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ATLANTA -- Novient, a provider of services automation solutions, named Dave Keil executive vice president of corporate strategy and business development. Most recently, Keil served as managing director and senior equity analyst at The Robinson-Humphrey Company, a subsidiary of Solomon Smith Barney. Novient is backed by Hummer Winblad Venture Partners and Noro-Moseley Partners.
DUBLIN, Ohio-- Shadowpack appointed Nick Berner as vice president of business development. Berner joins Shadowpack from Palm Computing, where he served as manager of strategic alliances. Shadowpack, a Personal Wireless Interface, is a free service giving the mobile public access to localized, personalized information and content on interactive handheld devices and the ability to conduct secure commercial transactions. Initial financial support is from Capital Technology Group and a group of angel investors.http://www.shadowpack.com
MENLO PARK, Calif.-- Bessemer Venture Partners announced that Joanna Strober and Robert P. Goodman have been named general partners in the firm. Goodman is launching the firm's New York investment office, expanding the firm from its existing locations in Boston and Silicon Valley. Strober has been with the firm for four years, and is located in the firm's Menlo Park, California office. Prior to joining BVP, Strober worked as a corporate lawyer at Venture Law Group representing venture-backed technology companies. Goodman joined the firm in 1998 and invests in business-to-business E-commerce and telecommunications companies, including wireless, telecom software and services.http://www.bvp.com
CHEVY CHASE, Md. and ATLANTA-- Kinetic Ventures, a technology venture capital firm, hired Charles Meyers, formerly the vice president/general manager for the eServices division of Internet Security Services, as a principal and promoted Todd Klein to managing director and Nelson Chu to principal. Kinetic focuses on investments in technology segments critical to utility companies as they navigate the transition underway in the deregulating utility industry.http://www.kineticventures.com