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Talent Tracker: Digital Natives, Bluestripe Group, Alteryx and many more

Digital Natives, the social-first creative agency, has announced the appointment of Daniel Lee as Strategy Director. Reporting into MD Alistair Fitch, Lee further bolsters the agency’s strategic offering to its fast-growing list of clients. Previously working as a freelance strategic director across multiple brands and agencies, and having also worked at Forever Beta, Lee has several awards under his belt including having a leading part in the teams that won Drum Network Award in the Content Marketing Campaign of the Year as well as IPA and Sports Marketing Industry Awards.

Integrated B2B marketing services business Bluestripe Group has appointed experienced digital strategist Adam Libonatti-Roche as its first Digital Strategy Lead.  Libonatti-Roche joins Bluestripe with over 10 years of digital marketing experience across B2B and consumer brands including The Drum, Golin, Cannes Lions and Nintendo. The appointment comes as Bluestripe rapidly expands its B2B digital offering, encompassing creative social, content and influencer strategies across paid, earned and organic.  Adam will lead this expansion with the development of a suite of new digital product and service offerings.

Alteryx, Inc., the Analytics Automation company, has announced that Jason Janicke has been appointed as senior vice president of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Janicke brings more than two decades of experience in building and leading high-performing, customer-centric teams across EMEA and the Americas as a SaaS sales veteran at some of the world’s largest enterprise technology companies. He joins Alteryx from Conga where he was responsible for developing successful customer, partner and alliances focused go-to-market initiatives, driving significant new recurring revenue growth across EMEA. Prior to Conga, Janicke was area vice president of sales at Salesforce.

payabl., the European payments expert that enables businesses to take payments easily, reliably and securely, announces it has appointed Igor Skachkov as its new Chief Product Officer. Having worked within the payments industry for over 12 years, including at Klarna and Visa, Skachkov is experienced in card acquiring and issuing, Buy Now Pay Later, e-wallets, subscriptions and tokenized payments. With payabl.’s bold ambition to help merchants grow through innovative payments, Skachkov has been appointed to drive the company’s next phase of product development.