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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...

Cisco appoints Brenton Saunders to board

Cisco has appointed Brenton Saunders, chairman, president and CEO of Allergan to its board of directors. Mr. Saunders, 47, was elected chairman of Allergan in 2016, and has served as CEO and president of the company since July 2014. He previously served...

Viacom names Kern Schireson chief data officer

Viacom has appointed Kern Schireson executive vice president and chief data officer. In this newly-created position, Mr. Schireson will be responsible for expanding Viacom’s data capabilities across all areas of the company’s domestic and international business, including its television, theatrical, events,...

Caicloud closes $6M Series A funding

Caicloud, a Chinese startup that provides Kubernetes-based cluster management service and enterprise deep learning solutions, has raised a $6 million Series A funding led by Matrix Partners China with follow-on investments by Cybernaut. This comes after a previous angel...

Rackspace appoints new board members

Rackspace has appointed Jeff Benjamin, Tim Campos, Dhiren Fonseca, and Mitch Garber as members of its board of directors. Jeffrey Benjamin brings 25 years of investment banking, investment management and board experience to the Rackspace board. He has been a senior...

Baidu Ventures strengthening partnership with Comet Labs; gets new CEO

Baidu Ventures is strengthening their partnership with Comet Labs both in the United States and in China. The independent investment arm of the Chinese technology conglomerate Baidu has hired Comet Labs' co-founder Liu Wei as its new CEO. As the new CEO of Baidu Ventures,...

OpenText appoints Jürgen Tinggren to board

Enterprise Information Management software provider Open Text has appointed Jürgen Tinggren to its board of directors. Mr. Tinggren is the former chief executive officer of Schindler Group, a European based global industrial corporation with over 60,000 employees in more...

Mapbox appoints Roy Ng president and COO

Real-time location and mapping platform company Mapbox has appointed Roy Ng president and COO. Mr. Ng will be responsible for customer-facing operations, including sales, marketing, customer success, and business development, as well as finance, human resources, and business operations. He...

Nimble raises $9M Series A round

Social sales and CRM marketing company Nimble has raised $9 million in a Series A round of financing, led by Imagen Capital Partners. Additional investors include Mark Cuban's Radical Investments, Google Ventures, Indicator Ventures and angels including Jason Calacanis,...

Cloudmark appoints Jason Donahue CEO

Cloudmark has appointed Jason Donahue chief executive officer. As chief executive, Mr. Donahue plans to grow Cloudmark's presence in the messaging security industry by expanding relationships with partners and by exploring new areas of investments for expansion, according to the company website. Mr....

VeloCloud raises $35M

VeloCloud Networks, a company that provides software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) solutions to enterprises, has closed a $35 million Series D round of funding, led by Hermes Growth Partners. Round participants included new investors Telstra Ventures and Khazanah Nasional...