Jeff Bezos stepping down; AWS head Andy Jassy is new Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos will is stepping down as chief executive of Amazon, a company he founded 27-years ago.

Ken Denman joins VMware board

VMware has elected Ken Denman to the  board of directors, the company said in a statement.

Lauren Friedman Stat joins Palantir board

Lauren Friedman Stat has been appointed to Palantir’s board.

Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh dies at 46 — The Verge

Tony Hsieh, the former CEO of online shoe retailer Zappos has died, the company confirmed Saturday, writes Kim Lyons. Here is the link:

Tibco appoints Rani Johnson as chief information officer

Tibco has appointed Rani Johnson as chief information officer (CIO).

Sandia Lab Fellow Gil Herrera appointed to the newly established National Quantum Initiative advisory...

Sandia National Laboratories Fellow Gil Herrera has been appointed to the newly established U.S. National Quantum Initiative advisory committee.

Yellowbrick appoints Mark Cusack as CTO

Cloud data warehouse company Yellowbrick has appointed Mark Cusack as chief technology officer.

Coupa Software appoints Michelle Brennan to board

Coupa Software has appointed Michelle Brennan to its board.

Twilio appoints Jeremiah Brazeau CTO

Twilio has appointed Jeremiah Brazeau as the company's chief technology officer.

Intel appoints Safroadu (Saf) Yeboah-Amankwah as chief strategy officer

Intel has appointed Safroadu (Saf) Yeboah-Amankwah as senior vice president and chief strategy officer.

SolarWinds appoints Dennis Howard to board

SolarWinds, a provider of IT management software, has appointed Dennis Howard, executive vice president and chief information officer for Schwab Technology Services, Charles Schwab, to its board of directors.

Dr. Victoria Coleman is new DARPA director

The Department of Defense has named Dr. Victoria Coleman as the director of the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

Splunk appoints Sean Boyle to its board

Splunk has appointed Sean Boyle to its board.

Smartsheet appoints Rowan Trollope to board

Smartsheet has appointed Rowan Trollope to its board, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. 

Analog Devices appoints Dr. Laurie Glimcher to board

Analog Devices has appointment of Dr. Laurie H. Glimcher, MD, to the board as an independent director.