Jive Software Gets Interim CEO

2/22/10Follow @gthuang

Portland, OR-based Jive Software announced today that CEO and co-founder Dave Hersh has left his post to become chairman of the board. Jive has appointed board member Tony Zingale as interim CEO while it conducts a search for a permanent successor. Zingale is the former chief executive of Mercury Interactive and Clarify. Jive makes social software for businesses including Cisco, Intel, Nike, SAP, T-Mobile. In October, the company raised $12 million in Series B funding from Sequoia Capital to expand its products.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and the Editor of Xconomy Boston. You can e-mail him at gthuang@xconomy.com. Follow @gthuang