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Colman Deegan takes helm as Zayo Europe's new CEO
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Veteran telecoms leader, Colman Deegan, with 25 years experience and notable tenure at Vodafone, joins Zayo Group as the new CEO of Zayo Europe from April 16, 2024, to propel business growth amid digital surge.
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Intel reshuffles Asia Pacific leadership to boost business growth
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Intel expands strategic focus in Asia Pacific, Japan and India with key appointments including Hans Chuang as GM for APJ and Santhosh Viswanathan as VP for India.
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Unearthing mining's data and AI potential: Why It's overlooked and how to start
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Despite the proven benefits, the untapped potential of data and AI within the mining industry remains overlooked due to traditional mindset, uncertain ROI and a lack of skills and expertise.
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Anastasia Nyrkovskaya makes history as Fortune Media's first female CEO
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Anastasia Nyrkovskaya charts history at Fortune Media, becoming the first female CEO and spearheading the media giant's digital transformation and global expansion.
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How esports is improving career prospects for growing numbers of students
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gaming
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creative technologies
Esports' integration into curricula is elevating students' career prospects by equipping them with crucial transferrable skills like teamwork, communication, and critical thinking, and exposing them to a myriad of job opportunities.
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Confluent lauded in IDC MarketScape reports for data streaming prowess
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Data streaming operator Confluent garners leadership status in two IDC MarketScape reports, underscoring the increasing role of real-time data streaming technology in businesses' strategic and operational objectives.
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Maincubes appoints industry veteran Martin Murphy as new COO
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Maincubes accelerates global expansion efforts and commitment to ESG with the appointment of industry veteran, Martin Murphy, as its new COO.
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Signifyd appoints Nikhita Hyett as EMEA General Manager
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Commerce protection giant Signifyd appoints Nikhita Hyett as EMEA General Manager, leveraging her payment processing and fraud prevention expertise to boost operations in the region.
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Unlocking leadership excellence in the digital age: Satya Nadella's blueprint for tech leaders
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Satya Nadella’s leadership ethos, combining authenticity, empathy, and intent, redefines success in the digital era, transforming both Microsoft's journey and tech industry paradigms.
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Commvault appoints Ashley Baird as new VP & MD of Market Expansion
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data protection
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Cloud industry veteran, Ashley Baird, has been appointed as Vice President and Managing Director of Market Expansion at data protection firm Commvault, charged with accelerating the company's growth in new markets.
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INSHUR announces Clayton Carol as its first CFO
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After a year of significant growth, global embedded insurance provider INSHUR has appointed Clayton Carol, former VP of Finance at Better, as its first CFO.
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Crimson Education brings Ivy League programme to Kiwis
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EdTech leader Crimson Education partners with the University of Pennsylvania to provide an innovative, globe-spanning, hybrid entrepreneurship programme, enhancing both online and traditional classroom-based learning methods.
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Linnworks welcomes Stacy Kilgore as new Chief Financial Officer
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Stacy Kilgore, with a proven track record in tech and finance, is now Linnworks' new CFO, poised to optimise efficiency and stimulate growth in the ecommerce platform.
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Marie Helm: Leading Dynamic Supplies with purpose and passion
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leadership
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productivity
The General Manager at Dynamic Supplies NZ is transforming corporate culture, prioritising personal growth and a drive for team success over traditional measures.
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UK gamers credit video gaming for honed workplace skills
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customer service
Nearly half of UK gamers see their hobby as a source for professional skill-building, including communication and problem-solving, according to a recent Currys study.
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Angel investors seek positive impact, warns of startup overvaluations
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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market research
Angel Investment Network's 2024 survey reveals that Angel investors' motivations shift towards positive impact over financial gain, highlighting new trends and potential pitfalls for start-ups.
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Neil Livingston steps in as interim CEO at Kordia
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customers
Neil Livingston to take over as interim Group CEO of tech firm Kordia on 2nd April 2024, bringing three decades of industry experience and leadership.
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Belasko strengthens UK leadership team with two prominent appointments
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leadership
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auditing
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financial services
Belasko boosts UK leadership team with Sandeep Lamba as Director of Fund Operations and Sugees Mahen as Director and Head of Private Debt, aiming to strengthen their business offerings.
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Exclusive: How Alteryx is supporting the data revolution
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big data
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Alteryx, an AI analytics automation platform, is mastering the data revolution, leveraging its 25-year history and comprehensive data solutions to empower industries across the globe.
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Jessica McFadden named as new Cisco New Zealand Country Manager
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Cisco New Zealand announces Jessica McFadden as its new country manager, leveraging her 16-year experience within the company and 25 years in the tech sector.
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Celonis appoints Rupal Karia as UK & Ireland leader
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digital transformation
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Celonis appoints Rupal Karia, celebrated business leader with over 20 years’ experience, to drive UK and Ireland expansion and spur digital transformation with their process knowledge and AI expertise.
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Titans of Tech - Ameya Talwalkar of Cequence Security
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breach prevention
Meet Ameya Talwalkar, the Founder and CEO of Cequence Security, who are transforming digital security with its innovative and comprehensive approach to API vulnerabilities.
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Embracing change: Making the shift from CEO to CPO & President
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Projectworks' CEO steps down to take on dual role as Chief Product Officer and President, welcoming former Nexient CEO, Mark Orttung, to steer the company's global transition.
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IWD 2024: In my first business, I exclusively hired working moms. Here’s why.
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Challenging stereotypes, a director recounts hiring working mothers for her first business, spotlighting their productivity and resilience, and championing gender equality.