Rackspace Hosting’s President Steps Down
Lew Moorman, President of cloud hosting provider Rackspace Hosting, has stepped down from his position, in order to deal with multiple family health issues. Moorman has been with the company for 13 years. He has played an important role in developing OpenStack, the open source cloud computing platform that Rackspace and NASA jointly founded three years ago. Moorman joined the company in 2000 and has served in a variety of strategy and marketing roles throughout the company's growth. Before joining Rackspace, Moorman held several positions at the management consulting firm McKinsey, advising high technology clients on critical strategic issues.
Cisco Exec Named CIO at Riverbed
Riverbed Technology appointed Ginna Raahauge as Senior Vice President and CIO. Her responsibilities will include the company's IT strategy, applications, infrastructure, security, and support. Prior to Riverbed, Raahauge was Vice President, IT at Cisco, where she was responsible for directing the Customer Value Chain Management IT organization. Prior to Cisco, Raahauge was the Vice President of IT and Real Estate for PalmSource from the time of spinoff from Palm through the peak of its growth. Raahauge is on the board of MentorNet, a non-profit with a mission to ensure the success of the technology and engineering workforce of the future, and is a member of two angel investment firms that specialize in bringing capital to demographics that have historically been ignored.
TeleTech Appoints Healthcare Services Expert to Board
TeleTech, a leading global provider of technology-enabled, cloud-based, customer-centric business process solutions, appointed Tracy L. Bahl, 49, to its Board. Bahl is a recognized expert in healthcare services strategy and economics. Since 2007, he has served as a special advisor to General Atlantic and its portfolio companies including MedExpress, a chain of urgent care service centers throughout the United States, and Emdeon, a provider of health information exchange and revenue cycle management solutions. Prior to joining General Atlantic, he served as the CEO of Uniprise, a division of UnitedHealth Group, and CMO for UnitedHealth. He was an executive with CIGNA Healthcare prior to that.
Nebula Appoints Seasoned Enterprise Technology Expert to Board
Nebula, the private cloud computing company, named industry veteran and former Veritas Software chairman and CEO Mark Leslie to the company’s board. During his tenure as CEO, Veritas experienced tremendous success—achieving the distinction of becoming a Fortune 1000 company. Leslie is an investor and board member in various high tech start-ups and lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, designed and developed the first software hypervisor while employed at IBM in 1969. In addition to Nebula, Leslie serves on the Boards of Directors of companies including Big Switch Networks and SugarCRM.
Cloud Backup Provider Intronis Appoints CMO
Intronis appointed Aaron Dun as the company’s first CMO, to further its growth and partner development plans. Before joining Intronis, Dun served as the vice president of marketing and strategy for Percussion Software, where he led the business to a stronger focus on new product innovation and market direction. Before Percussion, he led marketing behind Ness Technologies, Lionbridge Technologies and Softscape, which was acquired by SumTotal.
Cloud Service Provider PeakColo Appoints New Sales Leader
PeakColo, a leading enterprise-class IaaS cloud service provider for channel partners, appointed Dave Woodward as SVP of Sales. Woodward joins Peak from Insight, a Fortune 500 global provider of IT solutions, where he served as SVP, U.S. Sales. Woodward’s distinguished career spans some of the largest technology companies in the industry including roles as Regional Vice President of Sales and Delivery at Calence, Regional Channel Manager at Cisco and Global Sales Manager at Lucent Technologies.
Date Range: July 13th - August 11th