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?...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

HP Buys Eucalyptus, Hires Former MySQL CEO

HP has inked a definitive agreement to acquire Eucalyptus, a provider of open source software for building private and hybrid enterprise clouds. On closing of the transaction, Eucalyptus CEO Marten Mickos will join HP...

FIRST Appoints Former Cognizant CIO Digital Entertainment Head

FIRST, the non-profit robotics organization started by Segway founder Dean Kamen, has appointed Mark Greenlaw as vice president of Digital Engagement. Prior to joining FIRST, Mr. Greenlaw was a vice president at Cognizant, and...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says He Is Proud To Be Gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook said he is proud to be gay, and considers being gay among the greatest gifts God has given him. Mr. Cook had neither confirmed nor denied his...

HP EVP John Hinshaw Joins DocuSign Board

John Hinshaw, EVP of Technology & Operations at HP, is joining DocuSign's board of directors as an independent director. Mr. Hinshaw brings more than 20 years of business and technology leadership to DocuSign's Board, including roles at HP, Boeing, Verizon and Accenture.

Microsoft Appoints John Stanton To Board

Microsoft has appointed John Stanton to the company’s board of directors, increasing the board’s size to 11 members. He will also be joining the compensation committee of Microsoft. Mr. Stanton currently serves as chairman of...

Oracle CMO Judith Sim Joins Fortinet Board

Cyber security solutions company Fortinet has appointed Judith Sim, chief marketing officer (CMO) at Oracle, to the company's board. Ms, Sim, who joined Oracle in 1991, brings more than 25 years of marketing experience, drawing...