The Board of Directors of Paragon Development Systems (PDS, Inc.), a technology solutions and services company, has named Asif Naseem as the company’s new President and CEO.
Propeople, a full-service agency for the digital age, today announced that it is expanding its Global Executive Team with the appointment of two new positions - Gus Murray as Global Chief Digital Strategy Officer, and Troels Feodor Nielsen as Global Chief Marketing Officer. Both Gus and Troels will help to steer Propeople’s strategic initiatives in current and future markets.
Jahia Solutions Group, the vendor behind the leading open source "Digital Industrialization" platform, announced today that Kevin Cochrane has joined Jahia’s Board. Cochrane is a former marketing executive for both Adobe and OpenText. As a board member, Cochrane is expected to provide strategic support to the company he recognizes as a major disruptor in the market.
Acquia has announced the appointment of Christopher Stone as senior vice president of products and development. Stone has more than 30 years of experience in software development and pioneering open source solutions for the enterprise. Stone will be responsible for engineering, DevOps, and product management of the Acquia Platform, helping lead the expansion of the company’s suite of SaaS solutions for building and managing integrated digital experiences.
Fast-growing Swiss information management firm recruits former Open Text Senior Vice President to pilot second growth phase
Zurich, Switzerland, 24 September 2014 – Qumram AG, a Swiss company specializing in information management, has appointed Patrick Barnert (43) as CEO with effect from 1 September 2014. As a seasoned manager experienced in growing companies and global business units, Barnert’s principal mission is to actively drive the young company’s growth and internationalization. His management experience includes a spell as an entrepreneur and several years at OpenText, a leading global provider of enterprise information management solutions, where his last position was as Senior Vice President of partners and alliances. The Qumram Big Data platform enables companies to seamlessly record and store all their customers’ interactions across their web, social and mobile channels, while complying with legal requirements. They can then analyze this information and use it to optimize processes and create additional business value.
One of my favorite local companies, Blend Interactive, recently made some news this past week. Blend Interactive has named Karla Santi as their Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Santi has been a partner at Blend Interactive since the company formed in 2005, where, to the public, she served as Creative Director and, behind the scenes, handled a good chunk of operational oversight.
Attenda Limited, the Business Critical IT company, today announced that it has appointed Stuart Bonell as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). This executive appointment reinforces, and strengthens Attenda's growth plans, through focusing on its unique approach to delivering Business Critical IT.
In his new role, as part of the Executive Team, Bonell will be responsible for Attenda's Services and development of the business's Technology and Platforms. With more than 20 years of technology and management experience, Bonell brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Attenda.
Creative Commons announced this week the appointment of Ryan Merkley to the position of chief executive officer. Ryan was recently chief operating officer of the Mozilla Foundation, the nonprofit parent of the Mozilla Corporation and creator of the world’s most recognizable open-source software project and internet browser, Firefox. At the Mozilla Foundation, Ryan led development of open-source projects like Webmaker, Lightbeam, and Popcorn, and also kicked off the Foundation’s major online fundraising effort, resulting in over $1.8 million USD in individual donations from over 44,000 new donors.
Terry Lawlor recognized as a technology leader for his experience and leadership at Confirmit
In its March issue, SURVEY Magazine presented its 2014 Top Technology Trendsetters. This year's list featured 12 technology leaders changing the research industry, including Terry Lawlor,Confirmit's EVP of Product Management.
Sitecore, the global leader in customer experience management software, today announced the appointment of Ahmed Rubaie, a technology veteran, as its Chief Financial Officer. Based in the Bay area, Rubaie will lead the company's global finances and operations.
With extensive corporate financial and operational experience, Rubaie has played a substantial role in building high-growth and highly profitable global, multi-billion dollar market capitalization companies.