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Tech Moves: Workday CIO joins Tanium board; Madrona investor departs; City of Seattle hires CTO

Kirkland, Wash.-based cybersecurity company Tanium added two new board members: Rani Johnson and Tim Millikin.

Johnson is the chief information officer at HR giant Workday. She previously held IT leadership roles at Cloud Software Group, TIBCO, and SolarWinds.

Millikin is a partner at TPG, leading its investment activity in software and enterprise tech. TPG is an investor in Tanium.

Founded in 2007, Tanium moved its headquarters from San Francisco to Seattle at the end of 2020. The company raised $150 million in early 2021.

Other key personnel changes across the Pacific Northwest tech industry:

— The City of Seattle announced Thursday it hired Rob Lloyd as its interim CTO and director of the IT department. Lloyd was previously deputy city manager for the City of San Jose. He replaces Jim Loter, who was previously interim CTO.

— Maria Gilfoyle is leaving her role as an investor at Seattle venture firm Madrona and headed to Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Gilfoyle joined Madrona in 2021 and was previously an investment associate at K50 Ventures.

— Seattle Tech CFO, a networking group led by longtime Seattle executive Evan Fein, is merging with The F Suite, a professional training and coaching membership community for CFOs. Fein, currently CFO at TextNow, will become chairman of The F Suite.

— Dan Price, founder of Seattle-based payment processing company Gravity Payments, returned to the company in a new role advising and assisting the CEO on strategy.

— PitchBook announced that Rob Diefendorf will be its new leader following the departure of founder John Gabbert. Diefendorf has been chief operating officer since 2016; he’ll keep that title and also become the company’s new president.

— Seattle healthtech startup DexCare hired Siva Vadivelu as CFO and Kimberly Haley as senior vice president of commercial operations. Vadivelu previously was CFO at Convex and Shield AI. Haly was previously a vice president at Talend, SimilarWeb, and Dun & Bradstreet.

— Chris Roling, former CFO at Coinme, is now CFO at Seattle-based digital asset trading firm Legend Trading.

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