People: Yahoo, Google, Flurry, Crystal Dynamics

Who’s staying, who’s moving and who got promoted.

Google hired Java founder James Gosling. [VentureBeat]

People MovesTim Parsey joined Yahoo as Head UX Designer. [AllThingsD]

Scot Amos jumped from Visceral Games to Crystal Dynamics. [GamesIndustry]

Pulse Electronics Corporation, provider of electronic components, named John Dickson as senior vice president, chief information officer and human resources. [BusinessWire]

Benaissance, which provides business technologies and BPO solutions for COBRA and non-COBRA third party administrators and insurance carriers, appointed Matthew Malatek as Database Administrator. [BusinessWire]

Groupon’s Chief Operating Officer Rob Solomon is departing as the company prepares for an initial public offering. [Bloomberg]

Content management platform company DotNetNuke Corp., hired Bob Cortale as senior vice president of sales. [SFGate]

Dr. Per Önnerud is CTO of Boston-Power, which provides lithium-ion battery cells, modules and systems. [BusinessWire]

Jeferson Valadares joined Flurry “to help game developers make their games better and more viral.” [VentureBeat]

Tracy Keogh became HP’s Executive Vice President of Human Resources [BusinessWire]

Paul Krutko became President and CEO of business accelerator Ann Arbor SPARK [Xconomy Detroit]

Ronald Gaboury leaves EMC to become CEO and COO at VCE. [CRN]

UnboundID promoted James Snyder to VP of Engineering. [BusinessWire]

Digital Reef Inc, a supplier of SaaS based discovery and file governance services, recruited Chris Risley to become President and CEO. [BusinessWire]

The Judge Group appointed Tanya Samuels Director of IT Staffing in San Francisco. [BusinessWire]

Health IT firm Encore Health Resources named Thomas (Tom) J. Niehaus as Executive Vice President for Client Services. [BusinessWire]

Pud Kaplan — who founded the late, great proto-blog F***ed Company, left his startup, Blippy. [Business Insider]

Array Information Technology (ARRAY) hired Richard (Rick) Perry as Vice President and General Manager for Civilian Operations, and Jay Kalath as CTO and Vice President and General Manager for National Security Operations.  [BusinessWire]