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Tech Moves: Superhuman hires CTO; Getty Images founder departs board; Xbox vet joins Unity

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San Francisco-based Superhuman raised $75 million in 2021 to fuel development of its email app that aims to streamline how people send, receive, and compose emails in clients including Gmail and Outlook. Bee, who is based in Seattle, was previously a senior director at Zillow Group and a senior engineering manager at Uber. .

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Boeing shifts its team leaders for space station and Starliner space programs

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Boeing’s John Mulholland gives a briefing to NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine during a visit to the Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida in 2018. Mark Mulqueen , who has served as Boeing’s space station program manager since 2015, will be retiring July 2.

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Sustainable shoes: This startup created baby shoes that can dissolve in water

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They addressed the issue by developing biodegradable baby shoes that dissolve in boiling water. Megan worked as a program manager at CLEAResult, developing strategies for clients in energy efficiency industries. . In 2018, the EPA reported that textiles accounted for 5.8% of total municipal solid waste generation.

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Digital pragmatism at Volvo means more control and less agile

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As a result, many new car companies are created and competition increases, says Tobias Altehed, who leads Volvo Cars’ digital organization and sits on the company’s extended management team. We need to take greater responsibility for the development of our digital products and not act as an internal supplier to our business.”

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Tech Moves: Ex-Microsoft COO Kevin Turner leaves Core Scientific; Magic AI founder joins ThruWave

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Turner joined Core Scientific in 2018. Founded in 2017, Core Scientific is building blockchain infrastructure technology related to hosting, transaction processing and application development. It manages a fleet of more than 130,000 cryptocurrency miners. million in 2018 and last year merged with SchedulePro.

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Who will be the Next Tech Titan? Cast your vote in the GeekWire Awards

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It developed a silicon-carbon composite material that can replace the graphite anodes in lithium-ion batteries, improving their performance by 50% and providing faster recharging times. He was nominated as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2018 in the Media & Advertising category in the Pacific Northwest.

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Tech Moves: Zulily hires Nike exec as new CTO; Google vet Phil Bogle joins Kalshi; Auth0 adds CISO

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Jeff Yurcisin , a former Amazon executive and Shopbop CEO, took over as CEO in 2018 after Cavens stepped down from the role. Valo, which raised $190 million in January, builds tech for the drug discovery and development process. He will lead the startup’s product management and engineering, program management, and UX.

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