Skytap Poised for Rapid Expansion in 2015, Hires Vice President of Talent

Tina Aarsvold

Seattle, WA – February 10, 2015 – Skytap Inc., the leading provider of on-demand Environments as a Service (EaaS), today appointed Jill Domanico as vice president of talent. In her role, Jill is responsible for nurturing and growing Skytap’s innovative and collaborative culture, and expanding the company’s world-class team through recruitment, employee engagement, retention, connection, and communication.

Over the next year, Skytap plans to expand from 115 to 175 employees, with the largest number of new hires slated for engineering. Jill’s appointment comes on the heels of Skytap’s $35 million Series D funding announcement, and record growth in 2014.

“I’m eager to expose Skytap as the best kept secret for engineering talent in Seattle,” said Jill Domanico, vice president of talent for Skytap. “Skytap is unique in offering the opportunity to work on a product for engineers by engineers that’s capable of solving large scale and complex enterprise problems.”

Jill brings a wealth of experience to Skytap having spent over 20 years in a variety of HR leadership and consulting roles, including recruiting, HR administration, organizational design, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Jill has worked with companies at different stages of growth, from start-ups such as Visio and iStart Ventures, to market leaders including Microsoft and Google. Jill began her high-tech career with Visio Corporation, leading the company’s recruiting and HR generalist functions through the company’s acquisition by Microsoft in 2000. She then transitioned into various roles within Microsoft HR, where she led the MS HR M&A team, working on over 80 deals in her career, including the Microsoft acquisition of Skype.

“Pursuing aggressive growth while maintaining a flexible and innovative company culture is no easy balancing act,” said Thor Culverhouse, CEO of Skytap. “Jill’s past experience working with high growth companies makes her the best person for this role. Our growing team is ready to drive innovation in software development and make a real impact in the world of cloud computing.”

In what Jill calls her “work life blend,” she and her husband Jason, also own a boutique winery, Domanico Cellars, located in Seattle and Prosser, WA.

To learn more about joining Skytap, please visit the career page at www.skytap.com/company/careers.

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