New Facebook platform industry hires: Blinq, HYFN, Shoutlet, Thismoment, Wildfire

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Here’s this week’s list of hires:

Blinq Media

  • Nikea Davis, Software Developer – former application developer at Georgia Institute of Technology.


  • Chris Sparhawk, SVP, Product and Managing Director – former social and community lead for Nike, Inc.


  • Jason Hoffman, Senior Project Manager – former consultant at Safe Bridge Solutions.
  • Bill Leys, Sales Director – former business development Associate at Marin Software.
  • Pat Preimesberger, Human Resources Manager – former international human resources manager at TomoTherapy, Inc.


  • Will Drewes, Front-End Developer – former senior web developer at Tierra Interactive.
  • CJ Eustaquio, Web Producer – former associate web developer of SolutionSet at Google.
  • Tim Caplis, Director of Engineering – former director of web services at Altec Lansing.
  • Alex Yu, Channel Sales Analyst (intern) – former investment associate at Fenway Partners.
  • Brendan Kelly, Sales Director – former director of sales at Myxer.
  • Rachel Goodman, Account Executive – former sales director at PointRoll.
  • Casey Winheim, Sales Engineer – former ad platforms manager at Demand Media.
  • Lisa Riecken, Director of Marketing – former senior business developer at Econet.
  • Charles Lemmon, Senior Software Engineer – former software engineer at
  • Philip Tang, Accounting Assistant – former accountant at San Francisco Transportation Authority.
  • Vinutha Magal Shreenath, NLP Scientist – former research engineer at Xurmo Technologies.
  • Michele Oswalt, Partner Services Coordinator – promoted from sales operations.
  • Amelia Kleymann, Documentation Specialist – promoted from sales engineer.


  • Paul Limbrey, VP, Sales (Enterprise) – former president, Elkiem USA.
  • Kathryn Sahr, Sales Associate, was College Representative at J. Crew
  • Christopher Gibbs, Sales Associate – former illustrator at Crump Insurance.
  • Kieran Campbell, Sales Associate – former Retail Sales Intern at Nordstrom.
  • Scott Shealy, Enterprise Development Representative – promoted from sales associate.

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