Wednesday, December 7, 2022

NeoPhotonics Hires Brad Wright as Senior VP of Global Sales

Bradford Wright has been named Senior Vice President of Global Sales at NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN), a global developer and provider of silicon photonics and advanced hybrid photonic integrated circuit-based lasers, modules, and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high-speed communications networks.

Serverfarm Hires Jochem Steman to Lead Its Colocation Business in Europe

After serving as CEO of colocation provider for quite some years and establishing its data center presence in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Jochem Steman has now been hired by data center developer/operator Serverfarm to lead its colocation business for the European market.

Cloud Hosting Provider Linode Hires William Charnock as CTO from StackPath

Linode, a large global provider of cloud hosting infrastructure, has appointed Will Charnock as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Mr. Charnock was most recently CTO at StackPath. 

Acronis Hires Patrick Pulvermueller as CEO from GoDaddy

Patrick Pulvermueller, a cloud software and hosting industry veteran, has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Acronis, a global provider of cyber security solutions, beginning July 1, 2021. Serguei Beloussov, who founded the firm in 2003 and has served as CEO since 2013, is succeeded by Mr. Pulvermueller.

StorONE Launches PartnerONE Program, Hires New VP of Worldwide Channels

Software-defined enterprise storage platform provider, StorONE, has hired storage industry veteran Bill Cordero to join its executive team as vice president of worldwide channels. He is in charge of launching the company’s new PartnerONE program as well as increasing the company’s Enterprise Storage Platform’s global footprint.

Cloud Marketplace Sherweb Names Alain Brisson as Chief Operating Officer

Sherweb, a cloud marketplace with more than 6,500 partners and 80,000 companies worldwide growing their business using Sherweb’s value-added services, has hired Alain Brisson as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Cloudways Hires WordPress Evangelist Robert Jacobi as Director of WordPress

Managed cloud hosting provider Cloudways has hired industry veteran Robert Jacobi as Director of WordPress. Mr. Jacobi has decades of developer-focused management experience with Fortune 500 companies.

Asperitas Promotes Andy Young to the Post of CTO As Part of Its Scale-Up Plan

Asperitas, a specialist provider in immersion cooling, anticipates the expansion of its technical department by promoting Andy Young to the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Before this he was working in the capacity of Director of Research and Development for the data center liquid cooling technology provider.

Zayo Co-Founder Dan Caruso Joins Quantum Computing Company, ColdQuanta

Dan Caruso, co-founder and former chairman and CEO of Zayo Group, has joined ColdQuanta as its Executive Chairman and interim CEO. He sees 2021 as the dawn of the quantum revolution. Dan Caruso will oversee the strategic direction and “rapid” growth of this influential company in the burgeoning field of quantum computing, sensing and networking.

Cybersecurity Platform Provider SentinelOne Hires Ric Smith as CTO

SentinelOne, a cybersecurity solution encompassing AI-powered prevention, detection, response and hunting across endpoints, containers, cloud workloads, and IoT devices, has hired Ric Smith as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Rittal International Hires Markus Asch as CEO

Data center solutions vendor Rittal has hired Markus Asch (49) as CEO of Rittal International Stiftung & Co. KG and Chairman of the Management Board of Rittal GmbH & Co. He will be responsible for all Rittal’s business units, IT infrastructure, software and services with 9,700 employees, and delivery of data center enclosures, power distribution, and climate control.