Software Industry Investor and Advisor Named to
Cambridge Bancorp appointed Hambleton (Ham) Lord to its board. He is the MD of LaunchPad Venture Group, a Boston-based angel group that focuses on seed and early-stage investments for technology companies. He is a board member for Qstream, and a board observer for Building Engines and EveryScape. With over 25 years of experience in the software industry, Mr. Lord is an active investor and advisor to early stage companies. Mr. Lord's senior management experience most recently includes co-founding and serving as the VP of Marketing for Advanced Visual Systems (AVS). Prior to AVS, he helped launch two computational chemistry companies, MicroChem Technologies and Polygen, making them pioneers in the development of software for drug discovery, and were part of an industry wide acquisition roll-up that resulted in Accelrys.
Global CTO of Citibank appointed to StrongMail Board
StrongMail, a leading provider of interactive marketing solutions, appointed Yobie Benjamin to the company's Board. A visionary tech innovator and entrepreneur, Benjamin currently serves as CTO and MD of Citigroup Global Transaction Services/Institutional Clients Group (GTS/ICG). He formerly founded GoodStorm.com, a social-service e-commerce site helping non-profits that was acquired by Kleiner-Perkins-funded Zazzle.com. He has been Partner, Chief of Global Strategy and CTO at E&Y, Partner at CSC and Innovation Arts, and Chief Knowledge Officer at Cambridge Technology Partners.
Date range: May 6th - June 3rd