Technology giant CA this morning confirmed its local managing director Brenton Smith had quit to join another local technology vendor, with the company looking for a replacement.
VMware (NYSE: VMW) veteran chief technology officer (CTO) Steve Herrod, a key driver of the vendor’s virtualization portfolio who joined the company in 2001, has resigned to join the venture capital firm General Catalyst Partners as a managing director.
For VMware, there’s no nice and easy way to say that Herrod’s departure is a serious blow.
Maverick entrepreneur Peter Kazacos is once more directly in control of a mid-sized technology services company in Australia, with local listed player Anittel noting this morning the executive would add the managing director role to his existing chairman duties, following the immediate departure of incumbent Ilkka Tales.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: PeopleEnterprise mobility solutions vendor, Good Technology, has appointed a new Australian-based head of its Professional Services and Engineering practices in the Asia Pacific region.
Australian tech startup incubator Pollenizer has notched up another major success, announcing this morning that its Dealised company whose technology underpins Australian group buying site Spreets has taken a $5 million investment round led by a venture capital fund belonging to Singaporean telecommunications giant SingTel.
Tracey Fellows, managing director of Microsoft’s Australian subsidiary is being kicked upstairs – relocating to Singapore to take up the role as area vice president for Asia Pacific. She will continue to act as country general manager until her replacement is appointed.
Senior Fujitsu executive Mike Foster has been confirmed as the permanent chief executive of the technology giant’s Australia and New Zealand operations, following his acting appointment in the role after the promotion of his predecessor Rod Vawdrey.
Australian online homeware company, EzyLifestyle, which sells products combining technology and design to supposedly ‘take the hassle out of preparing and preserving food”, is going off-line with the launch of a party plan program to take its technology-driven kitchen products directly into Australian homes.