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Welcome to the Vell Leadership Update for the 31 days ending April 16, 2017. 

We’ve seen a lot of shakeups this past month, as 77 new heads of technology have stepped up, including new CTOs, CIOs, tech & ops execs and CISOs. Quite a few new tech executive roles have opened up, as well.

GE Healthcare Appoints CTO for ImagingAmit Phadnis

Amit Phadnis has been appointed VP, CTO- Imaging, GE Healthcare. In this role, Amit will drive digitization, software and cross modality initiatives across the Imaging business. Amit joins GE from Cisco Systems where, most recently, he was the India Site Leader and SVP of Engineering for the Core Software Group. 

Welcome to the Vell Update for the 25 days ending March 14, 2017. 

We’ve seen a lot of shakeups this past month, as 43 new heads of technology have stepped up, including new CTOs, CIOs, tech & ops execs and CISOs. Quite a few new tech executive roles have opened up, as well.

In this newsletter, you’ll find a lot more than just a list of those changes. You’ll also find summaries of recent hiring trends, breakdowns by geography and sector, and our latest original research on board structures throughout the industry. 

PNC Financial Services Group Promotes CTO as Chief Security Officer and Chief Information SecurityDeborah Guild

PNC Financial Services Group appointed Deborah Guild as chief security officer and chief information security, leading the initiative. Guild joined PNC in 2013 as CTO. Previously, Guild worked for Bank of America for 21 years, most recently as CTO of enterprise functions and end-user computing. She had also been a senior network engineer at Intel.

Welcome to our Tech Function Exec Appointment Trends & Open Roles for the - 28 days ended February 17, 2017. The roles covered here: Heads of technology, which include CTOs, CIOs, Tech & Ops, CISOs, Cyber and related. 

By the numbers, overall:

  • Total Tech Exec Roles Open: 67
  • New Tech Exec Appointments: 87 (9 women or 10.3%, 78 men)

Walmart Gets a New CIO and Shuffles Tech Execs as it Moves More towards E-CommerceClay Johnson

Wal-Mart names GE Power’s Clay Johnson CIO and EVP for global business services, part of a larger reorganization of its corporate IT and e-commerce groups. The Global Business Services division combines cybersecurity, back-office solutions and global shared services groups. Johnson succeeds CIO Karenann Terrell, who is leaving after five years in the position. Before joining GE, Johnson was VP of IT at Boeing.

Welcome to our Tech Function Exec Appointment Trends & Open Roles for the - 34 days ended January 19th 2017. The roles covered here:   heads of technology, which include CTOs, CIOs, Tech & Ops, CISOs, Cyber and related. 

By the numbers, overall:
     Total Tech Exec Roles Open: 68
     New Tech Exec Appointments: 68 (9 women or 13.2%, 59 men)

December 16, 2016 

Welcome to our Tech Function Exec Appointment Trends & Open Roles for the - 30 days ended December 15th 2016. The roles covered here:   heads of technology, which include CTOs, CIOs, Tech & Ops, CISOs, Cyber and related.

By the numbers, overall:

  •      Total Tech Exec Roles Open: 70
  •      New Tech Exec Appointments: 84 (4 women or 5%, 80 men)

GE Announces Digital Executive Appointments       

Patrick Franklin has joined GE as VP & GM, Applications, GE Digital. Prior to joining GE, he was a VP of Engineering at Google. Over his twenty-five year career, Patrick has held leadership positions at Amazon, Microsoft, Intel and the United States Navy.

November 19, 2016 

Welcome to our Tech Function Exec Appointment Trends & Open Roles for the - 32 days ended November 17th 2016. The roles covered here:   heads of technology, which include CTOs, CIOs, Tech & Ops, CISOs, Cyber and related. 

By the numbers, overall:
     Total Tech Exec Roles Open: 74
     New Tech Exec Appointments: 120 (5 women or 4%115 men)

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