By the numbers, overall:
- Total Tech Exec Roles Open:85
- New Tech Exec Appointments: 87 (5 women or 5.74%, 82 men)
In terms of the 85 Open Roles, the functional breakdown is as follows:
- 40 CIO roles
- 29 CTOs
- 14 CISOs
- 2 Tech & Ops
The geographic breakdown of open roles and new appointments was as follows:
New Tech Function Openings: 9 – Unisys (PA), Teradata Labs (CA), Cartesian (KS), Peeple App (CA), MobileGuard (NC), New York Power Authority (NY), SafeAuto (OH), Mazuma Credit Union (KS), Jellyvision Lab (IL)
Tech Execs Appointed - Sources
Sources of Appointments: 75 were External appointments, and 12 were internal promotions – Divisional execs (2), tech executives joining from acquired companies (1), Interim CIO (1), Others (8)
Others: SVP or VP, Technology, VP-Business Transformation, VP-Research & Innovation, Founder, Director or Senior Director of IT, CFO, CIO to CTO, CTO to President, technology etc.
Diversity: 5.74% of the appointments are women CIOs. JPMorgan Chase (NY), CBRE Group (CA), Lincoln Electric Holdings (OH), Horizon Global (MI), BevMo Holdings (CA).
Geographic Distribution: 71 in the US, 7 in Europe and 9 in Asia/Russia.
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Tech Exec Open Roles (as of July 13, 2016)
Dell, Texas - $59B, November 2015
Paul J. Walsh, Dell’s CIO, is leaving the company. Scott Pittman, who had been leading Dell’s IT infrastructure services, was named interim CIO while the company looks for a permanent replacement.
Lenovo, China - $46.3B, April 2016
Lenovo's chief of technology Peter Hortensius will entirely take up his new role, heading technology and strategy for the firms new Data Center Group, while previous CTO and present head of Lenovo Capital and Investment Group (LCIG) George He will become acting CTO while the firm looks for a permanent leader in that designation.
UBS AG, Switzerland - $31.9B, March 2016
Global CIO of UBS Oliver Bussmann resigns. New COO Axel Lehmann will act as head of IT until a replacement is named.
Schneider Electric (Americas), Massachusetts - $27.2B, July 2015
Schneider Electric is seeking a CISO, Americas, who will be responsible for establishing and maintaining an enterprise-wide information risk security/privacy program while ensuring tight linkage with the overall corporate strategy.
Goldman Sachs, New York - $26.45B, May 2016
Goldman Sachs Group announced that Lance Braunstein has left Group as MD and global head of investment banking technology.
Travelers Companies, New York - $26.29B, May 2016
Greg Toczydlowski leaves the role of EVP and President, Small Commercial, Business Insurance Technology and Operations, to become President of Business Insurance
Facebook, California- $17.93B, May 2016
Facebook is searching for a new CIO. Tim Campos, the company’s current CIO, is leaving at the end of the year to start a new company.
TE Connectivity, Switzerland - $14.26B, October 2015
EVP and CTO, Robert Shaddock, is retiring from the Company effective late in 2016.
Biogen, Massachusetts - $9.7B, June 2016
After just over a year in the position, Biogen CIO Matt Griffiths is no longer with the company. Biogen plans to fill the CIO position. In the meantime, Mr. Griffiths’ organization reports to Adriana Andi Karaboutis, Biogen’s EVP of technology, business solutions and corporate affairs.
Ameriprise Financial, Minnesota - $9.1B, May 2015
Ameriprise Financial is currently seeking a CISO.
Medibank, Australia - $4.48B, May 2016
Medibank Private Limited announced the resignation of Sarah Harland, EGM Technology & Operations. Sarah has accepted a senior appointment within the Suncorp Group.
Tesla Motors, California - $3.5B, March 2016
Jay Vijayan has left his job as the CIO at Tesla Motors to begin working on a stealth startup. Tesla Motors confirmed Mr. Vijayan’s departure, but it would not say whether it has yet found a permanent replacement.
Unisys, Pennsylvania - $3.01B, July 2016
Unisys is seeking a CISO. The CISO is responsible for setting and maintaining the internal IT security direction for Unisys.
Teradata Labs, California - $2.53B, July 2016
Teradata Labs is looking for a CTO to join the Unified Data Architecture (UDA) Platform Technologies team.
hhgregg, Indiana - $2.00B, March 2016
On March 23, 2016, Trent Taylor resigned from hhgregg as CIO to pursue other opportunities.
Jack Henry & Associates, Missouri - $1.3B, September 2015
Jack Henry & Associates is currently seeking a CISO who will be responsible for overseeing the strategy, design and implementation of enterprise-level information security initiatives and programs.
Corbion, Noord-Holland - $948.4M, September 2015
Corbion has announced that Mr. Sven Thormählen, CTO and member of the company's board of management, is stepping down as board member and will leave the company. His tasks and responsibilities as CTO will temporarily be covered by the CEO of the company.
Lumber Liquidators, Virginia - $978.80M, March 2016
On March 2, 2016, Charles A. Schwartz, the CIO and SVP, business development, of Lumber Liquidators Holdings notified the company that he is resigning, effective March 16, 2016, in order to pursue another opportunity.
Morningstar, Illinois - $783.6M, November 2015
Greg Goff, Morningstar's CTO, has decided to leave the firm effective December 4, 2015 to join Uptake Technologies.
MicroStrategy, Virginia - $579.8M, June 2015
MicroStrategy seeks a CISO, who will establish and develop global information security management programs for our internal systems and customer offerings
Town Sports International Holdings, New York - $442M, September 2015
On September 11, 2015, the employment of Paul Barron, CIO of Town Sports International Holdings, was terminated without cause. Mr. Barron will receive severance payments and benefits as set forth in the Amended and Restated Executive Severance Agreement, dated February 25, 2015.
TeleCommunication Systems, Maryland - $364.1M, November 2015
TeleCommunication Systems announced the termination of Mr. Drew A. Morin, SVP and CTO of the company on October 28, 2015.
ShoreTel, California - $360.9M, May 2016
Pankaj Malhotra, the CTO of ShoreTel announced that he would be leaving the Company, effective June 30, 2016, on mutually agreeable terms. The company hasn’t announced any replacement yet.
Ruckus Wireless, California - $326.9M, June 2015
William Bill Kish is leaving his position as CTO of Ruckus Wireless, to pursue new interests, and has stepped down as a member of the Board of Directors. The company has launched a search for a new CTO who will fuel the next wave of innovation.
StarTek, Colorado - $252.7M, October 2015
Kamalesh Dwivedi, the company's CIO, separated from the company effective October 14, 2015.
inContact, Utah - $222.0M, April 2016
On April 15, 2016, inContact reached an agreement with Julian Critchfield, EVP and CTO, for his separation from service with the Company.
Philex Mining, Philippines - $187.7M, December 2015
Philex Mining Corp. announced the resignation of RAYMUND BRETT C. MEDEL as VP and CIO, with effective from January 31, 2016.
LogMeIn, Massachusetts - $166.3M, November 2014
LogMeIn is seeking a CISO to serve as a subject matter expert and leader reporting into the CTO. The CISO will lead a global team of four and be responsible for the security of LogMeIn’s suite of award winning software products (including secure development), product delivery (NOC), security features of our products (security design), internal infrastructure (development environment), and 3rd party services (CRM’s, etc).
Xunlei Limited, China - $164M, November 2015
Xunlei Limited's board of directors has appointed Mr. Lei Chen, the Company's CTO, as Co-CEO. Simultaneously, Mr. Chen resigned as Xunlei's CTO, a post he has held since joining the company in November 2014.
Mastech Holdings, Pennsylvania - $123.50M, March 2016
On March 11, 2016, Denis D. Deet ceased to be VP of Technology and CIO of Mastech Holdings.
Spar Group, New York - $119.3M, April 2016
SPAR Group announced that its CIO, Panos Mastrogiannis will be leaving the company to pursue other opportunities, effective May 6, 2016.
Cartesian, Kansas - $80.6M, June 2016
Cartesian announced the termination of employment to Jim Baker, the Company's CTO and CIO and a named executive officer.
Kresta Holdings, Australia - $69.9M, April 2016
Albert Xu has resigned as CIO, a role he has filled since June 2014.
Spark Networks, California - $55M, October 2015
Spark Networks announced that resignation of Gregory J. Franchina as a CIO, delivered a notice of resignation to the Company indicating that he intended to resign from the Company effective as of November 14, 2015. The Company intends to replace Mr. Franchina and has initiated the process of recruiting qualified candidates.
CSB Bancorp , Ohio - $24.5M, February 2016
CSB Bancorp announced that Steven R. Bailey, EVP, COO and CIO of the company and its wholly owned affiliate The Commercial & Savings Bank, notified the company that he will be retiring and resigning his positions with the Companies, effective March 4, 2016.
Diadexus, California - $18.10M, March 2016
Diadexus announced that Dr. Emilia Zychlinksy, EVP and Chief Technical Officer, notified the company on March 14, 2016, that she is resigning effective as of April 1, 2016. She will continue in that role until the effective date of her resignation.
NMI Holdings, California - $7.1M, January 2015
Stan Pachura, EVP and CIO, leaves. Pachura's current duties and responsibilities will be assumed by existing members of the Company's management team, until a replacement is chosen.
Uni-Pixel, California - $2.87M, January 2016
On December 28, 2015, Robert Petcavich, the SVP and CTO of Uni-Pixel, Inc, tendered to the company his resignation for personal reasons, effective as of December 31, 2015. Mr. Petcavich will continue to provide services to the company as a consultant.
B-Scada, Florida - $1.8M, April 2016
B-Scada announced that Joshua Weeks, CTO, resigned his position effective April 1, 2016.
SPYR, Colorado - $1.6M, April 2016
SPYR announced that effective March 31, 2016, Mark McGarrity, the Company's CIO, resigned his position with the company.
CannaSys, Colorado - $0.08M, March 2016
Brandon C. Jennewine resigned from his position as CTO. Mr. Jennewine remains on the board of directors.
Activistic Holdings, Australia, November 2015
The Company announced that Activistic Holdings Pty Ltd’s CTO, Mr. Shahab Zeinoghli has resigned effective 18 November.
American Traffic Solutions, Arizona, September 2015
The company is looking for a CIO responsible for leading and overseeing all aspects of the Company’s technology capabilities, resources and assets.
Wikimedia Foundation, California, June 2015
Wikimedia is looking for a CTO to lead and connect with communities of volunteers, researchers, and users. The CTO must have the ability to understand and synthesize a vast amount of data, opinions and emerging technologies
Centrify, California, July 2015
The CISO is the leader of the corporate/physical security function for Centrify, which includes responsibility for overall corporate security strategy, security architecture development, and global function oversight
Smaato, California, September 2015
Smaato is seeking a CTO to determine the direction of software development, solutions and product offerings.
VITAS Healthcare, Florida, June 2015
The company is looking for a CISO, to work closely with the IT and Technical Services teams to identify, document and mitigate IT security concerns as related to overall access to resources.
NIBCO, Indiana, September 2015
NIBCO is seeking a CIO for setting long and mid-range strategies, objectives and initiatives for the Information Services function.
Brookstone, New Hampshire, June 2015
The CIO is responsible to oversee the development of corporate standards, technology architecture, technology evaluation and transfer; sponsor the business technology planning process; manage client relations; align IT with the business; and develop IT financial management systems.
Colgate University, New York, July 2015
Colgate University is seeking a CISO to join the IT Services department to serve as the university expert on information security across all domains.
Broadcast Music (BMI), Tennessee, September 2015
BMI, one of the largest music rights management company in the US, is seeking a CIO who will be responsible for the company’s technological vision and leadership.
Ancestry.com, Utah, May 2015
Ancestry is currently looking for a leader to fill the new role of CISO, responsible for establishing, executing and maintaining the enterprise vision, strategy and program to ensure that Ancestry’s physical and digital information assets and technologies are adequately protected.
Valley Behavioral Health, Utah, June 2015
The agency is currently looking for a CIO as a core part of our strategy management team, advising the CEO, CFO, COO, and other core members on matters of strategic and tactical importance concerning IT systems, hardware, software, services, and maintenance.
Blucora, Washington, August 2015
Blucora is looking for a CISO who will be member of the company’s Operations Team.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington D.C., July 2015
The agency is looking for a CIO for providing forward-thinking direction and visionary executive leadership for the agency-wide information resources management and IT programs, as well as systems implementation, to assist the agency in achieving its safety mission.
Supreme Group, Washington, D.C., September 2015
The CIO’s role is to provide vision and leadership for developing and implementing IT initiatives. The CIO directs the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems in support of business operations in order to improve cost effectiveness, service quality and business development. She/he is also responsible & accountable for all aspects of the organization's IT and systems.
CommonBond, New York, September 2015
CommonBond is looking for a CTO, to lead the company’s development team and be responsible for delivering technology that enables the company to reach its goals.
First Help Financial, Massachusetts, October 2015
In order to continue rapid growth, FHF is looking for a highly motivated CTO with leadership and hands-on experience in programming, database, and team management.
Farm Journal Media, Illinois, October 2015
The SVP/CTO is a new position intended to drive systems development and technology advancements across the company.
The Buckle, Nebraska, November 2015
The Buckle is seeking a CIO to direct, plan, and manage the company's Information Systems employees and resources to ensure the effective development, implementation, and oversight of all data processing, computer operations, and related functions (Communications, Office and Retail Store Systems, Production Activities, Data Warehousing, Merchandise Management, etc.).
Robertshaw, Illinois, November 2015
Robertshaw currently seeks for a CIO to join the organization for directing the information and data integrity of the global business for all IT functions of the company.
Royal Canin USA, Missouri, November 2015
The company seeks a CTO who will be the strategic and IT leader for building and managing enterprise, data and application platforms (eCommerce, CRM, Navision, BI, infrastructure) with key accountabilities including: project management, technical documentation, interface development and management controls with all relevant systems, alignment with global team and partnership with all internal teams.
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts, December 2015
Brigham and Women's Hospital announced that Mark Andersen, MHA, MS, has been appointed interim CIO for Brigham and Women's Health Care (BWHC) effective Jan. 4, 2016. Anderson, who recently served as the interim chief technology and health information officer at University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, will ensure continued progress of the recent Partners eCare implementation while the search for a permanent CIO continues.
Ingram Content Group, Tennessee, February 2016
The Ingram Industries subsidiary is looking for a CIO who is expected to develop and implement an IT strategy that meets current needs, establishes a foundation and roadmap for future direction, and is supported and endorsed by the business.
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Maryland, February 2016
The commission is looking for a CIO who will report to the Executive Director for Operations (EDO). The CIO will establish policy to carryout NRC’s responsibilities established by the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014, the E-Government Act of 2002, the Federal Financial Management Improvement Act of 1996, the Federal IT Acquisitions Reform Act (FITARA), the Government Paperwork Elimination Act, the Federal Records Act, the Freedom of Information Act, and the Privacy Act.
Allina Health, Minnesota, February 2016
The company seeks a CISO, who will be responsible for overseeing the information security program, including information security policy and the coordination of security efforts across Allina Health.
Utica National Insurance Group, New York, February 2016
The company is looking for a CIO for establishing the strategic direction of the Company’s IT architecture.
Gordon Flesch Company, Wisconsin, February 2016
The company is on a search for a CIO, who will have specific responsibility for planning and implementing an information system strategy that meets the company’s business needs and delivers a good return on investment. Provides leadership to supervisory staff leading IS teams and overall IS department.
Leonard Technology Group, Florida, February 2016
The computer and network security company is seeking a CIO.
7, California, February 2016
7 is a rapidly growing Sequoia Capital-backed company with an enterprise SaaS offering. The company is looking for a CISO.
Prestige Care, Washington, February 2016
The company seeks a CIO to provide technology vision, leadership and direction in the development and implementation of organization-wide IT programs in support of business operations.
Skype, Washington, February 2016
Skype is looking for a CTO, Skype for Business Customer Engineering. The Skype Business Services is the engineering, operations and business group comprised of the Skype for Business Online with Office 365, and Skype for Business Server product lines.
Core, New York, February 2016
Core is looking for a CTO to be the technical lead to architect and build out version one of the product.
Entrust Datacard, Minnesota, February 2016
The CTO will be responsible for establishing the Company’s technical vision. The CTO’s function is to compel the technology vision to complement the business vision, setting the tone and direction for the company’s technologies.
Markit, Colorado, February 2016
Markit, a leading global diversified provider of financial information services, is looking for a CTO.
State of California, California, March 2016
California CIO Carlos Ramos retires. Amy Tong is now Acting Director, California Department of Technology. Tong served as the Chief Deputy Director of the Office of Systems Integration (OSI) and the Agency Information Officer of the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) since August 2014.
State of New Jersey, New Jersey, March 2016
New Jersey State CIO Steven Emanuel is stepping down next month and returning to the private sector.
University of Kentucky, Kentucky, May 2016
The university is looking for a CIO.
Mspark, Alabama, June 2016
Mspark, direct marketing solutions company for rural and suburban markets, seeks an experienced technology leader to join as CIO.
Peeple App, California, July 2016
Reputation management iOS app developer Peeple App is looking for a CTO helping to transition their company and position it for maximum growth.
MobileGuard, North Carolina, July 2016
MobileGuard, formerly TextGuard, is seeking a CTO to oversee all technical aspects and technological resources of the e-discovery and supervision solution provider.
New York Power Authority, New York, July 2016
New York Power Authority is looking for a Chief Security Officer (CSO) to build and sustain a Cyber Risk Framework that integrates Governance and Risk Compliance controls, requirements, oversight and validation into IT and Operational Technology (OT).
SafeAuto, Ohio, July 2016
Property and casualty auto insurance carrier SafeAuto is seeking a CIO who would build a IT model to meet current organizational needs and build for continued leveraging of technology services for the future.
Mazuma Credit Union, Kansas, July 2016
The credit union is looking for a CIO for initiating transformative change, implementing innovative solutions, directing and controlling the company’s information systems and technology activities.
Jellyvision Lab, Illinois, July 2016
Jellyvision is looking for a CTO, who will be business savvy and process-minded tech leader to integrate technology and business plans, make key architectural and infrastructure decisions.
Of Note: Other Tech Function Moves
- Himax Technologies announced CTO and SVP Chih-Chung Tsai has retired from his current position effective June 30, 2016 after 15 years of service and 11 years as the company’s CTO. Mr. Tsai will remain with the company and assume the position of vice chairman of Himax Technology Limited. Mr. Tsai has transferred his duties to designated company-wide functional business segment leaders who will report directly to CEO and President Jordan Wu.
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