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InCred strengthens leadership; appoints Vivek Bansal as its CFO

By : Ashok Pandey

InCred has appointed Vivek Bansal as its Chief Financial Officer. A highly regarded finance professional with 20 years of rich domestic and international experience in the banking and financial services industry, Vivek brings on board his experience to strengthen InCred’s

Sasken Appoints Mihir Kumar as SVP and Head, Industrials Business

By : Ashok Pandey

Sasken Technologies Ltd. announced that it has onboarded Mihir Kumar as Senior VP and Head, Industrials Business Unit to lead the company’s efforts in the Industrials segment. Mihir has more than two decades of experience spanning across Product Engineering, Digital

Pinaki Kar appointed President-Technology Solutions, Quess Corp

BANGALORE, INDIA: The integrated business services provider, Quess Corp has appointed Pinaki Kar, President- Technology Solutions. As part of the leadership team at Quess Corp, Pinaki will spearhead IT services, IT Staffing business, Customer Life Cycle management and Business Process Management

Airtel appoints ex-NASA scientist as chief data scientist

By : CIOL Writers

India’s largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel has appointed ex-NASA scientist Santanu Bhattacharya as the company’s chief data scientist. Bhattacharya will be responsible to accelerate efforts around emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.

Riverbed co-founder Kennelly retires; Paul Mountford takes charge as CEO

BANGALORE, INDIA: Riverbed Technology has announced the appointment of Paul Mountford to CEO, succeeding Jerry M. Kennelly, who is retiring after serving as CEO since co-founding Riverbed in 2002. Mountford was appointed as Riverbed CEO following an internal and external search

Equifax appoints former GE exec Mark Begor as its new CEO

By : CIOL Writers

Equifax announced former General Electric executive Mark Begor as the company’s new CEO. The hire comes six months after Equifax’s former CEO Richard Smith resigned and left Paulino do Rego Barros, Jr. leading in the interim. “I will prioritize continuing our team’s efforts

Sathesh Murthy appointed MD of Informatica India

BANGALORE, IINDIA: The enterprise cloud data management company, Informatica announced that 14-year Informatica veteran, Sathesh Murthy has been appointed to the role of managing director, Informatica India. Murthy has successfully led large teams across key products and as managing director

Amazon India hires ex-COO of Voot to lead Prime Video

By : CIOL Writers

E-commerce giant Amazon has appointed the former head of Voot Gaurav Gandhi as the director and country manager- India for Prime Video, as reported by Economic Times. Gandhi will take over the position which was left vacant since the exit

Twitter appoints Parag Agrawal as its new CTO

By : CIOL Writers

Twitter has appointed Parag Agrawal as the new chief technology officer of the social networking company. Agrawal, a former alumni of IIT-Bombay will replace Adam Messinger, who left the company in late 2016. The social networking platform updated the company’s website

Airbnb hires ex-Amazon Prime chief Greg Greeley for Airbnb Homes

By : CIOL Writers

Airbnb has acquired the services of former Amazon Prime VP Greg Greeley to lead the home-sharing startup’s Homes unit. According to the company, Greeley will take a position in Airbnb as “president of Homes”. He will report directly to Airbnb

Coinbase has a new M&A boss to ramp up expansion

By : CIOL Writers

Coinbase has poached LinkedIn’s dealmaking head Emilie Choi as the cryptocurrency exchange giant preps up to expand through a potential series of mergers and acquisitions. On Monday, Coinbase announced that it had hired Emilie Choi to serve as the company’s vice president of

Pinterest hires former Google exec Francoise Brougher as its first COO

By : CIOL Writers

Image-based searching and sharing website Pinterest has hired Francoise Brougher, a former Google executive as its first chief operating officer. She was most recently business lead at Square and prior to that VP of SMB global sales and operations at Google. Brougher,

Go-Jek names Niranjan Paranjape as its new CTO

BANGALORE, INDIA: Indonesia’s first unicorn and the fastest growing startup in Southeast Asia, Go-Jek appointed Niranjan Paranjape as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Go-Jek. Ajey Gore will continue as the Group CTO of Go-Jek. Niranjan has more than 13

Former Facebook India head Umang Bedi joins Dailyhunt

NEW DELHI, INDIA: News and video content aggregator, Dailyhunt has appointed former Facebook India head Umang Bedi as its President. Dailyhunt’s investors include Matrix Partners India, Sequoia, Omidyar Network, Falcon Edge and Bytedance. Before Facebook, Umang led global enterprises such

Lyft appoints former Tesla exec Jon McNeill as COO

By : CIOL Writers

Lyft has hired Jon McNeill, former president of global sales and service at Tesla as the company’s new chief operating officer. McNeill’s departure from Tesla was announced on Wednesday’s earnings call by Elon Musk though he didn’t reveal what McNeill’s next move

Alphabet names Time Warner Cable former exec Dinesh Jain to lead Fiber division

By : CIOL Writers

Alphabet, the parent company of Google has acquired the services of a former chief operating officer of Time Warner Cable to head its Access and Google Fiber, divisions. Jain is replacing former Access CEO Greg McCray, who left last year amid

Pinterest hires Chuck Rosenberg to head its computer vision unit

By : CIOL Writers

Pinterest announced that it is hiring former Google computer vision research head Chuck Rosenberg to be the company’s new head of computer vision department and lead its visual discovery engineering team. Rosenberg, while at Google was responsible for image search and

InMobi hires Marc Steifman as the new CFO

By : CIOL Writers

Advertising technology company InMobi has hired Marc Steifman as its new chief financial officer (CFO). Marc has over two decades of experience working in investment banking focused on growth companies. Steifman was previously working as Managing Director and Co-Head of Piper Jaffray’s Technology

Paytm Payments Bank appoints Nitin Chauhan as the new CISO

By : CIOL Writers

Paytm Payments Bank announced the appointment of Nitin Chauhan as its new Chief Information Security Officer(CISO). According to the company, Chauhan will be responsible for the company’s information security initiatives, setting up and enhancing the firm’s enterprise security strategies, infrastructure, and

Eric Schmidt is stepping down as Alphabet’s executive chairman

By : CIOL Writers

Google’s parent company, Alphabet announced that Eric Schmidt will be stepping down from his position as the executive chairman of the company and becoming a technical advisor to the company. He will continue to serve on the company’s board. Larry