By: Benjamin Kuo | February 5, 2014 (Featured on socalTECH)
Santa Monica-based enterprise, real time messaging services and software provider TigerText is bolstering its engineering ranks, saying Wednesday that it has snagged software and development veterans from both Symantec and LinkedIn as new VPs. TigerText – whose real-time messaging software is heavily used by healthcare and other businesses to replace insecure, text messaging – said it has hired Deepak Kothule as its new Vice President of Engineering, and Johnathan Podemsky as its new Vice President of Product. Kothule was previously a Software Development Manager at Symantec, and Podemsky was Linkedin’s Search Product Manager. Kothule also served at Sendia/Salesforce.com, Peregrine Systems, Symphoni Interactive, iBrain Software and other companies. Podemsky previously also served at Splunk and the Israeli Army’s intelligence, in addition to LinkedIn.