LA Tech ‘Moves’: Deep 6 AI Gains New CTO, Machina Labs Expands Executive Team

Decerry Donato

Decerry Donato is a reporter at dot.LA. Prior to that, she was an editorial fellow at the company. Decerry received her bachelor's degree in literary journalism from the University of California, Irvine. She continues to write stories to inform the community about issues or events that take place in the L.A. area. On the weekends, she can be found hiking in the Angeles National forest or sifting through racks at your local thrift store.

LA Tech ‘Moves’: Deep 6 AI Gains New CTO, Machina Labs Expands Executive Team
LA Tech ‘Moves’:

“Moves,” our roundup of job changes in L.A. tech, is presented by Interchange.LA, dot.LA's recruiting and career platform connecting Southern California's most exciting companies with top tech talent. Create a free Interchange.LA profile here—and if you're looking for ways to supercharge your recruiting efforts, find out more about Interchange.LA's white-glove recruiting service by emailing Sharmineh O’Farrill Lewis (sharmineh@dot.la). Please send job changes and personnel moves to moves@dot.la.

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Heron Therapeutics, a commercial-stage biotechnology company appointed Craig Collard as chief executive officer and Adam Morgan as chairman of the board. Most recently, Collard served as CEO of Veloxis Pharmaceutics, while Morgan currently serves as the chief investment officer of Velan Capital Investment Management LP.

Jason Colbert joined clinical trial acceleration software Deep 6 AI as chief technology officer. Prior to joining, Colbert served as the CTO of Reveleer.

AI robotics startup Machina Labs welcomed engineering and product veterans Kyle Hickey as vice president of engineering and Michael Polino as vice president of product. Hickey held various leadership positions at Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense, Sierra Space, while Polino most recently ran the product team at Clutter.

Animation and gaming agency Saffronic hired Kristy Scanlan as senior vice president of business development. Scanlan previously held senior business development roles at Mainframe Studios and Technicolor.

EV charging infrastructure design and operation software provider company Xendee added former Saft Go Electric chief executive officer and president Lisa Laughner to its board of advisors.

Seismic, a sales enablement platform, promoted executive vice president of operations Toby Carrington to chief business officer.

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Why Women’s Purchasing Power Is a Huge Advantage for Female-Led Leagues

Samson Amore

Samson Amore is a reporter for dot.LA. He holds a degree in journalism from Emerson College. Send tips or pitches to samsonamore@dot.la and find him on Twitter @Samsonamore.

Why Women’s Purchasing Power Is a Huge Advantage for Female-Led Leagues
Samson Amore

According to a Forbes report last April, both the viewership and dollars behind women’s sports at a collegiate and professional level are growing.

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LA Tech Week Day 5: Social Highlights
Evan Xie

L.A. Tech Week has brought venture capitalists, founders and entrepreneurs from around the world to the California coast. With so many tech nerds in one place, it's easy to laugh, joke and reminisce about the future of tech in SoCal.

Here's what people are saying about the fifth day of L.A. Tech Week on social:

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LA Tech Week: How These Six Greentech Startups Are Tackling Major Climate Issues

Samson Amore

Samson Amore is a reporter for dot.LA. He holds a degree in journalism from Emerson College. Send tips or pitches to samsonamore@dot.la and find him on Twitter @Samsonamore.

LA Tech Week: How These Six Greentech Startups Are Tackling Major Climate Issues
Samson Amore

At Lowercarbon Capital’s LA Tech Week event Thursday, the synergy between the region’s aerospace industry and greentech startups was clear.

The event sponsored by Lowercarbon, Climate Draft (and the defunct Silicon Valley Bank’s Climate Technology & Sustainability team) brought together a handful of local startups in Hawthorne not far from LAX, and many of the companies shared DNA with arguably the region’s most famous tech resident: SpaceX.

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