Executive Movements

Executive Movements

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...

CSS appoints Manish Tandon CEO

Technology services company CSS has appointed Manish Tandon as its new chief executive. Mr. Tandon will take over from TG Ramesh, the current CEO, who now transitions to a strategic advisor role as a non-executive director on the board. He...

VoiceBox Technologies hires cognitive scientist Mark Johnson

Seattle-based conversational voice technology company VoiceBox Technologies has hired cognitive scientist Dr. Mark Johnson  to head its satellite office in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Johnson is chief scientific officer of VoiceBox Technologies Australia, and will lead innovation for Voice Artificial Intelligence...

Sprint appoints Jan Geldmacher president of Enterprise

Sprint has appointed Jan Geldmacher, a veteran of European telecom companies, as president of Enterprise. Mr. Geldmacher will oversee business-to-business sales and business development, supporting enterprise customers with wireless communications solutions and services, said the company in a statement. Reporting to Marcelo Claure,...

Huawei appoints David He president of Huawei Enterprise US

Huawei has appointed David He as the new president of Huawei Enterprise US. In this role, Mr. He will be based in the company's U.S. headquarters in Plano, TX, and oversee the Enterprise Business Group's American operations. As president of Huawei...

SurveyMonkey appoints Tom Hale as president

Online survey and data platform SurveyMonkey has appointed Tom Hale as president. Mr. Hale will oversee engineering, product, product marketing, user experience and growth at the company. Most recently, Mr. Hale served as chief operating officer at HomeAway.  Prior to that, Mr. Hale...

Cylance hires security industry veteran John McClurg from Dell

Cybcersecurity company Cylance has hired John McClurg as vice president in the Office of Security and Trust (OST). He will assist in building Security and Trust programs for the company alongside Malcolm Harkins, who is taking on the title of Cylance's...

ComScore co-founder Magid Abraham resigns as executive chairman of the board

ComScore co-founder Dr. Magid Abraham has resigned as executive chairman of the company's board. He will remain on the comScore board through the remainder of his term, which expires in 2018. Dr. Abraham will focus his efforts as the recently appointed...

Avnet names William Amelio interim CEO

Technology distributor Avnet has appointed William Amelio, a member of Avnet’s board, as interim CEO of the company. Avnet Chief Executive Rick Hamada has stepped down, and will be leaving the company's board as well. He had been appointed as CEO in...