This Week in ‘Moves,’ Our Roundup of Job Changes in LA Tech

Molly Wright

Molly Wright is an intern for dot.LA. She previously edited the London School of Economics' student newspaper in the United Kingdom, interned for The Hollywood Reporter and was the blogging editor for UCLA's Daily Bruin.

This Week in ‘Moves,’ Our Roundup of Job Changes in LA Tech

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Content creator platform Kajabi has hired Sean Kim as president and chief product officer. Kim joins from TikTok, where he was head of product.

Electric vehicle startup Faraday Future has named Susan Swenson as executive chairperson, replacing outgoing chairman Brian Krolicki. Swenson was a director on the company’s board.

Snap chief compliance officer Dominic Perella will be leaving his position after seven years to go on sabbatical. The move opens up two vacant roles at the social media company: chief compliance officer and global head of litigation.

Sophie Nazerian has joined Silicon Valley Bank as vice president of startup banking. Nazerian previously served as engagement manager at seed accelerator Techstars.

Mobile bill payment app Papaya has named Bryan Haynes and Shemika Jones as chief revenue officer and chief compliance and risk officer, respectively. Haynes previously served as co-founder and group vice president of strategic sales at Blackhawk Network, while Jones served as the chief compliance and risk officer at PayNearMe.

Nathalie Kristo has joined Pacifica Beauty as its new chief executive officer. Kristo was previously Huda Beauty’s chief executive officer.

Marketing automation platform Phonexa has promoted Mara Garcia to the role of chief financial officer. Garcia was previously the vice president of finance and accounting at the company.

Esther Kestenbaum Prozan has joined ecommerce logistics platform Flowspace as chief revenue officer. Prozan joins from Ruby Has Fulfillment, where she served as president.

Women’s apparel and intimates line Ruby Ribbon has appointed Dana Long as chief marketing officer. Long previously led the global brand and digital marketing teams for The Walt Disney Company.

Carsharing marketplace HyreCar has appointed A.J. Lee as senior vice president of growth and promoted Megan Behrens to senior vice president of product and operations. Lee joins HyreCar from transportation management platform Airspace.

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