Five9 snags Facebook’s product director as EVP of Product Management

Cloud contact center software company Five9 has appointed Anand Chandrasekaran as EVP of Product Management.

Avast appoints Jaya Baloo as chief information security officer

Avast has appointed Jaya Baloo to the position of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), effective October 1, 2019.

Accenture appoints Julie Sweet chief executive

Accenture has appointed Julie Sweet chief executive officer.

Oracle names Rona Fairhead to board

The Oracle board has unanimously elected Rona Fairhead to the company's board; increasing the size of the board to 15 directors.

NeoPhotonics appoints Yanbing Li to its board

NeoPhotonics has appointed Dr. Yanbing Li to its board.

Former British Telecom CTO Matt Bross joins CloudScale Capital Partners

Former CTO of British Telecom (BT), Williams Communications and Huawei, Matt Bross has joined CloudScale Capital Partners as a partner. 

Turkcell CEO Murat Erkan appointed to the GSMA board

The GSM Association, GSMA, has named Turkcell CEO Murat Erkan as a member to serve on its board for 2019-2020 term.

Immersion appoints Todd Conroy senior vice president of Research and Development

Immersion has appointed Todd Conroy as senior vice president of Research and Development.

Apple names Sabih Khan senior vice president of Operations

Sabih Khan, a 24-year Apple veteran, has been named Apple’s senior vice president of Operations, the company said in a statement on Thursday.

Jony Ive leaving Apple; to form independent design company

Sir Jony Ive, Apple’s chief design officer, will depart the company as an employee later this year, said the Cupertino giant in a news release.

Jeff Immelt joins Twilio board

Jeff Immelt, former chairman and CEO of General Electric (GE) and current venture partner at New Enterprise Associates, has joined the Twilio board.

Sierra Wireless appoints Jim Ryan as SVP, Strategic Partner Growth

Sierra Wireless has appointed Jim Ryan as senior vice president, Strategic Partner Growth.

Intel announces new chief people officer, Sandra Rivera

Sandra Rivera will take on a new role as Intel's chief people officer and executive vice president, reporting to CEO Bob Swan, the company said in a statement.  

Wipro appoints Rishad Premji as executive chairman

Rishad Premji, chief strategy officer and member of the board, will take over as the executive chairman of Wipro, the company said in a statement.

TiVo names Dave Shull as president and CEO

Entertainment technology and audience insight company TiVo has named Dave Shull as president and CEO, and a member of the board.