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Docusign to acquire Lexion for $165M in exit for Seattle-based AI contract management company

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(GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Docusign announced an agreement to acquire Lexion for $165 million, signaling plans to integrate the Seattle-based company’s AI-powered contract management technology into its Intelligent Agreement Management Platform.

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Tech Moves: F5 adds CTO and HR chief; Adaptive names CFO; Techstars Seattle leaders depart

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F5 Chief People Officer Lyra Schramm (left) and Chief Technology Officer Kunal Anand. (F5 F5 Photos) — Seattle-based application security and delivery giant F5 announced two new executive appointments this week: Lyra Schramm , the company’s new chief people officer, and Kunal Anand , chief technology officer.

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Tech Moves: Hootsuite hires CTO; Cascadia Capital CEO moves to Austin; and more

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-based social media management platform Hootsuite hired Antonis Papatsaras as its new chief technology officer. Papatsaras was previously chief technology officer of the contract lifecycle management product suite at Docusign.

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Uncommon Thinkers: MagniX CTO Riona Armesmith geeks out over electric aviation

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MagniX’s chief technology officer, Riona Armesmith, works on electric propulsion systems like the one in the background at the company’s headquarters in Everett, Wash. ” Riona Armesmith discusses Rolls-Royce’s role in the E-Fan X project in a 2018 video. Read the other profiles here.

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After tripling revenue in 2022, Lexion lands $20M to expand AI-powered contract management software

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From left: Lexion CTO and co-founder Emad Elwany; CEO and co-founder Gaurav Oberoi; and Chief Legal Officer Jessica Nguyen. Lexion Photo) Lexion gained a foothold by using artificial intelligence to help legal departments manage contracts. But now it’s taking aim at a much larger vision.

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How Trainline’s CTO stays on track with professional development

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Few would swap sunny San Francisco and the innovation of Silicon Valley for a train ticketing company serving disgruntled UK commuters, but try telling that to Trainline CTO, Milena Nikolic. By 2018, the Trainline platform was hosting more than 80 million customer visits a month, with more than 80% coming through mobile devices. “The

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Tech Moves: Lighter Capital names new CEO; Amazon exec joins Uber as CTO; and more

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Widner, based in Sydney, Australia, joined the Lighter board in 2018. ” — Uber appointed Sukumar Rathnam as its new chief technology officer. Long-time Uber CTO Thuan Pham stepped down earlier this year shortly before the company cut 25% of its global workforce. The Redmond, Wash., Seattle, Wash.