BuzzFeed Names Todd Levy Chief Technology Officer

Moving up.

BuzzFeed has named Todd Levy its chief technology officer.

Levy has served as BuzzFeed’s vp of engineering since 2014, when BuzzFeed acquired Levy’s Torando Labs.

“It is without hyperbole when I say that [Levy] has revolutionized the way we architect systems, improve software, collect data, and deploy code,” said BuzzFeed publisher Dao Nguyen in an email obtained by TechCrunch. “His mentorship within tech [has] been an inspiration to many, and I am very excited for him to formally take on Engineering leadership.”