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Rackspace appoints Joe Eazor as the new chief executive

Rackspace has appointed Joe Eazor as the new CEO of the company. Rackspace president Jeff Cotten has been serving as interim CEO since the company's previous chief executive, Taylor Rhodes, departed in early May. Mr. Eazor, 54, currently serves on...

SteelHouse appoints Ross Levinsohn to board

Advertising software company SteelHouse has appointed former Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn to its board of directors. Mr. Levinsohn has more than three decades of media, digital media, and technology experience, with past CEO posts at Yahoo, Fox Interactive Media, and...

PhishLabs names Tony Prince chief executive officer

PhishLabs has named Tony Prince its new chief executive officer. Mr. Prince succeeds PhishLabs founder John LaCour, who will now continue as the company's CTO and member of its board of directors. Mr. Prince brings more than 20 years of senior...

QASymphony raises $40M

Enterprise test case management and quality assurance software company QASymphony has raised $40 million in a funding round led by Insight Venture Partners. The Series C investment comes on the heels of a year where QASymphony added 210 new customers, and achieved year-over-year revenue growth...

OppSource raises $1.22M

Minnesota-based sales development software company OppSource has raised $1.22 million in funding. The round was led by Next Frontier Capital. OppSource customer lists include Dell, Thomson Reuters, AT&T, and VMware, according to the company website.

MuleSoft appoints Shay Mowlem chief marketing officer

MuleSoft has appointed Shay Mowlem chief marketing officer (CMO). As CMO, he will oversee global marketing strategy, said the company in a statement. Mr. Mowlem will report to MuleSoft’s CEO, Greg Schott. Prior to joining MuleSoft, Mr. Mowlem held multiple...

Jeffrey Miller joins Akhan Semiconductor as board adviser

Akhan Semiconductor, a technology company specializing in the fabrication and application of lab-grown, electronics-grade diamonds, has appointed Jeffrey Miller as sales adviser to the board. He will be based in Akhan’s global headquarters in Gurnee, Illinois. Mr. Miller joins Akhan from...

D-Wave raises $50 million

Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems has received new capital in the form of convertible notes from the Public Sector Pension Investment Board. PSP Investments funded $30 million at closing, with an additional $20 million available at D-Wave's option upon...

Satish Gattadahalli joins Grant Thornton as Public Sector practice director

Satish Gattadahalli has joined Grant Thornton as a director in its Public Sector practice. Based in the firm’s Alexandria office, Mr. Gattadahalli will help develop and expand Grant Thornton’s health informatics and digital health capabilities, said the firm in...

Mocana raises $11 million

Mocana, a San Francisco, California-based provider of security solutions for industrial control systems and the Internet of Things founded in 2002,  has received $11 million in investment from Sway Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Trident Capital Fund and GE Ventures. The latest funding brings...

Red Hat names Eric Shander EVP and CFO

Red Hat has appointed Eric Shander as the company’s executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Shander will be responsible for the company’s global finance organization, reporting to Red Hat president and CEO Jim Whitehurst. Mr. Shander most recently served as...

Microsoft appoints LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman to board

Microsoft has appointed Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn, to its board of directors. Mr. Hoffman will be appointed to the Regulatory and Public Policy Committee. Mr. Hoffman, 49, has been with Greylock Partners, where he is currently a partner, for the...

Agilent Technologies elects Koh Boon Hwee as new board chairman

Koh Boon Hwee has been elected chairman of the Agilent Technologies' board, said the company in a statement. Mr. Hwee, who has been a member of Agilent’s board since 2003, replaces James Cullen, who served as chairman since 2005,...

MobileIron appoints Jessica Denecour to its board

MobileIron has appointed Jessica Denecour to the company's board, said the company in a statement. Ms. Denecour has served as senior vice president and CIO of Varian Medical Systems since January 2006. Prior to Varian, Ms. Denecour worked for Agilent Technologies as...

Cradlepoint closes $89M Series C round

Cradlepoint, a company that provides 4G LTE enterprise network solutions,  including SD-WAN and cloud services, has closed $89 million in Series C funding. The round was led by TCV. Cradlepoint says it will use these funds to expand product initiatives in...