: “I’m excited to join the 7digital team and appreciate the unique opportunity to help advance its product line. 7digital is a well-established name in the digital music space and I’m looking forward to working with its talent.”
Larsén comes from a 15-year career in the music, games and mobile industry, stepping into a role where he will be responsible for defining and driving 7digital’s expanding portfolio of music products across the business-to-business and business-to-consumer market.
Gunnar was also product manager for the first ever mobile game that won a BAFTA in 2002: SMS Chess for Sony Ericsson P800.
Ben Drury, CEO of 7digital, said: “Gunnar is an excellent addition to our growing team. He brings the right talents and experience to the role as we continue to strengthen and grow our digital platform.”
The new Poland based Boost innovation hub in Krakow will be joined by Jakub Dziwisz as its new CTO.
He will be responsible for organising the companies technology, supervising innovation, development and delivery of software solutions.
He comes from Sabre Holdings where he headed a number of software development teams.
The company’s expansion is progressing with plans of a new development hub in Krakow.
Øystein Skiri, CEO at Boost, commented on the expansion: “Boost has always had strong technical capabilities, and we’re very pleased to have secured a CTO of Jakub’s caliber. His experience and expertise will be a key part of our continued growth.
“Having a technical base in Krakow gives us extra capacity to deliver even more mobile projects, at the same high quality level of innovation we’re known for.”
Michael Marquez has been announced as a new member of the board of directors with the Bay Area-based mobile analytics, web app and social media campaign developer, Tribal Technologies.
He is a founding partner CODE advisors, and was previously the executive VP of strategy and corporate development for CBS interactive.
Marquez also served as director of corporate development at Yahoo!