D-Wave appoints Alan Baratz as SVP of software and applications

Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems has appointed Alan Baratz as senior vice president of software and applications. Dr. Baratz will drive the development of the system software, tools, and applications, said...

Signet Accel appoints Philip Payne CSO

Software and services company Signet Accel has appointed Dr. Philip Payne to its executive team as Chief Science Officer (CSO). As one of the company’s co-founders and creators of its flagship product...

Former GCHQ director Iain Lobban joins Ripjar

Ripjar, a company that enables organizations to counter money laundering, cybercrime and security threats, has appointed former GCHQ Director Sir Iain Lobban as senior advisor.

Shutterfly chairman Philip Marineau resigns from the board

Digital photo company Shutterfly said Philip Marineau, the company's chairman, will resign from the board of directors. Brian Swette, governance committee chair, will serve as interim chairman. The news comes just weeks after...

Rockwell Automation elects Patricia Watson to board

Rockwell Automation has elected Patricia Watson to the company’s board of directors. Ms. Watson is senior executive vice president and chief information officer of global payments provider Total System Services (TSYS). Ms....

Coursera appoints Jeff Maggioncalda CEO

Online education platform Coursera has appointed Jeff Maggioncalda as its new CEO. Rick Levin, who was CEO of the company from April 2014, will remain at Coursera as a senior advisor. Mr. Maggioncalda...

Uber appoints Dara Khosrowshahi CEO

Uber’s board has voted unanimously to appoint Dara Khosrowshahi as the company's new CEO. Mr. Khosrowshahi came to America at nine years old when his family escaped Iran on the eve of...

Avnet names William Amelio interim CEO

Technology distributor Avnet has appointed William Amelio, a member of Avnet’s board, as interim CEO of the company. Avnet Chief Executive Rick Hamada has stepped down, and will be leaving the company's board as...

VMware hires Intel’s Linux chief to head Open Source

VMware has appointed Dirk Hohndel as vice president and Chief Open Source Officer, to lead the company's free and open source efforts and strategy. "As VMware broadens its ecosystem from traditional engagements in the data...

The Internet Society board elects Gonzalo Camarillo as new Chair

The Internet Society board of trustees elected Gonzalo Camarillo as the new Chair during its annual general meeting. It also seated new board members who will now serve a term of three...

Mason Morfit Joins Microsoft Board

Mason Morfit, president of ValueAct Capital, has been appointed to the Microsoft board of directors and its audit committee. ValueAct Capital is a San Francisco-based investment firm with over $14 billion in...

OneLogin appoints Venkat Sathyamurthy as chief product officer

Unified access management provider OneLogin has appointed Venkat Sathyamurthy as chief product officer.

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....

Mike Hopkins Is Now Hulu CEO

Mike Hopkins has been appointed CEO of online video service Hulu. Mr. Hopkins will be based at Hulu’s headquarters in Los Angeles. Mr. Hopkins, a Hulu board director since 2011, has served...