Tag: Chef

08
Oct
2020
Posted in technology

Progress makes layoffs at Chef after $220M acquisition, says it remains committed to roadmap

Progress CEO Yogesh Gupta

Business application platform Progress is making an unspecified number of job cuts at Chef after completing its previously announced $220 million acquisition of the Seattle-based enterprise automation technology company this week.

People impacted by the cuts include a portion of Chef’s engineering team, including employees in Seattle and other locations, prompting former colleagues and others in the developer community to rally around them on the #cheffriends hashtag on Twitter.

In an interview with GeekWire this week, Progress CEO Yogesh Gupta said the 40-year-old Boston-area company remains committed to Chef’s product roadmap, open-source projects and business customers, calling Chef a strong cultural match for Progress and “a perfect fit from an overall strategy perspective.”

“We continue to see tremendous potential moving forward with the folks from Chef that have come on board, and the Progress team working together,” he said.

Gupta said Chef’s strengths in enterprise automation and developer operations security (DevSecOps) are especially good complements to Progress’s existing technologies. He expressed optimism that the Progress’s larger scale in areas such as tech support and customer success, as well as its outsized investments in research and development, would further elevate Chef’s efforts.

Pressed for details on the cutbacks, Gupta declined to acknowledge or address any layoffs, saying he was limited in what he could say given Progress’s status as a public company. Based in Bedford, Mass., the company publicly traded on the Nasdaq. However, a spokesperson followed up with a statement from Gupta: “While not everyone from Chef is continuing with the go forward organization, it is our commitment is to treat everyone fairly and respectfully.”

Progress executive Sundar Subramanian will serve as general manager of the Chef business, he said in a post on the Chef blog this week. “I believe Progress can build on what

04
Oct
2020
Posted in technology

ClickStream’s Game Host, Celebrity Chef Jordan Andino to Appear Today on the Digital Stock & Investment News Network Rich TV Live

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / September 28, 2020 / Clickstream Corp (OTC PINK:CLIS) announced today that its’ original programing game host Jordan Andino will appear on Rich TV Live, a financial focused digital network. The interview will air this afternoon at 1PM ET on https://www.youtube.com/c/RICHTVLIVE and will be available on ClickStream’s social media platforms shortly thereafter.

Andino will discuss his role in the development of ClickStream’s WinQuik™ App, as well as the multiple shows he’s set to host when the app launches this week. The mobile and digital gaming platform is designed for users seeking the thrill of live competition. WinQuik™ will debut with seven initial game hosts featuring 26 different trivia genres. Winners of each live daily show will be eligible to win real cash and prizes by competing against other users in rapid-format trivia.

WinQuik™’s lineup will feature celebrity hosts such as Actor Pooch Hall, NFL quarterback and former NASA intern Joshua Dobbs, New York City restauranteur and celebrity chef Jordan Andino, NFL Network’s Brian Baldinger, US Army Green Beret and survival expert Mykel Hawke, former ESPN host Howie “The Sultan of Sports Trivia” Schwab and Emmy-Award winning journalist, documentary film producer and ClickStream’s Vice President of Original Programming Amber Theoharis.

ClickStream is actively identifying TV and entertainment personalities to expand programming as the company scales to deliver the world’s first synchronized mobile and digital network.

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