Messaging software platform Podium has hired former Shopify executive Loren Padelford as chief operating officer, The Information has learned. Until June, Padelford was the general manager and vice president of revenue at Shopify. Lehi, Utah-based Podium hopes Padelord will help expand its customer base, Podium’s CEO Eric Rea told The Information. Podium currently serves 100,000 merchants and...
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