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  • Square Is On An Engineering Hiring Blitz, Time To Fill Up That New Office

    Square Is On An Engineering Hiring Blitz, Time To Fill Up That New Office

    It’s time to fill up that new Square office, and it looks like the company is looking to add a slew of new engineer-types. I follow a Twitter account that spits out new jobs in the San Francisco/Valley area, and the last ten tweets have been for Square, and are engineer-related. Read More

  • Square Hires Former Salesforce SVP Sarah Friar As CFO, Now Processes $6 Billion In Annual Payments

    Square Hires Former Salesforce SVP Sarah Friar As CFO, Now Processes $6 Billion In Annual Payments

    Mobile payment service Square today announced that it has hired Sarah Friar as its new Chief Financial Officer. Until now, Friar was the Senior Vice President for finance and strategy at Salesforce.com. Before joining Salesforce, Friar worked at Goldman Sachs in corporate finance, M&A and equity research, as well as at McKinsey in London and South Africa. Read More

  • DARPA Director Regina Dugan Leaves Defense Department For Google

    DARPA Director Regina Dugan Leaves Defense Department For Google

    Today brings some rather high-profile recruiting from Google: the director of DARPA, the Department of Defense’s research arm, is leaving after three years of heading the agency to join Google at a “senior executive position.” The news comes from a DARPA spokesman, who reports that Dugan felt she couldn’t refuse an offer from such an “innovative company.”… Read More

  • Former AOL Exec David Eun Lands EVP Gig At Samsung

    Former AOL Exec David Eun Lands EVP Gig At Samsung

    Ex-Googler and previously head of AOL Media and Studios – and I guess you could say the former boss of my boss’s boss – David Eun has been appointed Executive Vice President at consumer electronics giant Samsung. At Samsung, Eun will be helping the company develop a ‘global media strategy’ for its array of digital TVs, smartphones, tablets and other connected devices. Read More

  • Professional Network Identified Poaches LinkedIn Product Manager Janet Ryu

    Professional Network Identified Poaches LinkedIn Product Manager Janet Ryu

    Scrappy job candidate scoring database Identified will stop at nothing to become a contender in the professional network space. This morning it delivered a flaming uppercut to reigning champion LinkedIn, hiring away key product manager Janet Ryu. She built LinkedIn’s People You May Know and Who’s Viewed Your Profile features, and previously studied engineering at MIT. Ryu will work… Read More

  • Sonos Hires Former Sony Exec as President and COO

    Sonos Hires Former Sony Exec as President and COO

    Sonos has announced the installation of Phil Abram as its new president and chief operating officer. He comes fresh off an 11 year stint at Sony where he held a number of strategic management roles, the most recent being vice president and senior general manager of television products. The move could signal a significant strengthening of the core for Sonos, who, to date, has released… Read More