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Tyler Wall Joins Nutanix as Chief Legal Officer

Tyler Wall, formerly vice president and general counsel at Red Book Connect, has joined Nutanix as chief legal officer at the California-based cloud computing software provider. The more than two-decade technology industry veteran will manage Nutanix’s legal department in his new position, the company said Tuesday. Dheeraj Pandey, founder, chairman and CEO of …

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Keith E. Johnson, Joins Spire Global as VP and General Manager Federal

Keith E. Johnson who holds more than 36 years of experience in the federal marketplace has recently joined Spire Global, a maritime, weather, and aviation data and analytics company as the vice president and general manager for the federal business. Johnson has extensive experience in business development, and building start-up company’s selling …

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Dave DeWalt, David Petraeus Named to Optiv Board; Dan Burns Comments

Denver, Colorado-based cybersecurity platforms provider Optiv Security has named Dave DeWalt, formerly CEO of FireEye, and David Petraeus, a retired U.S. Army general, to its board of directors. DeWalt, a 25-year technology industry veteran, will also serve as vice chairman of the board at Optiv, the company said Thursday. DeWalt …

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Gigi Schumm Joins ThreatQuotient as Worldwide Sales SVP; John Czupak Comments

Gigi Schumm, a founding partner of Accelerated Government Strategies, has been named senior vice president of worldwide sales at Reston, Virginia-based cybersecurity firm ThreatQuotient. ThreatQuotient said Wednesday Schumm brings more than 25 years of sales and services experience to her new position and aims to help drive the company’s revenue growth and …

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Tech Industry Vet Praveen Asthana Joins Forcepoint as Chief Marketing Officer

Praveen Asthana, former senior vice president at Oracle, has joined cybersecurity company Forcepoint as chief marketing officer. Forcepoint said  Monday Asthana will oversee global marketing for the company and its four business areas including cloud security, network security, global governments and data and insider threat security. Asthana will also report to Forcepoint CEO …

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Eric Barton Named CTO for DataDirect Networks’ Software-Defined Storage Portfolio

Eric Barton, former lead architect of Intel‘s high performance data division, has joined DataDirect Networks as chief technology officer of its software-defined storage portfolio. DDN said Wednesday his new role entails oversight of strategic roadmap, technology architecture and product design for the company’s newly formed Infinite Memory Engine business unit. “Barton is a visionary with a proven …

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Judson Brandt Named CEO of Cyber Intell Firm Cybis

Judson Brandt, former chief technology officer of Bridgewater Associates, has been elected by Cybis‘ board of directors to serve as CEO of the McLean, Virginia-based cybersecurity intelligence company. Cybis, a joint venture Convergint Technologies and Orbis Operations, said Monday that Brandt aims to leverage his technology and cybersecurity experience to help the company grow its position …

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Oracle Invests $1.4B to Support EU Computer Science Education Efforts

Oracle will invest $1.4 billion in direct and in-kind to support computer science education across member states of the European Union in support of efforts to educate 3.1 million students in 110 countries. Oracle said Thursday the contract, that includes a one-year base period and four option years, will look to offer CS, …

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