Executive Moves

Tony Scott Joins VMware as SVP, CIO; Pat Gelsinger Comments

Tony Scott, formerly corporate vice president and chief information officer at Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), has joined VMware as senior vice president and CIO. The 30-year industry veteran will oversee VMware’s information technology organization, which manages the company’s technology infrastructure for global operations, VMware said Monday. Pat Gelsinger, VMware CEO, said Scott will aim …

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Steve Ballmer to Retire as Microsoft CEO

Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) for 13 years, will retire from the company within the next year upon the selection of his successor. The board of directors has appointed a special committee to lead the process of finding Ballmer’s successor and lead independent director John Thompson will chair that …

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HP Reorganizes Executive Leadership Team; Meg Whitman Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has reorganized its executive leadership team as part of efforts to further the company’s turnaround initiative. Bill Veghte, the company’s chief operating officer for the past 15 months, will serve as executive vice president and general manager of the enterprise group and coordinate the company’s cloud …

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Jaime Ardila Joins Accenture Board; Pierre Nanterme Comments

Jaime Ardila, a 25-year veteran of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM), has joined Accenture Plc’s (NYSE: ACN) board of directors and will work with the finance committee. Accenture’s board now consists of 12 directors, 11 external and independent directors and Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme who serves as the only …

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Susan Miller Appointed Inmarsat Government CEO

Susan Miller, a two-decade U.S. government and commercial sector veteran, has been appointed president and CEO of Inmarsat Government, the British satellite telecommunications firm’s subsidiary responsible for direct U.S. government business. She will lead the overall business strategy and direction of the subsidiary, which operates under a proxy agreement with the U.S. Defense Department, …

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Samuel Gordy Named Leidos Integrated Systems Group GM; Lou Von Thaer Comments

Samuel Gordy has been appointed general manager of the integrated systems group within Science Applications International Corp.’s (NYSE: SAI) national security sector, which will form part of Leidos. Gordy will lead a 3, 800-employee team that will work to build and integrate intelligence services that aim to help the national security community …

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Christine Fox Joins JHU Applied Physics Lab as Technical Director

Christine Fox, the former director of cost assessment and program evaluation at the Office of the Secretary of Defense, has been named technical director at Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory. Fox will work to advise and counsel the stakeholders of the Laurel, Md.-based lab, Johns Hopkins said Monday. Ralph Semmel, …

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Mark Serway Joins GovPlace as CFO; Adam Robinson Comments

Mark Serway, formerly senior vice president and chief financial officer at Akima for five years, has joined Reston, Va.-based information technology reseller and provider GovPlace as CFO. Serway is a 25-year financial leadership veteran and brings both government and commercial market experience to Govplace, the company said Wednesday. “Mark will play a …

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DC TV Station to Air Govt Cloud Computing Special; Mark Weber Comments

Washington-based television station WRC will air a 30-minute television program at 12 p.m. Eastern time on Saturday and Sunday on cloud computing in the public sector. “Gov Innovate: Cloud Computing” will feature two federal panels and a state and local panel that will discuss how agencies can adopt cloud technologies …

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Maureen Carter Named Deloitte Digital Creative Director for Public Services; Rob Frazzini Comments

Maureen Carter has been named creative director at Deloitte Digital with responsibility for initiatives designed to help federal clients modernize the delivery of public services. The former Nickelodeon digital brand creative vice president has worked for several entertainment firms including BMG, Comcast and Time Warner, Deloitte said Tuesday. “Maureen’s appointment …

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