Sixteen-year Warner Media veteran Kristen O’Hara joining Snap Inc.; Electric scooter company Bird launches new tools for cities to manage e-scooter fleets; web security firm Signal Sciences Corp. inks deal with health care platform Castlight Health Inc.
Former Warner Media chief marketing officer Kristen O’Hara will transfer her talents to Snap Inc., according to the Hollywood Reporter. O’Hara will join Snap as its vice president of sales and start Sept. 4. Her appointment follows a 16-year career with Warner Media where she began working in sales.
Santa Monica e-scooter outfit Bird Rides Inc. launched a new set of tools to help cities manage their expanding fleets of e-scooter, the Business Journal reports. Among the tech made available by Bird is a new geofencing program, which will automatically deactivate scooters once they cross into no-ride zones.
Venice-based web security firm Signal Sciences Corp. announced Aug. 31 it signed Castlight Health Inc., a San Francisco health care platform developer to its customer list. Castlight will now use Signal Sciences to strengthen security for its digital health program. According to Socaltech, Signal Science’s clientele also includes WeWork Companies Inc., Etsy Inc. and Adobe Systems Inc., among others.
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