April 2013 Recent Placements

Posted by admin on May 16, 2013  /   Posted in Blog

Friends and colleagues,

We hope hope you’re having a good 2013. We wanted to provide you with an update on our recent search activity and to let you know that we’ve redesigned our website.As always, we appreciate your time and interest, and we wish you the best now and in the future.

The successful searches listed below reflect the continued breadth of our practice. Included are placements in engineering/IT, human resources, business development, general management, finance, and corporate governance. The industry segments represented range from chips and IT infrastructure to alternative energy, life sciences, aerospace and defense, internet media, electronic commerce, cloud computing and services, consumer electronics, and enterprise software.

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The DPI Team

Recent Executive Placements

Executive:Bill Roeschlein
Title:Chief Financial Officer
Business:Aurora Algae leads the world in the development of high performance, sustainable algae-based alternatives that improve the way we live and grow. Their unique algae platform and optimized production methods yield a plethora of cost effective, high value products addressing a variety of markets.
Investors:Oak Investment Partners, Gabriel Venture Partners, Noventi Partners
Location:Hayward, CA

Executive:Gene Domecus
Title:Chief Financial Officer
Business:Established in 2009, Semblant Limited is an international company specializing in plasma deposition for the electronics industry. Semblant has developed revolutionary electronic coatings and PCB surface finish technology. Comprising an ultra-thin, environmentally friendly, Nano-coating, the finish provides major advantages over current PCB coating technologiesBlurb is a company and a community that believes passionately in the power of books, both print and ebooks. Blurb makes it easy for anyone to make a beautiful, high-quality book - photographers, bloggers, artists, writers, travelers, families, and then output their book to print or ebook from the same file. Blurb’s marketplace and social marketing tools let people share, market, and sell their books for a profit.
Investors:Canaan Partners, Anthem Venture Partners
Location:San Francisco, CA

Executive:Richard Moon
Title:Senior Director, Worldwide Engineering, Operations, & Support
Business:CollabNet, Inc.’s start in 1999 was deeply rooted in the Open Source community, where the company founders first saw the powerful advantages of open source collaborative development over the Internet versus the LAN-based and disconnected tools used in traditional enterprise development. CollabNet extended these open source community development tools and processes into a single, web-based, hosted software environment that could be shared by distributed teams, i.e., industry’s first distributed cloud-based software as a service offering.
Investors:Benchmark Capital, AlphaTech Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners
Location:Brisbane, CA

Executive:Robert Brevelle
Title:President, aerospace & defense, inc.
Business:e2v technologies plc, the specialist provider of technology solutions for high performance systems, has the objective to be a global leader in the design and supply of specialized components and sub-systems that enable the world’s leading systems companies to deliver innovative solutions for aerospace and defense, medical and science, and commercial and industrial markets.
Symbol:LN: E2V
Location:Santa Clara, CA

Executive:Richard Giovannetti
Title:Director, Human Resources
Business:e2v technologies plc, the specialist provider of technology solutions for high performance systems, has the objective to be a global leader in the design and supply of specialized components and sub-systems that enable the world’s leading systems companies to deliver innovative solutions for aerospace and defense, medical and science, and commercial and industrial markets.
Symbol:LN: E2V
Location:Santa Clara, CA

Executive:Charles Lafrades
Title:Vice President, Finance
Business:GoPro makes the world’s most versatile cameras, enabling people to capture immersive and engaging photo and video content during their favorite activities. GoPro’s HERO lines of wearable and gear mountable cameras are used collectively by more consumers, professional athletes, and video production professionals than any other camera in the world. GoPro’s products are sold in over 100 countries worldwide and at GoPro.com.
Investors:Riverwood Capital, Steamboat Ventures, Sageview Capital, Walden International, and US Venture Partners
Location:San Mateo, CA

Executive:Sheila Cheung
Title:Vice President, Corporate Controller
Business:RMS is the world’s leading provider of products and services for the quantification and management of catastrophe risk associated with earthquake, hurricane, windstorm, flood, pandemic disease, and terrorism peril events.
Investors:Subs. Daily Mail and General Trust, plc
Location:Newark, CA

Executive:Jim Kollross
Title:Chief Financial Officer
Business:
Investors:North Bridge Venture Partners, Floodgate
Location:San Francisco, CA

Executive:Simon Biddiscombe
Title:Member, Board of Directors
Business:Volterra Semiconductor Corp. designs, develops, and markets proprietary, high-performance analog and mixed-signal power management semiconductors for the computing, storage, networking, and consumer markets. Their core products are integrated voltage regulator semiconductors and scalable voltage regulator semiconductor chipsets that transform, regulate, deliver, and monitor the power consumed by digital semiconductors. Through their proprietary power system architecture and mixed-signal design techniques, Volterra has integrated power, analog, and digital circuits onto a single complementary metal oxide silicon, or CMOS, semiconductor, eliminating the need for a large number of discrete components required by conventional power management solutions.
Location:Fremont, CA

DPI Affiliates

David Powell Financial Services Division (FSD): Provides interim financial management to early-stage companies. To learn more about FSD, send an email to fsd@davidpowell.com or visit www.davidpowell.com.

The Interim CEO Network (ICN): Provides highly specialized interim CEO services to the venture capital and technology industry. To learn more about The Interim CEO Network, send an email to info@ceo-net.com or visitwww.ceo-net.com.

Doris Cheng & Associates: A boutique executive search firm based in Singapore and operating in the Asia Pacific region. Provides high quality retained executive search services to organizations in the technology sector. To learn more about Doris Cheng & Associates, visit www.dorischeng.com.

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