Ricotta goes to Peermeta

Peermeta Inc., an early stage mobile software platform developer focused on the intersection of digitized content, Web 2.0 services and mobile technologies, has named Jim Ricotta president and chief executive. Prior to joining the Acton, Mass.-based company, Ricotta was vice president and general manager of IBM Corp's (NYSE: IBM) Appliance business unit. Peermeta is backed by venture capital firms Sigma Partners and Kepha Partners. www.peermeta.com