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Former Cloudera CEO Tom Reilly Joins OmniSci Advisory Board

Tom Reilly, who served as CEO of Cloudera between 2013 and 2019, has been appointed to the board of advisers at analytics company OmniSci. The three-decade industry veteran has previous board leadership experience and helped drive the financial performance and growth of multiple software firms, OmniSci said Tuesday.

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White House, Tech Firms to Leverage Supercomputers for COVID-19 Research Via New Consortium

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy partnered with the Department of Energy, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and other technology companies to launch a new consortium to advance research into the new coronavirus using supercomputers, TechCruch reported Monday. The COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium also includes Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Google as well as NASA, National Science Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and national laboratories, including Lawrence Livermore National Lab and Sandia National Laboratory.

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Gov’t Service Vet Christopher Maynard Named CISO of LexisNexis’ Reed Tech Subsidiary

Christopher Maynard, a former director and branch chief at the Department of Homeland Security, has joined LexisNexis subsidiary Reed Tech as chief information security officer, G2Xchange FedCiv reported Tuesday.  Horsham, Pa.-based Reed Tech aims to help government customers manage data programs with the use of technology.

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Arvind Krishna to Succeed Ginni Rometty as IBM CEO; Jim Whitehurst Named President

Arvind Krishna, senior vice president for cloud and cognitive software at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has been elected to serve as CEO and board member of the company, effective April 6. The board of directors also elected James “Jim” Whitehurst, an SVP at IBM and CEO of Red Hat, to serve as president of IBM.

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