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Friday, October 31, 2014

RadioShack Hires GM Turnaround Expert

Struggling Fort Worth-based electronics retailer RadioShack said this week that it has hired turnaround advisory firm The MAEVA Group to help the company with its operational and financial turnaround, and appointed MAEVA founder Harry J. Wi...

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Bazaarvoice Founder Departs Board

Brett Hurt, the founder of Austin's Bazaarvoice, says he is no longer involved at the company, and is no longer on the Bazaarvoice Board of Directors. Hurt--who disclosed the departure on his personal blog--thanked the Bazaarvoice team and ...

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Monday, September 22, 2014

Haggar Clothing Co. Boosts E-Commerce Efforts With New Exec

Dallas-based clothing company Haggar, is bolstering its online, e-commerce efforts this morning, saying that it has named a new Chief Digital Officer at the company. The company--best known for its slacks and other men's dress clothing--sai...

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Silicon Space Technology Snags Sales, Marketing VP From Freescale

Austin-based Silicon Space Technology said Thursday that it has tapped a Freescale executive to head up its sales, marketing, business development, and product management efforts. Silicon Space Technologies said it named David Patterson a...

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Abila Sets Sales VP

Austin-based Abila, the developer of software for nonprofits, said today that it has named Randy Potts as the company's new Senior Vice President of Sales. Potts joins the company from LogicMonitor, where he was also SVP of Sales. He also w...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Rackspace: We're Off The Market

San Antonio-based cloud infrastructure provider Rackspace said Tuesday afernoon that it is no longer looking for a buyer, and has decided to terminate M&A discussions. The move comes as the company also has named Taylor Rhodes as the compan...

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Thursday, September 11, 2014

PowerByProxi Sets Up US Headquarters In Austin

Wireless power systems developer PowerbyProxi said today that it has opened up a new office and U.S. headquarters in Austin, citing the city's technology talent in the move. According to PowerByProxi, the new move will help it expand its gl...

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

RetailMeNot Names New Board Member

Austin-based online deals and coupons provider RetailMeNot said today that it has named a new board member. According to the company, it has appointed Eric Korman--former President of Ralph Lauren's Digital & Global e-commerce division--to ...

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Dell Taps Elizabeth Gore as EIR

Round Rock-based Dell said today that it has named Elizabeth Gore as its new "Entrepreneur-in-Residence", to help expand initiatives at the company around helping small and medium businesses scale and prosper, and also focus on global entre...

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

RetailMeNot Hires Away eBay Marketplace VP

Austin-based coupon information provider RetailMeNot has hired away an eBay veteran as its new Senior Vice President, Retailer and Brand Solutions, the company said today. RetailMeNot said it hired Michael Jones--formerly Vice President of ...

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Perception Software Names CTO

Austin-based Perception Software, a developer of product operations and management software for manufacturers, said yesterday that it has named Scott Harger as the company's new Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering. Ha...

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Newgistics Bolsters Board With Retailing Vets

Austin-based e-commerce provider Newgistics said this morning that it has bolstered its board of directors. The company said it added Andrea Weiss of Retail Consulting and Robert Rosenblatt, most recently of interim president of Ideeli.com,...

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Monday, August 25, 2014

Bigcommerce Taps Former Netflix Exec As Advisor

Austin-based e-commerce software developer Bigcommerce announced this morning that it has added Patty McCord, the former Chief Talent Officer from Netflix, to its board of advisors. Bigcommerce said that McCord will help it build and expand...

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Innovari Names Smart Grid Expert As VP

Austin-based Innovari, a developer of an energy management platform aimed at demand management and electric utilities, said today that it has named Brent Hodges as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Markets. Hodges joins the company from...

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Friday, August 8, 2014

MolecularHealth Bolsters Advisorory Board

The Woodlands, Texas-based MolecularHealth, which is developing technology to help provide personalized guidance on cancer care and treatment options, has added a new advisor to its advisory board. According to MolecularHealth, it has added...

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Pivot3 Lands $12M More

Austin-based Pivot3, the developer of converged server, storage, and networking hardware, said this morning that it has raised $12M more in a funding round. The funding was led by S3 Ventures, and also included InterWest Partners and Mesiro...

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

FireHost Names Marketing, EMEA Sales Chiefs

Dallas-based secure hosting and cloud provider FireHost is in a big executive expansion today, saying that it has both named a new Chief Marketing Officer and head of its EMEA business. FireHost said Steve Lesem has been named Chief Marketi...

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Friday, August 1, 2014

WP Engine Names Marketing Head

Austin-based WP Engine has named a new marketing chief, saying that it has named Klee Kleber as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Kleiber was previously SVP, Marketing and Product Development at Rackspace, and also had served as VP Marketing...

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

LeadingReach Names Execs

Austin-based LeadingReach, which develops referral management and patient management software for the healthcare industry, said Monday that it has named Tony Frey as Chief Operations Officer, and Duke Browning as Vice President of Engineeri...

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Tantrum Street Bolsters Board

Dallas-based Tantum Street, a developer of mobile payment and digital wallet apps, said today that it has bolstered its board of directors. The company said that Roman Kikta, managing partner of Mobility Ventures, has joined the company's b...

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Omnitracs Snags NTT Data Vet For Sales Chief

Fleet management software developer Omnitracs--which is in the midst of moving its headquarters to Dallas--has tapped local technology executive David Vice as its new Chief Sales Officer. Vice--who was most recently Executive Vice President...

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Friday, July 11, 2014

PulseConnect Becomes PostUp, Snags Baer

Austin-based email marketing software developer PulseCOnnect said Thursday that it has rebranded itself as Postup, and also snagged original founder--and well known technology figure Joshua Baer--to its board. According to the company, the ...

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Abila Taps Bazaarvoice's Austin As New Board Member

Austin-based Abila, the developer of software for the nonprofit sector, said this morning that it has named Bazaarvoice CEO Gene Austin to its board of directors. Abila said that Austin is the company's fifth board member. Austin is very fa...

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Eltek Rotates Bizdev, Sales Execs

Eltek, the developer of power supplies, inverters, and other related products which has its Americas headquarters in Plano, said today that it has named Kenneth Bodahl as its Executive Vice President of Business Development, and named David...

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Monday, June 30, 2014

AirStrip Names New COO, Other Execs

San Antonio-based mobile healthcare technology developer AirStrip said this morning that it has named Nancy Pratt as its new Chief Operating Officer, as well as named a Gabriela Tobal as Director of Culture and Operational Excellence. Pratt...

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Nexius Names Supply Chain VP

Allen, Texas-based Nexius, which offers up network services, software, and business intelligence to the telecom industry, said Thursday that it has named Gaby Saliby as its new Vice President of Supply Chain Management. Saliby has previousl...

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Civitas Learning Snags Facebook Exec As New CTO

Austin-based Civitas Learning, which develops software to help improve student learning and education, said today that it has named Niranjan Nagar as its Chief Technology Officer. Nagar was most recently head of apps and games and global ve...

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

TrendKite Raises $3.2M, Sets Huddleston As CEO

Austin-based TrendKite said this morning that it has raised $3.2M in a Series A funding round, and appointed former Dachis Group executive Erik Huddleston as its new CEO. TrendKite said the new funding brings the company's total raised to $...

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Friday, May 30, 2014

MolecularHealth Names M.D. Anderson Expert As Advisor

The Woodlands, Texas-based MolecularHealth has bolstered its scientific expertise, saying Thursday that it has tapped M.D. Anderson Cancer Center expert Dr. Waun Ki Hong as a member of its advisory board. The company is using biomedical dat...

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Spanning Sets Sales VP

Austin-based cloud data backup software developer Spanning Cloud Apps has named a new sales VP this morning, saying it has appointed Garrett Jones as its new VP of Sales. Jones was most recently VP of Global Channel Operations at Symantec, ...

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

EnTouch Controls Names Sales Director

Richardson, Texas-based EnTouch COntrols, the developer of cloud-based, energy management systems, said today that it has named Michael Block as the company's new director of sales. Block will head up a new, West Coast sales office in Los A...

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

FireHost Names Two New Execs

Dallas-based secure cloud hosting provider FireHost reported this morning that it has added two new executives, as part of a leadership expansion. FireHost said it has named Jeff Schilling as Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Jim Hilbert as...

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Friday, May 23, 2014

CyrusOne Shuffles Board Seats

Dallas-based data center operator CyrusOne said late Thursday that it has made some changes to its board of directors. CyrusOne said that John F. (Jack) Cassidy is retiring from its board, and Alex Shumate will be appointed non-executive CH...

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

RealPage Names VP

Carrollton, Texas-based RealPage, which develops software-as-a-service for the rental housing industry, said yesterday that it has named Jason Doyle as the Senior Vice President of its Propertyware unit. Doyle joins the company from Homes.c...

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Friday, May 9, 2014

OrthoAccel Sets New CFO

Houston-based OrthoAccel, which is developing medical devices for the dental care and orthodontic treatment market, said Thursday that it has named Kelly Enos as its new Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administrati...

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Allegro Development Names CFO

Dallas-based software developer Allegro Development Corporation, which develops supply chain and trading software for the power and energy market, said it has named Gary Ito as the company's new Chief Financial Officer. Ito was most recentl...

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Friday, May 2, 2014

Lanyon Sets New CTO

Irving, Texas-based Lanyon, a provider of cloud-based software for the meeting and events industry, said Thursday that it has named John Pulling as its new Chief Technology Officer. Pulling joins the company from ACTIVE Network Business Sol...

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Friday, May 2, 2014

Affiniti Names General Counsel

Austin-based broadband services provider Affiniti said this week that it has named Cynthia Schultz as the company's new General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Schultz was previously Director of Compliance and Audits for the Broadband...

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Anthelio Sets New CTO

Dallas-based Anthelio Healthcare Solutions said this morning that it has appointed Suresh Ramani as its Chief Technology Officer. Anthelio--which supplies technology and related services to hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare provid...

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Monday, April 28, 2014

MolecularHealth Bolsters Scientific Advisory Board

The Woodlands, Texas-based MolecularHealth said today that it has bolstered its advisory board, adding three new members to the group. According to the company, which develops personalized medicine products, it has added Dr. Stephen Jones, ...

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Friday, April 25, 2014

Freescale Semiconductor Names New CFO

Austin-based chip developer Freescale Semiconductor said late Thursday that it has named Dan Durn as the company's new Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President. Freescale said that Durn replaces current CFO Alan Campbell, who is in...

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Hyphen Solutions Names VP

Dallas-based Hyphen Solutions, a developer of supply chain, collaboration, and other software for the home builder market, said Friday that it has named Stephen W. Candy as its Vice President of Business Development. Candy was most recently...

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Cirrus Logic Names VP

Austin-based Cirrus Logic said Monday that it has named Eric C. Smith as a vice president and general manager at the company, heading up the company's energy product lines and other initiatives. Smith previously has served at companies such...

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Gazzang Sets Sales VP

Austin-based Gazzang said this morning that it has named Peter Schlosser as its new Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Schlosser--most recently VP of Sales at Talend--also has served at Lawson/Intentia, marchFirst, Packard Bell/Reveal, and ...

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Affinegy Exec Takes Industry Seat

Austin-based Affinegy, which develops software used in set top boxes, said Friday that its Chief Technology Officer, Art Lancaster, has joined an industry group's board. The company said Lancaster has joined the AllSeen Alliance Board of Di...

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Socialware Names Product Development VP

Austin-based Socialware, which develops social media marketing and compliance software, said Wednesday that it has named Matt Roberts as the company's new Vice President of Product Development. Roberts joins the company from CA Technologies...

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Monday, April 7, 2014

Silicon Labs Names IBM Vet As Marketing Head

Austin-based >A href="http://www.siliconlabs.com">Silicon Labs said today that it has named Michele Grieshaber as its new Chief Marketing Officer, to help oversee marketing strategies, marketing, and corporate communications for the company...

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Lanyon Names New CEO

Irving-based Lanyon, the provider of cloud-based software for the meeting and event industry, said today that it has named David Bonnette as its new Chief Executive Officer. Bonnette was most recently CEO of BigMachines, one of the portfoli...

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Compass Learning Names VP

Austin-based Compass Learning, which develops software for the K-12 education market which personalizes teaching for students, has named Eileen Shihadeh as Vice President of Marketing for the company. Shihadeh is a former teacher, who previ...

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

FireHost Names Rackspace Veteran As New CEO

Dallas-based secure web hosting provider FireHost said Monday that it has named a new CEO, naming Jim Lewandowski to the post. Lewandoski replaces founder Chris Drake, who has become Chief Technology Officer of the company. Lewandowski was ...

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

GENBAND Bolsters Canadian Sales Efforts

Frisco, Texas-based GENBAND, which supplies equipment to the telecommunications and cable market, said today that it is bolstering its Canadian sales efforts with a new VP. GENBAND said it has named Dave Shier as Senior Vice President of Sa...

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Monday, March 3, 2014

Compass Learning Names Engineering VP

Austin-based Compass Learning, the developer of K-12, education software, said today that it has named Charles "Chipp" Walters as its new Vice President of Engineering. Walters was most recently at Agilix, where he was SVP and General Manag...

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Pivot3 Names Sales VP

Austin-based Pivot3 announced this mornin that it has named Mike Dunbar as its new Vice President of Global Sales, for the company's virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) products. Dunbar was most recently at Allied Telesis, serving as Presi...

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Gravitant Bolsters Board

Austin-based cloud software developer Gravitant said this morning that it has added Bob Ridout, the former CIO of DuPont, to its board of directors. Gravitant--which develops cloud brokerage software used to manage cloud services--said that...

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Friday, February 21, 2014

iSIGHT Taps Former Navy Admiral As GM

Dallas-based cybersecurity and threat intelligence provider iSIGHT Partners is turning to a former Navy Admiral to head up its ThreatSPACE operations, the company said Thursday. According to iSIGHT, it has hired Admiral Patrick Walsh (ret.)...

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Revionics Names Chairman

Austin-based merchandising software developer Revionics announced this morning that it has named President and CEO Marc Hafner as its Chairman of the board. Hafner has been the company's President and CEO since 2010. The company said the mo...

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Friday, February 14, 2014

EnTouch Controls Names Sales, Marketing VP

Richardson, Texas-based cloud-based energy management systems developer EnTouch Controls said this morning that it has named Thomas Kay as its new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. According to EnTouch, Kay joins the company from Corri...

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Rackspace Shuffles CEO, Weston Returns

San Antonio-based cloud hosting firm Rackspace Hosting said late yesterday that Lanham Napier, the company's CEO, has retired from the company, and also stepped down from the company's board of directors. Napier will be replaced by Rackspac...

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Monday, February 10, 2014

LIN Media Sets CEO At Federated Media

Austin-based media company LIN Media said this morning that it has named a new CEO over at its newly acquired online advertising company, Federated Media. According to LIN Media, it has named Jordan Hoffner to the role. Hoffner was previous...

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

CopperEgg Sets Bockius As CEO

Austin-based CopperEgg--which is now part of Idera--said this week that it has named Chad Bockius as CEO. CopperEgg also said it has appointed Heidi Farris as VP of marketing, and Chris Yndo as VP of Sales. Bockius is a familiar face in Aus...

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Four Kitchens Grows Team

Austin-based web design and development consultant Four Kitchens said today that it has expanded its team, and has added five new people, growing the company to eighteen people. The company--which focuses on Drupal, open-source development-...

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

uShip Names Internet Veteran As New CFO

Austin-based online freight marketplace operator uShip has tapped an Internet veteran as its new CFO, the company said this morning. According to uShip, it has added Bob Bearden as its new Chief Financial Officer, to oversee strategic finan...

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Monday, January 27, 2014

Crossroads Layoffs Wide, Deep In 2013

A regulatory filing by Austin-based storage and network equipment maker Crossroads Systems reveals it made some big employee cuts last year, and now is down to 48 employees. The layoffs--without numbers--had been announced by Crossroads las...

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Monday, January 27, 2014

Dell Names New CFO

Round Rock-based Dell said Friday that it has named Thomas W. Sweet as the company's new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Sweet was most recently VP, Corporate Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer. Sweet replaces Brian...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

NewComLink Snags Marketing Head From PayPal

Austin-based NewComLink, the financial technology startup backed by Austin Ventures and StarVest Partners, has appointed a new head of its marketing efforts. According to NewComLink, it has appointed Doug Filak--the former Head of Marketing...

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Gravitant Names Dell, HP Vet As New President, COO

Austin-based enterprise cloud brokerage software developer Gravitant said this morning that it has named Brad Anderson as its new President and Chief Operating Officer. Anderson was most recently President of Dell's Enterprise Solutions Gro...

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Gravitant Names Dell, HP Vet As New President, COO

Austin-based enterprise cloud brokerage software developer Gravitant said this morning that it has named Brad Anderson as its new President and Chief Operating Officer. Anderson was most recently President of Dell's Enterprise Solutions Gro...

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Rackspace Names Rhodes President

San Antonio-based Rackspace Hosting has appointed Taylor Rhodes, the company's current Chief Customer Officer, to the position of President, the company said Monday. Rhodes has been at Rackspace since 2007. According to Rackspace, Rhodes wi...

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Monday, January 13, 2014

Freescale CFO to Retire

Austin-based semiconductor developer Freescale Semiconductor said this morning that its CFO, Alan Campbell, is planning to retire. According to Freescale, Campbell will remain as CFO while the company looks for a new CFO. Freescale said it ...

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Monday, January 13, 2014

RadioShack Sets New CFO

Fort Worth-based electronics retailer RadioShack Corporation announced this morning that it has named a new Chief Financial Officer. RadioShack said it has named John W. Feray, most recently SVP Finance and Strategy at Dollar General Corpor...

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Friday, January 10, 2014

Toppan Photomasks Loses CEO To Cancer

Round Rock-based Toppan Photomasks, a provider of photomasks to the semiconductor industry, said Thursday that it has lost its President and CEO, David Murray, to cancer. The company said that Murray, 55, had a long battle with the disease....

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Alert Logic Names Chief Marketing Officer

Houston-based security software developer Alert Logic announced this morning that it has appointed Ben Matheson as its new Chief Marketing Officer. According to Alert Logic, Matheson was most recently General Manager of Global Field and Par...

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Gravitant Taps RetailMeNot Vet As New CFO

Austin-based Gravitant has hired on a RetailMeNot veteran as its new Chief Financial Officer, the company has announced. Gravitant, which develops enterprise software for the cloud market, said it hired Ken Kieley, formerly the Senior Vice ...

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Friday, January 3, 2014

Globalscape Shuffles Executives

San Antonio-based file transfer software developer GlobalSCAPE is seeing an executive shuffle over at its TappIn unit, as one of TappIn's founders--Chris Hopen--has departed the firm, as has Doug Conyers, the company's Senior Vice President...

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Thursday, January 2, 2014

WhiteFence Loses CEO After Acquisition

Houston-based online utility marketplace WhiteFence--which is now part of Allconnect--has lost its founding CEO, Bob Harris, according to Allconnect. WhiteFence was acquired in an asset purchase deal on November 15th by Allconnect. Allconne...

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Friday, December 20, 2013

Houston Technology Center Names New Chairman

The Houston Technology Center said this week that it has named Paul Siegele as Chairman of its board of directors. Siegele is the president of Chevenron Energy Technology Company (ETC), and heads up Chevron's global upstream and downstream ...

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Globalscape Sets Bindseil As New CEO

San Antonio-based file transfer software developer Globalscape said late Wednesday that it has named James Bindseil, the company's Interim President, to the post of President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Bindseil also has bee...

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Encryptics Names Sales VP

Frisco-based Encryptics, the data security company focused on business and government customers, said today that it has named Richard Wuest as its Senior Vice President of Sales. The company said that Wuest was most recently at SAP, and als...

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

OneSpot Sets New VP

Austin-based OneSpot, the online advertising startup which recently raised a venture round from Davidow Ventures, and also included Mack Capital, RSL Ventures, Capital Factory and Bazaarvoice's Brett Hurt, said today that it has hired on a ...

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Compass Learning Names VP

Austin-based Compass Learning said Tuesday that it has named Lynelle Morgenthaler as Vice President, Content Development for the company. According to Compass Learning, Morgenthaler was most recently at Q2A/Bill Smith, and has more than 25 ...

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Monday, December 9, 2013

Silicon Space Technologies Bolsters Sales

Austin-based Silicon Space Technology said Friday that it has added Brad Ostman as Senior Director of Sales and Marketing. The company--which provides hardened, integrated circuits used for the high reliability market, such as space, milita...

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

MedSynergies Names CFO

Irvine-based MedSynergies, the venture-backed provider of healthcare revenue cycle management, practice management, and other services, said it has named Doug Hansen as its Chief Financial Officer. The company--which is backed by FTV Capita...

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Crossroads Systems Names New CEO

Austin-based storage and archiving products provider Crossroads Systems has officially named Richard K. Coleman, Jr., as its new CEO. Coleman had been Interim President and CEO of the company since May. Coleman has served as an investor and...

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Monday, November 25, 2013

RadioShack Shuffles VPs

Fort Worth-based RadioShack said today that it has named a new VP, appointing Mark A. Boerio as its new Senior Vice President, Inventory Planning and Allocation. The videogame retailer said Boerio previously was at department store company ...

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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Bazaarvoice Swaps CEO

Austin-based ratings and review software provider Bazaarvoice said Wednesday that it is swapping out its CEO, with current CEO Stephen Collins departing the firm and its board on January 31st. Bazaarvoice said that former Convio CEO Gene Au...

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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Xplore Technologies Names New VPs

Austin-based Xplore Technologies said today that it has named two new VPs. The developer of ruggedized tablets said that it has named Michael Zimmerman as Vice President of Global Operations, and Randy Denny as its Vice President of Sales f...

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

EnTouch Controls Names COO

Richardson, Texas-based EnTouch Controls, the developer of energy management systems for the small business market, said this morning that it has named Jon Bolen as its new Chief Operating Officer. Bolen joins the company from Westec Intell...

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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Pivot3 Names Nash As New CEO

Austin-based storage appliance developer Pivot3 announced this morning that it has appointed investor and chairman Ron Nash as its CEO, to head up growth efforts at the company. Nash has been on Pivot3's board since 2005, and previousy had ...

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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Mass Relevance Names Chief Strategy Officer

Austin-based Mass Relevance has tapped a social TV expert from USA Network as its new Chief Strategy Officer, the company said Wednesday. Mass Relevance said that Jesse Redniss, the former Senior Vice President of Digital for USA Network ha...

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Gravitant Sets Worldwide Sales Head

Austin-based Gravitant announced this morning that it has hired on Tim Galligan as its new Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Galligan was most recently SVP of Customer Operations at Zenoss, and also has served at Microsystems, Bow...

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Spanning Cloud Apps Names New CEO

Austin-based Spanning Cloud Apps, the developer of cloud-based, data protection software which backs up Google Apps for enterprises, has named a new CEO, the company said this morning. The company said it has named Jeff Erramouspe as its ne...

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Rackspace Adds Board Member

San Antonio-based Rackspace Hosting said this morning that it has named Ossa Fisher to its board of directors. The provider of cloud hosting services said Fischer is the current Senior Vice President for Strategy and Analytics at Match.com,...

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Stream Data Centers Names VP

Dallas-based data center developer and operator Stream Data Centers said Tuesday that it has named Scott Mitchell as its new Senior Vice President of Sales. Mitchell will be based in the Austin-San Antonio area. Mitchell had previously serv...

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Starmount Names European Head

Austin-based Starmount, which develops mobile point-of-sale software, said today that it has named Jeff Hernandez as the company's General Manager of Europe. Hernandez had previously served at 360Commerce and Oracle. According to Starmount,...

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

RetailMeNot Bolsters Board

Austin-based coupon website operator RetailMeNot said Monday that it has added Gokul Rajaram, who is currently Product Engineering Lead at Square, to its board of directors. According to RetailMeNot, Rajaram leads software development for S...

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Monday, October 21, 2013

Silicon Labs Bolsters Board

Austin-based mixed signal and analog semiconductor developer Silicon Labs said today that it today that it has added a member to its board of directors. The company said it added Alf-Egil Bogen, currently the CEO and member of the board of ...

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Monday, October 14, 2013

iSIGHT Partners Names Executive

Dallas-based cybersecurity and threat intelligence provider iSIGHT Partners announced this morning that it has named Tiffany Jones as its new Chief Revenue Officer. According to the company, Jones joins the company from Symantec, where she ...

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Globalscape Names VP of Sales

San Antonio-based software developer GlobalSCAPE announced this morning that it has appointed Matthew Goulet as its new Vice President of Sales. The developer of secure file transfer software said that Goulet joins the company from Kaspersk...

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Compass Learning Names Professional Services VP

Austin-based Compass Learning is bolstering its professional services efforts, and has hired a Dr. David B. Palumbo as its new Vice President of Professional Services, the company said. The provider of K-12 education software said that Palu...

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

WP Engine Names Former Bazaarvoice COO Brunner To CEO Post

Austin-based WordPress hosting company WP Engine has appointed Heather Brunner, the former COO of Bazaarvoice, as its new CEO, the company said Monday. According to WP Engine, its current founder and CEO, Jason Cohen, will shift his role to...

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

AirStrip Names COO

San Antonio-based mobile healthcare products provider AirStrip said this morning that it has named Matt Patterson, M.D., as its Chief Operating Officer. Patterson has been at AirStrip since 2012, when he joined as Chief Transformation OFfic...

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Globalscape Names Interim President, After Loss Of CEO

San Antonio-based file transfer software developer GlobalSCAPE said Tuesday afternoon that it has named James L. Bindseil as its Interim President, after the sudden passing of current CEO and president Craig A. Robinson. Bindsell was most r...

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Monday, September 30, 2013

MolecularHealth Names Medical Head

The Woodlands, Texas-based Molecular Health announced this morning that it has named Dr. Shelly Gunn, M.D., Ph.D., as its new Chief Medical Officer. Gunn was previously at Oncopath Laboratory, which is located at the START Center for Cancer...

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Monday, September 23, 2013

Mass Relevance Adds Advisor

Austin-based social marketing technology developer Mass Relevance said this morning that it has named Jack Klues, former founding CEO and Chairman of VivaKi, as an advisor. Klues has become part of the Mass Relevance advisory board. Mass Re...

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Friday, September 20, 2013

NQ Mobile Names New CFO

Dallas-based NQ Mobile, the provider of mobile Internet services and security software, said today that it has named a new CFO. The company said it named KB Teo, formerly the Managing Director and acted as Co-Head of Asia Investment Banking...

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Austin Ventures Adds Pleczko As EIR

Austin Ventures has added a new, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, to help source early stage software investments for the company, the company has announced. Austin Ventures said it is adding Rick Pleczko, the former CEO and Founder of portfolio ...

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Monday, September 16, 2013

OnRamp Names Sales VP

Austin-based data center provider OnRamp said this morning that it has named a new VP of Sales. According to the hosting, colocation, and cloud computing provider, Bobby Boughton has joined the company to oversee strategy, implementation an...

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Upstream Commerce Sets Up HQ In Austin

Upstream Commerce, a developer of price monitoring software, has set up its North American headquarters in Austin. The Israeli software developer, which is backed by YL Ventures and Bright Capital, has also snagged former Bazaarvoice execut...

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

MapMyFitness Steals Away VP From Uber

Austin-based MapMyFitness, the developer of mobile apps and websites focused on fitness, running, and cycling, said yesterday that it has named Edward Hubbard as its new Vice President, Platform Solutions. Hubbard joins the company from sma...

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Friday, September 6, 2013

PROS Sets EMEA Head

Houston-based software developer PROS said this week that it has named a new General Manager of the company's Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). According to PROS, it has hired Eric Allen into the General Manager positoin, based ou...

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Rackspace Names Chief Customer Officer

San Antonio-bsaed Rackspace hosting announced this morning that it has appointed Taylor Rhodes as its Chief Customer Officer, to head up the company's sales and support organizations. Rackspace said Rhodes is its first-ever Chief Customer O...

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Monday, August 26, 2013

Netsocket Names New CEO

Plano-based software defined networking (SDN) technology developer Netsocket has named a new CEO, announcing Friday that it has named Fletcher Hamilton as its new President and CEO. Hamilton was previously EVP Sales and Business Development...

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Friday, August 23, 2013

Mavenir Promotes VP

Richardson-based Mavenir, which develops a products for the voice-over-IP and telecom market, said earlier this week that it has promoted Bahram Jalalizadeh to Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development. Jalalizadeh ...

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

ShopSavvy Names Creative Director

ShopSavvy, the developer of the popular bar code scanning and comparison shopping mobile apps, has hired on a new Creative Director for the company. According to the Dallas-based company, it has named Jeff Broderick as creative director. Br...

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Si2 Names Engineering VP

The Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2), the semiconductor industry standards group which makes its home in Austin, has hired on a new Vice President of Engineering. According to the company, it has named John Ellis to the position, to man...

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Monday, August 12, 2013

Gazzang Names Engineering VP

Austin-based Gazzang, the developer of cloud security software, said today that it has named Alexander Bibighaus as Vice President of Engineering. Bibighaus was previously at BMC Software, where he was Director of Product Development. Bibig...

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Planview Names CFO

Austin-based Planview, which develops project management software, reported this morning that it has named Randy Jonkers as its new Chief Financial Officer. Jonkers was previously at Pervasive Software, where he had been CFO for the last se...

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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Rackspace's Moorman Steps Down

Lew Moorman, President of San Antonio-based Rackspace, has stepped down from his position, the company announced today, in order to deal with multiple family health issues. Moorman, in a blog post, said he was stepping down due to health is...

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

W2O Group Names CTO

Austin-based marketing and communications agency W2O Group has hired on a new Chief Technology Officer, the company said this morning, hiring on John Cunningham, formerly of MyEdu.com. According to W2O Group, Cunningham will be responsible ...

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Monday, July 15, 2013

Anthelio Names New CEO

Dallas-based enterprise IT services provider Anthelio, which serves hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare providers, announced a new CEO this morning. According to Anthelio, it has appointed Asif Ahmad as its new CEO, effective at the...

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Friday, July 12, 2013

RealPage Names New VP

Carollton-based RealPage, the developer of software for the rental housing industry, has named a new VP to head to head up its sales, marketing, support, implementation, and training team. The company said that it has hired Mike Sabbatis as...

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

GENBAND Loses CEO Vogt To Private Equity Venture

Frisco-based telecom equipment provider GENBAND lost nine year CEO Charlie Vogt Wednesday, to a private equity backed venture in Denver. According to Harris Broadcast, a private-equity owned provider of hardware and software for transmittin...

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

OneSpot Names New Sales VP

Austin-based OneSpot, a provider of online advertising and content marketing software and services, said this morning that it has named Steve Moynihan as its new Vice President of Sales. Moynihan has previously served at RichRelevance, JiWi...

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Encryptics Names Former Texas CIO Holt As Executive

Frisco, Texas-based Encryptics, which develops data privacy and protection tools, has tapped former Texas Chief Information Security officer R. Douglas Holt as its new CIO. Holt was most recently at Gila LLC, but has also served at FreeMark...

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Monday, July 8, 2013

Macheen Hires Trio Of Execs

Austin-based Macheen, which provides wireless connectivity services for connected devices, has bolstered its team with a trio of new executives this morning. Macheen said it has named Derek Brown, Vice President, EMEA; George Kanuck, Vice P...

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Monday, July 8, 2013

Rackspace Sets New Marketing Head

San Antonio-based Rackspace Hosting has hired on a new Chief Marketing Officer, snagging an executive from VMware. According to Rackspace, it has named Rick Jackson to the position of CMO, to head up the company's global marketing strategy ...

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Virtual Bridges Sets Sales Head

Austin-based desktop virtualization software developer Virtual Bridges has set a new Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Virtual Bridges said it named Mike LaPeters into the position, to help drive expansion of its direct and channel efforts...

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

Rackspace Bolsters Sales Team

San Antonio-based cloud hosting provider Rackspace Hosting is expanding its sales team, saying today that it has hired Todd Cione as head of the firm's Americas Acquisition Sales division. Cione was most recently at Microsoft, heading up $4...

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

RenewData Names Marketing VP

Austin-based e-discovery software provider RenewData said thi smorning that it has named Linda Kish as its new Vice President of Marketing. Kish was most recently Chief Marketing Officer at Brown McCarroll, and also has served at Kroll Ontr...

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Monday, June 10, 2013

Allegro Sets CTO

Dallas-based Allegro Development, the developer of energy trading and risk management software, has hired on a new CTO, the company announced this morning. Allegro said it has named Aditya Srivastava as Senior Vice President of Engineering ...

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Monday, June 10, 2013

Freescale Adds To Board

Austin-based Freescale Semiconductor has added a new member to its board of directors. Freescale, which develops microprocessors, microcontrollers, and analog and integrated circuits, said that it has appointed Krishnan Balasubramanian to i...

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Friday, June 7, 2013

Futurex Names VP

Bulverde, Texas-based data security and encryption products developer Futurex said Thursday that it has named a new VP. The company said it has named Fadi Cotran, Ph.D., as its new Vice President and Chief Solutions Architect. Cotran was pr...

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Tabbedout Bolsters Engineering Team

Austin-based Tabbedout, the developer of mobile payment apps for restaurants, announced this morning that it has added two technology vets to its engineering executive team. The company said it has named Lance Obermeyer as CTO, and Tom Bern...

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

AirStrip Bolsters Board

San Antonio-based mobile health products developer AirStrip has bolstered its board of directors this morning, saying that it has added Bill Miller, the CEO of OptumInsight, to its board. Miller has also previously served at Cerner Corporat...

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

PFSweb Gets New Board Member

Allen, Texas-based PFSweb, which operates e-commerce sites for brands, said Friday that it has named Shin Nagakura to its board of directors. Nagakura is a Director of transcosmos inc (TCI), which recently made a cash injection into PFSweb....

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Friday, May 24, 2013

Silicon Labs Promotes Execs

Austin-based Silicon Labs said Thursday that it has named interim CFO and board member Bill Bock as President. The firm also said it has named John Hollister, currently Vice President of Business Development, as Senior Vice President and CF...

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Friday, May 17, 2013

ProspX Gets $8.2M In Funding

The funding round announced by Austin's ProspX earlier this week was worth $8.2M--with a target of $9.3M--according to a regulatory filing by the firm today. The company announced the funding round in conjunction with the appointment of Tod...

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

ProspX Finds New Funding, CEO

Austin-based ProspX, which develops software for managing the commercial insurance process, said today that it has closed additional funding, and named a new CEO. Details on the funding were not announced. ProspX said the new funds will go ...

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

CompuCom Sets New CEO

Dallas-based IT outsourcing firm CompuCom announced late Monday that it has named Anthony (Tony) Doye as its new CEO. Doye has been at the company since November, and previously served at Fujitsu North America, where he was president and CE...

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Bigcommerce Boosts Exec Team

Austin-based Bigcommerce, the developer of e-commerce software for the small and medium sized business market, announced yesterday that it has added Jeremy Hermanns as its new Vice President of Marketing Demand Generation. Hermanns was most...

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Friday, May 3, 2013

Bazaarvoice Names Execs, Snags Former Convio Chief Gene Austin

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, the developer of ratings, review, and other related software for e-commerce companies, said Thursday that it has named Gene Austin as President of the firm, and Marc Cannon as Executive Vice President of Client Ser...

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Thursday, May 2, 2013

ZenCash: $250M In Invoices, 1,000 Customers, New COO

Dallas-based ZenCash, the startup which operates a service to help small businesses and freelancers manage their payments and invoicing, said today that it has just passed the $250M dollar mark in terms of invoices it is managing, and has a...

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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Think Finance Hires Google Exec

Fort Worth-based online financial products firm ThinkFinance said Thursday that it has snagged a former Google executive, as its new Chief Human Resources Officer. The venture-backed company--which has received funds from Sequoia Capital an...

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Macheen Taps High Tech Veteran As New CEO

Austin-based Macheen said this morning that it has named a new CEO and President, high tech veteran Greg Stock. Stock was most recently Chairman and CEO of Vovici, which was acquired last year by Verint Systems; he also served at Mirage Net...

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Monday, April 8, 2013

iPawn Sets Chief Marketing Officer

Tyler, Texas-based online loan provider iPawn said Monday that it has named Kfir Biton as its Chief Marketing Officer. The firm--which recently raised $4M in a funding round--said Biton joins from Dragonfish, a division of 888Holdings, an o...

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Monday, April 8, 2013

Gazzang Names Global Sales Head

Austin-based database security software developer Gazzang is staffing up its sales ranks today, saying it has named Brian Brogan as Vice President of Global Sales. Brogan is joining the firm from Verint Systems, and also has served at Openw...

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Compass Datacenters Snags Exec From Digital Realty

Dallas-based Compass Data Centers announced today that it has snagged an executive from Digital Realty, to become its new Senior Vice President of Data Center Product Delivery. Compass Datacenters said it hired Jay Forester, who was previou...

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Bazaarvoice COO Departs

Austin-based Bazaarvoice disclosed today that its COO, Heather Brunner, has resigned as the company's Chief Operating Officer. Reason for the departure was not given. Bazaarvoice quietly disclosed the departure through an SEC filing. Accord...

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

OneSpot Snags Marketing Exec From SpiceWorks

Austin-based online advertising and social marketing software developer OneSpot said today that it has named Adam Weinroth, most recently Executive Director of Product Marketing for Spiceworks, as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Weinroth a...

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Dachis Group Snags Dell, Bazaarvoice Vet As New President

Austin-based social marketing firm Dachis Group announced Wednesday that it has named Erin Mulligan Nelson as the firm's new President. Nelson was formerly at Dell, where she was SVP and Chief Marketing Officer. Dachis said that Nelson had...

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

PFSweb Cuts Jobs, Dumps CEO

Allen, Texas-based PFSweb has swapped out its CEO, and is cutting jobs, the firm said Tuesday, as it reported its quarterly results. The provider of e-commerce services said that it has appointed Michael C. Willoughby as its new CEO, replac...

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

MEDHOST Names VP

Plano-based MEDHOST, which develops software used for tracking emergency room operations and patients, said today that it has named Barbara Bryan as its Vice President, Consulting. Bryan was most recently at Bryan Advisory Group, providing ...

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Macheen Adds Austin Tech Vet Tom Meredith To Board

Austin-based cloud connectivity provider Macheen has tapped Austin high technology veteran Tom Meredith--the former CFO of Motorola, former Managing Director of Dell Ventures, and CFO of Dell--to its board, the company said Monday. Meredith...

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Monday, March 18, 2013

Quarri Names Advisors

Austin-based Quarri Technologies, the security software developer backed by the Houston Angel Network, Daylight Partners, and Texas Halo Fund, has named a new group of advisors for the firm. The company said its new Technology Advisory Boar...

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Goodman Networks Sets Bizdev VP

Plano-based telecommunications network design and engineering firm Goodman Networks announced a new EVp of Sales and Business Development today, Scott Willis. Goodman said that Willis joins from Ericsson, where he was EVP and General Manage...

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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Globalscape Sets New CEO

San Antonio-based file transfer software developer Globalscape disclosed this morning that it has named its current President and Chief Operating Officer, Craig A. Robinson, to the position of CEO. The company said Robinson will remain Pres...

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Monday, March 4, 2013

Compass Learning Hire New VP

Austin-based Compass Learning, which develops personalized educational software to the K-12 market, announced today that it has named David Thomas as its Vice President of Product Development. Thomas previously was VP of Platform Developmen...

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Friday, February 22, 2013

Silicon Labs Names Bock Interim CFO

Austin-based analog and mixed-signal semiconductor maker Silicon Labs said today that it has named Bill Bock, a longtime Austin technology veteran, as its Interim CFO. The move comes after its current CFO, Paul Walsh, left the firm. Silicon...

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Friday, February 15, 2013

VEX Robotics Names Engineering VP

VEX Robotics, which develops educational robotics products, said this week that it has named John V-Neun as its Vice President of Engineering. The Greenville, Texas-based company said V-Neun will manage the firm's product lines and engineer...

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

OneSpot Names New CEO

Austin-based OneSpot, which develops online advertising and social marketing software, said today that it has named Steve Sachs as its new CEO. Sachs is the former Executive Vice President, Consumer Marketing and Sales at the Time Inc. divi...

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

WhaleShark Media Names CFO, Hits $140M In Revenues

Austin-based coupon and deals website operator WhaleShark Media said Wednesday that it has named Douglas Jeffries as the firm's new Chief Financial Officer. Jeffries was most recently EVP and CFO at Taleo, the publicly traded software firm ...

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Monday, January 28, 2013

Mozido Taps Pakistani Prime Minister For Board

Austin-based mobile payment developer Mozido said today that it has tapped the former prime minster of Pakistan for its board of directors. Mozido said it added Shaukat Aziz, who served as Pakistan's prime minister (2004-2007) and finance m...

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Lumesse Names Dell Vet As CEO

Austin-based Lumesse, a provider of talent management services, has tapped a high tech veteran for its new CEO, the firm said today. Lumesse said it has named Thomas Volk as CEO. Volk was most recently at Dell, where the company said that h...

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Bazaarvoice Names Media VP

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, the developer of social, ratings and reviews software for e-commerce sites, said earlier this week that it has named Ari Paparo as its Senior Vice President of Media Products. Paparo was previously at AppNexus, and...

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Monday, January 14, 2013

Austin Ventures Names EIR

Venture capital firm Austin Ventures is all about Austin today, after the venture capital firm (named after Austin), based in Austin, has tapped entrepreneur Gene Austin as its newest Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Gene Austin is the former CEO...

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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Drilling Info Names CFO

Austin-based Drilling Info, the developer of software-as-a-service for the oil and gas business, said over the holidays that it has named Dave Piazza as its Chief Financial Officer. Piazza was previously CFO of QuadraMed Corporation. The co...

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Monday, December 17, 2012

ShopSavvy Snags Exec From Klout

ShopSavvy, the developer of barcode scanning and comparison shopping apps, said Monday that it has snagged a former Klout executive as its new VP of Product. ShopSavvy said that Chris Makarsky has been named Vice President of Product, and w...

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Monday, December 10, 2012

Authentix Sets New VP

Dallas-based authentication technology developer Authentix said today that Kevin McKenna has been named its new President of Currency and Secure Documents. McKenna was previously at HID Global, where he was VP of Sales. McKenna also has ser...

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Dell Snags Services Head From Wipro

Round Rock-based Dell has named a new head of Dell Services, saying Thursday that Suresh Vaswani has been appointed President of Dell Services. Vaswani joins Dell from Wipro, where he spent 25 years. He was most recently co-CEO of Wipro's I...

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Compass Learning Sets Sales VP

Austin-based K-12 educational software developer Compass Learning said today that it has named Thomas Rizzi as its Vice President of Sales. Rizzi was most recently at WorkflowOne, and also has served at Boundless Network and Graphic Packagi...

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Pivot3 Claims Revenue Gains

Privately held video surveillance systems developer Pivot3 said today that it is on its way to doubling its prior year revenues, with 2012 third quarter year-to-date revenues "significantly exceeding" its full 2011 fiscal year. The company ...

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Monday, November 26, 2012

Benchmark Electronics Sets Chairman

Angleton-based electronic manufacturer Benchmark Electronics said late last week that it has amed Peter G. Dorflinger as Chairman of the firm's board. Dorflinger succeeds founder Carty T. Fu, who is planning to retire at the end of the year...

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

CoreXchange Promotes Execs

Dallas-based colocation provider CoreXchange said today that it has made a number of promotions, to help support the company's growth. The firm said it has named Julia Morgan as President, Trey Berndt as VP of Sales, and Thanh Tran as VP of...

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

SubtleData Sets Menell As CEO, Launches Software

Austin-based SubtleData said Tuesday that it has named Bryan Menell as its CEO, and launched its platform for connecting mobile applications to Point-of-Sale (POS) systems. Menell, who was most recently at Dachis Group, also served at Perfi...

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Bazaarvoice's Brett Hurt Joins Austin Ventures

Bazaarvoice's loss is Austin Ventures gain, as Austin Ventures said that Brett Hurt has joined the company as a Venture Partner. Hurt, who recently shifted from CEO to Vice Chairman at Bazaarvoice, will focus on early stage investing for Au...

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Asure Software Names CFO

Austin-based Asure Software announced today that it has named Jennifer Crow as its Chief Financial Officer. Crow was previously Director of Finance at Active Power, and also served as an independent consultant, as well as serving at Broadwi...

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

TECH Fort Worth Names Assistant Director

TECH Fort Worth, the nonprofit technology incubator, said today thta it has named Jorge Varela as Assistant Director at the group. The incubator, which has two offices in Fort Worth, said that Varela was previously at Global Now and Artes d...

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Monday, November 5, 2012

Bazaarvoice Shuffles CEO, Acquires Longboard Media

Austin-based Bazaarvoice said Monday afternoon that it has named Stephen Collins as its CEO, and acquired a California company. Bazaarvoice said that former CEO Brett Hurt has become Vice Chairman of the company, and that Collins--who has b...

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Monday, November 5, 2012

Fallbrook Technologies Moves HQ To Cedar Park

Fallbrook Technologies, a developer of continuously variable planetary (CVP) transmissions for the electric bicycle and automobile market, said today that it has moved its headquarters to Cedar Park, Texas. The company--which was based in S...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

AirStrip Sets Chairman, Board Member

San Antonio-based mobile healthcare technology developer AirStrip Technologies announced this morning that it has named Todd C. Cozzens as its new Chairman of the board, and also added Keith B. Pitts as a member of the board of directors. C...

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Monday, October 29, 2012

RenewData Names COO

Austin-based electronic discovery provider RenewData said today that it has named Hemanth Salem as Chief Operating Officer. Salem was previously the firm's Vice President of Information Systems. Salem has also previously served at Encore Di...

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

WP Engine Bolsters Exec Staff

Austin-based WP Engine, the venture backed provider of a hosted platform for WordPress, said today that it has named two executives to the firm. The company said it has named Chris Errett as head of its IT and Developer operations, and Laur...

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Authentix Names New Chairman, CEO

Dallas-based Authentix, a developer of anti-counterfeiting technology, said today that it has named Bernard C. Bailey as its Chairman and CEO. Bailey has been on the firm's board since last year. Bailey replaces current CEO and Chairman Dav...

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Layered Tech Names Client Services VP

Plano-based Layered Technologies, the provider of data center hosting services, reported this moring that it has named John Saunders as its new Vice president of Client Services. Layered said that Saunders has previously served at such firm...

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Spredfast Snags Twitter VP For Board

Austin-based Spredfast has snagged a high profile executive for its board of directors, saying today that it has added Satya Patel to the body. Patel was most recently Vice President of Product at Twitter, and also has served at Battery Ven...

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Monday, October 1, 2012

RenewData Names Two Execs

Austin-based RenewData, a provider of e-discovery tools and services, said this morning that Tom Shambo has been named as Senior Vice President of Sales, and Rich Cohen has been named as Vice Chairman. Shambo was most recently at Autonomy/H...

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Friday, September 28, 2012

GENBAND Names EMEA VP

Frisco-based GENBAND, which develops IP telecommunications equipment, said earlier this week that it has named David Hiscock as its Senior Vice President of Sales, heading up direct sales in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Hiscock jo...

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Spredfast Names Sales Officer

Austin-based social marketing firm Spredfast said this morning that it has named Olivier Gachot as its new Chief Sales Officer. Gachot joins the company from Skire, where he was EVP of worldwide sales before its acquisition by Oracle, and h...

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Spredfast Names Sales Officer

Austin-based social marketing firm Spredfast said this morning that it has named Olivier Gachot as its new Chief Sales Officer. Gachot joins the company from Skire, where he was EVP of worldwide sales before its acquisition by Oracle, and h...

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

RadioShack Board Whacks CEO

Fort Worth-based technology retailer RadioShack said early this morning that James F. Gooch, the firm's CEO, has stepped down, as part of an agreement between Gooch and the board. Reasons for the CEO turnover were not announced by the compa...

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Virtual Bridges Adds Trio Of VPs

Austin-based Virtual Bridges, the developer of desktop management, virtualization, and provisioning software, said today that it has added three new executives. The firm added Greg Barone as VP of Sales for Americas; Bill Gee as VP of Devel...

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Dachis Group Sets Strategy Head

Austin-based Dachis Group, the social marketing software and services firm headed by Jeffrey Dachis, said today that it has promoted Dion Hinchcliffe to the position of Chief Strategy Officer. Hinchcliffe is co-author of the book Social Bus...

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Q2ebanking Names CFO

Austin-based electronic banking software and services firm Q2ebanking has hired on a new CFO, the company reported today, installing Mark E. JOhnson into the position. Johnson was previously CFO of SumTotal Systems, and also had served at B...

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Monday, September 17, 2012

BMC Adds To Board

Houston-based business software maker BMC Software announced this morning that it has added Alex Pinchev to its board of directors. Pinchev is currently president and CEO of data backup and disaster recovery firm Acronis. Pinchev also has s...

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Monday, September 10, 2012

LifeSize Names Services VP

Austin-based LifeSize, the developer of high definition videoconferencing equipment now owned by Logitech, said today that it has named Ray Villareal as its new Vice President, Americas, and General Manager of Global Services. Villareal has...

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Friday, September 7, 2012

Gazzang Sets Kirkland As CTO

Austin-based Gazzang, the developer of IT security tools, said today that it has named Dustin Kirkland as the firm's Chief Technology Officer. Kirkland was previously Chief Architect at the company, and also has previously served at Canonic...

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Friday, August 31, 2012

Bigcommerce Hires Product VP

Austin-based Bigcommerce, the venture backed startup developing e-commerce software for SMBs, said this morning that it has named Asok Boopathy as its Vice President of Product. Boopathy was most recently at PayPal, where the firm said he l...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Infochimps Names New CEO

Austin big data technology and API developer Infochimps has installed a new CEO, the firm said this week. Infochimps said it has named Jim Kaskade to the CEO positions, replacing co-founder Joe Kelly, and also setting up a beachhead in Sili...

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Tango Networks Installs Cisco Vet As CEO

Frisco-based Tango Networks, a provider of unified communications technology, reported this morning that it has named Brenda Boehm as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Boehm was previously at Cisco Systems, directing that firm'...

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Thursday, August 2, 2012

AirStrip Names Trio Of Execs

San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies, the developer of mobile healthcare applications, reported today that it has bolstered its leadership team, naming three new executives. The firm said it has named Lori Jones as Chief Commercializatio...

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Monday, July 30, 2012

NetSocket Bolsters Sales, Marketing

Plano-based NetSocket, the developer of network monitoring products, said this morning that it has named new heads of its sales and marketing teams. The company said it has named Fletcher Hamilton as its Executive Vice President of Sales an...

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Thursday, July 26, 2012

GameStop Adds Nextel Vet To Board

Grapevine-based videogame retailer GameStop reported this morning that it has added the former COO of Nextel Communications to its board of directors. GameStop said that Thomas N. Kelly, who was Chief Operating Officer, Chief Marketing Offi...

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Alert Logic Snags CyrusOne's Marvin As CFO

Houston-based Alert Logic, the provider of cloud-based security tools, said today that it has named Paul Marvin as its Chief Financial Officer. Marvin was previously CFO of CyrusOne, and was part of the team that sold CyrusONe to Cincinnati...

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

GlobalSCAPE Sets New CFO

San Antonio-based GlobalSCAPE, the developer of file transfer and other related software products, said today that it has named James Albrecht as Chief Financial Officer. Albrecht replaces Desiree Smith, the firm's interim CFO, who returns ...

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Friday, July 6, 2012

Mozido Adds Board Member

Dallas-based Mozido, the developer of white-label, mobile financial services software, said earlier this week that it has named Ellen Marram to its board of directors. Marran is the former President and CEO of Tropicana and the Nabisco Bisc...

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

WhaleShark Media Names COO, Promotes Two

Austin-based whaleShark Media continues to bolster its executive team, saying this morning that it has named Kelli Beougher as its Chief Operating Officer. Beougher has been at WhaleShark since 2009, and expands her role to handle responsib...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Adlucent Names CFO

Austin-based Adlucent has named Angela Vasquez as its new Chief Financial Officer, the company said, to head up the firm's financial, legal, and human resources operations. The firm, which provides search marketing and analytics services to...

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Monday, June 18, 2012

Mozido Names CTO

Dallas-based Mozido, a developer of digital loyalty, payment, coupon, and other products for mobile network operators, said today that it has named Mike Love as Executive vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Love joins the company f...

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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Active Power Loses CFO

Austin-based Active Power, the manufacturer of flywheel-based, backup power systems, said Thursday afternoon that its CFO, John Penver, has resigned. The firm said Penver, who serves as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance,...

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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

LibreDigital CEO, CTO Surface At Tech Firm

Two of the top executives of Austin-based LibreDigital have surfaced at another technology company, ten months after the firm was acquired by RR Donnelly. Russell P. Reeder, who was most recently President and CEO of LibreDigital, and Alber...

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Thursday, June 7, 2012

IDEV Names Operations VP

Webster-based IDEV Technologies, a developer of medical devices for treating peripheral vascular conditions, has named a new operations VP, the firm said Wednesday. IDEV said that it has hired Trent Reutiman as its new Vice President, Globa...

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

CSID Acquires UK Firm

Austin-based CSID, which provides fraud detection and identity protection services, said this morning that it has acquired a UK-based firm, Dataspaces Corporation Limited. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. CSID said the move wi...

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Freescale Names New CEO

Austin-based semiconductor maker Freescale Semiconductor has recruited away a VP from Texas Instruments as its new CEO, saying this morning that it has named Gregg A. Lowe--formerly TI's SVP and Manager of its Analog business--to head up th...

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Friday, May 25, 2012

CyrusOne In Major Sales Push

Houston-based CyrusOne, the data center operator owned by Cincinnati Bell, reports that it has officially tripled its sales team, as it continues to expand the amount of data center space it manages. The firm said it added six new salespeop...

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Monday, May 21, 2012

NewComLink Appoints Professional Services VP

Austin-based NewComLink, the Austin Ventures-based provider of credit and financing products for retailers, announced this morning that it has named David Lutz as Vice President of Professional Services. Lutz was most recently Vice Presiden...

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Gazzang Snags Sales, Alliances VP From VMware

Austin-based Gazzang said this morning that it has named Michael J. Harper as its Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Alliances. Harper joins the firm from virtual server software giant VMware, where he was Senior Director of Cloud Foundr...

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Thursday, May 10, 2012

LaserGen Sets CEO

Houston-based startup biotechnology firm LaserGen, which is developing technology for the DNA sequencing market, said today that it has named Mimi Healy as Chief Executive Officer of the firm. Healy also joins the company's board. Healy was...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Anue Systems Sets Marketing VP

Austin-based network monitoring products firm Anue Systems said this morning that it has appointed Larry Hart as its new Vice President of Marketing and Strategy. Hart was most recently at Dell, where he spent 12 years working in product ma...

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Authentix Names VP

Dallas-based Authentix, the developer of authentication technology for the oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, and consumer goods industry, said today that it has named Angus Ward as its new Vice President, Business Development. Ward was previous...

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

RF Code Expands In Europe

Austin-based RF Code, which develops RFID-based environment, power, and asset monitoring products, reported today that it is expanding its efforts in Europe. The firm said that it has added sales and support coverage of Northern and Central...

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

NQ Mobile Names Product Head

Dallas- and Beijing-based NQ Mobile, a developer of mobile Internet security and privacy services, said yesterday that it has named Gavin Kim as its new Chief Product Officer. Kim joins the company from Microsoft, where he was General Manag...

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Monday, April 23, 2012

Cirrus Logic Co-founder Hackworth Dies

Austin-based Cirrus Logic, which develops analog and mixed signal integrated circuits, said this morning that its Chairman and co-founder, Michael L. Hackworth, has passed away. Hackworth, who was 71, took Cirrus Logic public in 1989, and h...

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Friday, April 20, 2012

Freescale Semiconductor CEO To Retire

Austin-based Freescale Semiconductor, the publicly held developer of microprocessors and other semiconductors, said late Thursday that the firm's CEO, Rich Beyer, is retiring. Freescale said that Beyer will continue as Chairman and CEO whil...

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

UnboundID Adds Execs, Opens UK Office

Austin-based UnboundID, a developer of identity management software, said today that it has hired two executives, and opened up a UK office. The firm said it has named Dave Malcolm as Vice President of Engineering, and Corey Blahuta as Vice...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Appconomy Taps Former Starbucks Exec For Global Efforts

Austin-based Appconomy, the developer of a cloud-based platform for mobile marketing, said this morning that it has named Joe Canterbury as head of its global market operations. Canterbury joins the company from Starbucks, where he was most...

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Illumitex Lands $9.3M More, Appoints New CEO

Austin-based Illumitex, which develops LED lighting products, said this morning that it has raised a new, $9.3M in funding. The funding came from existing investors, including NEA, Morgan Creek Capital, Mousse Partners, Apex Venture Partner...

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Friday, April 6, 2012

Bazaarvoice Names Board Member, Execs

Austin-based Bazaarvoice has made a new board appointment, and added two new executives, the firm said this morning. Bazaarvoice said that it has added Sydney Carey, the EVP and CFO of TIBCO to its board, and appointed Kelly Connery as Gene...

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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Q2ebanking Hires New VP

Austin-based Q2ebanking, a technology firm which develops electronic banking software, announced today that it has named David Peterson as its Executive Vice President of Customer Experience and Innovation. Peterson joins the firm from his ...

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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Think Finance Names New Board Member

Fort Worth-based Think Finance, the provider of banking products for the unbanked consumer market which is backed by Sequoia Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures, said today that it has named Stephen B. Galasso to its board of director...

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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Mass Relevance Taps Golfsmith's Corey As Marketing Chief

Austin-based Mass Relevance, the startup headed by Sam Decker, said today that it has snagged Matt Corey, former CMO of Golfsmith, as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Corey has previously also served at The Bombay Company, and The Home Depo...

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Q2ebanking Taps Tech Vets Maples, Schaper For Board

Austin-based Q2ebanking, which develops electronic banking software for community banking organizations, said today that it has added technology vets Mike Maples and Jim Schaper to its board of directors. Maples was most recently at Microso...

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Monday, March 19, 2012

NetSocket Names CTO

Plano-based NetSocket said this morning that it has named Richard Platt as its new Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering. The firm, which develops network performance management products, said that Platt joins the firm ...

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Friday, March 16, 2012

Adometry Snags Bazaarvoice's Dodd

Austin-based Adometry, the developer of advertising verification services for online advertisers, has snagged an executive from Bazaarvoice, the firm said today. Adometry said it has named Paul Dodd as its new Vice President of Sales, to ov...

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Friday, March 16, 2012

SolarBridge Appoints Marketing Head

Austin-based SolarBridge Technologies, which is developing microinverters for the solar power market, said this week that it has named Craig Lawrence as its new Vice President of Marketing. Lawrence joins the company from SunEdison, where h...

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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

SailPoint Names New Marketing VP

Austin-based SailPoint, the developer of identity management software for the enterprise market, reported today that it has bolstered its executive ranks. Sailpoint said that Jackie Gilbert, co-founder of the firm and formerly VP of Marketi...

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Ziften Names Research VP

Austin-based Ziften Technologies announced this morning that it has named Luca Loiodice to the position of Vice president of Research and Core Technology. Loiodice was most recently a Demand Media, working on a machine-learning recommendati...

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Monday, March 5, 2012

AirStrip Technologies Names VP, Opens Nashville Office

San Antonio-based AirSTrip Technologies, the developer of mobile healthcare technology which is backed by Sequoia Capital, reported today that it has hired Connie McGee as a new Vice President of Strategic Accounts. AirStrip said that McGee...

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Friday, March 2, 2012

Silicon Laboratories Swaps CEO

Austin-based Silicon Laboratories said today that it has swapped its CEO, with President and CEO Necip Sayiner stepping down on April 18th, to be replaced by Tyson Tuttle, the firm's current Chief Operating Officer. Reason for the swap was ...

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Authentix Bolsters Board

Dallas-based Authentix, which develops authentication products which helps battle counterfeiting, smuggling, and adulteration issues for consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, and other industries, said today that it has named Bernar...

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

CyrusOne Names Another New VP

Houston-based CyrusOne, the provider of data center services, appears to be on a hiring roll, hiring it fourth VP in as many weeks. The company--which provides data centers to enterprise customers--said it has hired Christopher Opat as its ...

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Black Sand Technologies Names Sales VP

Austin-based Black Sand Technologies, the developer of power amplifier semiconductors for the wireless application market, said today that it has named Richard Murphy as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Murphy has previously served at Zer...

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

CyrusOne Names VP Network Services

Houston-based data center provider CyrusOne has hired on Bill Williams as Vice President of Network Services, the company said this morning. CyrusOne said that Williams joins from Terremark Worldwide, and also served at QoS Networks, Aduro...

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

UnboundID Taps Bock For Board

Austin-based UnboundID, the developer of cloud-based, identity management software wich is backed by Silverton Partners, said today that it has named Bill Bock to its board. Bock was CFO of Silicon Laboratories, was General partners at Cent...

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Friday, February 10, 2012

Iconixx Software Names COO

Austin-based Iconixx Software, which develops sales performance and incentive management software, said this week that it has named Bruce Jackson as its President and Chief Operating Officer. The firm said that Jackson rejoins the team, aft...

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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

ProspX Taps Insurance Vet For Advisory Council

Austin-based ProspX, the developer of insurance sales and collaboration software for the commercial insurance industry, reported this morning that it has named Thomas M. Cornish as head of it Advisory Council. Cornish is President and CEO ...

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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

GlobalSCAPE Names Interim CFO

San Antonio-based GlobalSCAPE, which develops file transfer software for the enterprise, said today that it has named Desiree Smith as Interim Principal Financial Officer and Interim Principal Accounting Officer. Smith has been at the firm ...

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Monday, February 6, 2012

SoftLayer Names CFO

Dallas-based SoftLayer Technologies, the provider of data center and hosting services, announced this morning that it has named Walter Z. Berger as its Chief Financial Officer. Berger joins the company from Leap Wirelesss International, and...

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Friday, February 3, 2012

AdRevolution Sets Bizdev VP

Austin-based AdRevolution, which provides advertising optimization software, said Thursday evening that it has named Michael Perham as its new Vice President of Business Development. Perham joins the firm from CrossTech Ventures, and also s...

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Friday, February 3, 2012

Austin Ventures Adds Busey As Venture Partner

Austin Ventures said today that it has added Andrew Busey, the founder and former CEO of Challenge Games, as a Venture Partner at the venture capital firm. Busey--who was most recently serving as VP and GM at Zynga--will focus on finding ve...

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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Dell Taps Former CA CEO To Head Software Efforts

Round Rock-based Dell said it is ramping up a new software group at the firm, with efforts to provide Dell-owned, intellectual property in the software space, and has appointed a new President of its Software Group today. The firm said that...

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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Xtreme Power Shuffles CEO

Kyle, Texas-based Xtreme Power, the developer of energy storage products, said today that it has named Alan J. Gotcher, Ph.D., to president and CEO of the firm. Gotcher also joins its board. Former CEO and co-founder Carlos Coe becomes Chai...

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

CyrusOne Names Channel VP

Houston-based CyrusOne, the data center operator which is owned by Cincinnati Bell, is continuing to grow its team, saying today that it has named Fred Holloway as VP of Chanel Sales. Holloway was previously serving the energy segment of He...

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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

CyrusOne Targets Interconnect Expansion, Hires VP

Dallas-based datacenter provider CyrusOne is planning to expand its interconnect business, the company said this morning, and has hired a new VP and GM as part of the effort. CyrusOne said that it has hired Josh Snowhorn to head up efforts ...

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Monday, January 30, 2012

Tabbedout Names New CEO

Austin-based Tabbedout, the developer of mobile payment and bar tab management software, said this morning that it has named Paul Fiore as its new Chief Executive Officer. Fiore has previously served at such firms as Green Dot, XP Systems, ...

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Monday, January 23, 2012

WhaleShark Steals German GM From Groupon

Austin-based WhaleShark Media announced this morning that it has appointed a new General Manager of its German business. The company said that it has named Tobias Conrad to the position, to manage and grow its online coupon and deals busine...

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Friday, January 20, 2012

Object Reservoir Names CTO

Houston-based Object Reservoir, which develops software used for shale gas reservoir modeling and forecasting in the oil and gas business, said this week that it has named Mark A. Miller, Ph.D., PE, as its new Chief Technology Officer. Mill...

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Q2ebanking Names CEO

Austin-based Q2ebanking, a developer of electronic banking software for community financial institutions, said Wednesday that it has named Matt Flake as its new CEO. Flake was previously President at the firm. The company said that Flake wi...

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

SolarBridge Appoints CFO

Austin-based SolarBridge Technologies, the developer of photovoltaic microinverters, said Wednesday that it has named Judd Rabb as CFO as VP of Finance. Rabb was previously CFO and VP of Finance at Coldwatt, and also has served at Illumitex...

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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Fonality Names New CEO

Dallas-based Fonality, which develops business PBX and VoIP software, said Tuesday that it has named David Scult as its new CEO. SCult was previously General Manager of Microsoft Office 365. Fonality said that Scult also has served at Groov...

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

WhaleShark Hires Operations Executives

Austin-based Whaleshark Media, the online coupon marketplace operator, said today that it has hired two executives to head up operations at the company. Whaleshark said it has appointed Kate Sperber as Vice President of Operations and Kimbe...

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

ProspX Bolsters Board

Austin-based ProspX, the developer of sales software for the commercial insurance industry, reported today that it has added Dr. William T. Hold to its board. Hold is the head of the The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research,...

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Friday, January 6, 2012

Dell Shuffles Sales Units

Round Rock-based Dell said this morning that it has shuffled the organization of its consumer business segments, naming Steve Felice President and Chief Commercial Officer in charge of all of its Public, Large Enterprise, Small Medium Busin...

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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

HomeAway Names VP

Austin-based HomeAway, the online vacation rental website operator, said late last week that it has named Jon Gray as its Vice President of North America. Gray was the third employee of HomeAway, joining only after co-founders Brian Sharple...

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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Inventus Names Strategy Chief

Dallas-based Inventus, a provider of software-as-a-service services to major law firms and corporate legal departments, said today that it has named Patrick Zeller as Chief Strategy Officer. Zeller was previously VP of e-Discovery and deput...

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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Pivot3 Bolsters Board

Austin-based Pivot3, which develop unified storage and computing appliances, said this morning that it has named Alan Higginson to its board. Higginson is Chairman of Hubspan and F5 Networks, and previously also has served at Sierra On-Line...

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Friday, December 9, 2011

Rackspace Names Moorman President

San Antonio-based Rackspace Hosting said Friday that it has promoted Lew Moorman to President of the firm. Moorman had previously been President, Coud and Chief Strategy Officer. Moorman reports to CEO Lanhan Napier, and has been at Rackspa...

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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Gazzang Snags Cloud Architecture Expert

Austin-based Gazzang, the Austin Ventures-backed startup developing data encryption for the open source stack, said today that it has named Dustin Kirkland as Chief Architect at the company. Kirkland was most recently at Canonical, and has ...

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Thursday, December 8, 2011

ProspX Bolsters Board

Austin-based ProspX, the developer of cloud based software for the commercial insurance industry, said today that it has named Jim Hackbarth to its board. Hackbarth is president and CEO of Assurex Global, the network of insurance, risk mana...

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Friday, December 2, 2011

Rackspace Swaps International Head

San Antonio-based Rackspace Hosting said Friday that it has hired a new Managing Director to lead the firm's international operations. The firm said it has appointed Taylor Rhodes to the position, to lead the firm's business in the Europe, ...

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Thursday, December 1, 2011

SoftLayer Adds Greylock's Strohm To Board, Trumpets Q3 Results

Dallas-based SoftLayer, the provider of managed and cloud hosting services, said today that it has added Greylock Partners' David Strohm to its board of directors. The privately held firm also said that its revenues hit $85M in the third qu...

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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

GlobalSCAPE Promotes Robinson To President

San Antonio-based GlobalSCAPE, the developer of secure file transfer software, said this morning that it has promoted Chief Operating Officer Craig Robinson to President of the company. Robinson continues to report to Jim Morris, CEO of the...

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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Pivot3 Names CFO

Austin-based Pivot3, which develops storage and computing appliances, said today that it has named James Hajek as Chief Financial Officer. Hajek joins the company from GE Asset Intelligence, and also has served at Terion Inc. Pivot3 said th...

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Monday, November 28, 2011

CyrusOne Appoints COO

Houston-based CyrusOne, which is a provider of enterprise data centers and colocation services, reported today that it has hired Michael Duckett as its new Chief Operating Officer. Duckett was previously President and CO of CoreLink Data Ce...

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Monday, November 28, 2011

Bazaarvoice Names CTO

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, the provider of ratings and reviews software for e-commerce sites, announced today that it has hired Kumar Srinivasan as its Chief Technology Officer. Srinivasan has previously served at Amazon.com and Lockerz.com....

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Infochimps CEO Nick Ducoff Steps Down

Austin-based data marketplace Infochimps said Wednesday that CEO Nick Ducoff is stepping aside from his CEO role, handing the reins over to co-founder Joe Kelly. Ducoff, in a blog post, said he will be "reducing my day-to-day responsibiliti...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Active Power Names VP

Austin-based Active Power said today that it has named Noel Foley as its Vice President of Engineering. The developer of flywheel-based backup power systems said that Foley joins the company from SolarBridge Technologies. Foley also has ser...

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

BigLever Names VP

Austin-based BigLever Software, which develops software used for product management and engineering, reported today that it has named Dr. Paul Clements as Vice President of Customer Success. BigLever said that Clements is "one of the foundi...

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Friday, November 11, 2011

Spredfast Bolsters Exec Team

Austin-based Spredfast, the provider of software for monitoring social media efforts by companies, said Thursday afternoon that it has bolstered its exec team with two hires. Spredfast said it has named Randy Potts as Chief Sales Officer, a...

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Rackspace Installs Pichler As CFO

San Antonio-based Rackspace said late Thursday that it has installed Karl Pichler into the Chief Financial Officer and as its principal financial officer, transitioning him from his position as interim CFO. Pichler had been in the interim p...

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

CompassLearning Name Sales, Marketing VPs

Austin-based CompassLearning, a developer of K-12 education software, said Thursday that it has named Fred Waugh as the Vice President of Marketing and Alan Sexter as the Vice President of Sales. Waugh was most recently at Convio, and also ...

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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

N-trig Appoints CFO

Austin- and Israel-based N-trig, which develops multi-touch user interface products, said today that it has named Eyal Leibovitz as Chief Financial Officer. Leibovitz joins the company from Kamada Ltd., and also has served at Harmonic and B...

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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Benchmark Electronics CEO Retires

Angleton, Texas-based Benchmark Electronics announced this morning that its co-founder and CEO, Cary Fu, has decided to retire. Benchmark said that Fu will be succeeded by Gayla Delly, current President of the company. Fu will retire on Dec...

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Friday, November 4, 2011

Adometry Names Chief Scientist

Austin-based Adometry said today that it has named Dr. Shi Zhong as its Chief Scientist. Zhong was most recently Director of Research at the provider of ad verification technology, and also had served as an assistant professor at Florida At...

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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Pivot3 Names New CEO

Austin-based Pivot3, the developer of virtual storage and computing hardware, said today that it has named Rich Bravman as its new CEO. Bravman was most recently vice president of corporate development and chief marketing officer at NCR Cor...

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Univa Names Sales VP

Austin-based Univa, which develops data center management software, said today that it has named Rob Secontine as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Secontine joins the company from Scali Inc., which was recently acquired by platfor...

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

WhaleShark Media Boosts Marketing Expertise

Austin-based WhaleShark Media, the online publisher focused on coupon and deal sites, said this morning that it has named two new executives in the marketing and public relations area. The firm said it has named Jeff Smith as Senior Directo...

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Active Power Loses CEO

Austin-based Active Power, the developer of flywheel based, backup power systems, said this morning that Jim Clishem has resigned as President, CEO, and as a member of the company's board, and has been replaced by Jan Lindelow. According to...

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Monday, October 17, 2011

CyrusOne Appoints CTO

Houston-based data center operator CyrusOne announced Monday that it has named Kevin Timmons as its new Chief Technology Officer. Timmons joins the company from Microsoft, where he was General Manager, Data Center Services. He also served a...

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Layered Tech Installs Two VPs

Plano-based Layered Technologies has bolstered its executive team, saying today that it has named Kevin Van Mondfrans as Vice President of Product Management, and Winter Frost as Vice President of Operatoins and SErvice Delivery. Van Mondfr...

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Thursday, October 6, 2011

INX Names New VP

Dallas-based INX, the developer of unified communications and data center equipment, reported this morning that it has named Steven Reese as Vice President of Collaboration and Sescured Architectures. According to INX, Reese has over 13 yea...

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Dell Bolsters Healthcare Expertise

Round Rock-based Dell is bolstering its efforts in the healthcare market today, saying it has hired Andrew W. Litt, M.D. its Chief Medical Officer. Litt was most recently at Litt Healthcare Ventures, a consultant to private equity firms inv...

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

KLD Energy Snags Motorcycle Expert

Austin-based KLD Energy Technologies, the developer of electric propulsion and generation systems aimed at the electric vehicle market, said Wednesday that it has snagged an automotive and motorcycle expert to help head up its business deve...

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

ProspX Names New VP

Austin-based Prospx, the developer of software for the commercial insurance industry, said this morning that William A. Chapdelaine has been named its new Vice President of National Accounts. Prospx said that Chapdelaine was previously Chie...

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Virtual Bridges Names Products and Alliances VP

Austin-based Virutal Bridges, the developer of desktop virtualization software, reported today that it has named Edward (Ed) Hubbard as its Vice President of Products asnd Alliances. Hubbard joins the company from Citrix Systems. Hubbard wa...

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Austin Tech Council Boosts Board With Favaron, McClain

The Austin Technology Council said Tuesday evening that it has bolstered its rank of advisors with two, seasoned Austin technology entrepreneurs. According to the ATC, which promotes the technology industry in Austin, it has added Rod Favar...

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Anue Systems Names President and COO

Austin-based Anue Systems, a developer of network monitoring switches, announced today that it has named Alex Pepe as its new President and Chief Operating Officer. Pepe joins the company from Freescale Semiconductor, where he was a Senior ...

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Think Finance Hires CIO

Forth Worth-based Think Finance, which is developing new financial products aimed at underbanked consumers, said today that it has named a new CIO. The firm--which is venture backed by Sequoia Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures--said...

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

CyrusOne Names Data Center Construction VP

Houston-based CyrusOne, the data center operator owned by Cincinnati Bell, said today that it has named John Hatem as its Vice President of Data Center Design and Construction. Hatem joins the firm ConceptCSI Global Data Center Solutions, w...

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Ziften Taps Disney Vet For Advisory Board

Austin-based Ziften, the venture backed developer of enterprise systems management software, said today that it has named Roger Berry, a former CIO at Walt Disney, to its advisory board. Berry was previously CIO of Walt Disney Parks & Resor...

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Layered Tech Appoints Security Head

Plano-based Layered Technologies, the provider of managed hosting services, said today that it has named Jeff Reich as its new Chief Risk Officer. Layered said that Reich joins from the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he was direc...

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

WhaleShark Media Names Marketing VP

Austin-based WhaleShark Media announced today that it has named Jill Balis as its Senior Vice President, Marketing. The firm--which operates a network of coupons and deals sites, including RetailMeNot--said that Balis joins from SMG Search....

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Monday, September 12, 2011

Airstrip Gets Mobile Healthcare Advisor

San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies, a developer of mobile medical software, said today that it has added Dr. Hon S. Pak as a senior advisor to the firm. Dr. Pak was most recently Chief Information Officer in the US Army Medical Departm...

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Friday, September 9, 2011

Dell Adds Three To Board

Round Rock-based Dell said today that it has added three new members to its board of directors. The computer maker said it has added Janet Clark, of Marathon Oil Corporation, Laura Conigliaro, formerly of Goldman Sachs, and Ken Duberstein, ...

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Friday, September 9, 2011

Encryptics Names CEO

Dallas-based Encryptics, a developer of encrypted email technology, said Friday that it has named Dennis J. Cagan as its CEO. Cagan was most recently CEO of TWL Corporatoin in Dallas, an also has served at David Jamison Carlyle Corp, which ...

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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Mozido Names CEO, Execs

Dallas-based Mozido, the provider of financial transaction services for the mobile market which is backed by Tomorrow Ventures, Eric Schmidt's personal investment firm, said today that it has named a new CEO and EVP. Eric Schmidt is the Cha...

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

AdRevolution Names VP

Austin-based AdRevolution, a provider of ad targeting technology, said today that it has named co-founder Seth Weisfield as Vice President of Products and Solutions. According to AdRevolution, Weisfield re-joins the company from Market Leve...

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Xtreme Power Names CTO

Kyle, Texas-based Xtreme Power the developer of utility scale energy storage and power management systems, said today that it has named Alan J. Gotcher, Ph.D., as its Chief technology Officer. Gotcher was formerly President, CEO, and Direct...

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

GENBAND Expands In Africa

Frisco-based GENBAND, the provider of IP telecommunications products, said today that it has expanded in Africa, and has opened up a new regional sales headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa. The firm said the new office will serve the ...

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Friday, August 19, 2011

Wireless Seismic Moves HQ To Sugar Land, Boosts Execs

Houston-based Wireless Seismic, the developer of seismic data acquisition systems for the oil and gas market, said Thursday that it has moved its headquarters to Sugar Land, and has bolstered its executive team. The firm said it has hired T...

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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Convio Names Sales VP

Austin-based Convio, the developer of software-as-a-service for nonprofits, said today that it has named Patricia Hume as its new Vice President of Sales. Hume has previously served at such firms as SAP, GFI Software, IBM, and Avaya. Convio...

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Thursday, July 28, 2011

ShopSavvy Names Engineering VP

Dallas-based ShopSavvy has named a head of its engineering efforts, the firm said today. According to the company, Jason Alexander has been appointed VP of Engineering, joining the company from Match.com, where he was director of developmen...

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Entrust Snags Security Expert As CTO

Dallas-based Entrust, the developer of online identity and security software, said this morning that it has named Jon Callas as its Chief Technology Officer. Callas was most recently at Apple, and was co-founder of PGP Corporation, the prov...

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Anthelio Names COO

Dallas-based Anthelio, a provider of healthcare information technology (IT) services, said this morning that it has named Laxman K. Badiga as Chief Operating Officer. Badiga was most recently CIO at Wipro Technologies, where he had been for...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

CSIdentity Names CEO

Austin-based CSIdentity, the developer of identity protection and fraud detection technology, said today that it has named Scott Cruickshank as its CEO. Cruickshank was most recently at CyberSource Corporation (acquired by Visa in July of 2...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

SailPoint Adds Bock To Board

Austin-based SailPoint, which develops identity management software, has added Bill Bock to its board, the firm announced this morning. Bill Bock is the former CFO of Silicon Labs, and also has served at CenterPoint Ventures, Verity Venture...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Digital Harmony Games Snags CEO From True Games

Austin-based Digital Harmony Games, the newly launched social and casual games developer, said this morning that it has appointed Jeff Lujan as its CEO. Lujan was Founder and CEO Of True Games Interactive, has served as Senior Vice Presiden...

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

AirStrip Technologies Names Strategy Officer

San Antonio-bsaed AirStrip Technologies, a provider of wireless patient monitoring products for hospitals, said this week that it has named Bruce Brandes as an Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. Brandes was previously Chie...

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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Digital Harmony Games Finds CTO

Austin-based Digital Harmony Games, a newly formed developer of social and casual games, announced Tuesday that it has named Hoan Vu as its Chief Technology Officer. Vu was previously founder of Intuvi, and has served at Vulocity and Dell C...

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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Pivot3 Names Marketing Chief

Austin-based Pivot3, the provider of data storage infrastructure, said yesterday that it has named Olivier Thierry as its Chief Marketing Officer. Thierry joins the firm from Zenoss, and also has served at Fiveruns--where he was CEO--and Ne...

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

GENBAND Names Networking Exec

Frisco-based GENBAND has named a new head of its Networking and Applications division, the firm announced today. The firm said it has appointed B.G. Kumar as President of Networking and Applications, reporting directly to CEO Charlie Vogt....

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Monday, July 11, 2011

CyrusOne Names Channel Sales Head

Houston-based data center and colocation operator CyrusOne said today that it has named Doug Jones as its Director of Channel Sales. Jones was most recently at Newgistics, where he served as Director of Sales. CyrusOne said Jones has over 2...

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Friday, July 8, 2011

TriQuint Names VP

Triquint Semiconductor, a supplier of RF semiconductors, said Thursday that it has named James L. Klein as its Vice President and General Manager of its Richardson, Texas-based Defense and Aerospace business. Klein was most recently at Rayt...

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Malauzai Bolsters Board

Austin-based Malauzai Software, a maker of mobile banking software, said today that it has bolstered its board of directors. According to Malauzai, it has added MIke Young, former President of Banking and Thrift at Fiserve, and Steve Powles...

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

AirStrip Names CFO

San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies, the developer of mobile software for the medical industry, said Thursday that it has named Angela Pierce as its Chief Financial Officer. Pierce was most recently at Trillion Partners, and has also se...

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

ScienceLogic Snags Sales, Marketing VPs From NetQoS

Sciencelogic, a developer of IT management appliances for data center and cloud management which has operations in Austin, said Tuesday that it has named Steve Harriman as its Senior Vice President of Marketing, and Scott Sherwood as Senior...

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Gazzang Finds Online Marketing Director

Austin-based Gazzang, which develops encryption and security software for online databases, continues to expand out its executive ranks, saying today that it has named Heidi Farris as Director of Online Marketing. Harris joins from Solarwin...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Gazzang Names Finance and Ops VP

Austin-based Gazzang, the developer of cloud security tools for MySQL and other databases, said today that it has named Patti Soch as Vice President of Finance and Operations. Soch joins the firm after serving as a consultant offering CFO s...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

AirStrip Technologies Adds Exec

San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies, the developer of mobile medical software, said today that it has named Dan Blake as Chief Development Officer. Blake has previously served at ArchiStrat Consulting, Nighrader Ltd, Aon Group, and Aon ...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Virtual Bridges Snags Blogger From SolarWinds

Austin-based Virtual Bridges, the developer of desktop management and virtualization software, said today that it has tapped a recognized blogger for a role at the company. The firm said it has hired David Marshall, which runs virtualizatio...

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

StoredIQ Snags Former IBM Tivoli CTO

Austin-based StoredIQ, the developer of electronic discovery software, has snagged for former Chief technology Officer at IBM Tivoli as its own CTO. The firm said it has named Tom Bishop to the position today. Bishop was most recently CTO a...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Benchmark Electronics Bolsters Board

Angelton-based Benchmark Electronics, which provides electronics manufacturing, design, and engineering services, said today that it has added David W. Scheible to its board of directors. Scheible is CEo, President and Director of Graphic P...

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Thursday, June 2, 2011

WhaleShark Bolsters Executive Ranks

Austin-based WhaleShark Media, the online coupon and deals site operator, has bolstered its executive team with two high visibility hires, saying today that it has named Paul Rogers as Chief Technology Officer, and Steven Pho as Senior Dire...

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Thursday, June 2, 2011

AirStrip Technologies Names CEO

San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies, which develops mobile medical software applications, reported Wednesday afternoon that it has named Alan W. Portela as CEO of the company. Portela was already on the firm's board, and replaces compan...

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Phytel Names CTO

Dallas-based Phytel, which develops software to help physicians track preventive and chronic care for their patients, said today that it has named Patrick Flynn as its Chief Technology Officer. Flynn has previously served at such firms as G...

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

MapMyFITNESS Finds CEO

Austin-based MapMyFITNESS, the developer of fitness websites and mobile applications, said today that it has named Richard Jalichandra as Chief Executive Officer. Current CEO Thurston remains on the firm's board of directors. Jalichandra jo...

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

SailPoint Grabs CFO From Venture Firm

Austin-based SailPoint, the developer of identity management software, said today that it has named J. Cameron McMartin as its Chief Financial Officer. McMartin joins the firm from Centerpoint Ventures, a $425M early stage venture capital g...

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

GlobalSCAPE Names Hawkins CFO

San Antonio-based GlobalSCAPE, the developer of file transfer software, said today that it has named Randall Hawkins as the firm's Chief Financial Officer. Hawkins replaces Mendy Marsh, who the firm said has resigned to pursue other interes...

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Friday, May 13, 2011

Silicon Laboratories Names COO

Austin-based Silicon Laboratories, the developer of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits, said Thursday afternoon that it has named Tyson Tuttle as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Tuttle was previously serving as C...

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Valence Technology Loses CFO

Austin-based Valence Technology, which develops battery and energy storage products, reported today that its CFO, Ross Goolsby, is leaving the firm. According to the company, Goolsby is leaving to "pursue other business opportunities". Dona...

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Monday, May 9, 2011

NextIO Names Engineering VP

Austin-based NextIO, the developer virtualization and IO consolidation products, said today that it has named Jaime Edwards as its Vice President of Engineering and Operations. Edwards joins the company from Cisco, where he was a group mana...

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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Dachis Group Promotes Two Execs

Austin-based Dachis Group, the social media and business consultancy headed by Jeffrey Dachis, said today that it has promoted Peter Kim as Chief Strategy Officer, and Jen Van der Meer to Managing Director. Prior to Dachis, Kim was at Forre...

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Monday, May 2, 2011

ProspX Names VP

Austin-based ProspX, the developer of software-as-a-service for managing sales of commercial insurance, reported today that it has hired Bob Pojman as the firm's Vice President of Delivery. Pojman was previously at AT&T WiFi Services, which...

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Caringo Bolsters Marketing

Austin-based Caringo, the developer of content addressable storage (CAS) software, said today that it has named Adrian J. Herrera as Senir Director, Marketing. Herrera was most recently at Nirvanix, the cloud storage provider, on the foundi...

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

RenewData Names CEO, Board Member

Austin-based RenewData, the developer of electronic discovery and archiving software, said today that it has named Jim Blayney as its Chief Executive Officer, and added Dean Goodermote as a new board member at the firm. Blaney has been on R...

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

DFJ Mercury Promotes Lebovitz, Snags Associate From In-Q-Tel

Houston-based venture capital firm DFJ Mercury said Tuesday that it has promoted Russ Lebovitz to Venture Partner, and hired Dan Janiak as an Associate. According to DFJ Mercury, both will help the firm in developing and originating science...

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Monday, April 18, 2011

WhaleShark Media Names VP

Austin-based WhaleShark Media, the owner of deal and coupon site RetailMeNot.com, announced today that it has named Jag Bath as its Senior Vice President of Product. The firm, which offers up coupon codes and deals through a number of web s...

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Mass Relevance Bolsters Advisors

Austin-based Mass Relevance, the social media startup headed by former Bazaarvoice exec Sam Decker, said this week that it has added two new advisors. Mass Relevance said it has added Don Loeb and Paul Yanover to its advisory baord. Loeb is...

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Monday, April 4, 2011

Travelocity, Sabre Airline Solutions Swizzle Execs

Southlake-based Sabre Holdings, the travel and reservation systems provider, said today that it has named Hugh Jones, currently President and CEO of Travelocity, as President of Sabre Airline Solutions. It also said it has named Carl Sparks...

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

UnboundID Promotes VP

Austin-based UnboundID, which develops identity management software, announced today that it has promoted James Snyder to Vice President of Engineering. Snyder has been Director of Engineering for the firm since early 2009. Snyder has previ...

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Silicon Laboratories Shuffles CFO

Austin-based Silicon Laboratories said last night that it will be appointing Paul Walsh, currently Chief Accounting Officer and VP of Finance, as CFO when current CFO Bill Bock steps down. Silicon Laboratories said that Bock will be steppin...

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Virtual Bridges Names Sales VP

Austin-based Virtual Bridges, the developer of desktop management software backed by Austin Ventures, said today that it has named Peter Poulin as its Vice President of Sales. Poulin was most recently at Hoovers, serving as Executive Vice P...

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Rackspace Selects Interim CFO

San Antonio-based Rackspace Hosting said late Thursday that it has named Karl Pichler as its acting CFO and Principal Financial Officer. Pichler is replacing Bruce Knooihuizen, who announced his retirement in February. Rackspace said it is ...

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

RF Monolithics Names New CEO

Dallas-based RF Monolithics reported Thursday that it has named a new CEO. The firm said it has appointed Farlin A. Halsey as President, CEO, and a director of the firm. Halsey was previously SVP of Marketing and M2M business for RFM. He al...

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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

GameSalad Appoints New CEO

Austin- and Los Angeles-based iPhone game development software firm GameSalad has named a new CEO. The firm has added Steve Felter, formerly at The Walt Disney Company, as CEO. Frank Coppersmith continues to run GameSalad's Austin operation...

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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Freescale Names Board Member

Austin-based Freescale Semiconductor has named a new director to the firm's board, saying that it has named J. Daniel McCranie as a board member. McCranie is Chairman of ON Semiconductor, and serves on the board of Cypress Semiconductor. Mc...

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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Layered Technologies Names President

Plano-based Layered Technologies reported this morning that it has named Brad Hokamp as President of the firm. Layered, which provides hosting, managed hosting, and cloud computing services, said Hokamp joins from Telx, where he was Chief M...

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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Xtreme Power Names CFO, Board Member

Kyle, Texas-based Xtreme Power, the developer of large-scale energy storage and power systems, said this morning that it has named Ken Hashman as its Chief Financial Officer, and added Foster Duncan to its board of directors. Hashman has pr...

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Gazzang Names Product Director

Austin-based Gazzang, the Austin Ventures-backed startup developing cloud infrastructure software, said today that it has named Mike Frank as its Director of Products. The firm said that Frank will be responsible for product development str...

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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Infochimps Adds Investors

Austin-based Infochimps, which operates an online marketplace for large datasets, said last week that it has added three new investors to the firm. Amount of the investments were not disclosed. Infochimps said that it has added MFI Capital,...

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Monday, February 28, 2011

Caringo Names Worldwide Sales Head

Austin-based Caringo, the developer of object based storage products, said today that it has named Oliver Biewald as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Biewald joins the firm from Seven10 Storage Software, and has also served at Quantum/ADI...

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Friday, February 18, 2011

TI Adds Board Member

Dallas-based Texas Instruments said Thursday that it has added Robert E. Sanchez, the president of Global Fleet Management for Ryder Systems, to its board of directors. Sanchez has been at Ryder since 1993, and also has served at Florida Po...

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Spredfast Names Lombardi's Favaron CEO

Austin-based social media management software developer Spredfast said late last night that it has named former Lombardi executive Rod Favaron as its CEO. Favaron also joins the board. Favaron was most recently Chairman and CEO of Lombardi ...

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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Bazaarvoice Bolsters Board With SolarWinds' Bennett

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, which develops ratings and reviews software, said today that it has tapped Michael S. Bennett for its board of directors. Bennett is the former CEO, President, and Chairman of SolarWinds, and headed up the firm dur...

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Friday, February 11, 2011

Rackspace CFO To Retire

San Antonio-based Rackspace said late Thursday that its CFO, Bruce Knooihuizen, is planning to retire from the company. Knooihuizen is 55, and joined the firm in 2008. According to Rackspace, it will conduct an internal and external search ...

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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Salient Systems Names VP

Austin-based Salient Systems, a developer of IP and analog video surveillance management systems, said today that it has named Dave Tynan as Vice President of Marketing. Tynan joins the firm from Avilgilon, and has previously served Loronix...

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Monday, February 7, 2011

Austin Ventures Adds Vernon Bryant

Venture capital and private equity firm Austin Ventures said this morning that it has added Vernon Bryant as a new Venture Partner at the firm. Bryant was most recently at TGF Management Corp, which has been a co-investment partner on four ...

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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Teladoc Medical Services Names CTO

Dallas-based Teladoc Medical Services said Tuesday that it has named Jeff Nadler as its Chief Technology Officer. Nadler joins the firm from Aetna, where he was CTO of its ActiveHealth Management unit. He also served at Enterprise Technolog...

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Monday, January 31, 2011

UnboundID Installs Chief Product Officer

Austin-based UnboundID, which develops identity management software, said Monday that it has named Andy Spillane as Chief Product Officer. Spillane was most recently President of Products and Technology for Friendster, and also has served a...

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

AirStrip Technologies Adds To Board

San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies, a developer of mobile software for the electronic health records business, said today that it has added Alan W. Portela to the firm's board of directors. AirStrip said that Portela is a "leading voic...

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Friday, January 21, 2011

RFM Names Eversole Chairman

Dallas-based RF Monolithics, a developer of wireless modules for the machine-to-machine (M2M) market, said Thursday that it has named William L. Eversole as its Chairman of the board. Eversole is President and CEO of Austin-based Bandspeed....

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Capitol Scientific Names New Exec

Austin-based Capitol Scientific, a distributor of reagent chemicals, lab equipment, safety and environment supplies to the semiconductor, pharmaceutical, biotech, and other industries, said last week that it has named Brad Williams as CEO o...

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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

RealNetworks Snags Austin Exec For Marketing Chief

Digital entertainment firm RealNetworks said today that it has snagged a veteran Austin executive to head up the firm's marketing efforts. According to RealNetworks, it has hired on Judith Bitterli as its new Chief Marketing Officer, and wi...

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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Dell Adds Philips CEO To Board

Round Rock-based Dell said Wednesday afternoon that it has added Gerard Kleisterlee, the President and CEO of Royal Philips Electronics, to the company's board of directors. Kleisterlee has been head of Royal Philips Electronics since April...

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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Colocation Firm Names Texas General Manager

ViaWest, an provider of colocation and managed services with major operations in both Dallas and Austin, said Wednesday that it has named John Greenwood as its new Vice President and General Manager in the state. The firm--which is based in...

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

PROS Holdings Names CEO

Houston-based PROS Holdings, a developer of pricing and margin optimization software, said Monday that it has named Andres Reiner as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Reiner replaces Bert Winemiller, who the firm says is retiring f...

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Monday, November 15, 2010

Smooth-Stone Becomes Calxeda, Hires Execs

Austin-based Smooth-Stone, a firm which is looking to apply ultra low power mobile processors to the data center and server market, is changing its name to Calxeda, the firm is announcing tomorrow. According to the company, the new name is ...

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Friday, November 12, 2010

Active Power Promotes Sales VP

Austin-based Active Power, the manufacturer of flywheel-based uninterruptible power supplies, announced this morning that it has appointed Martin Olsen as the firm's Vice President of Sales, and General Manager for the Americas region. Olse...

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Friday, November 12, 2010

EF Johnson Names CEO

Irving-based EF Johnson Technologies, a provider of communications products for the public safety market, said Thursday that it has named Andrew L. Adamas as the firm's new CEO. Adams replaces Norman Stout, who was serving as interim CEO si...

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Aptys Solutions Bolsters Product Management

Rockwall, Texas-based Aptys Solutions, a provider of payment and wire network services for financial institutions, said today that it has named Debbie Smart as its Senior Vice President of Product Management. Smart was most recently at ACI ...

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Hyper 9 Names Two Execs, Claims Record Revenue Growth

Austin-based Hyper9, the developer of virtualization management software, said today that it has named Bob Quillan as the firm's Chief Marketing Officer, and Greg Barone as the firm's Vice President of Worldwide Sales. In conjunction with t...

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Monday, October 11, 2010

GameSalad Names COO

Austin-based GameSalad, which develops iPhone game creation software, said last week that it has named Frank Coppersmith as its Chief Operations Officer. Coppersmith will oversee the firm's Austin studio operations, and also lead developmen...

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Thursday, October 7, 2010

INX's Long Hands Reins To Hilz

Houston-based INX, a provider of IP communications and data center serviecs, said Thursday that it has named Mark T. Hilz as its President and CEO. Current CEO and founder James Long becomes Executive Chairman. Hilz has been on the firm's P...

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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Airband Communications Adds New Board Member

Dallas-based Airband Communications, a provider of fixed wireless broadband services for businesses, said today that it has named Jim Akerhielm to the firm's board of directors. Akerhielm has previously served as CEO of NuVox Communications...

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Friday, October 1, 2010

Wipro US, Canada Chief Appointed In Dallas

Wipro Limited, the Indian outsourcing giant and IT provider, said Friday that it has appointed a new Chief Sales and Operations Officer for USA and Canada. The firm said it has named Sid Nair to the positions. Nair will be based in Dallas. ...

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Friday, October 1, 2010

Bazaarvoice Grabs Former Doubleclick CFO

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, the developer of ratings and review software for e-commerce sites, announced today that it has appointed Stephen Collins, the former CFO and CIO of DoubleClick, as its Chief Financial Officer. Collins was most rece...

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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Bazaarvoice's Decker Joins Monetate As Board Member

Sam Decker, the outgoing Chief Marketing Officer of Bazaarvoice, said today he's lending his expertise to venture funded Monetate, a provider of A/B and other testing and personalization services or web sites. According to Decker, he has jo...

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Bazaarvoice Snags Dell's Marketing Head

A game of local tech-executive musical chairs played out yesterday, as Austin-based Bazaarvoice said that it has hired Erin Mulligan Nelson as Chief Marketing Officer for the company. Nelson is currently Chief Marketing Officer at Dell, whi...

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Dell Names New Chief Marketing Officer

Round Rock-based Dell said this week that it has named Karen Quintos as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Quintos has been at Dell for more than 10 years, and reports directly to Michael Dell. Quintos was most recen...

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

RenewData Names CFO

Austin-based RenewData, a provider of electronic discovery and archiving software, said today that it has named Scott Schaefer as the firm's Chief Financial Officer. Schaefer joins from CariSal Investment Holdings (BVI) Ltd., and has also s...

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Monday, September 20, 2010

Worksoft Names CFO

Dallas-based Worksoft, a developer of testing and management tools for SAP, said Friday that it has named Scott Chamberlain as its new Chief Financial Officer. Chamberlain was most recently at Broadpoint, and also has served at SolArc, Fueg...

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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Rackspace Names International Head

San Antonio-based Rackspace Hosting, a provider of web hosting and cloud computing services, reported yesterday that it has named David Kelly as the firm's Senior Vice President, International. Rackspace said Kelly will lead the firm's effo...

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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Invodo Bolsters Execs With Keeler, Frederickson

Austin-based Invodo, the developer of a library of online product videos for online retailers, announced Wednesday that it has added Jim Keeler as Vice President of Engineering and Operations, and also added University of Texas professor Ji...

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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Bazaarvoice Adds Meredith To Board

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, the developer of ecommerce ratings and reviews software-as-a-service, said Wednesday that it has added well known investor Tom Meredith to its board of directors. Meredith is currently co-founder and general partne...

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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Starmount Snags Oracle Vet As President

Austin-based Starmount, a developer of digital signage products, said today that it has named Jerry Rightmer to President of the firm. The company said that Rightmer was most recently at Oracle, where he was Vice President of Retail Applica...

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Monday, August 16, 2010

Bazaarvoice Adds Feld, Strauss As Advisors

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, which provides software-as-a-service for ecommerce ratings and reviews, said this morning that it has added Alan Feld and Ted Strauss to its board of advisors. Feld is one of the senior executive partners at Akin G...

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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Texas Emerging Technology Fund Director Resigns

The director of the Texas Emerging Technology Fund, Alan Kirchoff, has resigned, according to reports. The Texas Emerging Technology Fund is the state's effort to fund technology startups. No reason for the departure was given. Kirchoff had...

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Monday, August 9, 2010

Dallas Woman At Heart of HP CEO Scandal

A Dallas woman is at the heart of the sudden resignation of HP CEO Mark Hurd late Friday. According to HP Friday, CEO Hurd resigned due to sexual harrassment accusations and an internal probe by the company. Over the weekend, Jodie Fisher, ...

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Monday, August 9, 2010

GlobalSCAPE Names Managed Services VP

San Antonio-based GlobalSCAPE, a provider of secure file transfer software, announced this morning that it has named Mark Perry as the firm's Vice President of Managed Solutions. Perry joins the firm from Fujitsu, where he was Senior Vice P...

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Friday, July 30, 2010

Damaka Expands Board

Richardson-based Damaka, a provider of unified communications and collaboration products, said today that it has named Paul Pandian to its Executive Board. Pandian is currently advisor and former president of Tech Mahindra (Americas), and a...

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Thursday, July 15, 2010

AirWalk Taps Cisco Exec As Chairman

Richardson-based AirWalk Communications, a manufacturer of CDMA cellular radio network equipment, said Thursday that it has named former Cisco Systems VP Roger Dorf to its board. AirWalk said that Dorf will serve as Executive Chairman for t...

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Austin Technology Incubator Names Bioscience Head

The Austin Technology Incubator, the nonprofit effort at UT Austin to help spur technology firms in the area, said this week that it has named Cindy R. WalkerPeach as the director of its ATI-Bioscience Incubator. WalkerPeach has served at A...

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Thursday, June 24, 2010

HomeAway Taps Amazon For VP

Austin-based HomeAway said today that it has hired on Jeff Mosler, most recently General Manager of Customer Advocacy and Global Outsourcing at Amazon.com, as its new Vice President of Customer Experience. Mosler was formerly in charge of s...

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Thursday, June 24, 2010

GameStop Names VP

Grapevine-based videogame retailer GameStop said today that it has named Bruce Kulp as Senior Vice President Supply Chain & Refurbishment. Kulp was most recently at Gigalife, and had previously served at Tech Data, where he was VP, Worldwid...

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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Bazaarvoice Names Chief Client Officer

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, which provides ratings and reviews software to e-commerce sites, announced this morning that it has appointed Mark Riggs as Chief Client Officer at the firm. Riggs joins the firm from Endeca Technologies, where he ...

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Monday, June 7, 2010

Digby Adds Four Execs

Austin-based Digby, a developer of mobile e-commerce products for retailers, said Monday that it has added four executives to the firm. The company said it hired Ron Jennings as Chief Financial Officer, Eric Newman as VP of Client Services,...

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Friday, June 4, 2010

HomeAway COO Harris Dies

Austin-based HomeAway reported Thursday that the firm's Chief Operating Officer, Andrew Harris, has passed away. The firm said that Harris died at home after a long battle with cancer. Harris was COO of HomeAway since October of 2005, and h...

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Friday, June 4, 2010

GetThere Names GM

Southlake-based GetThere, the travel management unit of Sabre, said Thursday that it has named Suzanne Neufang as General Manager of the business. Neufang was most recently Chief Marketing Officer at the firm. Neufang also served as Vice Pr...

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Gamestop Names New CEO

Grapevine, Texas-based videogame retailer GameStop, said Wednesday that it has named a new CEO. According to the firm, it has named J. Paul Raines as CEO, replacing Daniel A. DeMatteo, who becomes Executive Chairman. Raines was most recentl...

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

The Planet Names VP

Houston-based The Planet, a provider of IT hosting services, said today that it has named Matthew R. Benner as its Vice President of Marketing and Product Management. Benner joins the firm from Reliant Energy, where he was SVP for the firm'...

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Diodes Adds New Director

Dallas-based Diodes Incorporated, a manufacturer of discrete and analog semiconductors, announced today that it has elected Michael K.C. Tsai to its board of directors. Tsai replaces Dr. Shing Mao, who is retiring from the board. Tsai was t...

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Monday, May 24, 2010

The Planet Bolsters Board

Houston-based The Planet, a provider of IT hosting services, said Monday that it has named two to its board of directors. The firm said it has added Charles E. Hoffman, previously president and CEO of Covad Communications, and Charles A. Pi...

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Thursday, May 20, 2010

LibreDigital Expands Exec Team

Austin-based LibreDigital is expanding its executive team, the firm said today, as part of the firm's recent venture funding round. According to LibreDigital, it has added Frank Lyman as Chief Marketing Officer, and promoted Albert Lopez to...

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Horizon Data Center Solutions Names VP

Dallas-based Horizon Data Center Solutions, a provider of colocation and data center services, announced today that it has promoted Jeff Crawford to National Vice President of Sales. Crawford has been at the firm since 2009. Horizon said th...

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Monday, May 17, 2010

ALI Solutions Names President, CEO

Austin-based ALI Solutions, a developer of software for the financial and risk management area, said this morning that it has promoted Thomas J. Miller to President and CEO of the firm, and also added him to its board. Miller was most recen...

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Monday, May 17, 2010

BMC Adds Two To Board

Houston-based BMC Software has added two new members to its board, the firm said this morning. According to BMC, it has appointed Mark Hawkins and Stephan James to its board. Hawkins is EVP and CFO at Autodesk, and has also served at Logite...

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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

ProspX Names VP

Austin-based ProspX, a developer of software-as-a-service for the commercial insurance industry, said today that it has named Sara Scott as its Vice President of National Accounts. Scott joins the firm from UnitedHealthCare Speciality Benef...

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Qcue Names VP

Austin-based Qcue, a firm developing dynamic pricing software for the live entertainment event market, said today that it has named Eric Freeland as the firm's Vice President of Business Development. Freeland joins Qcue from Stubhub, where ...

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Friday, April 23, 2010

Worksoft Names CEO

Dallas-based Worksoft, which develops testing products for SAP, said yesterday that it has named Jim Kent as its new CEO and member of its Board of Directors. Kent was most recently on the board of directors of Exact Holding N.V., and CEO o...

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

GlobalSCAPE Hires Sales VP

San Antonio-based GlobalSCAPE said today that it has named William Buie as its Executive Vice President of Sales. The firm, which develops wide area file services (WAFS) and FTP file transfer software, said Buie joins the firm from Fujitsu,...

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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Interphase Names VP

Plano-based Interphase Corporation, a developer of networking cards and other products for the communications industry, said yesterday that it has named H. Keith Seawright as its Vice President of Business Development for Aerospace-Defense....

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Thursday, April 1, 2010

Dell Taps Priceline For VP

Round Rock-based Dell said yesterday that it has hired on Ron Rose, the former Chief Information Officer of Priceline.com, as Senior Vice President of Dell.com. Rose will oversee Dell's global online platforms, reporting to Michael Dell. Ro...

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Thursday, April 1, 2010

UnboundID Names Director

Austin-based UnboundID, a developer of identity management software, said yesterday that it has added Gregg Burt to the firm's board of directors. Burt is the President and CEO of Hart InterCivic, a provider of election voting systems. Burt...

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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Invodo Grabs VP From Bazaarvoice

Austin-based Invodo, a developer of e-commerce product video products, said today that it has named Justin Crandall as the firm's Vice President of Sales. Crandall joins from Bazaarvoice, where he was VP of Channel Products. Crandall also h...

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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

DRI Names Communications VP

Dallas-based DRI Corporation, a developer of communications products for the transportation and transit security markets, said today that it has named Veronica B. Marks as the firm's Vice President, Corporate Communications and Administrati...

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

LibreDigital Names Worldwide Sales VP

Austin-based LibreDigital, a developer of products for creating and marketing electronic books, announced today that it has named Tom Lavey as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Levy was most recently at Sales Scale Partners, and ...

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Monday, March 22, 2010

PEG Bandwidth Raises $15M

Dallas-based PEG Bandwidth, a provider of fiber-based backhaul networks for the telecom industry, said today that it has raised $15M in an equity fundraising. The funding came from Associated Partners LP. According to the firm, the transact...

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Bazaarvoice Names Chief People Officer

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, a developer of ratings and review software for e-commerce sites, said Wednesday that it has named Gillian Felix as its Chief People Officer. Felix will head up the firm's human resources team. Felix was most recent...

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

nGenera Swizzles Exec Team

Austin-based nGenera Corporation, a developer of employee collaboration software, reported today that it has named both a new President and CEO, as well as a new CFO. The firm said it has named Thomas F. Kelly as its President and CEO, and ...

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Friday, March 12, 2010

Bazaarvoice Taps Ittycheria For Board

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, a developer of hosted ratings and review software for ecommerce sites, said Thursday that it has added Dev Ittycheria to its board of directors. Ittycheria was the co-founder of BladeLogic, heading up the firm thro...

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Friday, March 12, 2010

OnAsset Intelligence Names VP

Irving-based OnAsset Intelligence, a developer of wireless asset tracking and M2M wireless systems, announced yesterday that it has named Fred Barrett as its Vice President of Information Systems. Barrett joins the firm from RFTRax, Inc., a...

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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Taqua Taps Nortel For CTO

Richardson-based Taqua, a supplier of switching systems for wireless, wired, and cable carriers, said today that it has named John Hoadley as its Wireless Chief Technology Officer. Hoadley is the former CTO of Nortel Wireless. Taqua said th...

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Monday, March 8, 2010

AirStrip Names VP

San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies, a developer of mobile remote patient monitoring software, said today that it has named Nancy Hudecek as its Vice President of Clinical Excellence and Risk management. Hudcek, who is an RN, was at the...

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Monday, March 1, 2010

RackSpace Names CIO, Sales VP

San Antonio-based RackSpace Hosting said this afternoon that it has named Steve Mills as its new Chief Information Officer, and hired Pat Cathey as its new Vice President of Enterprise Sales. The provider of colocation and hosting services ...

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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Reddwerks Names Exec

Austin-based Reddwerks, a developer of software for managing warehouses and order processing, said today that it has named Rathan Levins as the Manager of its Controls Software Group. Levins was most recently VP of Sales at Electro-Mechanic...

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Thursday, February 25, 2010

GameStop Loses CFO to Walmart

Grapevine-based video game retailer GameStop reported Wednesday afternoon that its Executive Vice President and CFO, Catherine R. Smith, is resigning from the firm to join Walmart. According to the firm, Smith is being replaced on an interi...

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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Phytel Appoints Chief Medical Officer

Dallas-based Phytel, a developer of web-based, health software, said this morning that it has named Dr. Richard Hodach as Chief Medical Officer for the firm. Hodach was most recently Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Matria...

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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Lineage Power Bolsters Sales Staff

Plano-based Lineage Power said today that it has named Ed West as Director of Distribution Sales. Wiest joins from Ocular LCD, and has also previously served at NetPower Technologies, Texas instruments, and Wyle Electrnoics. Lineage Power d...

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Friday, February 19, 2010

TI Taps Banker For Board Seat

Dallas-based Texas Instruments said late Thursday that it has added Ralph W. Babb, Chairman and CEO of Comerica Incorporated and Comerica Bank, to the firm's board of directors. Babb has been President and CEO of Comerica since 2002, having...

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Thursday, February 18, 2010

SolArc Names Services VP

Houston-based SolArc, a developer of commodity and trading software, said Wednesday that it has named Aramis Alvarez as Vice President of Global Services. Aramis has previously served at Motive, Jacada, Allegro Development, Dun & Bradstreet...

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Thursday, February 18, 2010

Valence Names Sales, Marketing Head

Austin-based Valence Technology, a developer of energy storage products, reported Wednesday that it has named Randall J. Adleman as the firm's new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Adleman was most recently principal at Fords Barron Ad...

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Thursday, February 11, 2010

ZT Solar Names CEO, Gets SBIR Grant Worth $500K

Fort Worth-based ZT Solar, a developer of anti-reflective coatings being applied to improve the efficiency of polysilicon and thin-film solar cells, said today that it has named Thomas E. Dickerson II as its new President and CEO. The firm ...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

RenewData Appoints Services VP

Austin-based RenewData, a provider of electronic discovery and archiving services, said today that it has named Vance McMurry as the firm's Senior Vice President of Professional Services. McMurry has been at the firm since 2005, as Director...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Broadlane Names VP

Dallas-based Broadlane, a provider of supply chain and cost management services for healthcare providers, said Tuesday that it has named Kathleen (Kathy) Ayres as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for the firm. Ayres joins the firm f...

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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Entech Solar Gets Investment, Names VC as CEO

Fort Worth-basd Entech Solar, a developer of concentrating solar modules, said Monday that it has named David Gelbaum, a venture capitalist at The Quercus Trust, as the firm's CEO. Gelbaum was previously the firm's Chairman, and is a Truste...

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Friday, January 29, 2010

NextIO Hires Marketing VP

Austin-based NextIO, a developer of I/O virtualization products for the data center market, said this week that Mike Heumann has joined the firm as its Vice President of Worldwide Marketing. Heumann has served at such companies as Astute Ne...

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Friday, January 29, 2010

UnboundID Names Bizdev VP

Austin-based UnboundID, a developer of identity management software, said earlier this week that it has named Emeka Obianwu as the firm's new Vice President of Business Development. The firm said that Obianwu joins the firm from Troux Tech...

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Thursday, January 28, 2010

RenewData Promotes Exec

Austin-based RenewData, a provider of electronic discovery, archiving, and other related software, said Wednesday that it has promoted Ed McCracken to the position of Chief Operations Officer. McCracken was most recently the firm's Senior V...

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

ReachForce Gets New Funding, Shifts Execs

Austin-based ReachForce, a developer of sales management and lead generation software, announced yesterday that the firm has raised additional financing. Amount of the financing was not disclosed. The firm said the funding came from Greenhi...

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Friday, January 22, 2010

Sabre Holdings Names President

Southlake-based Sabre Holdings, the parent firm of Travelocity and operator of a number of travel reservations services and companies, said Thursday that it named Tom Klein as President of the firm. Klein was previously an EVP at the firm, ...

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Friday, January 15, 2010

Rignet Names Product Director

Houston-based Rignet, a developer of communications products for the oil and gas industry, said today that it has named Molly McGuirk as Director Product Management. According to the firm, McGuirk was most recently at United Technologies UT...

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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

SensorTran Names President, CEO

Austin-based SensorTran, a developer of temperature sensing systems for the oil and gas industry, said today that it has named Sandy Esslemont as President and CEO. Esslemont has previously served as President and CEO of Expro PLC, before i...

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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Silicon Laboratories Shuffles Organization

Austin-based Silicon Laboratories, a developer of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits, announced today that it has shuffled its organization, creating a new Embedded Mixed-Signal product group. According to the firm, it expects the ...

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Monday, December 21, 2009

Bazaarvoice Adds Two To Advisory Board

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, a developer of ratings and reviews software for e-commerce sites, said today that it has added Kirk Dando and Eric Schrier to its advisory board. Dando is founder and CEO of Dando Advisors, a management consulting ...

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Friday, December 18, 2009

National Instruments Names Hester R&D Head

Austin-based National Instruments, the developer of LabVIEW software package used by engineers and scientist for measurement and automation, said Thursday that it has named Phil Hester as Senior Vice President of R&D. Hester was most recent...

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Friday, December 18, 2009

GENBAND Names EMEA VP

Plano-based GENBAND, a developer of telecom infrastructure products, said Thursday that it has named Patrick Dolan as the firm's Senior Vice President of Sales, over its Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific area. Dolan joins the fir...

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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Rackspace Taps eBay For New COO

San Antonio-based Rackspace, a provider of web hosting and cloud computing services, said today that it has named Mark Roenigk as its Chief Operating Officer. Roenigk was most recently at eBay, where he was Chief Procurement officer and VP ...

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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

GENBAND Names Kupp CFO

Plano-based GENBAND, a developer of infrastructure for the telecom market, said today that it has named Jeffrey Kupp, most recently the CFO of Microtune, as its own Chief Financial Officer. According to the firm, Kupp will report to CEO Cha...

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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

True Games Interactive Moves HQ To Austin

Multi-player, online games firm True Games Interactive is moving its headquarters in Austin, the firm said this morning, on the heels of the hiring of Mick Giles as its Chief Technology Officer. According to firm, it has appointed Giles, th...

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Friday, December 4, 2009

Dell Adds Ross Perot To Board

Round Rock-based Dell said today that Ross Perot, Jr., has joined the firm's board of directors. Perot, most recently chairman of Perot Systems, joins the firm on the heels of the acquisition of Perot by Dell on November 3rd....

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Friday, December 4, 2009

TAKE Supply Chain Names Sales VP

Austin-based TAKE Supply Chain, a developer of supply chain management software, said Thursday that it has named Tom Hernandez as the firm's new Vice President of Worldwide Sales. According to TAKE, Hernandez has previously held roles at In...

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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

RenewData Promotes Marketing Exec

Austin-based RenewData said Tuesday that it has named Joe Garber as the firm's Assistant Vice President of Product Marketing. Garber has been at the firm since 2008, serving as Director of Product Marketing, and has also served at Zantaz an...

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Thursday, November 19, 2009

Microtune Loses CFO To GENBAND

Plano-based Microtune said Wednesday that its CFO, Jeffrey A. Kupp, has resigned from the firm, after accepting a position at GENBAND. Microtune said Kupp will service as CFO through December 4th, before moving to GENBAND as CFO. Justin M. ...

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

RenewData Names President

Austin-based RenewData, a provider of electronic discovery and archiving software, said Tuesday that it has named Richard Cohen as President. Cohen has been at the firm since early 2008, serving as Executive Vice President of Legal Services...

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Friday, November 13, 2009

SolArc Names Product Development VP

Houston-based SolArc, which develops software for commodity supply, trading, and risk management, said Thursday it has named Mike Snow as Vice President of Product Development. Snow joins the firm from Sunquest Information Systems, where he...

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Friday, November 6, 2009

TECH Fort Worth Adds To Board

Fort Worth-based TECH Fort Worth, a nonprofit business incubator focused on technology commercialization, said Friday that it has added Travis Baugh and Greta Calvery to its board of directors. Baugh is President and Chief Operating Officer...

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Friday, November 6, 2009

Optimal Solutions Adds Former SAP CEO To Board

Irving-based Optimal Solutions Integration, a provider of SAP consulting services, said earlier this week that Greg Tomb, the former CEO of SAP North America, has joined the company's board. Tomb is currently CEO of Vivido Labs. He was at S...

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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

GameStop Names Freeman VP

Grapevine-based GameStop said Tuesday evening that it has named Shawn D. Freeman as Senior Vice President and GM of Digital Business, who will oversee the firm's digital business strategy. According to GameStop, Freeman joins from Tickstnow...

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Thursday, October 22, 2009

Active Power Names International VP

Austin-based Active Power, a manufacturer of backup power systems, announced today that it has hired on a new international sales VP. The firm said that it has appointed Dietmar Papenfort as Vice President of Sales for Europe, Middle East a...

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Buffalo Technologies Names CEO

Austin-based Buffalo Technology USA, a developer of storage, networking, and other products, announced yesterday that it has appointed Taiji Watanabe as its Chief Executive Officer. Watanabe takes over for Takayuki Nishioka. According to th...

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Bazaarvoice Expands Advisors

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, a provider of ratings and review applications for ecommerce sites, said Monday that it has added Bernie Feiwus and Joe Shults to the company's advisory board. Feiwus had served as SVP and COO of JCPenney Direct, wa...

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

LenSec Names COO

Houston-based LenSec, a provider of IP-based video surveillance products, said this week that it has named Neel Adhikari as its Chief Operating Officer. Adhikari has been at the firm since 2003, and was most recently overseeing the firm's s...

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Monday, October 12, 2009

Alert Logic Snags Two From SunGard

Houston-based Alert Logic, a developer of security and IT compliance software, announced Monday that it has hired on two new executives. The firm said that Greg Davis has joined the firm as Vice President of Sales, and Marty McGuffin has jo...

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Thursday, October 8, 2009

LifeSize Names New Sales VP

Austin-based LifeSize, a developer of high definition videoconferencing systems, said Thursday that it has named Joe Vitalone as Vice President of Sales for the Americas. Vitalone joins the firm from ShoreTel, and also has previously served...

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

MicroMed Cardiovascular Names APAC VP

Houston-based MicroMed Cardiovascular, which manufactures left ventricular assist devices (LVADs), said today that it has named Ash Attia as its Vice President of Asia Pacific. Attia will be responsible for the firm's efforts in China, Japa...

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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Dell Swizzles Board

Round Rock-based Dell said late Tuesday that it has named Shantanu Narayen, President and CEO of Adobe, to the firm's board. Narayen replaces Sallie L. Krawcheck, who resigned from the firm's board. According to Dell, Krawcheck resigned to ...

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Friday, September 25, 2009

MicroMed Names Science Advisor

Houston-based MicroMed Cardiovascular, which is developing ventricular assistance devices for aiding in heart function, said yesterday that it has added Danny Bluestein, Professor of Bioengineering at SUNY-Stony Brook, to its Science Adviso...

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Friday, September 25, 2009

OnAsset Intelligence Names Marketing VP

Dallas-based OnAsset Intelligence, which provides machine-to-machine wireless asset tracking products, said yesterday that Nikki Cuban has joined the firm as vice President of Marketing and Business Development. Cuban joins the firm from Se...

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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Click Forensics Adds Expert To Advisory Board

Austin-based Click Forensics, a provider of pay-per-click auditing services for the online advertising industry, said Wednesday that the firm has tapped an expert in search advertising and fraud prevention, Dr. Alexander Tuzhilin, to its bo...

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

LibreDigital Hires Execs

Austin-based LibreDigital, which provides services to digitize books, magazines, and other content, said Wednesday morning that it has hired on three new executives. The firm said it has hired Robert Alvarez as Chief Financial Officer, Tim ...

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Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Univa HD Hires Sales VP

Austin's Univa HD, a provider of software for IT monitoring said this morning that it has appointed Robert Maynard as VP Sales for North America and Asia Pacific. Maynard has previously served at Tivoli, Marimba, and Sun. He was previously ...

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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Crossroads Names New Chairman

Austin-based Crossroads Systems, a developer of data backup and storage products, said Wednesday that it has appointed Don Pearce as the firm's new Chairman. The firm also said that Elliott Brackett has been named Chairman of its Compensati...

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

GameStop Names CFO

Grapevine-based video game retailer GameStop said today that it has named Catherine R. (Cathy) Smith as the firm's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, replacing founding EVP and CFO David W. Carlson. GameStop said that Car...

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Prospx Names VP

Austin-based ProspX, a developer of software-as-a-service for sales collaboration and automation for the commercial insurance industry, said today that it has hired on Darin S. Vick as the firm's Vice President of National Accounts. ProspX ...

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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

DeepNines Nabs BorderWare VP

Dallas-based DeepNines Technologies isn't wasting any time snagging talent from BorderWare Technologies, the web security firm with operations in Irvine, which was acquired by WatchGuard yesterday. The firm said it has hired Shawn Eldrige, ...

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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

GameStop Names Digital Media Head

Grapevine-based GameStop, the video game and entertainment software retailer, said today that it has named Chris Petrovic as the firm's General Manager, Digital Media. PEtrovic joins the firm from Playboy Enterprises, where he was Vice Pres...

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Friday, July 31, 2009

FMC Names VP

Houston-based FMC Technologies reported earlier this week that it has appointed Jay A. Nutt as a VP, in addition to his current responsibilities as Controller. The firm--which develops technology solutions for the energy industry--said that...

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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Bazaarvoice Hires Controller

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, which develops ratings and review software for ecommerce sites, announced Wednesday that it has hired on Chris Lynch as the firm's Corporate Controller. Lynch comes to Bazaarvoice from Vignette. He also has served ...

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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Reddwerks Names Sales VP

Austin-based Reddwerks, which develops warehouse management software, said today that it has named Michael O'Brien as the firm's Senior Vice President of Sales. O'Brien joins the firm from Infor, where he was Senior Vice President. O'Brien ...

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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Alert Logic Board Replaces CEO

Houston-based Alert Logic, a provider of IT compliance and security software, reported today that it has appointed Gray Hall, one of the firm's board members, as President and CEO of the firm. Hall also becomes Chairman of the board. Hall r...

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Thursday, July 23, 2009

KLD Energy Snags Scientist From Tesla Motors

Austin-based KLD Energy Technologies, a developer of high performance electric motors for the electric vehicle market, said today that it has snagged Rob Ferber, the former Science Director at high profile Silicon Valley electric car startu...

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

SpeedFC Names Board Member

Dallas-based SpeedFC, which provides e-commerce services for retail and manufacturing companies, disclosed today that it has added Vanessa J. Castagna to its baord of directors. Castagna is the former Chairwoman of Mervyn's Department Store...

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Monday, July 20, 2009

GlobeRanger Names VP

Richardson-based GlobeRanger, a developer of products focused on RFID-based supply chain management, announced today that it has appointed Joshua S. Abelson as Vice President of Aerospace and Commercial Sales. Abelson joins the firm from HE...

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Monday, July 20, 2009

Bazaarvoice Taps Kraft Food Veteran For Advisory Board

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, a developer of software as a service for ratings and reviews on ecommerce web sites, said today that it has tapped a former Kraft Foods VP to its advisory board. The firm said that Carole Irgang is currently at Red...

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Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Bazaarvoice Ramps International Sales Effort, Names VP

Austin-based Bazaarvoice is expanding its international sales efforts today, saying that it has hired on an International Vice President, Andy Leaver. Bazaarvoice--which provides ratings and reviews software for ecommerce sites--said that L...

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Monday, July 13, 2009

The Planet Hires VP

The Planet reported Monday that it has hired Thomas S. Blair as vice president of global sales. The Houston-based IT hosting firm described Blair as a sales veteran with more than 25 years of experience. Most recently, The Planet noted, he ...

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Thursday, July 9, 2009

IDEV Shuffles Chairman

Houston-based IDEV Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of medical devices, reported today that Rick Anderson will succeed Thomas M. Tully as chairman of its board. Tully, IDEV said, has retired after serving a four-year stint as the ...

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Thursday, July 2, 2009

Allegro Adds Director

Dallas-based Allegro, a developer of energy trading and risk management software, said late Wednesday that it has appointed Patrich Simpkins to the firm's board of directors. Allegro, which is venture backed by North Bridge Venture Partners...

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Thursday, July 2, 2009

HomeAway Names New European Head

Austin-based HomeAway, which operates a network of vacation rental websites, said today that it has named Petra Friedmann as President of HomeAway Europe. The firm said that Friedmann replaces Alexis de Belloy, who will transfer to a simila...

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Thursday, July 2, 2009

Potomac Fusion Names VPs

Austin-based Potomac Fusion, a developer of data visualization and fusion tools for the Department of Defense and other U.S. Government agencies, said this week that it has hired on two new vice presidents. The firm said that it has named E...

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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

ResearchPoint Names VP

Austin-based contract research organization ResearchPoint reported this morning that Becky Causey has come aboard as the firm's vice president of clinical operations. ResearchPoint noted that she will oversee its clinical operations, projec...

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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

eGistics Names CFO

Dallas-based document management software publisher eGistics reported this morning that it has hired long-time EDS executive Timothy J. Kick as chief financial officer. eGistics said Kick will oversee financial planning and numerous account...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

FSV Payment Systems Adds To Board

Houston-based FSV Payment Systems, a provider of processing services for prepaid gift cards, said Monday that it has appointed Richard "Rick" Savard to its board of directors. Savard was most recently CEO of Netspend, and currently advises ...

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

HelioVolt Names New CEO

Austin-based HelioVolt reported this morning that the firm has added Jim Flanary, the former COO of First Solar, as its Chief Executive OFficer. HelioVolt, which develops thin film solar products, said that Flanary joins the company from He...

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Lineage Power Hires New Product Mgmt Director

Lineage Power, a Dallas-based manufacturer of power conversion products, reported Tuesday that it has hired Vito Savino as director of product management. Lineage said Savino will work out of its Dallas headquarters and report to Greg Fasul...

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Microtune COO Retires

Plano-based Microtune, a developer of RF semiconductors, said Wednesday that the firm's Chief Operating Officer, Albert (Bud) Taddiken, has resigned, and is planning to retire. Microtune said that Taddiken will be replaced by Barry F. Koch,...

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Thursday, June 4, 2009

Crossroads Names Storage Vet To Board

Austin-based Crossroads Systems, a developer of products for the data storage industry, reported this week that it has named Don Pearce to its board of directors. Pearce is currently at Alliance Technology Group, and has previously served a...

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Thursday, June 4, 2009

Universal Power Names CEO

Carrollton-based Universal Power Group, a distributor of batteries and power accessories and provider of third party logistics, said this week that it has named Ian Edmonds as the firm's President and CEo. Edmonds was most recently the firm...

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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Lieberman Software Expands In Austin

Lieberman Software, a developer of identity management and security management software, reported today that it has expanded its staff in Austin, and added Paul Del Piero as Director of Marketing. Del Piero joins the company from NetQoS; he...

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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Hires CFO

Woodlands-based Lexicon Pharmaceuticals reported this morning that it has hired Ajay Bansal as executive vice president of corporate development and chief financial officer. The company credited Bansal with more than 20 years of experience ...

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Monday, June 1, 2009

ACS Bumps Burlin, Blodgett to Combined COO Roles

Dallas-based business process outsourcing firm Affiliated Computer Services Inc. reported Monday that it has promoted two executives to C-level roles. ACS said it has named Tom Blodgett chief operating officer of all commercial operations a...

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Monday, June 1, 2009

The Planet Names VP

Houston-based IT infrastructure hosting firm The Planet reported today that it has hired Duke S. Skarda as vice president of information technology and software development. The Planet said Skarda will report to Douglas J. Erwin, the compan...

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Thursday, May 28, 2009

Rackspace Names New Director

San Antonio-based IT hosting firm Rackspace reported Thursday that the Mark P. Mellin has been elected to its board. Mellin is a CPA, and was previously a partner at Arthur Andersen LLP's San Antonio office. Mellin has also previously serve...

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Convio Promotes Exec

Austin-based Convio, which develops software-as-a-service for nonprofits, said Wednesday that it has promoted Bethany Little to Vice President, Design and Implementation Services. Little was most rencelty Director, Interactive Services at t...

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Buffalo Technology Hires VP

Austin-based Buffalo Technology, a maker of wired and wireless networking, storage and memory devices, reported today that it has hired Ralph Spagnola as vice president of sales. The firm said Spagnola previously spent six years as senior v...

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Friday, May 22, 2009

Benchmark Electronics Names Fu Board Chairman

Benchmark Electronics reported Thursday that it appointed Cary T. Fu chairman of the board, effective Wednesday. The Angleton-based firm said Fu, who is also the company's chief executive officer and a co-founder, succeeds Donald E. Nigbor,...

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

SensorLogic Names CEO

Dallas-based SensorLogic said today that it has named Michael Campbell as the firm's President and CEO. According to the firm, Campbell has previously served at PanGO Networks, and also at InnerWireless, the firm which acquired PanGO Networ...

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Alert Logic Names Director

Cloud-based IT compliance and security solutions provider Alert Logic reported Tuesday that it has appointed Gray Hall to its board of directors. The Houston-based firm said Hall is the founder and former chief executive officer of VeriCent...

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Friday, May 8, 2009

BuyDRM Adds Green to Advisory Board

BuyDRM, a provider of digital media management software and related services, reported Thursday that it has appointed Rob Green to its board of advisors. The Austin-based firm identified Green as the former senior vice president of business...

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Silicon Labs Names GM

Austin-based mixed-signal integrated circuit manufacturer Silicon Laboratories reported today that it has hired James Stansberry as general manager for broadcast audio products. Stansberry, the Austin-based firm said, replaces Mark Thompson...

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Monday, May 4, 2009

Nuventix Expands Board

Austin-based Nuventix announced this morning that the firm has added Brian R. Dundon to the firm's board of directors. Dundon is currently Chair of the Lighting CEO Board for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), and was...

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Friday, May 1, 2009

Freescale Names VP, GM

Austin-based Freescale Semiconductor said Friday that the firm has named Dr. Reza Kazerounian as Senior Vice President and General Manager of its Microcontroller Solutions Group. Freescale said that Kazerounian joins the firm from STMicroel...

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Friday, April 24, 2009

DFB Pharmaceuticals Names VP

Fort Worth-based DFB Pharmaceuticals announced Thursday that the firm has promoted Maxwell A. Lea, II to Vice President Business Development and Corporate Finance. Lea has been at DFB since 2002. According to the firm, Lea will manage the f...

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Monday, April 20, 2009

DG FastChannel Names CTO

DG FastChannel, a provider of digital media services to the advertising, entertainment and broadcast industries, reported Monday that it has hired Gregory M. Smith as chief technology officer. The Dallas-based company said Smith possesses m...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

RenewData Hires CTO

Austin-based RenewData reported Wednesday that it has hired Doyal Alexander as chief technology officer. The provider of digital documentation services said Alexander brings more than 15 years of leadership and management experience, which ...

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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

StoredIQ Gains $8M

Austin-based StoredIQ, a developer of e-discovery and information management software, announced Tuesday that the firm has raised $8M in funding. The new funds came from S3 Ventures and Techxas Ventures, existing investors in the firm. As p...

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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Convio Hires VP

Austin-based Convio, a publisher of customer relationship management software for non-profit organizations, reported Tuesday that it has hired Marc Cannon as vice president of services. The firm described Cannon as a 20 year veteran of the ...

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Monday, April 13, 2009

Dell Adds Venture Capitalist To Board

Round Rock-based Dell announced Monday that Jim Breyer, a partner at venture capital firm Accel Partners, has joined the firm's board of directors. According to Dell, Breyer joins the board immediately and will stand for election on July 17...

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Volusion Hires Exec

Austin-based Volusion, a provider of ecommerce tools and shopping cart software, said this morning that it has hired on David Mitzenmacher as the firm's Chief Customer Officer. According to Volusion, Mitzenmacher joins the firm from Rackspa...

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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Rackspace's Moorman Rises to Cloud President

San Antonio-based Rackspace reported Wednesday that it has promoted Lew Moorman to president of its cloud computing business. The colocation and hosting hosting firm said Moorman came aboard in 2000 and, most recently, was chief strategy of...

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

eCarList Hires VP

Dallas-based eCarList, a developer of software for the automotive industry, announced Wednesday that the firm has tapped Dave Hanson for a new VP of Interactive and Creatives Services. According to the firm, Hanson joins the firm from Yahoo...

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

NEC Names President, CEO

Texas-based NEC Corp. of America, the U.S.-based subsidiary of Japan's NEC Corp., reported Wednesday that it has promoted Takayuki Okada to the role of president and chief executive officer, effective April 1. The firm, which has its U.S. h...

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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

RF Code Names Sales VP

Austin-based RF Code, a provider of asset tracking products, announced Wednesday that it has named Chad Riseling as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. RF Code said Riseling joins the firm from Schneider Electric, where he was VP Sales, West...

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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Adlucent Names CEO, Hires VP

Austin-based Adlucent, a provider of search marketing services and technology, announced this morning that it has promoted Jon Armstrong to the position of CEO, and hired Ashwani Dhar as Senior Vice President. Armstrong has previously serve...

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Boundless Network Grows, Hires

Austin-based Boundless Network, a venture-backed promotional products firm, is reporting today that the firm is expanding internationally, and has hired more than 30 sales professionals at the firm in Q1. The firm claimed that it saw more t...

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Monday, March 23, 2009

Logile Hires Sales VP

Irving-based Logile, a publisher of workforce performance management software, reported this morning that it has hired Jeff Peretin as vice president of sales and national accounts. The company said Peretin hails from workforce management c...

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Friday, March 20, 2009

Perficient Swizzles Board

Austin-based Perficient, a provider of information technology consulting, said this morning that it has appointed two new independent board members. According to the firm, John S. Hamlin and David D. May have joined its board. Hamlin is pre...

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Planview Names EIR

Portfolio management software publisher Planview reported Tuesday that it has appointed Brad Rable as its newest executive in residence. The Austin-based firm described Rable as the former vice president of program management for USAA whose...

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Monday, March 16, 2009

Quantapoint Names VP

Houston-based Quantapoint, a provider of laser scanning services for the architectural industry, said Monday that it has named Tad Balinger as the firm's Vice President of Sales. Balinger joins the company from Stratos Global, and has also ...

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Friday, March 13, 2009

Borland Names CFO

Austin-based Borland Software, a developer of software development tools, said Friday afternoon that it has appointed Thomas Wilkas as the firm's new Chief Financial Officer. The firm said that Wilkas takes over the role from Erik Prusch, t...

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

ProspX Names Chairman

ProspX, a publisher of hosted collaboration and automation software for the commercial insurance industry, reported today that it has appointed Dennis Chookaszian chairman of its board of directors. The Austin, Texas-based company said Choo...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

LibreDigital Hires Slew Of New Executives

Austin-based LibreDigital has made a significant number of new hires to its executive team, the firm said this morning. LibreDigital, which develops software used to help publishers distribute their books in electronic form, said that it ha...

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Monday, March 9, 2009

Worksoft Hires Sales VP

Worksoft Inc., a publisher of application lifecycle management utilities, reported Monday that it has hired Dan Gannon as vice president of worldwide sales and marketing. Worksoft explained that, in this role, Gannon will develop and carry ...

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Monday, March 9, 2009

ACS Hires Transportation Head

Affiliated Computer Services Inc. reported this morning that it has hired Dave Amoriell as executive vice president and group president of its Transportation Solutions group. The Dallas-based business process outsourcing firm described Amor...

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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Mezeo Software Names Chairman

Houston-based, cloud storage application publisher Mezeo Software Corp. reported Tuesday that it has appointed Gray Hall to its board of directors and named him chairman. The company described Hall as a hosting industry veteran who co-found...

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Trion World Network Expands In Austin

Trion World Network, a Silicon Valley publisher of online and other video games, said today that it is expanding in Austin, with three new hires. Trion said that it has hired on Thor Biafore as Customer Support Manager, Jack Wood as In-Game...

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

MedTouch Hires Interactive Director

Houston-based MedTouch, a provider of content management software for hospitals, and related hospital web site design services, said Wednesday that it has hired on a new Director of Interactive in its Houston offices. The firm said that Chr...

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Airband Communications Fills COO, CFO Openings

Airband Communications Inc., a provider of fixed-wireless broadband services, reported Monday that it has hired Timothy W. Kinnear as chief financial officer and promoted Layne L. Levine to chief operating officer. Kinnear, the Dallas-based...

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

7 Billion People Adds Board Member

Austin-based e-commerce software developer 7 Billion People Inc. reported Wednesday that it has appointed former Neiman Marcus top executive Richard Marcus to its board of directors. According to 7 Billion People, Marcus spent 27 years with...

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

RipCode Hires Sales VP

Dallas-based video transcoding product maker RipCode Inc. reported Tuesday that it has hired Greg Lowitz as executive vice president of sales and business development. Working from its Bay Area office near San Francisco, the firm said, Lowi...

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Friday, February 13, 2009

UnboundID Taps Sun For Exec

Austin-based UnboundID said Friday that the firm has hired on Steve Almquist as the firm's new Director of Global Sales. The developer of identity management software, said that Almquist joins the company from Sun Microsystems. Almquist has...

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Cypress Software Hires Sales, Marketing VP

North Richland Hills-based Cypress Software Systems, a developer of automated credit application decision support technology, said Wednesday that it has hired on Steven E. Croft as the firm's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Cy...

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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Atos Origin Bumps Shumsky to Human Resources VP

Global IT consulting firm Atos Origin reported Tuesday that it has promoted Sabrina Shumsky to vice president of human resources for its North American operations, which are headquartered in Houston. Shumsky, Atos said, will report directly...

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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Alert Logic Expands Board

Hosted IT compliance and security software publisher Alert Logic reported today that it has appointed Vince Rossi to its board of directors. The Houston-based firm described Rossi as a security industry veteran with more than 15 years of pr...

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Thursday, February 5, 2009

Performix Hires Director of Sales

Performix Inc., a Houston-based publisher of manufacturing execution system software, reported Thursday that Brian Ghannam has joined the company as director of sales. Ghannam hails from computer software firm SAP, where he served as direct...

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Wednesday, February 4, 2009

HelioVolt Shuffles Execs

Austin-based HelioVolt announced Wednesday that the firm has made a number of executive changes, saying that it has named board member Ron Bernal as interim CEO. The company also said that it has hired on Sanjeev Kumar as Chief Financial Of...

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Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Multimedia Games Hires Chibib as CFO

Austin-based Multimedia Games Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of electronic gaming units for casinos, charities and bingo halls, reported Monday that Adam D. Chibib will serve as its next chief financial officer, effective Feb. 10. The...

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Monday, February 2, 2009

i2 Names HR VP

Dallas-based i2 Technolgoies said today that it has hired on a new Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Nancy J. Litzler. According to i2, Litzler has been heading the firm's human resources in an interim capacity since September of 20...

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Friday, January 30, 2009

i2 Loses Two Directors

Dallas-based software firm i2 said this morning that two of the company's current directors, David L. Pope and Sanjiv Sidhu, have informed the company that they intend to leave the board. According to i2, the two will leave immediately prio...

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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Cypress Software Hires Bizdev VP

Risk management applications publisher Cypress Software Systems LP reported Monday that it has hired Jack Norris as vice president of business development. Cypress described Norris as a 30-year management veteran of the financial and electr...

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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Handango Taps Bloom As CEO

Las Colinas-based Handango, a provider of smart phone applications for the mobile phone market, said Thursday that it has promoted Alex Bloom from Vice President of Content and International, to CEO and President. Bloom replaces current CEO...

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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Bigfoot Networks Moves HQ To Silicon Valley

Austin-based Bigfoot Networks, which makes networking hardware for computer gamers, is moving its headquarters to Silicon Valley, after hiring a new President and CEO. Bigfoot said that Michael Howse has joined the firm, replacing founder H...

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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Uplogix Hires Taps Wayport's Kieley As CFO

Uplogix Inc., a manufacturer of remotely managed network appliances, reported Wednesday that Ken Kieley has come aboard as chief financial officer. Kieley, Uplogix said, hails from Wayport Inc., which telecommunications giant AT&T acquired ...

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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Uplogix Hires Taps Wayport's Kieley As CFO

Uplogix Inc., a manufacturer of remotely managed network appliances, reported Wednesday that Ken Kieley has come aboard as chief financial officer. Kieley, Uplogix said, hails from Wayport Inc., which telecommunications giant AT&T acquired ...

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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

nGenera Adds To Board

Austin-based nGenera announced Wednesday afternoon that it has added Ken Goldman to the firm's board of directors. Goldman is currently SVP and CFO of Fortinet, and has also served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration and Ch...

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Synerzip Taps Chatterjee For Advisory Role

Outsourced software development firm Synerzip Inc. reported Monday that former i2 and TI executive Dr. Pallab Chatterjee has joined Synerzip's board of advisors. Prior to his appointment, Synerzip said, Chatterjee worked for several years a...

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Compucom Hires CIO

CompuCom Systems Inc. reported Monday that it has hired John Douglas as chief information officer. The Dallas-based information technology consulting firm said Douglas will lead its day-to-day IT operations and define its IT strategy. Compu...

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Travelocity Raises Weber to Group President

Online travel agency Travelocity.com LP revealed Monday that it has promoted Tracey Weber to president of its North American operations. Weber, the Southlake, Texas-based firm said, first joined the company in 2002 when Travelocity acquired...

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Thursday, January 15, 2009

Active Power Names CTO

Austin-based Active Power, which develops uninterruptible power supplies, said Thursday that it has appointed Uwe Schrader-Hausmann as the firm's Chief Technical Officer. Schrader-Hausmann has been at the firm since 2005, and was most recen...

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Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Perot Systems Names Business Unit Executive

Perot Systems Corp. reported Tuesday that it has hired Eric Wieman as executive vice president of a division of the company's Fairfax, Va.-based Government Services business unit. The Plano-based information technology outsourcing provider ...

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Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Dynamic Engineering Names CEO

Houston-based Dynamic Engineering, which supplies chemical processing technology to the polysilicon industry, said Wednesday that it has named Joe Ausikaitis as president and CEO. Ausikaitis has previously served at UPO and Union Carbide. A...

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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Eltek Valere Promotes Schoyen to Marketing Chief

Eltek Valere reported Tuesday that it has promoted Morten Schoyen as chief marketing officer. The Richardson, Texas-based firm said Schoyen has been with the company since 2000 and previously served as vice president for industrial power. I...

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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Silicon Labs Promotes Long-Time Exec

Integrated circuit manufacturer Silicon Laboratories Inc. reported Monday that it has promoted Mark Thompson to vice president and general manager of its microcontroller products division. Thompson, the Austin-based company said, replaces C...

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Monday, January 5, 2009

Ensysce Hires Kirkpatrick as President, CEO

Cancer treatment research firm Ensysce Biosciences Inc. reported Monday that Dr. D. Lynn Kirkpatrick has come aboard as president and chief executive officer. Houston-based Ensysce, which is studying the use of fullerene carbon nanotubes fo...

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Dell Shuffles Execs In Major Reorg

Round Rock-based Dell said Wednesday that it has made a major restructuring of the firm, which will result in the departure of its Global Operations president, Mike Cannon, and its Chief Marketing Officer, Mark Jarvis. According to Dell, th...

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Monday, December 22, 2008

Austin Ventures Acquires Publisher

Austin Ventures said this morning that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Asset International, a publisher of financial information, and appointed a new CEO for the firm. According to Austin Ventures, it has named Jim Casella a...

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Monday, December 22, 2008

Heatwave Interactive Expands

Heatwave Interactive Inc. reported Monday that it has added several new faces to its executive staff. The Austin, Texas-based firm said Dave Prout has come aboard as director of development. Prout previously co-founded Spark Unlimited and w...

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Friday, December 19, 2008

i2 Loses Chatterjee

Dallas-based business software firm i2 Technologies said today that Dr. Pallab K. Chatterjee, the firm's CEO, is leaving the company. According to i2, Chatterjee is leaving the company to "pursue other opportunities" and will be replaced by...

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Thursday, December 18, 2008

ACS Names Healthcare Head

Affiliated Computer Services Inc. reported Thursday that David Bywater has returned to the company as managing director of its Healthcare Solutions business line. Most recently, the Dallas-based business process outsourcing firm said, Bywat...

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Thursday, December 18, 2008

Perot System Expands Board

Plano, Texas-based information technology consulting firm Perot Systems Corp. reported Wednesday that it has appointed Caroline S. "Caz" Matthews to its board of directors. Matthews, Perot Systems said, is currently president of WellPoint F...

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

MetroSplash Expands Board

MetroSplash Systems Group Inc., a provider of consumer reward and loyalty programs for merchants and fuel retailers, reported Wednesday that Patrick M. Cummiskey joined its board of directors last month. MetroSplash described Cummiskey as a...

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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

RipCode Hires Hartsell as Marketing VP

RipCode Inc., a developer of video transcoding hardware, reported Tuesday that Neal Hartsell has joined the company as vice president of marketing. In this role, RipCode explained, Hartsell will supervise the strategic product roadmap for i...

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Monday, December 15, 2008

ARCH's Thurk Promoted To Partner

Chicago-based venture capital firm ARCH Venture Partners has promoted Paul Thurk, in the firm's Austin offices, the firm said Monday. ARCH, which invests in early-stage companies in the life, physical, and information sciences areas, said t...

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Friday, December 12, 2008

Phurnace Adds Sales VP

Austin-based Phurnace Software, which develops Java application deployment tools, said this week that it has added John Balena as Vice President of Sales and Services at the firm. Balena joins the company from Prime Paradigms International,...

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Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Convio Fills New Marketing Positions

Convio Inc., a provider of hosted CRM applications for non-profit organizations, reported Tuesday that it has made two changes to its senior management team. The Austin-based company said it has hired Sara Spivey as chief marketing officer....

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Friday, November 21, 2008

Rackspace Expands Board

San Antonio-based hosting provider Rackspace said Thursday that it has added a new director to its board, Fred Reichheld, from Bain & Company. The provider of Internet hosting and colocation services said that Reicheld is a Bain & Company F...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Powered Names Marketing VP

Austin-based Powered, which provides social marketing services to brands, said yesterday that it has named Aaron Strout as its VP of marketing. Strout joins the firm from Mzinga, where he was Vice President of Social Media. Strout has also ...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Rackspace Bumps Sayegh to GM of Mosso Unit

IT outsourcing firm Rackspace Hosting reported Monday that it has promoted Emil Sayegh to general manager of its cloud-computing business unit, Mosso. The San Antonio-based company said Sayegh previously was vice president of its product gr...

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

NCSoft Hires Marketing VP

Game publisher NCSoft, which has operations in Austin, said Thursday that it has appointed Dirk Metzger as Vice President of Marketing at NCSoft West. Metzger has served at Brash Entertainment, was marketing director for NCsoft Europe, and ...

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

LibreDigital Hires Two, Promotes One

LibreDigital Inc. reported Wednesday that it has made three changes to its executive staff. The Austin, Texas-based developer of new media tools for publishers said it has hired Steven Schatz as vice president of global sales. Schatz, Libre...

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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

AdRevolution Hires Executive

ADRevolution LLC, a publisher of advertising media-buying software, reported Tuesday that it has hired Tobias Schremmer as senior director of client services. The Austin, Texas-based company described Schremmer as a veteran of the direct an...

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Thursday, November 6, 2008

Rackspace Names New Sales Head

Rackspace Hosting, a provider of managed IT services, reported Wednesday that it has appointed Jim Lewandowski as its next senior vice president of worldwide sales. The San Antonio, Texas-based firm said Lewandowski succeeds Glenn Reinus, w...

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Friday, October 31, 2008

Llesiant Hires New Execs

Austin-based Llesiant, which develops search technology for businesses, said Thursday that it has hired on three executives. According to the firm, it has hired Lou Celi as President and COO, Kim Larsen as General Counsel and Director of Co...

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Thursday, October 30, 2008

FuelQuest Names President, CEO

Houston-based FuelQuest, which develops software and services for the energy industry, said Thursday that it has promoted Matt Tormollen to President and CEO of the firm. Tormollen replaces founder Rich Cilento, who becomes Chairman of the ...

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

VDIWorks Names CEO

Austin-based VDIworks, a developer of virtual desktop software, said Tuesday that the firm has named CTO Amir Husain as its President and CEO. According to VDIworks, Husain will now also lead the firm's marketing and sales, in addition to t...

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Monday, October 27, 2008

Quanta Services Promotes O'Neil To President, COO

Quanta Services Inc. reported today that it has promoted James F. O'Neil to president and chief operating officer. A Houston-based provider of infrastructure networking for the power, natural gas, telecommunications and cable television ind...

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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Perot Systems Expands In EMEA

Plano, Texas-based IT consulting firm Perot Systems Corp. reported Thursday that it has hired Ferenc Szelenyi as managing director of its EMEA operations. In this role, Perot Systems said, he will oversee the company's business development ...

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

SemiSouth Hires Two Execs

Austin-based SemiSouth Laboratories, a developer of silicon carbide (SiC) based chips for the power semiconductor market, said it has hired two VPs today. The firm said it has hired Chris Thompson as VP of Marketing, and Dan Schwob as VP Sa...

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

DealTaker Names President

Media General, operators of the Plano, Texas-based social shopping and coupon Web site DealTaker.com, reported Tuesday that Kevin Strawbridge has joined the company as DealTaker's president. Media General said Strawbridge most recently serv...

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

MySimBook Names Bizdev VP

MySimBook, a provider of streaming radio software for computers and portable Apple devices, reported Monday that Doug Raines has joined the company as vice president of business development. The Austin, Texas-based firm described Raines as ...

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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

RFM Expands Board

RF Monolithics Inc. reported Tuesday that it has appointed Jonathan W. Ladd to its board of directors, effective Monday. The Dallas-based manufacturer of RF components and related products, said Ladd joins the board as an independent direct...

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Monday, October 13, 2008

Telligent Hires IT Vet

Dallas-based Telligent, a provider of software for creating online communities, said Monday that it has named Lawrence Liu as Director of Platform Strategy at the firm. Liu joins the firm from Microsoft, where he was Worldwide Community Lea...

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Monday, October 13, 2008

Benchmark Electronics Expands Board

Angleton-based Benchmark Electronics announced today that it has appointed Clay C. Williams to the firm's board of directors. The firm, a provider of electronics manufacturing, design, and engineering services, said that Williams is current...

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Friday, October 10, 2008

CSIdentity Hires Two VPs, Adds Board Member

CSIdentity, a provider of identity theft protection services to businesses and consumers, reported Thursday that it has added two vice presidents to its executive staff. The Austin, Texas-based company said Michael Bruemmer has joined the f...

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Monday, October 6, 2008

Nuventix Names Sales VP

Austin-based Nuventix, which develops thermal cooling technology for electronics, announced today that it has hired Gary Gay as Vice President of Worldwide Sales at the firm. Gay joins the firm from Silicon Laboratories, and has also served...

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Friday, October 3, 2008

RF Monolithics Gets NASDAQ Warning, Adds Board Member

Dallas-based RF Monollithics, a developer of wireless components and modules, said Thursday afternoon that it has received a deficiency letter from the NASDAQ stating that the company is not in compliance with NASDAQ rules. According to the...

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Lineage Power Names CEO

Dallas-based Lineage Power, a developer of AC/DC and DC/DC power supplies, said Monday that it has hired Craig A. Witsoe as the firm's new CEO. According to Lineage Power, Witsoe joins the firm from General Electric, where he was most recen...

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Friday, September 26, 2008

National Instruments Promotes Six VPs

Austin-based testing software and hardware firm National Instruments said Friday that it has promoted six employees to the position of VP. According to the firm, John Roiko has been appointed VP Finance, Robert Canik, VP of R&D, Instrument ...

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Freescale Bumps Su to Networking, Multimedia GM

Embedded chip manufacturer Freescale Semiconductor reported Tuesday that it has promoted Dr. Lisa Su to senior vice president and general manager of networking and multimedia. Freescale said Su joined the Austin, Texas-based company in 2007...

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Friday, September 19, 2008

Click Forensics Names Development Head

Austin-based Click Forensics, which provides click fraud auditing to the online advertising industry, said Friday that it has named Dr. Vincent Granville as Chief Scientist at the firm. Granville joins as part of a broader expansion of its ...

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Friday, September 19, 2008

NewsStand Renames Firm LibreDigital, Hires CEO

Austin-based NewsStand said Friday that it has renamed itself LibreDigital, and also hired a new President and CEO. NewsStand said that it has changed its name to LibreDigital to reflect its "expanding set of product solutions to a broader ...

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Match.com Bumps Ginsberg To SVP

Online dating Web site Match.com reported Tuesday that it has promoted Mandy Ginsberg to senior vice president and general manager of Match.com. In this role, the Dallas-based company said, Ginsberg will oversee Match.com's North American o...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Bazaarvoice Installs Svatek as Product Strategy VP

Bazaarvoice, a publisher of hosted social commerce and customer feedback applications, reported Monday that it has hired Mike Svatek as vice president of product strategy. In this newly created role, Bazaarvoice said, Svatek will supervise ...

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Austin Ventures Names New Venture Partner

Venture capital firm Austin Ventures said today that it has hired on Mike Dodd as a venture partner at the firm. According to Austin Ventures, Dodd joins the company from Omniture, where he was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development...

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Tuesday, September 9, 2008

SEMATECH Names Directors

SEMATECH Inc. reported Tuesday that it has appointed Dr. Bryan J. Rice as director of its lithography division and Dr. Stefan Wurm as associate director of the same unit. The Austin, Texas-based consortium said Rice, who most recently serve...

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Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Cypress Adds Tomlinson as Quality Assurance VP

Cypress Software Systems LP reported Monday that Scott Tomlinson has joined the company as vice president of quality assurance. The North Richland Hills, Texas-based firm said Tomlinson's chief duties will be to develop and manage quality a...

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Monday, September 8, 2008

Austin Ventures Promotes Milius

Venture capital firm Austin Ventures said today that it has promoted Craig Milius to General Partner at the firm. Milius has been at Austin Ventures since 2000, when he joined as a Senior Associate; he was promoted to Partner in 2006. Accor...

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Wednesday, September 3, 2008

BizNet Names Software Director

Dallas-based BizNet Software reported Tuesday that it has hired former Microsoft executive Demetrius Austin as director of software engineering. The Dallas-based publisher of Excel business reporting and analysis applications said Austin's ...

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Bazaarvoice Hires Executive

Bazaarvoice reported yesterday that Heather Brunner has joined the company as senior vice president of worldwide client services. The Austin, Texas-based publisher of hosted social commerce software said Brunner boasts nearly two decades of...

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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

GlobalSCAPE Taps Veteran Morris for CEO Role

GlobalSCAPE Inc. has named former General Dynamics executive James R. Morris as its chief executive officer, the software publisher reported this morning. GlobalSCAPE described Morris as a 35-year information technology, business developmen...

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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Syngence Hires President

Syngence Corp., a publisher of document analytics software for the legal industry, reported Monday that it has hired Steven S. McNew as president. The Dallas-based company described McNew as a 20-year operations and business development vet...

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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Cypress Software Names Executive

Loan automation applications developer Cypress Software Systems LP reported Monday that it has hired Karen Lord as director of training. Cypress said Lord's chief duties will include organizing, supervising and conducting client training se...

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Monday, August 25, 2008

Lineage Power Names Sales VP

Dallas-based Lineage Power Corp., a developer of AC/DC and DC/DC switching power supplies, said Monday that it has named Chris Meaney as the firm's Global Vice President of OEM Sales. Meaney joins the firm from IntraLinks, and has also serv...

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008

DFJ Mercury's Gardner Joins Portfolio Firm

Houston, Texas-based venture capital firm DFJ Mercury's Jay Gardner, a venture advisor at the investment firm, has joined the management team of one of the firm's portfolio companies, Fluensee. According to Fluensee, which is based in Denve...

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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Phytel Appoints CEO

Dallas-based Phytel, a publisher of patient management software, reported Monday that it has appointed Steve Schelhammer chief executive officer. Phytel said Schelhammer currently chairs its board but will resign in order become its CEO. Th...

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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

SemiSouth Names New CEO

Austin-based SemiSouth said Monday that it has named Kenney Roberts as the firm's President and CEO. Roberts was previously the firm's COO. SemiSouth did not give a reason for the departure of the firm's prior President and CEO, Vess Johnso...

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Friday, August 15, 2008

Former Convio President Joins Venture Firm

Sheeraz Haji, former President of Austin-based Convio, and CEO and co-founder of GetActive, which Convio acquired in 2007, has joined a venture capital firm. According to Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm El Dorado Ventures, Haji wi...

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Thursday, August 14, 2008

nGenera Hires Sales VP

Hosted business applications publisher nGenera Corp. reported Wednesday that it has hired Sheila Plunkett as vice president of sales for the company's nGen Compensation product. The Austin, Texas-based company said Plunkett boasts 25 years ...

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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Teres Solutions Expands Board

Teres Solutions, an Austin, Texas-based publisher of lending automation software for financial institutions, has appointed Larry Howell as board chairman, Teres' parent company announced Tuesday. CRIF, an international provider of consultin...

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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

StoredIQ Adds McData CEO To Board

Austin-based StoredIQ, a developer of electronic discovery and related tools, said Tuesday that it has appointed John Kelley, former CEO of McData, to its board of directors. Kelley headed up McData from 2001 until 2006, when it was acquire...

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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Powered Bumps Warren to Accounts Vice President

Powered Inc., an Austin, Texas-based publisher of social marketing applications, reported Monday that it has promoted Kathy Warren to vice president of account planning and management. Powered said Warren boasts 10-plus years of experience ...

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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Freescale Semiconductor Exec Grimme Resigns

Embedded computer chip manufacturer Freescale Semiconductor reported Monday that Paul Grimme, senior vice president and general manager of the companyí's Microcontroller Solutions group, will resign in September. Freescale said Grimme has s...

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Thursday, August 7, 2008

Borland Hires Field Operations VP

Borland Software Corp., a publisher of application lifecycle management software, reported Thursday that it has hired Rich Novak to replace Dave Packer as senior vice president of worldwide field operations, effective immediately. The Austi...

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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

DisplaySearch Adds VP

Market research and consulting firm DisplaySearch reported Monday that it has hired Paul Semenza as senior vice president. In this role, DisplaySearch noted, he will manage its North American and European analyst teams. The Austin, Texas-ba...

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Friday, July 25, 2008

GlobalSCAPE Loses CFO, Interim President

San Antonio-based GlobalSCAPE, a publicly held provider of wide area file service technology and other products, said Thursday that the firm's CFO and Interim President, Kelly E. Simmons, has resigned from the firm. Reasons for the resignat...

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Friday, July 18, 2008

Powered Appoints CEO

Austin-based Powered said today that it has appointed Ken Nicholson as the firm's President and CEO. Nicholson was most recently Chief Marketing Officer at Pluck, and has also served at Veridiem, Alphablox, Kiva Software, Red Brick Systems,...

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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Entorian Expands Board

Austin, Texas-based Entorian Technologies Inc., a provider of semiconductor-packaging and chip-stacking products, reported Tuesday that it has appointed Krishna Srinivasan to its board of directors, effective immediately. Srinivasan's appoi...

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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

SecureLogix Appoints Research Director

San Antonio-based SecureLogix, which develops security products focused on the enterprise telephony space, said this morning that it has hired Matt Reedy as the firm's Director of Research and Development. Reedy was most recently co-founder...

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Friday, July 11, 2008

Entorian Adds Retired Dell Exec To Board

Austin-based Entorian Technologies, a developer of systems-level and module products for the electronics industry, said Thursday that Martin J. Garvin has joined the company's board of directors. Garvin is the retired Chief Procurement Offi...

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Friday, July 11, 2008

Valence Technology Loses CFO

Austin-based Valence Technology said today that its CFO, Galen Fischer, is resigning effective July 23, 2008. No reason for the departure was given, however the firm said that Fischer is resigning to pursue other interests. Valence said it ...

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Thursday, July 10, 2008

Intervoice Names New CEO

Dallas-based communication software publisher Intervoice Inc. reported Wednesday that Robert Ritchey, the company's chief executive officer, will retire. Intervoice said Ritchey, whose retirement will take effect on Aug. 31, will remain on ...

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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Bazaarvoice Expands Advisory Board

Austin, Texas-based Bazaarvoice, a publisher of hosted social commerce software, reported Tuesday that Rob Schmults has joined its advisory board. Bazaarvoice described Schmults as a 15-year veteran of the eCommerce industry. Most recently,...

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Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Alereon Hires Sales VP

Austin-based Alereon has hired on a new Vice President of Worldwide Sales, the firm disclosed this morning. Alereon said it has hired Scott Deutsch to the new position, to manage the firm's sales relationships with strategic customers world...

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Monday, July 7, 2008

ACS Hires Government Solutions Head

Dallas-based business process outsourcing firm Affiliated Computer Services Inc. reported Monday that it has hired Joseph P. Doherty Jr. as executive vice president and group president of its Government Solutions Group. The division, ACS sa...

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Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Molecular Imprints Adds Two Marketing, BizDev VPs

Molecular Imprints Inc., a developer of nano-patterning systems and solutions for the hard disk drive and semiconductor industries, reported today that it has added two industry veterans to its executive staff. The Austin, Texas-based compa...

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Monday, June 30, 2008

Ignite Technologies Names Toney Sales SVP

Content delivery software publisher Ignite Technologies Inc. reported Monday that it has hired Jeff Toney as senior vice president of sales. Toney, whom Ignite described as a 24-year veteran of the software industry, will supervise the comp...

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

BMC Software Promotes EMEA Exec

Houston-based BMC Software, a publisher of IT automation applications, reported Tuesday that it has promoted Luca Lazzaron as vice president and general manager of its operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. BMC said Lazzaron will...

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Bazaarvoice Opens French Office, Signs Fnac.com

Austin, Texas-based Bazaarvoice, a publisher of hosted social commerce software, reported Monday that it has opened an office in Paris that will serve as its headquarters for operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Bazaarvoice sai...

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

RenewData Promotes Two

RenewData, a publisher of e-discovery and digital data risk management software, reported Monday that it has promoted Robert Little to chief marketing officer and Matthew Davis to chief enterprise architect. RenewData said Little joined the...

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Monday, June 23, 2008

RenewData Appoints Cohen Legal Services EVP

RenewData, a provider of e-discovery and digital information risk management services, reported Friday that it has hired Richard Cohen as executive vice president of legal services. In this role, Cohen will supervise RenewData's legal team ...

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Friday, June 20, 2008

Solarwinds Expands Board

Austin-based SolarWinds, a developer of network management software, said Friday that it has appointed Ellen F. Siminoff to the company's board of directors. Siminoff is President and CEO of online educational website Shmoop University. She...

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Friday, June 20, 2008

Pivot3 Expands Sales Team

Houston-based Pivot3, a provider of storage products for the video market, said earlier this week that the firm has expanded its sales team, both in the U.S. and internationally. The firm said that it has hired on Kirk Brown as Director of ...

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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

onTargetjobs Hires New CEO

Fort Worth-based Internet job board firm onTargetjobs said Monday that it has appointed a new CEO. The firm said that Michael J. "Mike" Tansey has been appointed to the position, replacing Allen Paschal, who the company said will continue t...

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Thursday, June 5, 2008

Boundless Network Names Rizzi Executive VP of Sales

Promotional products distributor Boundless Network reported Wednesday that it has hired Tom Rizzi as executive vice president of sales. Boundless said Rizzi, who boasts some 20 years of sales experience, will be charged with acquiring new, ...

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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Ignite! Learning Appoints CEO

Middle school curriculum provider Ignite! Learning Inc. reported Tuesday that it has promoted Alan Davis to president and chief executive officer. Davis was previously the Austin, Texas-based company's executive vice president of technology...

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Friday, May 30, 2008

Site Controls Names Erker Executive VP of Sales

Site Controls, a publisher of on-demand energy and asset management software applications, reported earlier this week that it has hired Dale Erker as executive vice president of sales. In this role, Erker will direct Site Controls' sales an...

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Friday, May 30, 2008

NCsoft Bumps Bell-Cabrera to Sales Vice President

Online computer game publisher NCsoft Corp. reported yesterday that it has promoted Lisa Bell-Cabrera to vice president of sales for its North American operations. NCsoft said Bell-Cabrera has been the compan'ís national sales manager since...

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Wednesday, May 28, 2008

2GO Software Names Pariveda's Ballengee to Board

On-demand mobile applications provider 2GO Software Solutions Inc. reported Wednesday that it has appointed Bruce Ballengee to its board of directors. 2GO said Ballengee boasts a wealth of management and technology experience and has held s...

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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

SolarWinds Taps VC For VP

Austin-based network management software firm SolarWinds has expanded its executive team, saying that it has hired Karen White as the company's Vice President of Corporate and Business Development. White was formerly a managing director at ...

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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Active Power Names Bizdev VP

Austin-based Active Power said today that it has named Martin Olsen as the firm's Vice President of Business Development. Olsen was previously the firm's Director of Product Management and Development for the firm. Active Power is a manufac...

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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Broadpoint Names President, CEO

Houston, Texas-based telecommunications engineering and services firm Broadpoint said today that it has appointed Errol Olivier as its President and CEO. Olivier joins from CapRock Communications, where he recently retired as President and ...

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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

BMC Software Adds Two BladeLogic Executives

Houston-based IT management applications publisher BMC Software reported today that it has added two names to its executive roster. Both individuals, the company said, were formerly C-level executives at BladeLogic, the data center automati...

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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

ADRevolution Forms Eight-Person Advisory Panel

ADRevolution, a publisher of digital advertising optimization software, reported Friday that it has completed the formation of its eight-member advisory board. The company said the panel consists of: Bob Perkins, a former president of New Y...

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Thursday, May 22, 2008

ADRevolution Appoints Magierski to Board

Online advertising software publisher ADRevolution reported yesterday that it has appointed local entrepreneur Brian Magierski to its board of directors. The Austin, Texas-based business said Magierski is currently the chief development off...

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Thursday, May 22, 2008

Ayoka Hires Blaskovich as Sales, Marketing EVP

Custom enterprise software developer Ayoka Systems reported Wednesday that former EDS executive Mark Blaskovich has joined Ayoka as executive vice president of sales and marketing. The Arlington, Texas-based business said Blaskovich's prima...

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Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Surgient Appoints Marketing VP

Surgient, a publisher of virtual lab management software, reported Monday that it has hired Craig Parks as vice president of marketing. The Austin, Texas-based company said Parks will be responsible for expanding its footprint in the virtua...

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Monday, May 19, 2008

Dell Taps Gladden As CFO

Round Rock-based computer manufacturer Dell said today that it has appointed Brian Gladden as the firm's CFO. Don Carty, the firm's SVP and CFO, has resigned, effective June 13th. Gladden joins the company from SABIC Innovative Plastic Hold...

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Monday, May 19, 2008

Worksoft Names Javed Engineering Vice President

Worksoft Inc., a Dallas-based publisher of SAP-testing software, reported Monday that it has hired Shoeb Javed as vice president of engineering. Worksoft said Javed will lead development of the companyís testing solutions software while sup...

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Thursday, May 15, 2008

Handango Names Bloom Content, International VP

Smartphone applications distributor Handango reported Thursday that it has hired Alex Bloom as vice president of content and international. In that role, Handango explained, Bloom will manage domestic and international content acquisitions ...

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Wednesday, May 14, 2008

i2's Chatterjee Fills CEO Role

i2 Technologies Inc. reported Tuesday that its board of directors has promoted Dr. Pallab K. Chatterjee to chief executive officer. The Dallas-based supply chain consultant said Chatterjee has served as interim CEO since July 31, 2007. Chat...

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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

CREDANT Names Callahan VP, CMO

Dallas-based data protection software publisher CREDANT Technologies reported Tuesday that it has hired Michael Callahan as vice president and chief marketing officer. CREDANT said Callahan boasts more than 18 years of enterprise sales and ...

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Thursday, May 8, 2008

i2's Sidhu Leaves As Chairman

i2 Technologies Inc., a Dallas-based provider of supply chain management services, reported Wednesday that founder Sanjiv Sidhu will step down as chairman of the company's board of directors. Jackson L. Wilson Jr., who has served on i2's bo...

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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

BMC Names Ittycheria VP

Houston-based software firm BMC Software said today that it has named Dev Ittycheria, former President and CEO of BladeLogic, as Senior Vice President for Strategy and Corporate Development of the firm. Ittycheria joins the firm as part of ...

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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

BroadRamp Hires CFO

BroadRamp Inc., a publisher of Internet-based multimedia-viewing software, reported Tuesday that it has hired Bob Kilduff as chief financial officer. Kilduff, the San Antonio, Texas-based company said, will be responsible for developing Bro...

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Monday, April 21, 2008

HelioVolt Hires Former DuPont Exec Eldada as CTO

HelioVolt Corp., a manufacturer of thin-film solar energy products, reported Monday that it has hired Louay Eldada as chief technical officer. HelioVolt said Eldada spent the previous five years at DuPont, where he served as CTO, vice presi...

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Friday, April 18, 2008

ADRevolution Names Chairman

Austin, Texas-based Internet advertising firm ADRevolution said Thursday that it has appointed James Adams, former CEO of United Press International, as the firm's chairman. ADRevolution said that Adams will advise the company on strategic ...

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Tuesday, April 15, 2008

CoreXchange Names Turbeville IT, Networking SVP

Dallas-based network access exchange provider CoreXchange reported Tuesday that it has hired Chris Turbeville as senior vice president of information technology and networking. CoreXchange said Turbeville will focus on refining the company'...

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Tuesday, April 15, 2008

eGistics Names Stangl Strategic Accounts VP

Dallas-based document management software publisher eGistics reported Monday that it has hired Robert C. Stangl as vice president of strategic accounts. Stangl will report to Ed Pearce, the company's executive vice president of sales and co...

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Friday, April 11, 2008

Skywire Software Promotes Shapiro To VP

Frisco, Texas-based Skywire Software, which develops software for the insurance industry, said Friday that it has promoted Ken Shapiro to Vice President of Strategic Accounts for the firm. Shapiro has been at the firm since 2007, when he jo...

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Thursday, April 10, 2008

GTESS Elevates Bradley to Chairman, CEO

GTESS Corp., a publisher of Web-based transaction-processing software for the health care industry, reported Wednesday that it has named James P. Bradley chairman and chief executive officer, effectively immediately. Bradley first joined th...

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Monday, April 7, 2008

Bazaarvoice Taps Razorfish Founder For Advisory Board

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, a provider of technology for ecommerce ratings and reviews, said Monday that it has added Jeffrey Dachis, co-founder and former President, Chairman, and CEO of Razorfish to its advisory board. Bazaarvoice credited ...

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Thursday, April 3, 2008

ACS Names Ex-Citigroup COO Druskin to Board

Dallas-based business process outsourcing specialist Affiliated Computer Services Inc. reported Wednesday that it has appointed Robert Druskin to its board of directors. In addition to serving as an independent director, ACS said Druskin wi...

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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Perot Systems Names Hummel Healthcare Unit CTO

Information technology consulting firm Perot Systems Corp. reported Tuesday that it has hired John Hummel as chief technology officer of the company's global Healthcare unit. The Plano, Texas-based business described Hummel as a 30-year vet...

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Tuesday, April 1, 2008

N-trig Hires Research VP

N-trig, a manufacturer of touch-screen interfaces for notebook PCs and mobile devices, reported Monday that it has hired Yaki Luzon as vice president of research, development and engineering. N-trig said Luzon most recently served as a dire...

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Monday, March 31, 2008

Dell CIO Joins StoredIQ Board

Austin-based StoredIQ, which develops e-discovery and other information management software, said Monday that Susan Sheskey has joined the company's board of directors. Sheskey was most recently Senior Vice President and Chief Information O...

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Monday, March 31, 2008

Rackspace Hires CFO

San Antonio-based Rackspace said this morning that it has named Bruce Knooihuizen as its Chief Financial Officer. The firm, which provides colocation and IT hosting services, said that Knooihuizen joins from Dobson Communications Corporatio...

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Friday, March 28, 2008

HBMG Names CEO

Austin-based HBMG, a provider of information technology services and consulting, said Friday that it has named David Smith as the firm's new Chief Executive Officer. Smith was most recently the Vice President of Consulting, Alliances and E...

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Skywire Software Promotes VP

Frisco, Texas-based SKywire Software said today that it has named Ken Leibow as its Senior Vice President of Product Development. Leibow was most recently Skywire's VP of Development. Skywire Software develops software for the insurance an...

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Rackspace Adds Pair to Leadership Team

Hosted IT services provider Rackspace reported Monday that it has hired two executives to its management team. Specifically, Rackspace said David Belle-Isle joins the San Antonio, Texas-based company as senior vice president of human resour...

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

BellTower Names Cipione to Advisory Board

Dallas-based BellTower Technologies LLC, a provider of emergency notification services for food and product recalls and for government agencies and businesses, reported Monday that it has appointed Claymon A. Cipione to its board of advisor...

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Monday, March 24, 2008

River Logic Names Nistico VP of Finance

River Logic Inc., a Dallas-based publisher of integrated business planning and advanced business modeling software, reported Monday that it has hired Cyndi Nistico as vice president of finance. River Logic said Nistico will rely on her 20 y...

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Friday, March 21, 2008

DataInfoCom Names Austin's Hunter to Board

DataInfoCom, a publisher of decision support and optimization software for Fortune 500 businesses, reported Wednesday that it has appointed Austin, Texas, resident Dick Hunter to its board of directors. Hunter, the Ontario, Canada-based com...

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Thursday, March 20, 2008

DiCentral Hires Bui as CTO

Houston-based DiCentral, a publisher of on-demand supply chain optimization software, reported earlier tis week that it has hired Huyen Bui as chief technology officer. DiCentral said Bui will use his 15 years of high-tech experience to sup...

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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Safety Vision Hires CFO

Safety Vision LP, a Houston-based manufacturer of mobile digital video equipment, reported Monday that it has hired Michael Ondruch as chief financial officer. Safety Vision said one of Ondruch's primary responsibilities will be to work alo...

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Monday, March 17, 2008

GlobeRanger Hires Finance VP

GlobeRanger Corp., a publisher of radio frequency identification- and sensor-related software, reported Monday that it has hired Barb Heitzner-Clarke as vice president of finance and administration. GlobeRanger described Heitzner-Clarke as ...

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Friday, March 14, 2008

Worksoft Hires VP Professional Services

Dallas-based Worksoft said earlier this week that it has appointed Jim Siegel as the firm's Vice President of Professional Services. The firm, which develops software used for automating the deployment of SAP applications, said that Siegel ...

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Thursday, March 13, 2008

Cistera Networks Hires McDowell as CFO

Cistera Networks Inc., a developer of enterprise application platforms for the IP communications industry, reported Wednesday that it has hired Richard P. McDowell as chief financial officer. The 50-year-old McDowell succeeds company co-fou...

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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

CipherLab Promotes VP

CipherLab, a manufacturer of automated identification and data capture devices for retail and distribution markets, reported Wednesday that it has elevated Leslie Mesh to senior vice president of its Americas business unit. Mesh, who joined...

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Thru Adds Sims To Board

Thru, a publisher of secure messaging and file transfer software-as-a-service applications, reported Monday that it has appointed James Sims to its board of directors. In addition to joining Thru's board as a director, Thru noted, Sims chai...

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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Pyxis Adds Two To Board

Pyxis Technology Inc., a developer of electronic design automation software, reported Tuesday that it has added two strategic advisors to its board of directors. Specifically, Pyxis said Vista Venture Partners' Jim Hogan and KLA-Tencorís Ed...

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Monday, March 3, 2008

Intervoice Bumps Milton to President, COO

Dallas-based communications software developer Intervoice Inc. reported Monday that it has promoted Jim Milton to president and chief operating officer. Intervoice said Milton, who had served as executive vice president and COO since joinin...

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Bazaarvoice Names Maag VP Engineering

Austin-based Bazaarvoice said Friday afternoon that it has named Andy Maag as the firm's Vice President of Engineering. The firm, which provides product reviews and other information to e-commerce sites, said that Maag joins the firm from T...

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Thursday, February 28, 2008

ACS Elects Sullivan to Board of Directors

Dallas-based business-process outsourcing firm Affiliated Computer Services Inc. reported Wednesday that Paul E. Sullivan has been elected to its board of directors. ACS said the 63-year-old Sullivan will serve as an independent director an...

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Thursday, February 28, 2008

Convio Hires New CTO

Convio Inc., a publisher of on-demand fund-raising software for non-profit organizations, reported Wednesday that it has promoted David Hart to chief technology officer. Convio said Hart succeeds co-founder David Crooke, who is leaving the ...

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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

SemiSouth Laboratories Names Roberts COO

SemiSouth Laboratories Inc., a manufacturer of silicon carbide-based semiconductors, reported Tuesday that it has hired Kenney Roberts as chief operating officer. SemiSouth described Roberts as an executive management veteran with 34 years ...

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Friday, February 22, 2008

Broadramp Taps Hall For Marketing VP

San Antonio-based BroadRamp, a provider of multimedia services and products, said Thursday that it has hired Jack Hall as the firm's Vice President of marketing. Hall joins the company from Peer Wisdom, a content delivery startup, where he ...

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Friday, February 22, 2008

Usability Sciences Adds Execs

Dallas-based Usability Sciences, which provides usability testing and research, said Thursday that it has named Tom Cherry as its Executive Vice President of Sales, and Hub Bares as Vice President of Finance and Administration. Cherry has b...

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Thursday, February 21, 2008

Xpressdocs Hires CEO

Xpressdocs, a publisher of on-demand marketing software for print- and Web-based campaigns, reported Thursday that it has hired Eric Chandler as chief executive officer. Chandler, Xpressdocs said, succeeds founder and former CEO Colin Baile...

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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

FiveRuns Hires Red Hatís Barr as BizDev VP

FiveRuns Corp., a provider of application monitoring and management services for Ruby on Rails applications, reported Tuesday that it has hired Todd Barr as vice president of business development. FiveRuns said Barr, who spent the previous ...

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Tuesday, February 19, 2008

GlobeRanger Names Mikel Commercial Sales VP

GlobeRanger, a publisher of an end-to-end enterprise edge platform for radio frequency identification and sensor technologies, reported Tuesday that it has hired Guy G. Mikel as vice president of commercial sales. GlobeRanger described Mike...

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Thursday, February 14, 2008

MPower Names CTO

Dallas-based MPower Systems, a publisher of fund-raising and customer relationship management software, reported Wednesday that it has hired Leo D'Angelo as chief technology officer. MPower said D'Angelo will head software development, serv...

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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Skywire Hires HR VP

Business application developer Skywire Software reported earlier this week that it has hired Carrie Kirby as chief people officer and vice president of human resources. Kirby, Skywire explained, will direct the companyís recruitment, retent...

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Object Reservoir Reveals New Marketing VP, HR Director

Object Reservoir Inc., a Houston-based provider of software and services for the global oil and gas industry, reported Tuesday that it has made two changes to its executive staff. Specifically, Object Reservoir said it has hired Russ Krauss...

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Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Sipera Names New CEO

Richardson-based Sipera Systems, which develops voice over IP and other communications security products, said today that it has appointed John Lochow as the firm's President and CEO. Lochow joins the firm from Syndesis Limited, which was r...

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Friday, February 8, 2008

Freescale Loses CEO

Austin-based semiconductor firm Freescale Semiconductor said Friday morning that Michel Mayer, the firm's Chairman and CEO, has decided to step down. No reason for the departure was given. Freescale said that the company and its board of di...

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Friday, February 8, 2008

SolarWinds Adds Board Member

SolarWinds, an Austin, Texas-based publisher of network management software, reported Thursday that it has appointed salesforce.com executive Steven Cakebread to its board of directors. Cakebread, SolarWinds added, will join the board as ch...

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Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Houston Technology Center Names Chairman

The Houston Technology Center said Wednesday that it has named Gregory S. Price as Chairman of the group's advisory board. The group, which helps to promote entrepreneurship in the greater Houston area, said that Price will help steer the s...

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Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Convio Expands Board

Austin-based Convio, a provider of online services for managing nonprofits, said Tuesday that the firm has added two new members to its board. The firm has added William (Bill) Bock and Kristen L. Magnuson to its board. Bock is Senior Vice ...

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Thursday, January 31, 2008

HomeAway Names Marketing Exec

Austin-based HomeAway, an operator of vacation rental websites, said Thursday it has named Michael (Mike) Butler as the firm's new Chief Marketing Officer. Butler joins the firm from T-Mobile USA, where he was an executive vice president an...

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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

SailPoint Rolls In New CTO

SailPoint Technologies Inc., a publisher of identity risk management software, reported Monday that it has hired Darran Rolls as chief technology officer. SailPoint described Rolls as a 20-year veteran of the identity and security software ...

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Monday, January 28, 2008

Lombardi Reveals New Business Group, President

Lombardi, a publisher of business process management software, reported Monday that it has created a new business group and made several key changes to its executive lineup. Lombardi said its new Global Business Solutions group combines its...

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Friday, January 25, 2008

Saxon Innovations Hires VP

Intellectual property licensing firm Saxon Innovations LLC reported Thursday that it has hired Anthony Grillo as senior vice president of licensing. Saxon said Grillo hails from IPVALUE Management Inc., where he served as vice president of ...

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Friday, January 25, 2008

CoreExchanges Hires Sales Head

Dallas-based network access exchange provider CoreXchange reported Thursday that it has hired Julia Morgan to lead its sales efforts. Morgan, the company said, will manage its sales force and grow its channel and reseller partner sales netw...

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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

CREDANT Names Channel VP

Dallas-based CREDANT Technologies, a publisher of data protection software, reported Tuesday that it has hired Greg M. Clock as vice president of strategic alliances and worldwide channels. CREDANT said Clock will oversee the growth of the ...

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Friday, January 18, 2008

SemiSouth Names President and CEO

Austin-based SemiSouth, a developer of silicon carbide semiconductors, said Friday that it has appointed Vess Johnson as the firm's President and CEO. Johnson joins the firm from Nascentric, where he was President and CEO. Johnson has also ...

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Friday, January 18, 2008

CyrusOne Appoints CFO

Houston-based CyrusOne, a provider of colocation and data center services, said Thursday that it has named Paul Marvin as Chief Financial Officer. Marvin joins the firm from VeriCenter (SunGard), and has also served at Royal Caribbean Cruis...

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Friday, January 18, 2008

TI Chairman Retires

Dallas-based Texas Instruments has shifted its board composition, saying Thursday that Chairman Thomas J. Engibous is retiring following the firm's 2008 stockholders meeting April 17th. Richard K. Templeton, the firm's President and CEO, wi...

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Thursday, January 17, 2008

Neverfail Hires European VP

Austin, Texas-based Neverfail, a provider of high availability and disaster recovery software, said Wednesday that it has appointed a new European sales VP. Neverfail has appointed Mark Lewis to the position. Lewis joins the company from Pi...

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Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Vignette Names EMEA Exec

Vignette, a publisher of Web content management software, reported Wednesday that it has hired Dick Cahill as general manager for its operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Vignette said Cahill, whose hiring is effective immediat...

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Wednesday, January 16, 2008

CapRock Promotes Long To Global Engineering VP

Houston-based satellite communications provider CapRock Communications reported Tuesday that it has promoted Ron Long to the role of vice president of global engineering. CapRock said Long, who had been the company's director of engineering...

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Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Opus Healthcare Solutions Adds Sales VP

Austin-based Opus Healthcare Solutions, a provider of clinical information systems, said Tuesday that it has named Brad Karagin as the firm's VP of Sales. Opus said that Karagin has served at T-System, Dallas and Cerner Corporation, along w...

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Tuesday, January 15, 2008

SoftLayer Adds New Executives

Dallas-based SoftLayer said Tuesday that it has added three new executives to the web hosting firm. SoftLayer said that it has hired George Karidis as Chief Strategy Officer, DJ Harris as Director of Business Systems, and Chris Menard as Di...

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Monday, January 14, 2008

Encomia Names CIO

Houston-based Encomia, a publisher of Web-based mortgage loan-processing software, reported Monday that it has hired Phil Boyer as chief information officer. Encomia described Boyer as a 20-year veteran of the financial services industry, i...

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008

EEStor Names New Board Member

Cedar Park, Texas-based EEStor, which is developing energy storage units based on solid-state technology, said Wednesday that it has added Morton L. Topfer to its board of directors. Topfer is a Managing Director at Castletop Capital L.P. T...

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008

StoredIQ Adds Sales VP

StoredIQ, a publisher of compliance and regulatory software, reported Tuesday that it has hired Dave Ferretti as senior vice president of worldwide sales. StoredIQ described Ferretti as a 20-year veteran of the sales, business development a...

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Tuesday, January 8, 2008

BMC Hires Away Oracle Exec

Houston-based BMC Software, a publisher of enterprise management applications, reported Monday that it has hired former senior Oracle executive David Lavanty as vice president of consulting services. BMC described Lavanty as a 22-year veter...

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Tuesday, January 8, 2008

SecureLogix Adds Symantec's Rice to Board

SecureLogix Corp., a developer of voice network management and telecommunications security software, announced Monday that it has added Symantec executive Charlie Rice to its board of directors. The appointment is effective immediately, Sec...

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Thursday, December 20, 2007

BMC's Lavigne Rejoins Board

Houston-based BMC Software, a publisher of IT automation applications, revealed Thursday that Louis J. "Lou" Lavigne Jr. has rejoined its board of directors. Lavigne resigned from the board earlier this year due to health reasons, BMC said,...

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Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Pivot3 Installs Tanguay as Sales VP

Pivot3, a developer of software-based high-definition storage systems, reported Tuesday that it has hired Marc Tanguay as vice president of sales. The Spring, Texas-based company described Tanguay as a sales and digital storage industry vet...

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Thursday, December 13, 2007

Syngence Adds Ringelberg To Board

Dallas-based Syngence Corp., a publisher of electronic discovery software for the legal industry, revealed Wednesday that it has appointed Steven Ringelberg to its board of directors. Syngence said Ringelberg is currently the vice president...

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Friday, December 7, 2007

Cypress Software Names VP

North Richland Hills, Texas-based Cypress Software Systems LP said Thursday that it has named Amy Johnson as VP of Product Support for the company. Johnson joins the firm from The LoanLink Center, a joint venture of CUNA Mutual Group and Eq...

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Thursday, December 6, 2007

Syngence Names Johnson CFO

Syngence Corp., a provider of e-discovery and content analytics services, reported Wednesday that it has hired Chris Johnson as its chief financial officer. The Dallas-based company said Johnson, who is a certified public accountant, hails ...

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Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Rittenmeyer to Chair EDS Board

Business process outsourcing firm EDS announced Tuesday that its board of directors has voted Ron Rittenmeyer, the company's president and chief executive officer, as chairman. EDS said Rittenmeyer will succeed Mike Jordan, who will resign ...

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Monday, December 3, 2007

CompuCom Names CIO

Dallas IT outsourcing firm CompuCom Systems said today that it has named Laurie Simon as Chief Information Officer for the firm. According to CompuCom, Simon will lead the firm's day-to-day IT operations, and set IT strategy and execute key...

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Tuesday, November 27, 2007

NetQoS Adds Product Design VP

Austin-based NetQoS has expanded its executive team, saying Tuesday that it has added Russell Wilson as the firm's Vice President of Product Design. Wilson has been at the firm since May of 2005, and has previously been at HyPerformix, ALVE...

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Friday, November 16, 2007

NewsStand Promotes Miller

Austin-based NewsStand said today that it has promoted Craig A. Miller to VP of LibreDigital, the firm's division which provides services to academic publishers. The new title comes in addition to Miller's current role as General Manager of...

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Thursday, November 15, 2007

Active Power Names Technical Services VP

Austin-based Active Power said today that it has appointed Uwe Schrader-Hausmann as Vice President of Technical Services. The firm said that Schrader-Hausman was previously managing director of the firm's operations in Germany. Scrader-Haus...

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Friday, November 9, 2007

AutoRevo Adds Two New Hires to Executive Staff

AutoRevo, a publisher of on-demand software for selling cars online, reported Thursday that it has hired a pair of high-level executives. The Dallas-based company said Sean Scally has come aboard as its chief software architect, while Bill ...

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Thursday, November 8, 2007

Object Reservoir Installs Johnson As Services VP

Object Reservoir Inc., a Houston-based publisher of software for the upstream oil and gas industry, reported Wednesday that it has hired Jeff Johnson to fill the newly created position of vice president of integrated reservoir services. Obj...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

The Planet Appoints VP

Corporate Internet service and hosting provider The Planet reported Tuesday that it has hired Stan O. Barber as vice president of network operations. The Planet said Barber will supervise the Houston-based company's Global Network Operation...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

SensorTran Appoints Board Member

SensorTran Inc., a supplier of fiber optic-based distributed temperature-sensing systems, reported Tuesday that it has named Phil Longorio to its board of directors. SensorTran said the appointment took effect Oct. 1. The Austin, Texas-base...

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Monday, October 29, 2007

Bazaarvoice Adds Wenholz As CFO

Austin, Texas-based Bazaarvoice said today that it has appointed Andrea Wenholz as Chief Financial Officer. The firm, which develops applications used by e-commerce providers and online stores to manage user ratings and reviews of products,...

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Monday, October 29, 2007

EDS Installs Coomer in Dual-Role, Promotes Eazor

Information technology outsourcing firm EDS announced Friday that it has hired Michael Coomer as executive vice president for the Asia Pacific Region and as leader of the company's Global Financial Services Industry organization. EDS said C...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Cirrus Appoints Executive

Semiconductor manufacturer Cirrus Logic Inc. reported Tuesday that it has hired Scott Anderson as senior vice president and general manager of its Mixed-Signal Audio division. Anderson, Cirrus said, succeeds Jason Rhode, who became the Aust...

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Friday, October 19, 2007

Airband Names Mao Marketing VP

Airband Communications Inc., a fixed wireless broadband provider for U.S. businesses, reported Thursday that it has hired Jennifer Mao as vice president of marketing. Airband said Mao oversee all of its marketing efforts, including product ...

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Austin Logistics Appoints COO

Austin Logistics, a provider of predictive analytics software, said today that it has named David Diehl as Chief Operating Officer of the company. Diehl joins Austin Logistics from Fair Isaac, where he was VP Global Fraud Solutions. Austin ...

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Tuesday, October 2, 2007

BMC Software Hires Sales VP

BMC Software, a publisher of enterprise management applications, reported Tuesday that it has hired Ken Mellett to fill the newly created role of vice president of North American sales. BMC said Mellett's primary duties will be revenue fore...

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Friday, September 28, 2007

Techturn Hires VP

TechTurn, a company that specializes in recovering, refurbishing and reselling technology equipment, announced Wednesday that it has hired David Wright as its vice president of product sales and e-commerce. TechTurn described Wright as a 23...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

COADE Appoints Controller

COADE Inc., a publisher of plant engineering and design software, reported Tuesday that it has hired Douglas W. Hanson as controller. The company said Hanson possesses an extensive amount of experience in corporate financial management. Mos...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2007

ACS Appoints CFO

Affiliated Computer Services Inc., a provider of business-process outsourcing and information technology consulting, reported Tuesday that it has promoted Kevin Kyser to chief financial officer. Formerly executive vice president of finance ...

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Monday, September 17, 2007

Silicon Laboratories Reveals Executive Changes

Silicon Laboratories Inc., a manufacturer of analog-intensive, mixed-signal integrated circuits, reported Monday that it has made two changes to its management staff. The Austin, Texas-based company said it has hired Carlos Garcia as genera...

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Thursday, September 13, 2007

MedSynergies Hires CIO

Dallas, Texas-based MedSynergies, a provider of analytics and reporting for the healthcare industry, said today that it has named John Payne as Chief Information Officer for the firm. Payne joins from Perot Systems, and has also served at E...

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Monday, September 10, 2007

Powered Names CFO

Austin, Texas-based Powered said today that it has named David Settle as Chief Financial Officer of the firm. Settle was most recently co-founder and CFO of Mirage Networks. Settle has also served at Exterprise, Dazel Corporation, and Conve...

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Monday, September 10, 2007

Teres Solutions Bumps Kelly to Chief Executive

Austin, Texas-based Teres Solutions Inc., a developer of direct- and indirect-lending software to financial institutions, announced Monday that it has promoted Tim Kelly to the role of chief executive officer. Teres said Kelly, who was the ...

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Friday, September 7, 2007

TPG Taps Lenovo For Partner

Fort Worth, Texas-based private equity firm TPG said Friday morning that it has named the former CFO of Lenovo as a Partner and Managing Director at the firm. TPG said that Mary Ma will join the firm, focused on the company's China business...

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Thursday, September 6, 2007

Freescale Names Sales, Marketing Chief

Austin, Texas-based Freescale Semiconductor, a manufacturer of embedded integrated circuits for the automotive, consumer, industrial, networking and wireless markets, reported Wednesday that it has hired Henri Richard as its next senior vic...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Interphase Hires VP Engineering, Looks For New CTO

Plano, Texas-based networking products company Interphase announced Wednesday afternoon that it has hired Marc E. DeVinney as Vice President of Engineering. The company, which develops I/O subsystems and add-in cards, said that DeVinney joi...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Cirrus Logic Names Turk As Sales VP

Austin, Texas-based Cirrus Logic said Wednesday that it has named Tim Turk as its Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Turk has previously served at Cypress Semiconductor, Harris Corporation, and was most recently VP Sales for Avnera Corporat...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2007

NetQoS Promotes Two Executives, Hires Another

Austin, Texas-based NetQoS, a provider of network performance management software and services, reported yesterday that it has shuffled three positions on its executive staff. Gene Trammel, the company's former vice president of customer ca...

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Thursday, August 23, 2007

AirWalk Hires Three New VPs

Richardson, Texas-based AirWalk Communications said Thursday that it has hired three new vice presidents for its sales efforts. The firm, which provides hardware for the 3G wireless market, said that it has named Neal Smith as VP of Strateg...

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Wednesday, August 15, 2007

ULURU Names Vernon to Board of Directors

Pharmaceutical manufacturer ULURU Inc. reported Tuesday that it has appointed Tony Vernon to its board of directors. The Addison, Texas-based company described Vernon as an experienced healthcare executive who is also a director of several ...

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Tuesday, August 14, 2007

AgiLight Tabs Wallace as Sales, Marketing VP

AgiLight Inc., a developer of low-energy lighting equipment for commercial signage and architectural applications, announced Monday that it has hired Ron Wallace as its vice president of sales and marketing. AgiLight said Wallace will manag...

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Thursday, August 9, 2007

Dell's Rollins Gets $48M Parachute

Round Rock, Texas-based Dell disclosed today in an 8-K filing with the SEC, that it is paying former President and CEO Kevin Rollins $48,462,495 in cash, in a significant increase from a previously severance of $5M. Rollins, who resigned fr...

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Tuesday, August 7, 2007

i2 Announces Resignation of CCO Stinnett

Supply chain consulting firm i2 Technologies Inc. revealed Monday that its executive vice president and chief customer officer, Barbara D. Stinnett, has resigned. Reasons for her departure, which took effect July 31, were not revealed. Howe...

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Monday, August 6, 2007

Perot Systems Promotes Two Executive Staffers

Information technology services provider Perot Systems Corp. revealed Monday that it has promoted two key executives and expanded the role of its president and CEO. Russell Freeman, Perot Systems' chief financial officer, has been elevated ...

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Friday, August 3, 2007

Quickfilter Names Staiano Co-CEO, Chairman

Semiconductor manufacturer Quickfilter Technologies Inc. announced Wednesday that it has appointed Dr. Ed Staiano as its co-chief executive officer and chairman of the board. Staiano, who was already serving on the company's board of direct...

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Thursday, August 2, 2007

Pereira Joins SensorLogic as Marketing VP

SensorLogic, a developer of asset management software, announced Wednesday that it has hired Larry Pereira as vice president of marketing. In addition to his customary duties, Pereira will help develop various wireless standards for the ind...

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Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Silicon Labs Adds Downing as Strategy, BizDev VP

Silicon Laboratories Inc., a manufacturer of mixed-signal integrated circuits, announced Monday that it has hired Mark Downing to fill the newly established role of vice president of strategy and business development. Silicon Laboratories s...

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Monday, July 23, 2007

Rackspace Expands Exec Team

San Antonio-based hosting provide Rackspace said Monday that it has added two new executives to the firm's team. Rackspace said it has hired Kiprian Miles as Vice President of Information Technology, and Thomas Hatton as Vice President of T...

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Friday, July 20, 2007

EDS Names CEO

Plano, Texas-based outsourcing giant EDS said Thursday that it has named Ronald A. Rittenmeyer as the firm's President and CEO. Rittenmeyer, who is currently President and COO of the firm, will also join the firm's board of directors. Ritte...

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Thursday, July 19, 2007

KCI Installs Ramsey As CIO

Medical technology company Kinetic Concepts Inc. revealed Wednesday that it has hired David H. Ramsey as its senior vice president and chief information officer. KCI said Ramsey will report directly to the CEO and will also be a member of t...

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Wednesday, July 18, 2007

ACS Hires Leach to Oversee Information Security

Affiliated Computer Services Inc., a provider of business-process outsourcing and IT consulting, revealed Wednesday that it has hired Christopher Leach as its senior vice president and chief information security officer. The Dallas-based co...

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Wednesday, July 18, 2007

iTKO Appoints VP

iTKO, a developer of service-oriented architecture testing products, reported Wednesday that it has hired Howard Sewell as its senior vice president of global sales. In this role, iTKO said Sewell will lead the company's worldwide LISA sale...

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Monday, July 16, 2007

Rackspace Names VPs

San Antonio, Texas-based Rackspace has named two new vice presidents, saying today that it has named Frederick Mendler as Vice President of Fanatical Support; and Klee Kleber as Vice President of Worldwide Marketing. Kleber was most recentl...

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Thursday, July 12, 2007

Voyence Hires Sales VP

Voyence, a developer of automated network change and configuration management software, reported Wednesday that it has hired Gregory S. Donohue as its vice president of global enterprise and channel sales. In this position, Donohue will wor...

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Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Surgient Promotes Lucas to President, CEO

Surgient, a developer of "virtual lab" applications for software testing, training and evaluation, reported Tuesday that it has promoted Tim Lucas to president and chief executive officer. Formerly Surgient's chief financial officer, Lucas ...

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Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Intervoice Appoints Director

Communications software developer Intervoice Inc. reported yesterday that it has appointed Michael J. Willner as a director. Intervoice said Willner, who was also named as the board's vice chairman, fills the seat vacated by Daniel D. Hammo...

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Thursday, June 28, 2007

MetroPCS Appoints Keys As COO, President

Wireless communications service provider MetroPCS Communications Inc. reported Wednesday that it has promoted Thomas Keys to chief operating officer and the newly created position of president. MetroPCS explained that the move resulted from...

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Monday, June 25, 2007

CREDANT Names Dewan Worldwide Sales VP

Dallas, Texas-based CREDANT Technologies, a developer of security software for mobile devices, revealed Monday that it has hired Darryll E. Dewan as its executive vice president of worldwide sales and field operations. CREDANT said Dewan wi...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Lombardi Names New Engineering, Product VPs

Lombardi, a developer of business process management software, reported Tuesday that it has promoted two employees to vice presidential positions. The company said Damion Heredia is now vice president of product management and Matt Howitt i...

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Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Wayport Names Engineering VP

Austin, Texas-based Wayport said Tuesday that it has named a new Vice President of Engineering. The firm said that Peter Feldman has joined the firm from Nomadix, where he was VP of Engineering. Feldman replaces Jim Keeler, who will focus o...

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Monday, June 18, 2007

Freescale Installs Su as Senior VP, CTO

Austin, Texas-based Freescale Semiconductor, a designer and manufacturer of embedded computer chips for the automotive, consumer, industrial, networking and wireless markets, revealed Monday that it has hired Dr. Lisa Su as its new senior v...

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Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Worksoft Names Harrow Services VP

Worksoft Inc., a developer of lifecycle automation software, announced Tuesday that it has hired Mark Harrow as vice president of services. Worksoft said Harrow boasts more than 23 years of relevant experience and will be responsible for de...

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Monday, June 4, 2007

The Planet Names VP

Houston, Texas-based The Planet, a information systems provider that operates a dedicated Internet hosting business, said Monday that it has appointed Steve Reichert as Vice President, Information Technology. Reichert will be responsible fo...

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Tuesday, May 29, 2007

ACS Promotes Two Executives

Affiliated Computer Services Inc. has promoted two of its top executives, the business-process outsourcing firm announced Tuesday. Tom Burlin, formerly in charge of ACS's Government Group, is now chief operating officer. As a member of the ...

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Wednesday, May 23, 2007

HelioVolt Adds Manufacturing, Supply VPs

HelioVolt Corp., a manufacturer of solar power components, revealed Wednesday that it has hired two executives to oversee manufacturing and operations. Larry Peruffo, formerly of Applied Materials, will serve as HelioVoltí\'s vice president...

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Monday, May 21, 2007

SailPoint Appoints Advisory Board

Austin, Texas-based SailPoint Technologies, which develops software for the enterprise security and compliance market, said today that it has formed an industry-wide advisory board for the firm. The company said that it has added Rhonda Mac...

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Thursday, May 17, 2007

Cirrus Logic Names CEO

Austin, Texas-based Cirrus Logic has named a new President and CEO, the firm said today. Cirrus Logic said that Jason Rhode, Ph.D., the firm's former vice president and general manager of its Mixed Signal Audio product line, was named to th...

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Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Convio Names Allison Engineering VP

Convio Inc., a software developer that specializes in helping non-profit corporations make use of the Internet, reported Wednesday that it has hired Gary Allison as its engineering vice president. He will report to Dave Hart, Convio's opera...

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Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Sipera Names Winsborrow Marketing Chief

Sipera Systems, a developer of security software for voice-over-Internet-protocol and mobile applications, has hired Eric Winsborrow as its chief marketing officer, the company revealed Monday. Winsborrow will report directly to CEO Seshu M...

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Wednesday, May 9, 2007

LifeSize Names Execs

Austin, Texas-based LifeSize said Tuesday that it has named two new executives to the firm. LifeSize said that it has appointed John Doyle as Chief Marketing Officer, and Adam Taylor as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Custom...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Hedfors, Zilberfarb Added to AirWalk's Advisory Board

AirWalk Communications Inc., a manufacturer of wireless IP networking components, has appointed Bo Hedfors and Dr. Yossi Zilberfarb to its board of advisors, the company said Wednesday. A 39-year industry veteran, Hedfors is the founder of ...

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Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Handango Names VP

Hurst, Texas-based Handango said today that it has named Monica Hamilton as Vice President of Content. The firm, which provides content for smart phones, said that Hamilton will oversee all aspects of the firm's global smartphone content pr...

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Monday, March 26, 2007

Tango Networks Names COO

Richardson, Texas firm Tango Networks has named Alastair Westgarth Chief Operating Officer of the firm, the company said today. Westgarth joins the company from Airspan, where he was senior vice president and CTO. Westgarth has served on Ta...

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Friday, March 23, 2007

WhiteFence Names COO

Houston, Texas-based WhiteFence has named Jeff Wagoner as Chief Operations Officer, the firm said Thursday. Wagoner most recently was at ZipRealty, and has also served in management roles at Starwood Hotels and Marriott Hotels and Resorts. ...

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Tuesday, March 20, 2007

NetQoS Names VP

NetQoS Inc. has hired Gordon Daugherty to fill its newly created position of vice president of corporate development and strategy, the company announced Tuesday. Daughertyís role will be to oversee strategic planning and corporate developme...

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Monday, March 12, 2007

Neverfail Appoints VP

Austin, Texas-based Neverfail Group, a provider of high availability and disaster recovery software, announced today that it has appointed Andrew Barnes as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Barnes joins the firm from a Europea...

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Monday, January 29, 2007

Rackspace Names VP

San Antonio-based Rackspace has named a new VP of customer care. The firm said that Troy Toman has been named to the position. Toman was most recently at Kazeon Systems, and has also served at Veritas Software, Inktomi, Sun Microsystems, an...

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Friday, January 26, 2007

Powered Names CTO

Austin, Texas-based powered, which provides online consumer education programs, said this week that it has named Ron Green as Chief Technology Officer. Green joins the firm after serving at Question Technologies, Living.com, Orillion, and V...

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Wednesday, January 17, 2007

ACS Names VP

Dallas, Texas-based Affiliated Computer Services a provider of business process outsourcing, said Wednesday that it has named Christopher Dellsnyder as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of ACS Government Healthcare Solutions. Dell...

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Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Goodman Networks Appoints COO

Dallas, Texas-based Goodman Networks has appointed Danny Wade to President and COO, the firm said Tuesday. Goodman is a current member of the company's board of directors, and has served at Alcatel's North American Business and DSC Communic...

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Monday, January 15, 2007

Lombardi Software Names CFO

Austin, Texas-based Lombardi, a provider of business process management software, said last week that it has appointed Jim Luttenbacher as Chief Financial Officer. Luttenbacher joins from RealVue, where he was President and Chief Financial ...

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Tuesday, January 9, 2007

RipCode Expands Board

Dallas- and Austin, Texas-based RipCode said today that it has added a new member to its board of directors. RipCode has added Mark Floyd, currently CEO of Entrisphere, as a new independent member of its board. Floyd is also on the boards o...

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Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Dell Appoints Vice Chairman, CFO

Round Rock, Texas-based computer maker Dell said today that it has named a new CFO. Donald J. Carty, a current member of the company's board of directors, has been named to the position of Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer. Carty ha...

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Friday, November 17, 2006

Sipera Expands Executive Team

Richardson, Texas-based Sipera Systems, a firm developing security technology for VoIP and mobile communications, announced earlier this week that it has appointed two new executives to the firm. The company has named Ravi Varanasi as VP of...

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