Executive Movements

Executive Movements

Xerox appoints Jeff Jacobson Chief Executive

The Xerox board has appointed Jeff Jacobson to be chief executive of the company, following its planned separation into two publicly traded companies. Mr. Jacobson currently serves as president of Xerox Technology, and will continue in his current role until the...

AT&T appoints Redpoint managing director Geoffrey Yang to board

AT&T has appointed Geoffrey Yang to its board of directors. Mr. Yang is a founding partner and managing director of venture capital firm Redpoint Ventures. He will serve on the company’s Corporate Development and Finance Committee. Mr. Yang joined Institutional...

Jared Wray joins Cloud Foundry Foundation as Technical Fellow

Jared Wray will join the Cloud Foundry Foundation as the first Technical Fellow as part of the organization's recently launched Fellowship program. Mr. Wray founded Tier 3, a Seattle-based infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform company, acquired by CenturyLink in 2013. "Jared...

Accenture hires Kelly Bissell from Deloitte to head Security

Accenture has hired Kelly Bissell as the head of Accenture Security. Mr. Bissell comes to Accenture from Deloitte & Touche, where he headed the global Cyber Risk division for the firm. Previously, he has held various leadership positions with Arthur Andersen, BellSouth (AT&T), Medaphis,...

The Internet Society board elects Gonzalo Camarillo as new Chair

The Internet Society board of trustees elected Gonzalo Camarillo as the new Chair during its annual general meeting. It also seated new board members who will now serve a term of three years. The Internet Society board of trustees is...

ClickBank snags Apple’s global payments director as CEO

Online retailer ClickBank has apppointed Edward Katzin as its new CEO. Mr. Katzin comes to ClickBank from Apple where he was director of global retail payments and geo expansion. "We will drive ClickBank’s continued growth with the introduction of new products...

Shutterfly chairman Philip Marineau resigns from the board

Digital photo company Shutterfly said Philip Marineau, the company's chairman, will resign from the board of directors. Brian Swette, governance committee chair, will serve as interim chairman. The news comes just weeks after the appointment of a new CEO. Shutterfly has retained...

Jean Hobby to join TI board

Jean Hobby has been elected to Texas Instrument's board of directors. "We are extremely pleased to welcome Jean to our board," said Rich Templeton, Texas Instrument chairman, president and CEO. "Her expertise in finance, strategic planning and technology make her...

Xerox Names Ashok Vemuri CEO of BPO company

Ashok Vemuri will become chief executive officer of the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company upon the completion of the separation of Xerox into two publicly-traded companies. Mr. Vemuri will join Xerox effective July 1, 2016 and serve as chief...

Talbott Roche joins the Electronic Arts board

Talbott Roche has been appointed to Electronic Arts’ board of directors. She has also been appointed to EA’s Compensation Committee. Ms. Roche is the CEO and president of Blackhawk Network. Prior to her role as CEO of the company, Ms. Roche served as...

Graham Younger joining Nova as COO

Graham Younger will be joining Nova as president and chief operating officer. Mr. Younger joins Nova from Box, where he has served as executive vice president, Worldwide Field Operations, since February 2014. He will be reporting to Nova CEO Lincoln Wallen. Early in his...

Rapper Eminem invests in online commodities exchange trading sneakers

StockX, an online exchange that offers buyers and sellers historical price and volume metrics, real-time bids and offers, time-stamped trades, individualized portfolio tracking and metrics, as well as in-depth market analysis and news on sneakers (yes, the shoes kind), just...

DigitalOcean hires Julia Austin as chief technology officer

DigitalOcean has hired Julia Austin as its chief technology officer. Ms. Austin will lead product and engineering for the company. Ms. Austin takes the CTO role at DigitalOcean after spending the last few years as an advisor and investor to...

Allianz Group expands cyber insurance team

Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has expanded its North American cyber insurance team with the addition of three industry professionals: Laura Burke, Daniel DeLoof,and Lester Shearn. The company also promoted Emy Donavan to...

Avalon appoints Mark Horan CEO

Avalon Technologies has appointed Mark Horan as the company's chief executive.  Mr. Horan is a former Dell executive and a 35-year industry veteran, according to a statement from the company. Mr. Horan most recently served as vice president and general manager of Dell's...