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.
As rumored last week, the White House has just confirmed that Megan Smith, vice president of Google’s super-secret Google[X] research lab, will be the new Chief Technology Officer of the United States. Read More
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.
Social marketing company Unified is announcing that it has hired Shawn Douglass as its first chief technology officer.
Douglass previously held a number of roles at enterprise technology company EMC, including founder and managing director of EMC Ventures. More recently, he was CTO at cloud management company ServiceMesh, which was acquired by last fall by CSC. Read More
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.