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Jan. 31, 2019 12:32 pm

Power Moves: GoKart Labs promotes a new director of client services, Quantum Xchange bolsters advisory board

Plus: key hires from Virtru, Applied Insight and more.

Amee Mungo, GoKart Labs' new director of client services.

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GoKart Labs, a tech, design studio and digital agency working in healthcare, finance and education, has promoted Amee Mungo to director of client services.

Mungo previously worked within the company as the East Coast client strategy lead, where she focused on client digital transformation and product strategy, client development and new business development, according to her Linkedin. In her new role as the director of client services, Mungo will be working on building GoKart Labs’ client leadership team and growing new and existing client relationships on the East Coast.

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John Hynes has been appointed CEO of Applied Insight, a company that designs solutions to help the federal government solve tech problems. Hynes joins the Ashburn, Va.–based team with more than 28 years of experience growing mission-oriented technology companies that support the intelligence, defense and federal civilian communities, the company said in a statement. Hynes graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a degree in economics before attending George Washington University to obtain his master’s degree in management information systems. He currently sits on the advisory board of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance and serves on the board of the Capital Area Food Bank.

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Quantum Xchange, a company working to be the provider of the first quantum secured network in the U.S., announced that Dr. Whitfield Diffie has joined its advisory board. Diffie is the co-inventor of public key cryptography and he said he was attracted to the company after the Bethesda, Md.-based startup due to its early market status, innovative product offering, respected leadership and role within the growing quantum space.

“We are thrilled to welcome Whit Diffie to Quantum Xchange’s board of advisors,” John Prisco, president and CEO of Quantum Xchange said in a statement. “Having the support of a renowned cryptographer who shares our vision to protect today’s encryption standards from the threat of quantum computers is a big advantage. Additionally, Whit’s experience of being first to market will be invaluable to the future success of Quantum Xchange.”

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Washington, D.C.–based data security startup Virtru has named Neville Letzerich as its new chief marketing officer (CMO) to focus on the company’s global expansion in the enterprise data privacy sector, scaling the reach and impact of the company’s brand and delivering world-class go-to-market execution, the company said in a statement. Letzerich joins the team with 20 years of enterprise software marketing, sales and product experience.

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Silver Spring, Md.-based media giant Discovery has hired Avi Saxena as its direct-to-consumer chief technology officer, a newly created role. Saxena previously worked as VP of tech for Amazon Marketplace. Saxena will oversee the technology systems and global platforms that will serve all of Discovery’s Direct-to-Consumer products in the U.S. and internationally. He will also lead Discovery’s new Seattle office.

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