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Tripwire Appoints Mitchell Jukanovich VP Of Federal Sales

Tripwire has appointed Mitchell Jukanovich as vice president of federal sales. In this role, Mr. Jukanovich will be responsible for the leadership and management of sales in the public sector. Previously, Mr. Jukanovich was the senior director of intelligence and...

Rackspace Promotes Carla Sublett To Global Chief Marketing Officer

Rackspace has promoted Carla Sublett to senior vice president and chief marketing officer. She will oversee all marketing functions globally in her new role. Ms. Sublett brings more than 17 years of technology sales and marketing experience to Rackspace. In her...

Rent-A-Center Names Angela Yochem SVP Of IT & CIO

Rent-A-Center has appointed Angela Yochem to senior vice president - information technology and chief information officer. Ms. Yochem will report to Guy Constant, chief financial officer of Rent-A-Center. Ms. Yochem is charged with developing and executing technology strategy, according to a statement by the...

Lance Wills Joins Toys R Us As Global CTO

Lance Wills is joining Toys R Us as executive vice president and global chief technology officer. He will be reporting to the company's chairman and CEO Dave Brandon. As CTO, a newly created position within Toys R Us, Mr. Wills' responsibilities will span global...

FordDirect Appoints Mike Jurecki Chief Executive

FordDirect, a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and its franchised dealers to create a web presence for dealers and provide digital marketing and advertising services, has  appointed Mike Jurecki CEO. Mr. Jurecki has served as RouteOne's CEO since March 2002. Prior to joining...

BET Networks CEO Debra Lee Joins Twitter Board

Twitter has appointed Debra L. Lee, chairman and CEO of BET Networks, a media and entertainment subsidiary of Viacom, to serve as a board member of the company. Ms. Lee will also serve as a member and chairperson of the Nominating and...

AMD Appoints John Caldwell Chairman

AMD has appointed board member John Caldwell as chairman, taking over the position from Bruce Claflin. Mr. Claflin, who had been chairman of the company since 2009, will remain an AMD board member. Mr. Caldwell joined AMD's board in 2006.  He has held...

Paul Tyma Is LendingTree Chief Technology Officer

LendingTree has appointed Paul Tyma Chief Technology Officer of the company. Dr. Tyma received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University, focusing on Java and .NET performance, and has built and run engineering teams at LinkedIn and Morgan Stanley, along...

Jonathan Dworkin Appointed Senior VP Digital Strategy At Universal Music

Jonathan Dworkin has been appointed senior vice president of Digital Strategy and Business Development of Universal Music. Mr. Dworkin will work with the senior management team to develop digital strategy, cultivate key partnerships, and advance business development globally said the company in...

Tangoe CEO Resigns

Al Subbloie has resigned from his role as CEO and chairman of the board of Tangoe. According to a statement released by the company, his decision came immediately after being informed of the board's conclusion that Tangoe in the longer term would benefit from a transition to a new CEO. Independent director James Foy will serve as acting CEO, while a search process is conducted to identify a permanent CEO. Gerald Kokos, Tango's lead director, has been appointed executive chairman.

Zuckerberg Celebrating Star Wars Day

The Force is strong with this one! Mark Zuckerberg celebrates Star Wars Day at a Facebook team meeting. May 4 is Star Wars Day, observed by fans of the movie franchise all over the world. "May the Fourth be with you,"...

Intel CEO To Lead FAA Drone Advisory Council

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is establishing a broad-based advisory committee that will provide advice on key unmanned aircraft integration issues. The drone advisory committee is an outgrowth of the stakeholder-based unmanned aircraft system (UAS) registration task force and the MicroUAS...

RadioShack Appoints Dene Rogers As CEO

RadioShack has appointed Dene Rogers as the company's president and CEO. Mr. Rogers previously served as CEO of Target Australia and CEO of Sears Canada. At RadioShack, Mr. Rogers will focus on positioning RadioShack's omni-channel platform for long-term growth, said the company in a statement. Mr. Rogers will also serve on RadioShack's board of directors. The RadioShack brand was acquired by General Wireless last year.

Eventbrite Co-Founder Julia Hartz Named CEO

Eventbrite has appointed the company's co-founder Julia Hartz as chief executive officer. Ms. Hartz also joins the Eventbrite board. Ms. Hartz co-founded Eventbrite in 2006 with Kevin Hartz and Renaud Visage. Kevin Hartz remains on the board and as executive chairman. In the ten years since...