ChowNow Names CTO

Los Angeles-based restaurant ordering systems developer Chownow says it has named a new Chief Technology Officer. According to the company, Bharath Chinamanthur has joined the company as CTO from Blink Health, where he was EVP of Product, Engineering, and Operations. Chinamanthur also previously served at Charles Schwab as an SVP, and also served at Amazon. As part of his role, Chinamanthur said he plans to grow ChowNow's team. ChowNow provides restaurants with software, allowing them to manage pick up and delivery, as well as providing marketing tools. The company is backed by Daher Capital, Double M Partners, Karlin Ventures, Steadfast Venture Capital, Upfront Ventures, and Velos Partners.