Saturday, September 21, 2019

AI-based Cybersecurity Company Avast Hires Professor from Czech Technical University as CTO

Avast, global provider of cybersecurity solutions with over 400 million users online, has appointed Michal Pěchouček to the position of CTO, effective September 1, 2019. Michal joins from the highly regarded Czech Technical University in Prague.

Leaseweb Hires New CDN Executive from CenturyLink

Leaseweb, a global provider of cloud hosting, dedicated servers, CDN solutions and more, has hired Wilfried Dudink as managing director of its CDN operations. In this position he is responsible for further expansion of Leaseweb's CDN activities.

Atlanta, Georgia-based Giga Data Centers Expands Executive Team

Giga Data Centers has expanded its executive team to include David Shepard as Chief Revenue Officer. Prior to joining Giga Data Centers, Mr. Shepard served as the Executive Vice President and General Manager for Baselayer, a manufacturer of modular data center solutions.

File Storage Company Elastifile Hires David White as Vice President of Cloud Operations

Elastifile, a provider of scalable file storage for the public cloud, announced the appointment of David White to the newly established position of Vice President of Cloud Operations.

Former INAP Executive Joins Cloud Hosting Company Infinitely Virtual

Cloud hosting pioneer Infinitely Virtual has named longtime IT executive Scott McDonald Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. McDonald, who joins Infinitely Virtual from Internap (INAP), will be based in the Greater Boston area.

Cloud Provider DigitalOcean Names Lysa Dahlin as Chief People Officer

DigitalOcean, a global cloud provider aiming its services at developers worldwide, announced the appointment of Lysa Dahlin as Chief People Officer, continuing the expansion of its executive team.

Leaseweb Shakes Up International Leadership Team, Hires New Managing Director for Germany

Leaseweb has hired Marcus Busch as its new Managing Director for Leaseweb Deutschland GmbH. Marcus Busch replaces Benjamin Schönfeld who will take over the management of Leaseweb Asia Pacific in Singapore from current Managing Director Bas Winkel.

Rackspace Hires Sandy Hogan as Executive VP, Managing Director of Americas

Cloud provider Rackspace has hired Sandy Hogan as executive vice president and managing director of the Americas, Sandy Hogan will serve as a member of the Rackspace executive leadership team.

GoDaddy Expands Leadership Team, Appoints Fara Howard as Chief Marketing Officer

Global cloud services and web hosting provider GoDaddy has hired Fara Howard as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Ms. Howard will lead all aspects of GoDaddy's marketing strategy and execution.

Network Visibility Provider Corelight Expands Footprint to Europe

Corelight has opened a new sales office outside the North American market in Europe. The company also named Steve Mallard as vice president of international sales who will be based out of London, UK.

Data Center Services Company STACK Expands Leadership Team

STACK has appointed Heather Paduck as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mrs. Paduck will lead STACK’s financial strategy and operations, including finance, accounting, and capital raising.

Data Center Services Company Element Critical Hires Chief Revenue Officer From Cologix

Element Critical has appointed Wayne Dietrich as Chief Revenue Officer. Previously, Mr. Dietrich was Chief Sales Officer for Cologix.

Cloud Provider DigitalOcean Hires VMware, Sun Veteran Barry Cooks as CTO

DigitalOcean, a global provider of cloud hosting services for developers, has announced the appointment of Barry Cooks as chief technology officer (CTO).

Server Monitoring Cloud Platform Scalyr Hires New CEO

Scalyr, a log management and dedicated server monitoring service created and run by two former Google engineers, has hired tech industry veteran and growth specialist, Christine Heckart as its new CEO.

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