Thought Leaders: Austin Shoemaker, Soujanya Bhumkar, Cooliris

Austin Shoemaker started working for Apple when he was 11-years old, testing pre-release software and hardware. The Human Resources head with Apple at the time, Eileen Schloss, made an exception to...

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...

Seven Years Later, Zuckerberg To Visit Harvard ‘Officially’

By Sudarshana Banerjee Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg with the company’s vice president of Engineering  Mike Schroepfer in tow, will be visiting Harvard next week to recruit students for jobs and internships.  It...

Innovation, R&D, Future, Facebook: Interview With Stephen Hoover, CEO Of Xerox PARC

“There is a problem with the Internet,” says Dr. Stephen Hoover, the CEO of PARC. “It is not scaling well.” PARC is working on fixing it, of course. What about the Internet of Things?...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise promotes HP veteran Antonio Neri to president

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has promoted Antonio Neri, a HP veteran of 22 years to president. In addition to leading the company’s primary lines of business, in this new role Mr. Neri...

FTC Appoints Ashkan Soltani Chief Technologist

The Federal Trade Commission has appointed Ashkan Soltani as the agency’s Chief Technologist, succeeding Dr. Latanya Sweeney, who is returning to Harvard University, where she founded and directs Harvard’s Data Privacy...

Accenture Appoints Arun Sarin To Board

Accenture has appointed Arun Sarin to the company’s board of directors. Mr. Sarin, 61, was chief executive officer of Vodafone from 2003 until his retirement in 2008, and also served as a...

Thought Leaders: Catching Up With Eric Migicovsky, CEO, Pebble

We catch up with Eric Migicovsky, the founder and CEO of Pebble, at an IEEE event. Here is a quick introduction, for those of us who may need it. Pebble is a...

Accenture names Gene Reznik chief strategy officer

Accenture  has named Gene Reznik chief strategy officer, succeeding Omar Abbosh, who the company previously announced has been appointed group chief executive – Communications, Media & Technology.

Node.js Foundation Elects New Board Members

The Node.js Foundation have elected a new board of directors. In addition to the board, Bill Fine, vice president of product and marketing at Joyent, was elected as the marketing chairperson. The Linux Foundation also...

Comcast Promotes Myrna Solo To GCISO

Myrna Soto has been promoted to senior vice president, global chief information security Officer (GCISO) at Comcast. In this new role, Ms. Soto is responsible for the alignment and development of...

Microsoft appoints PepsiCo CFO Hugh Johnston to board

Microsoft has appointed Hugh Johnston, vice chairman and chief financial officer of PepsiCo, to its board of directors and to the board’s audit committee. Mr. Johnston, 56, has served as the chief...

Xavier Williams to head AT&T public sector business

AT&T has named Xavier Williams as head of the company's public sector organization. Mr. Williams will serve as president of AT&T's Public Sector and Wholesale Solutions division, supporting the company's government...

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...

Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson elected to Intel board

Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson has been elected to Intel’s board of directors. Mr. Wilson’s election brings Intel’s board membership to 12. “Andrew understands first-hand how technology and data create opportunity with...