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Adrian Agostini. (Booster Photo)

— Booster, previously known as Booster Fuels, hired former Amazon and Uber VPAdrian Agostinias chief revenue officer.He was most recently CRO at Zume, a sustainable packaging company.

Based in Seattle, Agostini spent more than 15 years at Oracle before joining Amazon. At Uber, he was global head of sales for UberEats responsible for onboarding restaurants to the food delivery platform.

Originally launched in Seattle by former Boeing engineerFrank Mycroft, Booster relocated to the Bay Area and is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif.

Booster’s mobile fuel delivery services uses proprietary trucks to refuel individual and fleet vehicles. The companylaunched its servicein the Seattle area two years ago andtesteda consumer version earlier this year after Washington state legislatorsapproved a law授权移动加油。

该公司最近宣布与可再生能源集团建立合作伙伴关系,以在其产品中添加可再生柴油和生物柴油燃料。生物燃料生产商可再生能源集团也对Booster进行了未公开的投资。总部位于西雅图的公司Madrona Venture Group,Vulcan Capital和Maveron也是投资者。

The company also announced additional executive appointments based outside the Pacific Northwest:

伊丽莎白·弗兰克(left) and Rhae Adams. (First Mode Photos)

— Seattle-based First Mode promoted伊丽莎白·弗兰克to chief scientist and Rhae Adams to chief operating officer.

弗兰克是最近一位高级应用行星scientist. Adams, a First Mode board member and co-founder, was most recently GM of the Americas. Both are former employees at Planetary Resources, an asteroid mining venture that disbanded in 2018, prompting a group of employees to found First Mode.

The engineering company’s projects include a hydrogen-powered mining vehicle that could become one of the largest zero-emissions vehicles on Earth, a hydrogen-powered race truck for the Baja 1000, as well as deep space hardware for NASA.

In October, the companyannounced a multi-year deal and $8.5 million investmentfrom global mining company Anglo American. First Mode now has more than 150 employees and plans to double its global employee count in 2022.

爱达荷州——在线identity verification company Pipl appointedEric Choias chief marketing officer andBrian Piccionias chief financial officer.


Other identity verification companies in the Pacific Northwest include保证,埃卡塔,TruliooAuth0.

凯尔西·克莱文伯格(Kelsey Klevenberg). (Route Line Photo)

— Former Zipwhip Director of Inside Sales凯尔西·克莱文伯格(Kelsey Klevenberg)is now head of sales and growth atRoute Line, a pre-launch “adventure vehicle” startup.

他最近是Augmented Reality Startup Taqtile的高级总监,并且是华盛顿和夏威夷的印度预算酒店初创公司Oyo的新业务开发负责人。

Nicholas Limasdeparted SpaceX for to join fusion energy company Helion as director of engineering.Helionclosed a $500 million roundearlier this month led by Open AI CEO Sam Altman.

Limas于2015年加入SpaceX,最近是Starship Build Engineering的经理,他的LinkedIn个人资料。

Seattle-based health care provider First Choice Health hiredDavid Kinardas chief sales officer andShidan Greeneas VP of operations, both veterans in the health insurance sector.

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