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People Moves: NASA, Banno, Tripwire

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A quick look at some of the movement among IT people this week. NASA appointed Larry Sweet to be Chief Information Officer. He succeeds Linda Cureton, who retired in April. Among other efforts, Sweet will oversee the agency’s Information Technology Infrastructure Integration Program, a multi-billion dollar transformation project. [InformationWeek] Banno, a targeted marketing service provider for financial institutions, named Ben Metz CTO. Metz has worked for Banno for three years, during which time he developed the architecture on which the… continue…

People Moves: HP, Microsoft, Elemental, CACI

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A quick look at some of the movement among IT people this week. As part of an effort to broaden its product portfolio and combat falling profits, Hewlett-Packard announced that Todd Bradley will transition from his role as Vice President of Printing and Personal Systems to Vice President of Strategic Growth Initiatives. He’ll work closely with CEO Meg Whitman to “identify partnership opportunities with early stage companies that will help HP grow.” Bradley will be replaced by Dion Weisler, currently… continue…

People Moves: Information Transport Solutions, RingCentral, Zumbox

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A quick look at some of the movement among IT people this week: As part of its initiative to transition from an owner-operated business model to an executive leadership model, data solutions company Information Transport Solutions separated its CEO position into three distinct roles: CEO, COO and CFO. Steve Meany, previously a manager at Cisco, was hired as CEO. Meanwhile, Quincy Minor, previously Vice President of Operations, transitioned to the COO position and Jeff Drury, who acted as COO and… continue…

People Moves: Mad Catz Update, Apple, Twitter

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A quick look at some of the movement among IT people this week. Mad Catz Interactive, a flight software and video game developer and distributor of third party games and video game products, appointed Karen K. McGinnis as Chief Financial Officer. McGinnis replaces Allyson Evans, who recently announced her resignation. [Mad Catz] Apple hired former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Chief Lisa Jackson as Vice President of Environmental Initiatives. Jackson worked for the EPA on and off for 25 years, and… continue…

People Moves: BitPay, Viggle, Mad Catz and More

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A quick look at some of the movement among IT professionals this week: Microsoft CIO Tony Scott resigned after five years with the software giant. Jim Dubois, vice president of IT product and services management, will serve as interim CIO. [Dice News] Bitcoin payment processing company BitPay hired Jeff Garzik for a developer position. Garzik had been working part-time for the company as a core developer of the Bitcoin protocol, while also working full-time for Red Hat. Chaz Ferguson, a… continue…

People on the Move

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A quick look at some of the movement among IT people this week: Telecommunications company Bandwidth named Brent Mello Vice President of Origination and Messaging Products. He’s previously held leadership positions at Level 3 and IntelePeer. Meantime, Ryan Henley became Vice President of Customer Operations, responsible for iRevenue Assurance & Customer Billing, Data Services, the Customer Account Management team and Customer Experience. Most recently he was a consultant for Advanced Technology Group. [Bandwidth] With the acquisitions of Cloud Nine Media… continue…

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Mark Papermaster finds new life after Apple’s antenna-gate, and other moves at the Federal Trade Commission, American Water, and Carolinas IT. continue…

Thursday’s People News

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American Express appoints executive vice president [Trading Markets]  Felten appointed chief technologist for FTC [The Daily Princetonian]  Bridgestone promotes Brooks to CIO [Modern Tire Dealer]  Predixion Taps Microsoft Exec For Advisory Board [Social Tech] –Dino Londis 

Monday’s People News

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Roomlinx Adds CTO Mark Houser to Team [MarketWatch] AOL Names Curtis Brown and Erynn Peterson to the Technologies Leadership Team [MarketWatch] Keith Birdsong joins Pivotal Payments as Chief Technology Officer [NewsWire] Original MySpace Investor Joins Mimvi’s Advisory Board [MarketWatch] Brad Schrum Joins Technology Segment of CAN [MarketWatch] Cornell Names Dodds Chief Information Officer [Campus Technology] – Dino Londis

Thursday’s People News

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V.i. Labs Taps Enterprise Software Veteran to Lead Continued Growth in Global Markets [BusinessWire] Roomlinx Adds CTO Mark Houser to Team [MarketWatch] Spigit Welcomes Dustin Haisler as Director of Government Innovation [Marketwire]MTN CTO steps down [Web Business]Power-One, Inc. Appoints Dick Swanson to Board of Directors [MarketWatch]– Dino Londis