Dell Names Adriana Karaboutis Global Chief Information Officer

Adriana Karaboutis has assumed the role of Global Chief Information Officer, with Dell. She will report to Brian Gladden, Dell’s Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Karaboutis was previously vice president of IT at...

Rackspace Names Chief Marketing Officer

Rackspace Hosting has appointed Suaad Sait as Chief Marketing Officer. In the newly created role, Mr. Sait will oversee global marketing. Prior to joining Rackspace, Mr. Sait, 44, was founder and CEO...

Progress Software Names Henry Hicks Vice President

Techtaffy News Progress Software has named Henry Hicks as Industry Vice President, Supply Chain. Mr. Hicks was the former vice president of Worldwide Services Sales and Marketing for Lenovo Computers and was responsible...

Samsung Appoints Fred Crespo As Director

Samsung Electronics America has appointed Fred Crespo as director of Technology and Business Development in the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Group. Samsung’s hospitality business caters to the hotel, hospital and cruise...

HP General Counsel Michael Holston Leaves

By Sudarshana Banerjee Michael J. Holston, executive vice president and general counsel, will leave the company to pursue other opportunities, says HP. While there is probably no really good time for the...

Patricia Dunn Succumbs To Cancer

Patricia Dunn, former chairwoman with HP, has succumbed to ovarian cancer. Ms. Dunn died Sunday morning at her Orinda, California residence surrounded by friends and family. Ms. Dunn was 58 years...

Michael Abbott Joins Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers As Partner

Mike Abbott, former vice president of engineering at Twitter, has joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) as a partner on its digital team. Mr. Abbott led the building of innovative,...

HP Appoints Ralph Whitworth To Board of Directors

Ralph V. Whitworth, co-founder of Relational Investors, will joining the HP board of directors  effective immediately, HP has announced. The appointment expands the number of board members by one to 14. Whitworth...

Apple Appoints Former Genentech CEO Arthur Levinson Board Chairman

Apple has named Arthur D. Levinson, as the company’s non-executive chairman of the Board. Levinson has been a co-lead director of Apple’s board since 2005, and  has served on all three...

Now Robin Sloan Is Leaving Twitter

By Lisa Carlin Robin Sloan from Twitter’s media partnership team is the latest member to join the high profile exodus club of Twitter senior management. Sloan says, “I am finally a FULL-TIME...

Twitter Communications Head Sean Garrett Quits

By Sudarshana Banerjee “Twitter, like 463, is comprised of good people who have created a culture and a mission that I steadfastly believe in and want to advance,” Sean Garrett wrote a...

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...

Former DoubleClick CEO Joins 1stDibs.com

By Adam E. John David Rosenblatt  is joining 1stdibs, an online luxury marketplace, as chief executive officer. Rosenblatt was the CEO of DoubleClick in a previous avatar, where he spearheaded the company's...

HP Has A New CIO

By Adam E. John Craig Flower has been promoted to senior vice president and chief information officer with HP. Flower will be responsible for data management, application architecture, global business intelligence, sales,...

HP Creates New Global EVP Role, Hires John Hinshaw From Boeing

HP has appointed John Hinshaw to the newly created position of executive vice president of Global Technology and Business Processes. Hinshaw will join HP as a member of its executive council...