Salesforce’s Board Member with Financial and Administrative Expertise Intends to Step Down
Lawrence Tomlinson, 75, intends to retire from the board of Salesforce. Tomlinson served as SVP and treasurer for Hewlett-Packard until 2003. Tomlinson has a broad global financial and administrative background that includes expertise in controllership, tax, treasury, order fulfillment, information technology, distribution, logistics and financial strategic alliances.
Adobe Hires Shutterstock Exec to Lead its Creative Cloud Business
Scott Braut will be new head of content at Adobe, to drive overall content strategy and operations for its Creative Cloud business. Most recently, Braut served as VP of content for Shutterstock. Prior to that, he served as GM, Video/Footage and General Manager, Bigstock at Shutterstock. Earlier he served as Senior Product Manager at ABC News Digital and Senior Director, Product Management at Digital Railroad.
SAP Appoints Microsoft Cloud and Big Data Leader as CTO
SAP Appoints Quentin Clark, a 20-year veteran of Microsoft, as CTO. Most recently, Clark served as Microsoft’s Corporate VP in the business application space and before that was Corporate VP of data platform group, where he helped design and deliver the company’s big data platforms for both on premise (SQL Server) and Azure (PowerBI, HDInsight). Previously he was GM of the Database Systems Group, GM for WinFS project, Product Unit Manager for MOM/Application Center starting as a Software Engineer at the company in 1994.