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.
Richard Whitehead joins Moogsoft, contributing experience gained at Splunk, EMC and Micromuse
San Francisco, CA – March 10, 2014 – Moogsoft, the leading provider of service assurance software for IT and telecommunications, today announced the opening of a New York City area office in Hoboken, NJ. The company also announced the appointment of Richard Whitehead as Evangelist in Chief for Incident.MOOG. Mr. Whitehead, who served on Splunk Technology’s Advisory Board for seven years, was instrumental in bringing Micromuse Netcool (now IBM Tivoli Netcool) to the U.S. market in the mid-1990s.
Agility Inc.’s co-founder Jonathan Voigt, previously CTO, is taking over as CEO to provide leadership and a focused vision moving forward. Heading into 2014, the company is planning to expand its team to offer premium services and extended support to meet the growing needs of its customers and partners.
Confirmit, the leading global solutions provider for Employee Engagement, Customer Experience, and Market Research has appointed long time Confirmit employee, Tore Haggren, to Senior Vice President, Voice of the Employee.