Lanyon Sets New CTO

Irving, Texas-based Lanyon, a provider of cloud-based software for the meeting and events industry, said Thursday that it has named John Pulling as its new Chief Technology Officer. Pulling joins the company from ACTIVE Network Business Solutions, which recently acquired group reservations company Passkey. Both ACTIVE Network Business Solutions and Lanyon are owned by private equity investor Vista Equity Partners. Pulling also served at BigMachines, which also had been owned by Vista Equity, and also has served at Infor and Provia Software.