Seth Hutchinson to head the Georgia Tech Center

The Georgia Institute of Technology has selected Seth Hutchinson as the new executive director of the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (IRIM).

Apple names John Giannandrea senior vice president of AI/ML

Apple has named John Giannandrea to the company’s executive team as senior vice president of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Strategy, reporting to the company CEO Tim Cook.

Citrix elects Thomas Hogan to its board

Citrix Systems has elected Thomas Hogan to its board of directors. 

IBM elects Cornell University president Martha Pollack to its board

The IBM board of directors has elected Martha Pollack to the board, effective February 1, 2019.

Zebra appoints Steve Williams as chief supply chain officer

Zebra has appointed Steve Williams as chief supply chain officer.

McAfee appoints Mary Cranston, Sohaib Abbasi to board

MacAfee has appointed two new board members -- Mary Cranston, retired senior partner of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and board member of Visa, and Sohaib Abbasi, former chairman and CEO of Informatica.

Sierra Wireless appoints Joy Chik to board of directors

Sierra Wireless has appointed Joy Chik to the company’s board of directors. Ms. Chik is corporate vice president for the Identity Division in Microsoft’s Cloud + AI group.

Moody’s names Mona Breed as CIO

Moody’s has appointed Mona Breed as chief information officer.

Red Hat appoints Kevin Murai to its board

Red Hat has appointed Kevin Murai to its board of directors.

OneLogin appoints Venkat Sathyamurthy as chief product officer

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

Splunk appoints Jake Loomis as chief digital officer

Machine data company Splunk has appointed Jake Loomis as senior vice president, and chief digital officer (CDO). 

Andrew Moore to head Google Cloud AI; Fei-Fei Li transitioning to advisory role

Dr. Andrew Moore, Dean of the School of Computer Science at CMU, will be joining Google Cloud to head up Google Cloud AI.

Xerox names Joanne Collins Smee chief commercial officer

Xerox has appointed Joanne Collins Smee as chief commercial officer and a member of the company’s executive committee.

Cigna names global chief data and analytics officer

Health service company Cigna has appointed Gina Papush as global chief data and analytics officer.

CSG appoints Rajan Naik to board

CSG has appointed Rajan Naik to its board of directors. Mr. Naik currently serves as chief strategy and innovation officer for Motorola Solutions.