Elevate Government Affairs hires David Marten, who was most recently legislative director for Senate Commerce Chair Maria Cantwell (D-WA), as an executive vice president in its Seattle office, giving the firm a presence in the Pacific Northwest. Marten will split his time between Seattle and Washington, DC. Before working for Cantwell, Marten served as deputy director of Washington governor Jay Inslee’s D.C. office. “David brings a unique skill set to Elevate with strong ties to Washington state and deep policy experience across the Senate Commerce and Finance Committees,” said Elevate Government Affairs co-founder Sam Whitehorn.
Haynes and Boone, an international corporate law firm, hires Jackie Sarlo as CMO. Sarlo joins the firm from Snell & Wilmer, where she was CMO and director of client relations. At Snell & Wilmer, she worked for more than a decade with David Boden, who joined Haynes and Boone earlier this year as chief operating officer. Prior to Snell & Wilmer, Sarlo was the marketing director at Holme Roberts & Owen. Boden calls Sarlo “a skilled, passionate and innovative professional and a perfect fit for our culture. I know from first-hand experience that she will be a tremendous asset to our senior management team.”
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Amplitude, a digital analytics platform used by such companies as Chick-fil-A, NBCUniversal, PayPal and Under Armour, names former Dropbox CMO Tifenn Dano Kwan CMO. Dano Kwan most recently served as CMO at data intelligence platform Collibra. She also held marketing leadership roles at software company SAP. In her new post, Dano Kwan will lead Amplitude’s marketing strategy and oversee its corporate marketing, product marketing, and revenue marketing teams. “She has the perfect mix of operational excellence, a deep understanding of the needs of product and data leaders, and a strong product-led growth muscle,” said Amplitude president Thomas Hansen.