LA Tech ‘Moves’: Luxury Presence Taps Autodesk Execs

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’: Luxury Presence Taps Autodesk Execs
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Luxury Presence, a marketing and technology platform for real estate agents and brokers, tapped former Autodesk execs Jesse Pedersen as chief technology officer and Zac Hays as chief product officer.

Real estate marketing and data platform Crexi promoted former chief strategy officer Eli Randel to chief operating officer and appointed former Scopely senior vice president Shannon Garner as its first chief people and culture officer.

Plant protein brand Mikuna welcomed Alastair Green as chief brand officer and Edward Wang as chief operating officer. Green previously served as a creative director at Team One while Wang served as chief of supply chain and operations at Tone It Up.

VyTrac Health, Inc. (VyTrac), a digital health technology company, hired Dr. Smitta Patel and Dr. Venktesh Ramnath as strategic advisors. Dr. Patel currently serves as the psychiatrist at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior medical advisory board, while Dr. Ramnath is an intensive care unit pulmonologist and a digital health innovator at the UC San Diego Health.

Jim Douglas joined construction company Suffolk as vice president and superintendent supporting the Southern California team. Douglas previously served as the VP at Clark Construction.

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