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Texas Instruments Elects Retired PwC Veteran to the Board of Directors     Jean Hobby

Texas Instruments elected Jean Hobby to the Board of Directors of the company. While at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ms. Hobby, 55, served as strategy officer from 2013 until retirement in 2015. Earlier positions there included U.S. sector lead for the firm's multi-billion dollar Technology, Media and Telecom practice from 2008 to 2013, and CFO from 2005 to 2008. She currently serves on the board of Greatbatch.

AT&T Appoints Redpoint Ventures Co-Founder to its Board of Directors  Geoffrey Yang   

AT&T has appointed Geoffrey Yang, 56, to its Board of Directors. Geoff co-founded Redpoint in 1999 and has backed trailblazing consumer Internet companies from the earliest stages that include Ask Jeeves, Excite, MySpace, and TiVo. He has been involved in Redpoint’s investments in Arista, Bluefin, Calix, Efficient Frontier, Foundry, Juniper Networks, and Victorious. He was previously a member of the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee and the advisory council for the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He currently serves on the board of Electric Imp, Machinima, Scribd, TasteMade, Tidemark, and Vurb.

Published in Tech Vendor Boards

Facebook Appoints New Leader for Infrastructure Connectivity and Investments; Names Geographic LeadersKevin Lo

Facebook has hired Kevin Lo, the former GM for Google Fibre, as its new director of infrastructure connectivity and investments. The appointment shows Facebook is expanding its Internet connectivity plans as Lo will work with Facebook's external partnerships, such as the fibre-optic cable deal Facebook made with Microsoft, which aims to provide stronger Internet connectivity to densely populated urban areas. 

Published in Giant Tech Companies

Comcast Cable Appoints President, Technology and Product and CTO

Comcast Cable promoted Tony Werner to President, Technology and Product, and Sree Kotay to CTO. In his new role, Werner will continue to oversee all aspects of the Technology and Product organization, including innovation, development and operations. The Technology and Product team leads the design and development of Comcast's customer-facing products, software development, systems engineering, next-generation access networks, cloud computing and technical operations. 

Published in Telecom Products

Facebook Appoints Couple of Geographic LeadersUmang Bedi

Facebook has appointed Umang Bedi as MD, India. Bedi will lead in building and maintaining strategic relationships with top clients and regional agencies in the country. He will take over from Kirthiga Reddy, who will be returning to United States to take on a new role at the company's headquarters at Menlo Park. Prior to joining Facebook, Bedi was the MD of the South Asia region at Adobe. 

Published in Digital Media

SAP Appoints Concur Exec as President to Lead Team Offering Solutions for SMBsBarry Padgett

SAP appointed Barry Padgett as new president of the SAP® Business One, SAP Anywhere, and SAP Business ByDesign® teams. He steps into the role having held various leadership positions since 1997 at Concur Technologies, including serving as Concur's chief product officer since 2014. 

Published in Software Industry

Welcome to our Tech Function Exec Appointment Trends & Open Roles for the - 45 days ended June 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: 76 
  • New Tech Exec Appointments: 128 (19 women or 14.9%, 109 men)

Comcast Cable Appoints President, Technology and Product and CTOSree Kotay

Comcast Cable promoted Tony Werner to President, Technology and Product, and Sree Kotay to CTO. In his new role, Werner will continue to oversee all aspects of the Technology and Product organization, including innovation, development and operations. The Technology and Product team leads the design and development of Comcast's customer-facing products, software development, systems engineering, next-generation access networks, cloud computing and technical operations. 

athenahealth Bifurcates Chief Financial and Chief Administrative functions; Appoints New CFO Karl Stubelis

As athenahealth bifurcates the Chief Financial and Chief Administrative functions. Kristi A. Matus, EVP and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (CFAO) of the company, announced her intention to step down, to pursue new challenges. The company appointed Karl Stubelis, to serve as the company's SVP and CFO. Stubelis has served as the company's VP and Corporate Controller, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer, interim CFO. Prior to joining the company, he served as VP, corporate controller, and chief accounting officer at Sapient Corporation.

Published in Healthcare IT

Detailed Version of Newsletter for month ended May 2016

Welcome to our CEO Turnover Newsletter. This newsletter covers open CEO roles and latest appointments in the tech sector in the month of April 2016.

Total Tech CEO Roles Open: 105  
New Tech CEO Appointments: 94 (5 women, 89 men)

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