Jim Smith was promoted to GP with Mohr, Davidow Ventures. He has been with the firm for over five years, most recently as a principal focused on communications and computing infrastructure.
Ceclilia Claudio has joined Clearstone Venture Partners as an executive-in-residence. She most recently served as executive vice president and CIO of Zurich Financial Services.
Lizette Perez-Deisboeck has joined Goodwin Proctor LLP as a Boston-based partner in the firmís technology and emerging companies practice. She previously served as vice president of legal affairs and operations for Idealab.
Duke Street Capital has promoted both Sharon Corper and John Harper to director. Corper joined Duke Street in 1989, and is responsible for fund-raising and investor relations. Harper came aboard in 2000 and has worked on mid-market private equity transactions.
Alain Couder has joined Sofinnova Ventures as an IT venture advisor, and will take board seats with several Sofinnova portfolio companies. He recently served as CEO of Confluent Software Inc.
John Fluke Jr., chairman of Fluke Capital Management, has joined the board of TeraCloud Corp., a Bellevue, Wash.-based provider of storage-resource management solutions.
Michael Profenius has joined Warburg Pincus as a managing director. He most recently served as managing director and global co-head of Merrill Lynchís real estate and hospitality ñbanking group. He currently is based in Warburgís London office, but soon will relocate to New York to lead the firmís worldwide real estate investing activities.
Charles Riceman has joined Golub Associates as a principal. He was a vice president at Albion Alliance LLC, where he supervised subordinated debt and equity investments.