CodeBaby Hires Exec

Colorado Springs-based CodeBaby, a firm that develops animated characters for the e-learning and web market, announced earlier this week that it has hired on Jake Swenson as the firm's Director of Services. The firm said that Swenson was most recently Senior Manager of Software Development at T-Mobile USA, and has also served at Accenture. CodeBaby's animated characters are featured on web sites and within software and talk to users. CodeBaby is headed by Patrick Bultema, who was most recently a Venture Partner at vSpring Capital; Bultema also was CEO of XAware and FrontRange Solutions, in addition to founding Knowlix and serving as Chairman at the Help Desk Institute.