Comcast's corporate venturing arm has expanded its investment team with three principals: Fatima Husain, Adam Spivack and Sheena Jindal.
SoftBank has selected four senior management members – Chris Cooper, Patricia Menendez-Cambo, Francisco Sorrentino and Lee Bocker – for its Latin America Fund, SBGI subsidiary and new entity SoftBank Tech Hub.
Erin Keller, formerly a senior associate at Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley, has joined Toyota AI Ventures in a similar role.
GCV Powerlist member Thomas Birr is set to leave his role managing Innogy’s innovation activities to perform similar duties at Eon as the energy utilities prepare to merge.
Newly retired Intel Capital managing director Keith Larson discussed how the unit helped to change the corporate venturing landscape and the benefits of syndicating with other investors.
Masatoshi Ueno, who was part of GCV's 2017 Powerlist, has departed from Asahi Glass where he had been a senior manager at its AGC Ventures unit for nearly eight years to join Komatsu.
Gil Ahrens, formerly head of venture capital and emerging growth coverage at Wells Fargo Securities, is set to reprise his role at Deutsche Bank.
Rohit Dave, previously senior director and head of M&A at WeWork, has ascended to vice-president and will continue heading M&A activities alongside running its Creator Fund.