Bazaarvoice Names CTO

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, the provider of ratings and reviews software for e-commerce sites, announced today that it has hired Kumar Srinivasan as its Chief Technology Officer. Srinivasan has previously served at and At, he was Chief Product and Technology Officer; at Amazon, Srinivasan served as Vice President and General Manager, heading up Amazon's payment web services, merchant, and developer solutions. Bazaarvoice said that Srinivasan has also served at,, Blockbuster Inc. and Wal-Mart, Inc.