Tech Moves: Former Lyft, Remitly exec named PCC CEO; Leafly adds engineering leader; and more

Krish Srinivasan. (Photo from PCC Community Markets)

— Community PCC markets announced Krishnan “Krish” Srinivasan, a former financial executive at Lyft and Seattle startup Remitly, as its new CEO today. He has served as CFO of the Seattle-based grocery cooperative since 2018.

The announcement comes after a five-month search following the departure of the former PCC president and CEO. Susan Monford, a former QFC executive who sdropped after less than a year.

Srinivasan is currently a member of the board of National Co+op Grocers. Prior to Lyft, he served as the regional CFO for Amazon and was previously the general manager for Microsoft.

“PCC has been a special place for my family and I since we became members of the cooperative more than two decades ago,” Srinivasan said.

PCC Community Markets currently has 16 stores in the Puget Sound region and more than 100,000 cooperative members.

— Online cannabis marketplace Leafly named veteran startup jeff oberlander as senior vice president of engineering. He was most recently CTO at Seattle startup Pipeline CRM and was previously an engineering lead at Navigating Cancer and Getty Images. Leafly said this week that high $30 million before an expected SPAC merger. A vote on the merger is now delayed, Leafly said.

Tech Moves Former Lyft Remitly exec named PCC CEO Leafly
Jason Ing. (wall photo)

—Microsoft and Amazon alum jason ing He is now Marketing Director at Mural, a visual collaboration tool. He was most recently director and general manager of global marketing for Amazon Web Services.

Ing previously led marketing initiatives for Microsoft’s Amazon Prime Video and Xbox Live. It will continue to be based in the Seattle area.

Mural currently has 27 employees in the Seattle area, all working remotely. Other executives based in the Pacific Northwest include:

  • vice president of design unger-kit, former Director of UX at Smartsheet.
  • Product and Community Manager Pranish Kumar, a 20-year Microsoft veteran.
  • Senior Vice President of Engineering kirby frugia, a new relic and HP alum.
  • vice president of marketing cristina koch, a former marketing manager at Tableau.

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