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EMC Names New CTO To Shape New Cloud, Big Data Focus

Cloud storage provider EMC has named former Huawei senior executive John Roese, 41, its new CTO, replacing Jeff Nick. In his new position, Roese will play a key role in shaping EMC’s technology strategy as the company embarks on its next phase of growth and leadership across the key IT trends of cloud, big data and IT. Jeff Nick, who has served as EMC’s CTO for the last eight years, has transitioned to a new CTO role to focus on big data and emerging applications initiatives.

Thursday, 13 September 2012 09:16

Women Appointed to Large Boards 8/1 to 9/9 2012

Cisco Appoints Well-known Former Government Official to Board

Cisco appointed Dr. Kristina M. Johnson, Ph.D., 54, CEO of Enduring Energy, to its Board. Dr. Johnson most recently served as Under Secretary of Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy before joining Enduring Energy. Prior to joining the Department of Energy, Dr. Johnson served as Provost and VP for Academic Affairs at Johns Hopkins University and Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. In addition to her academic career, she is an inventor and entrepreneur, holding over 45 U.S. patents (129 U.S. and international patents) and co-founder of several successful companies including, ColorLink.

Friday, 07 September 2012 08:42

Women Appointed to Tech Boards 7/25 to 9/3 2012

Cisco Appoints Well-known Former Government Official to Board

Cisco appointed Dr. Kristina M. Johnson, Ph.D., 54, CEO of Enduring Energy, to its Board. Dr. Johnson most recently served as Under Secretary of Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy before joining Enduring Energy. Prior to joining the Department of Energy, Dr. Johnson served as Provost and VP for Academic Affairs at Johns Hopkins University and Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. In addition to her academic career, she is an inventor and entrepreneur, holding over 45 U.S. patents (129 U.S. and international patents) and co-founder of several successful companies including, ColorLink.

Friday, 07 September 2012 08:38

New Chairman & Board Appointments 7/25 to 9/3 2012

Cisco Appoints salesforce.com CEO and Well-known Former Government Official to Board

Cisco appointed Marc Benioff, 47, Chairman and CEO of salesforce.com and Dr. Kristina M. Johnson, Ph.D., 54, CEO of Enduring Energy, to its Board. Marc Benioff co-founded Salesforce.com in 1999 and has been its CEO since 2001 and Chairman since 1999. He serves as General Advisor of Keas. He was employed at Oracle where he held a number of positions in sales, marketing and product development, and served as SVP.

New CEO at VMware

Pat Gelsinger, 50, who was President and COO of EMC Information Infrastructure Products, becomes CEO of 80%-owned VMware effective September 1. He also joins the VMware board. Prior to joining EMC in 2009 he was SVP and Co-GM of Intel’s Digital Enterprise Group. Before that he led Intel Labs and was Intel's first CTO.

Apple’s Hardware and Finance Execs Retire

Apple's SVP of Hardware Engineering, Bob Mansfield, 55, will retire and the role will be transitioned to Dan Riccio, Apple's VP of iPad Hardware Engineering, over several months. The entire hardware engineering team will continue to report to Mansfield until his departure. As SVP of Hardware Engineering, Mansfield has led Mac hardware engineering since 2005, iPhoneR and iPodR hardware engineering since 2010, and iPadR hardware engineering since its inception. Mansfield joined Apple in 1999 when Apple acquired Raycer Graphics, where he was VP of Engineering.

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Wednesday, 18 July 2012 01:59

Breaking News 7/18/2012

EMC reshuffles executive ranks with new CEO at VMware

Pat Gelsinger, 50, who was President and COO of EMC Information Infrastructure Products, becomes CEO of 80%-owned VMware effective September 1. He also joins the VMware board. Prior to joining EMC in 2009 he was SVP and Co-GM of Intel’s Digital Enterprise Group. Before that he led Intel Labs and was Intel's first CTO.

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Thursday, 02 February 2012 16:25

Women Appointed to Tech Boards 1/3 to 2/3 2012

Google Elects Former VMware Exec to Board

Google has elected Diane Greene, 55, to its Board. Greene is the Co-founder and former CEO of VMware. Earlier in her career, she served as an EVP at EMC and held technical leadership positions at Silicon Graphics, Tandem, and Sybase. Currently, Greene serves on the Board of Directors at Intuit.

Google Elects Former VMware Exec to Board; Division Head Promoted

Google has elected Diane Greene, 55, to its Board. Greene is the Co-founder and former CEO of VMware. Earlier in her career, she served as an EVP at EMC and held technical leadership positions at Silicon Graphics, Tandem, and Sybase. Currently, Greene serves on the Board of Directors at Intuit.

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Microsoft Adds to Windows Phone Team

Microsoft has promoted Andrew Lees to President of Windows Phone and Windows 8. In the past, he has served as Corporate VP of the Microsoft Server & Tools Marketing and Solutions Group. Prior to joining the Server & Tools Group, Lees held a variety of different roles within the Worldwide Sales, Marketing and Services Group. He joined Microsoft in 1990 and spent 10 years at Microsoft U.K.

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