LA Tech ‘Moves’: Peacock Lures Former Netflix, Hulu 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.

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Loaded, a gaming-focused talent and marketing agency, promoted Josh Swartz to chief executive officer. It also hired former FaZe Clan executive Jeff Pabstas chief operating officer and Riot Games alum Bridget Davidsonas president of talent.

Digital customer experience solutions company Alorica promoted Greg Haller to chief executive officer.

Global ecommerce software platform Assembly appointed Rahul Choraria as chief operating officer and Monica Kim as chief human resources officer.

Biopharmaceutical company ARS Pharmaceuticals hired Eric Karasas chief commercial officer and Kathleen Scott as chief financial officer.

Peacock tapped former Netflix executive Shannon Willett as chief marketing officer and former Hulu executive Brian Henderson as executive vice president of programming.

The Walt Disney Company named former Instagram communications chief Kristina Schake as executive vice president of global communications.

Medical apparel brand Jaanuu hired former Nike creative director Damion Triplett as executive creative director.

Boingo Wireless, a cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity provider, hired Rebecca Gray as senior vice president and general manager, military.

Greg Maddison joined FCTI, an ATM solutions provider, as senior risk manager.

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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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