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Tim Cook named recipient of Newseum’s Free Expression Award

Apple CEO Tim Cook will receive the Newseum's 2017 Free Expression Award in the Free Speech category. Mr. Cook will be recognized for his leadership in creating technology that has had a profound impact on how we communicate, said a statement...

Xerox adds two new directors to board

Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson, and Greg Brown, chairman and chief executive officer of Motorola Solutions, have joined Xerox’s board of directors. Mr. Brown also serves on the board of Motorola Solutions, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Rutgers University, Business Roundtable and Skills...

Sprint names Néstor Cano COO

Sprint has named Néstor Cano, 52, to the newly created position of chief operating officer. Mr. Cano will report to Sprint president and CEO Marcelo Claure. Most recently, Mr. Cano was president of European Operations at Tech Data. Before joining Tech...

Hortonworks appoints Rajnish Verma President and COO

Hortonworks has appointed Raj Verma president and chief operating officer. According to a statement issued by the company, Mr. Verma will be responsible for advancing Hortonworks' global sales strategy and execution. He will also oversee sales, sales engineering, channel, professional services,...

Delphi Automotive names Ana Pinczuk to its board of directors

Delphi Automotive has named Ana Pinczuk to its board of directors. Ms. Pinczuk brings more than 30 years of experience in high technology companies, including numerous senior leadership roles with Veritas, Cisco and AT&T. Most recently Ms. Pinczuk was the...

D-Wave forms independent subsidiary for U.S. government business

Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems announced the formation of D-Wave Government, a U.S. subsidiary formed to provide D-Wave's quantum computer systems to the U.S. government. René Copeland, director of Government Sales for D-Wave Systems, was named president of the new subsidiary....

Qualcomm appoints HP veteran Ann Livermore to its board

Qualcomm has appointed 30-year HP veteran Ann Livermore to its board. In a statement issued by the company, Dr. Paul Jacobs, executive chairman and chairman of the board, Qualcomm, said, "Ann is an experienced, well-respected technology executive. She has an impressive track record...

Jaunt appoints George Kliavkoff from Hearst as chief executive

Cinematic virtual reality Jaunt has appointed George Kliavkoff as chief executive officer. Jaunt founder Arthur van Hoff, who has served as interim CEO, will resume his role as chief technology officer. Mr. Kliavkoff will relocate from New York City to Silicon Valley. Mr. Kliavkoff...

Signet Accel appoints Philip Payne CSO

Software and services company Signet Accel has appointed Dr. Philip Payne to its executive team as Chief Science Officer (CSO). As one of the company’s co-founders and creators of its flagship product Avec, a federated data integration platform, Dr. Payne...

Symantec EVP Balaji Yelamanchili joins Jive board

Jive Software has appointed Balaji Yelamanchili to its board of directors. Mr. Yelamanchili is currently executive vice president and general manager at Symantec, where he has overall responsibility for the company's enterprise security products and services business. Previously, Mr. Yelamanchili led strategy, development and...

Rivada Networks names Stephen Bye Chief Technology Officer

Rivada Networks has appointed Stephen Bye as chief technology officer. Mr. Bye currently serves as CTO for C Spire. Before joining C Spire, Mr. Bye was the CTO for Sprint, where he was responsible for technology and network innovation, strategy, planning and...

PTC appoints Andrew Timm CTO

PTC has appointed Andrew Timm as the company’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this role, Mr. Timm will drive the company’s technology innovation, alignment, and governance processes, said the company in a statement. Most recently, Mr. Timm served as vice...

ChannelAdvisor appoints Joe Cowan to board

ChannelAdvisor has appointed Joe Cowan, president and chief executive officer of Epicor Software, to the company’s board of directors. Mr. Cowan currently serves as a director of Nice Systems, a publicly held provider of internet-based data solutions. He previously has...

Citizens Bank names Lamont Young head of Digital

Citizens Bank, part of the 145.2 billion Citizens Financial Group, has appointed Lamont Young as head of Digital. Mr. Young will oversee Citizens' investments in digital, online and mobile banking, digital marketing, user experience, and social media. He will also continue to...

Immersion names Sharon Holt to its board

Immersion, a developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, has appointed Sharon Holt to its board of directors. She has also been appointed as a member of the compensation committee. From 2004 to 2012, Ms. Holt was senior vice president at Rambus, where she rose...