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July 11th,2017

Spanning Cloud Apps Adds Execs

Austin-based Spanning Cloud Apps has made a number of executive appointments this morning, including adding two former SolarWinds executives. Spanning says it has named Chad Savoy as Vice President, Worldwide Sales. Savoy was most recently ...

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April 19th,2017

CyrusOne Taps Guggenheim Partners Exec As Strategy Head

In a move which may signal a possible increase in mergers and acquisition activity, Dallas-based data center operator CyrusOne says this morning that it has named Jonathan Schildkraut, most recently at investment advisory firm Guggenheim Pa...

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April 3rd,2017

ACTIVE Network Names New CEO

Dallas-based outdoor activity registration software developer ACTIVE Network named a new CEO on Monday, saying that it has named Dana Jones to the position, effective immediately. Current CEO Darko Dejanovic becomes Executive Chairman and c...

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March 28th,2017

COPsync Abruptly Fires CEO

Dallas-based COPsync, which develops communications and collaboration tools for the law enforcement community, said this morning that it has dismissed its CEO, Ronald A. Woessner, and "terminated his employment". Reason for the sudden dismi...

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March 16th,2017

Former Dell Execs Launch New Online Streaming TV Startup, Seeka TV

A set of former executive from Dell have launched a new, online streaming television site called Seeka TV. Seeka's executive team launched the new streaming content site at SXSW, saying that the company was founded by David Bagley (CEO) and...

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March 14th,2017

FirstClose Bolsters Executive Staff

Austin-based FirstClose, a provider of technology services to refinancing and home equity lenders, announced this morning that it has named two executives, as part of new growth and clients at the company. FirstCLose said it has named Matt ...

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March 13th,2017

Forcepoint Names New VP

Austin-based cybersecurity provider Forcepoint announced this morning that it has named Brian J. Miller as its new Senior Vice President of Customer Success and Operations. Miller previously was Executive Vice President of Strategy and Inte...

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March 2nd,2017

Teladoc Expands Board

Lewsville, Texas-based telehealth provider Teladoc said this morning that it has named Kenneth H. Paulus, former CEO of Allina Health, to its board of directors. Paulus was President and CEO of Allina Health from 2009 to 2014. Paulus is cur...

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February 14th,2017

RealPage Names Bizdev VP

Richardson, Texas-based real estate software developer RealPage announced on Monday that it has named Brock MacLean as the company's new SVP of Business Development. MacLean was previously Executive Vice President of National Sales and Busi...

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February 8th,2017

uShip Names New CEO

Austin-based online shipping marketplace uShip has named a new CEO, saying this morning that it has named Mike Williams as Chief Executive Officer and board member. Williams was previously GM of Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Services at Accru...

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January 27th,2017

Capital Factory Takes Stand On Proposed Bathroom Law

Austin's Capital Factory has taken a stand on the "bathroom bill" circulating through the legislature, saying that if it passes, "the impact on the Texas technology and business community would be even more devastating than in North Carolin...

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December 8th,2016

WP Engine Backs Equal Pay Effort By Current White House

Austin-based WP Engine, the provider of managed WordPress hosting services, said today that it has signed onto the effort of the current White House to advance equal pay at the company. WP Engine said it has committed to conducting an annua...

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December 2nd,2016

CompuCom Names New CEO

Plano-based technology infrastructure services provider CompuCom said on Thursday that it has named Dan Stone as the company's new Chief Executive Officer. Stone was previously EVP and President of the company's End-User Enablement business...

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November 21st,2016

Silicon Valley Bank Seeks Texas Startups For Outlook Survey

Silicon Valley Bank, which provides banking services, loans, and other financial products to many startups in Texas, has opened up its annual Startup Outlook Survey, saying it is looking to make sure Texas startups are represented in the an...

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November 14th,2016

SailPoint Names CIO

Austin-based SailPoint, which develops identity management software, said today that it has named Kevin Hansel as the company's Chief Information Officer (CIO). Hansel was most recently Executive Director of IT at AT&T Wi-Fi Services, forme...

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November 10th,2016

Klever Logic Finds $3M

Austin-based Klever Logic, which develops parking garage technology, announced this morning that it has raised $3M in a funding round. The funding was co-led by angels Sam Goodner and Dan Sharplin. The company said the funding goes to expan...

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October 31st,2016

CyrusOne Loses CFO

Dallas-based colocation and data center operator CyrusOne announced this morning that its Chief Financial Officer, Gregory R. Andrews, will be leaving the company, and will be replaced by Diane M. Morefield on November 14th. According to Cy...

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October 27th,2016

Tyler Technologies Shuffles Board, Execs

Plano-based government software developer Tyler Technologies is making some changes to its board and executive team, saying that current Chairman John Yeaman will shift away from Chairman, and will be replaced by John S. Marr, Jr. on Januar...

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October 20th,2016

BigCommerce Names CTO, Sales VP

Austin-based BigCommerce expanded its executive staff this week, saying on Wednesday that it has appointed Brian Dhatt as the company's first Chief Technology Officer, and Tod Klubnik as Senior Vice President of Global Sales. Dhatt was prev...

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October 12th,2016

CyrusOne Bolsters Sales Efforts With Two New Sales VPs

Dallas-based data center operator CyrusOne says it is expanding its sales team, with two executive hires. The company announced this morning that it has named John Gould as Executive Vice President of Global Sales, and Brent Behrman as Exec...

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October 3rd,2016

CarForce Collects Funding For Connected Car Systems

Houston-based CarForce, a developer of connected car services for vehicle dealerships, has scored a round of funding, according to one of its backers, Digitech Venture Capital Fund. According to Digitech, CarForce has raised a round of fund...

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September 28th,2016

Mozido Sets Sales, Marketing VP

Austin-based Mozido, the develops electronic and mobile payment software, said on Tuesday that it has named Markus Remark as its new Executive Vice President of Sales and Services. Remark was most recently Vice President of Customer Operati...

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September 20th,2016

Quorum Snags CFO From Omnitracs

Houston-based energy software developer Quorum announced this morning that it has named Jordan Copland as its new Chief Financial Offier and Executive Vice President. Copland was most recently at Omnitracs, and also was CFO at Harbor Freigh...

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September 13th,2016

Mozido Names IBM Watson Vet As Product VP

Austin-based Mozido, which develops digital payment products, said today that it ha named Vince Padua as its new Executive Vice President of Product and Development. Padua previously has served at IBM (Watson and Tivoli), Dell, and Intel. M...

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August 23rd,2016

Q2 Holdings Sets Security Chief

Austin-based Q2 Holdings says it has named Bob Michaud as the company's new Chief Security Officer, to oversee the company's IT audit, risk and compliance activities. Michaud was most recently executive vice president of client operations a...

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August 22nd,2016

Silicon Labs Snags HomeAway Executive

Austin-based Silicon Labs has snagged an executive away from HomeAway, saying it has named Lori Knowlton as the company's new Chief People Offier (CPO). Knowlton had most recently served in the same position at HomeAway.com, where she had b...

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August 4th,2016

DynamicAction, With Ops In Dallas, Raises $15M For Retail Analytics

DynamicAction, a developer of analytics software for retailers which has an office and part of its executive team in Dallas, announced today that it has raised $15M in a funding round. The round was led by Accenture and West Coast Capital. ...

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August 4th,2016

RealPage Names New Chief Revenue Officer

Carrollton-based real estate software developer RealPage said late Wednesday that it has named Ashley Glover as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer. According to RealPage, Glover will be responsible for sales, marketi...

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July 29th,2016

Gorilla Safety Boosts Executive Team

Houston-based software developer Gorilla Safety said this week that it has named a new Director of Sales, to help it with its business development and strategic sales efforts. The company, which develops fleet safety management automation s...

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July 29th,2016

eRelevance Bolsters Executive Team, Ramps Hiring

Austin-based, marketing automation software developer eRelevance said on Thursday that it has named Mike Hancock as Vice President of Client Success and Sales, as part of a boost to its sales efforts. The company said Hancock has more than ...

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July 19th,2016

Gyst Launches Business Texting Tool On Android

Austin-based business texting app developer Gyst says it has launched its app on the Google Play Store, as it looks to extend its tools to another platform. Gyst, which said it is offering up both a free version of the software and a "Pro" ...

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July 16th,2016

Austin Area Technology Executive Killed In Nice Attacks

An Austin area technology executive with Kapow Software, and his son, are two of the victims of the terrorist attack in Nice on Friday. Sean Copeland, who was 51, and his 11-year-old son, Brodie, were among the over 80 victims of the attack...

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July 12th,2016

iCARS Expands To Dallas, Houston

iCARS, one of the on-demand transportation app providers which has stepped into the Austin market, says it has expanded into Dallas and Houston, according to the company. The San Francisco company says its on-demand service--driven by iOS a...

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July 6th,2016

iCARS Dives Into Ridesharing Fray In Austin

Looking for another, ridesharing option in Austin, after the void left by the departure of Uber and Lyft? Yet another, ridesharing service--iCARS, has rushed into the void, saying it has begun offering up rides in Austin through licensed,...

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May 18th,2016

OnceThere, Cofounded By HomeAway Vet, Launches Tour, Activity Booking Site

Austin-based startup OnceThere has launched a new, online tour and activity booking site, which it says is aimed at tackling the "last frontier" of online travel. The new startup, led by former HomeAway executive John weimer, said it lets p...

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April 26th,2016

Omnitracs Names CFO

Dallas-based fleet management products developer Omnitracs announced today that it has named Sarah Hagan as its new Chief Financial Officer. Hagan joins the company from Sabre Corporation, where she had served in a number of executive posit...

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April 11th,2016

Planview Steals Away SolarWinds Exec As New Marketing Head

Austin-based Planview, the developer of enterprise business planning software, said late Sunday evening that it has named Bryan Urioste as its new Executive Vice President of Worldwide Marketing. Urioste was previously VP of Demand Generati...

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April 8th,2016

LiveOak Adds Velidi As Venture Partner In Dallas

Austin-based LiveOak Venture Partners, the venture capital firm founded by Ben Scott, Krishna Srinivasan, and Venu Shamapant, said this morning that it has added a new venture partner, Dr. Ram Velidi, who will focus on the Dallas market for...

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March 21st,2016

CyrusOne Names Chief People Officer

Dallas-based colocation provider CyrusOne said this morning that it has named Kellie Teal-Guess as its new Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer. Teal-Guess was previously Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources at ProQu...

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March 16th,2016

Skybox Datacenter Starts Work On 150,000 SF Plano Data Center

Dallas-based Skybox Datacenters, which is backed by Rugen Street Capital and Bandera Ventures, said today that it has broken ground on a new, wholesale data center in Plano. The first phase of the data center is a 150,000 square foot, 25 me...

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March 10th,2016

Austin Technology Council Names New CEO

The Austin Technology Council said Thursday that it has named Barbary Brunner as CEO of the group, in the leadup to SXSW. Brunner has previously served at such companies as Experian, Yahoo!, Microsoft, and Vivendi Universal, and also has be...

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March 9th,2016

WP Engine Names Cybersecurity Lead

Austin-based WP Engine, the provider of WordPress hosting services, said today that it has named Eric Murphy as the company's new Director of Security. WP Engine did not detail Murphy's prior positions, however, Murphy's LinkedIn profile in...

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February 4th,2016

Opendoor Launches Home Marketplace In Dallas

Online real estate marketplace Opendoor said this morning that it is launching into the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the company's second market in the nation to gain access to its marketplace. The startup, which recently raised $80M in a Series...

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February 2nd,2016

Trintech Appoints New CEO

Dallas-based finance software developer Trintech has named Teresa Mackintosh as its new CEO, replacing retiring executive Paul Byrne. According to Trintech, Mackintosh is a veteran of the tax and accounting software market, having most rece...

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January 13th,2016

Alert Logic Adds Former Sophos CEO To Board

Houston-based cybersecurity provider Alert Logic said Tuesday that it has added the former CEO of Sophos, Steve Munford, to its board of directors. Munford served as CEO of Sophos from 2006 to 2012, in addition to other executive positions ...

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January 7th,2016

RigNet Shuffles Executives, CEO Leaves

Houston-based RigNet, a provider of managed communications and network services for the oil and gas industry, has shuffled its top executives, saying today that it has replaced its CEO, Mark Slaughter. According to RigNet, it has named Mart...

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January 5th,2016

RetailMeNot Names New CFO

Austin-based RetailMeNot has named J. Scott Di Valerio as its new Chief Financial Officer, according to the company. Di Valerio was most recently CEO of Outerwall, the company behind the Redbox and Coinstar automated kiosks. Interim CFO Lou...

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December 3rd,2015

Newgistics Shuffles Both CEO And CFO

Austin-based Newgistics, which provides delivery, returns management, e-commerce, and other logistics management to retailers and brands, said yesterday that it has named both a new CEO and CFO. The company said it has named Todd Everett as...

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November 18th,2015

Wedge Networks Names CEO

Dallas-based Wedge Networks announced this morning that it has named James Hamilton as its new Chief Executive Officer. The company, which develops software, said that Hamilton has been on its board since 2013. Hamilton the CEO of TippingPo...

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November 17th,2015

Kony Adds Advisory Board Member

Austin-based mobile app development software provider Kony announced this morning that it has added Stephen J. Rohleder, the former COO of Accenture, to its advisory board. Kony said Rohleder spent more than 30 years at Accenture, and held...

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November 4th,2015

1st Detect's New CEO Passes Away Suddenly

Austin-based scientific equipment maker 1st Detect, and parent company Astrotech Corporation, said late Tuesday that its CEO, Bob C. Kibler, has passed away. 1st Detect said Kibler passed away on October 31st, due to heart complications. Ki...

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November 3rd,2015

Sirius Computer Solutions Sold To Kelso & Company

San Antonio-based Sirius Computer Solutions, and IT solutions integrator, has been sold to private equity investor Kelso & Company. Financial details of the deal were not announced. Sirius Computer Solutions had previously been owned by ano...

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November 2nd,2015

Mozido Names New CEO

Austin-based digital payments firm Mozido said Friday that it has named R. Todd Bradley as its new Chief Executive Officer. Bradley was most recently President of TIBCO, and also had worked at Hewelett-Packard, GE Capital Corp., The Dun & B...

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October 15th,2015

USAA Backs Mortgage Automation Startup, Roostify

San Antonio-based financial service provider USAA has lead an investment in a startup developing mortgage application and automation software, Roostify, in Roostify's Series A funding. Roostify did not say how large of an investment was mad...

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September 25th,2015

SailPoint Names Two New VPs

Austin-based SailPoint is growing its executive team, saying it has added Juliette Rizkallah as its new Chief Marketing Officer, and Harry Gould as its new Vice President of Worldwide Alliances and Channels. The developer of identity and ac...

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September 9th,2015

TECH Fort Worth Executive Joins Board Of Incubator Group

Fort Worth-based startup incubator TECH Fort Worth said its assistant director, Jorge Varela, has been elected to the board of the International Business Innovation Association, a national group focused on business incubation and entreprene...

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September 3rd,2015

Kony Moves Headquarters To Austin

Enterprise mobility software developer Kony said Wednesday that it has moved its headquarters in Austin, to become part of what it say is "one of the fast-growing technology centers in the nation." Kony--which says it will maintain its Sili...

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August 5th,2015

Snap Kitchen Raises $22M For Healthy Meals

Austin-based Snap Kitchen, which operates a chain of 30, retail stores offering up freshly prepared "takeaway" meals, has raised $22M in a funding round. The funding came from private equity investor Catterton, along with o-founder Bradley ...

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July 30th,2015

CyrusOne Shuffles Execs

Dallas-based data center operator CyrusOne reported some shuffling its executive ranks late Wednesday, saying that it has swapped out its General Counsel, as well as hired a new Chief Accounting Officer. CyrusOne said that its current Vice ...

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June 10th,2015

Bigcommerce Names CEO

Austin-based e-commerce software developer Bigcommerce has named a new CEO, saying earlier this week that it has named former HomeAway President Brent Bellm as its new CEO. Current CEO and co-founder Eddie Machaalani will become Executive C...

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May 28th,2015

Zenoss Adds Bock As Board Member

Austin-based Zenoss has added a new member to its board of directors, the company said Wednesday. Zenoss said it has added Bill Bock, currently President of Silicon Labs, to the position. Bock also serves on the board of Silicon Labs, and h...

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May 5th,2015

Artisan Infrastructure Staffs Up Exec Team

Austin-based Artisan Infrastructure, which develops cloud management software, said it has named four veteran to its executive team. The company named Jonna Stopnik as Chief Revenue Officer, Larry Hart as SVP of Strategic Alliances, Brent...

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May 5th,2015

Spredfast Snags Digital Marketing Vet For Board

Austin-based social software tools developer Spredfast has announced digital marketing vet Chris Harrington to its board of directors, the company said this morning. Harrington--who is currently President of Domo, a developer of cloud-based...

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May 4th,2015

Pivot3 Adds Executives

Austin-based converged infrastructure hardware and software provider Pivot3 said Friday that it has appointed three new executives, to help bolster its sales efforts. Pivot3 said it has named Daniel Keelan as its Executive Vice President, J...

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April 28th,2015

Silicon Labs Taps SanDisk Exec For Board

Austin-based semiconductor developer Silicon Labs said late Monday that it has named Sumit Sadana, an executive at SanDisk, to its board of directors. Sadana is Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer, and General Manager of Enter...

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April 24th,2015

HomeAway Shakes Up Executive Staff

Austin-based vacation rental marketplace operator HomeAway is in a major shakeup of its executive staff, saying that a number of its executive are resigning, and the company is in a "realignment" of its leadership structure. HomeAway said T...

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April 20th,2015

Spiceworks Snags New CFO From Twitter

Austin-based Spiceworks, the IT management software developer, scored a Twitter executive as its new CFO, the company said last week. The company said it has named Amir Movafaghi to the position, joining on April 30th. Movafaghi was most re...

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April 16th,2015

SailPoint Names Bizdev VP

Austin-based SailPoint has named a new executive to lead the company's strategic technology partnerships. According to SailPoint, it has named Joe Gottlieb as the company's Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Gottleib has previo...

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March 10th,2015

Joinem Gets $5M For Group Shopping Site

Dallas-based Joinem, a new startup focused on group buying, said this morning that it has raised $5M in an investment funding round, an launched its public site. The startup--led by Rick Braddock and Darren Waxman--said the funding came fro...

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March 5th,2015

Asure Software Opens New Office

Austin-based Asure Software annoucned today that it has opened up a new, East Coast office, based in Dedham, Mass. The company said the new office will house around 30 Asure employees, and is a consolidation of two other offices--in Framing...

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March 4th,2015

Triune Systems Acquired By Semtech For $45M

Plano-based Triune Systems, a developer of wireless charging and power management products, has been acquired by semiconductor maker Semtech. California-based Semtech said it paid approximately $45M for Triune, split between $35M in cash up...

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February 19th,2015

SpareFoot Names New VP

Austin-based online self storage marketplace SpareFoot is continuing to grow out its executive ranks, saying this week that it has named Charles Marriott as the company's Vice President of Client Services. Marriott was most recently Vice Pr...

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February 12th,2015

Enola Labs Names Dyer To Advisory Board

Austin-based Enola Labs, a startup offering up mobile app, website, and other software development, has tapped longtime startup advisor Ben Dyer for its advisory board. According to Enola Labs, Dyer will be the lead director of its advisory...

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February 10th,2015

ViZn, Backed By $24M, Moves Headquarters To Austin

ViZn Energy, a developer of energy storage products, said today that it has moved its corporate headquarters to Austin. The company--which says it has so far raised $24M in funding for its technology--said its new Austin office will include...

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January 28th,2015

Mozido Snags Executive From MasterCard

Austin-based Mozido, which develops mobile payment, loyalty, and related software, said yesterday that it has hired on a former MasterCard executive at the company. Mozido said it appointed Ron Hynes, former Executive Vice President of Glob...

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January 28th,2015

Blue Moon Software Names Execs

Austin-based Blue Moon Software, a developer of online forms software for the apartment and property leasing market, said Tuesday that it has named two new executives. The company said it has named Tim Rogers as Executive Vice President and...

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January 26th,2015

SpareFoot Recruits The Mountain To Austin Startup Games

Um, don't mess with the newest "executive" over at Austin-based SpareFoot. SpareFoot said Friday that Icelandic strongman Hafthor "Thor" Bjornsson--better known to those of us here in the U.S. as "The Mountain" from the Game of Thrones--has...

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January 23rd,2015

PROS Names New CFO

Houston-based pricing software developer PROS has appointed a new CFO, saying recently that it as named Stefan B. Schulz as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Schulz was most recently CFO of Divial River, and also...

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January 21st,2015

Joinem Names Former Overstock.com Exec As CTO

Dallas-based Joinem, a new startup offering up group buying services to consumers, said today that it has named former Overstock.com executive Padmakiran Guttkonda as the company's Chief Technology Officer. Guttkonda was previously Vice Pre...

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January 21st,2015

Bigcommerce Snags Former Groupon COO For Board

Austin-based Bigcommerce, which develops e-commerce software for small- and medium-sized retailers, said this morning that it has named Kal Raman, the former COO of Groupon, to its board of directors. Raman is currently CEO of SolutionStar,...

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January 14th,2015

Buzz Points Names New CEO

Austin-based Buzz Points, which is developing loyalty software aimed at connecting local businesses, consumers, and community financial institutions, said today that it has named Dwayne Spradlin as its new Chief Executive Officer. Spradlin ...

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November 17th,2014

Joinem Launches Group Buying Site

Dallas-based Joinem launched a new, group and social buying service today, which it says will help consumers find up to 25 percent off the lowest online prices by banding together for group purchases. The new site is led by David Waxman (Go...

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November 10th,2014

SolarBridge Acquired By SunPower

Austin-based SolarBridge Technologies, which develops microinverter technology being used in the solar power industry to improve the performance of solar panels, has been acquired by SunPower. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed....

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October 23rd,2014

Mozido Gets Massive $185M Funding

Austin-based Mozido announced a huge, $185M funding yesterday--part of a Series B funding which it says expects to be worth up to $400M. The mobile payments product developer said the funding is the first of a two part funding effort by the...

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October 8th,2014

Bazaarvoice Founder Departs Board

Brett Hurt, the founder of Austin's Bazaarvoice, says he is no longer involved at the company, and is no longer on the Bazaarvoice Board of Directors. Hurt--who disclosed the departure on his personal blog--thanked the Bazaarvoice team and ...

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September 19th,2014

Silicon Space Technology Snags Sales, Marketing VP From Freescale

Austin-based Silicon Space Technology said Thursday that it has tapped a Freescale executive to head up its sales, marketing, business development, and product management efforts. Silicon Space Technologies said it named David Patterson a...

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September 18th,2014

Abila Sets Sales VP

Austin-based Abila, the developer of software for nonprofits, said today that it has named Randy Potts as the company's new Senior Vice President of Sales. Potts joins the company from LogicMonitor, where he was also SVP of Sales. He also w...

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August 27th,2014

Newgistics Bolsters Board With Retailing Vets

Austin-based e-commerce provider Newgistics said this morning that it has bolstered its board of directors. The company said it added Andrea Weiss of Retail Consulting and Robert Rosenblatt, most recently of interim president of Ideeli.com,...

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August 6th,2014

FireHost Names Marketing, EMEA Sales Chiefs

Dallas-based secure hosting and cloud provider FireHost is in a big executive expansion today, saying that it has both named a new Chief Marketing Officer and head of its EMEA business. FireHost said Steve Lesem has been named Chief Marketi...

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July 14th,2014

Omnitracs Snags NTT Data Vet For Sales Chief

Fleet management software developer Omnitracs--which is in the midst of moving its headquarters to Dallas--has tapped local technology executive David Vice as its new Chief Sales Officer. Vice--who was most recently Executive Vice President...

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July 1st,2014

Eltek Rotates Bizdev, Sales Execs

Eltek, the developer of power supplies, inverters, and other related products which has its Americas headquarters in Plano, said today that it has named Kenneth Bodahl as its Executive Vice President of Business Development, and named David...

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June 16th,2014

RF Code Sets New CEO

Austin-based RF Code said today that it has appointed a new CEO. According to the company, it has appointed Ed Healy as it new Chief Executive Officer, as it has looked to find a "seasoned CEO" to guide the company. RF Code said that its cu...

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June 11th,2014

TrendKite Raises $3.2M, Sets Huddleston As CEO

Austin-based TrendKite said this morning that it has raised $3.2M in a Series A funding round, and appointed former Dachis Group executive Erik Huddleston as its new CEO. TrendKite said the new funding brings the company's total raised to $...

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May 30th,2014

A Conversation With Robb Gaynor, Malauzai

All too often, most of the attention in the technology world goes to the flashiest, celebrity-driven or sexy social media companies--while companies building real businesses but which don't have quite a sexy presence are ignored. However,...

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May 23rd,2014

CyrusOne Shuffles Board Seats

Dallas-based data center operator CyrusOne said late Thursday that it has made some changes to its board of directors. CyrusOne said that John F. (Jack) Cassidy is retiring from its board, and Alex Shumate will be appointed non-executive CH...

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April 2nd,2014

Spredfast, Mass Relevance Merge

Austin-based social marketing companies Spredfast and Mass Relevance announced Wednesday that the two companies have merged, creating a single company focused on social marketing. Financial details of the merger were not disclosed. The two ...

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March 26th,2014

Lanyon Names New CEO

Irving-based Lanyon, the provider of cloud-based software for the meeting and event industry, said today that it has named David Bonnette as its new Chief Executive Officer. Bonnette was most recently CEO of BigMachines, one of the portfoli...

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March 25th,2014

GameStop Launches GameStop Technology Institute

Grapevine, Texas-based videogame retailer GameStop said today that it has launched something called the GameStop Technology Institute, a new business unit aimed at developing technology advancements for the retail space. GameStop said the n...

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March 20th,2014

Compass Learning Names VP

Austin-based Compass Learning, which develops software for the K-12 education market which personalizes teaching for students, has named Eileen Shihadeh as Vice President of Marketing for the company. Shihadeh is a former teacher, who previ...

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March 10th,2014

Former Dallas Technology Executive Also On Malaysian Plane

In addition to the 200 employees of Freescale Semiconductor who were on the mysteriously vanished Malaysian plane, a former Texas technology executive--Philip Wood, who worked for IBM--was also on the flight. Wood was one of the 239 people ...

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February 11th,2014

Rackspace Shuffles CEO, Weston Returns

San Antonio-based cloud hosting firm Rackspace Hosting said late yesterday that Lanham Napier, the company's CEO, has retired from the company, and also stepped down from the company's board of directors. Napier will be replaced by Rackspac...

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January 31st,2014

S3 Ventures Invests More In BlueCava

Austin-based investor S3 Ventures has re-upped its funding in BlueCava, a Los Angeles, California developer of digital ad targeting technology, as part of a $13M funding round--and also installed former StoredIQ CEO Phil Myers as Executive ...

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January 27th,2014

Dell Names New CFO

Round Rock-based Dell said Friday that it has named Thomas W. Sweet as the company's new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Sweet was most recently VP, Corporate Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer. Sweet replaces Brian...

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January 13th,2014

Freescale CFO to Retire

Austin-based semiconductor developer Freescale Semiconductor said this morning that its CFO, Alan Campbell, is planning to retire. According to Freescale, Campbell will remain as CFO while the company looks for a new CFO. Freescale said it ...

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January 3rd,2014

Globalscape Shuffles Executives

San Antonio-based file transfer software developer GlobalSCAPE is seeing an executive shuffle over at its TappIn unit, as one of TappIn's founders--Chris Hopen--has departed the firm, as has Doug Conyers, the company's Senior Vice President...

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December 19th,2013

Globalscape Sets Bindseil As New CEO

San Antonio-based file transfer software developer Globalscape said late Wednesday that it has named James Bindseil, the company's Interim President, to the post of President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Bindseil also has bee...

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December 13th,2013

Circle Media Merges With S3i Digital

Austin-based Circle Media, the Austin Technology Incubator company which provides big data, social commerce, and marketing software aimed at the sports, entertainment, and brand markets, has merged with New York-based sports marketing and t...

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November 26th,2013

Crossroads Systems Names New CEO

Austin-based storage and archiving products provider Crossroads Systems has officially named Richard K. Coleman, Jr., as its new CEO. Coleman had been Interim President and CEO of the company since May. Coleman has served as an investor and...

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October 14th,2013

iSIGHT Partners Names Executive

Dallas-based cybersecurity and threat intelligence provider iSIGHT Partners announced this morning that it has named Tiffany Jones as its new Chief Revenue Officer. According to the company, Jones joins the company from Symantec, where she ...

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September 11th,2013

Upstream Commerce Sets Up HQ In Austin

Upstream Commerce, a developer of price monitoring software, has set up its North American headquarters in Austin. The Israeli software developer, which is backed by YL Ventures and Bright Capital, has also snagged former Bazaarvoice execut...

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August 23rd,2013

Mavenir Promotes VP

Richardson-based Mavenir, which develops a products for the voice-over-IP and telecom market, said earlier this week that it has promoted Bahram Jalalizadeh to Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development. Jalalizadeh ...

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July 29th,2013

Insights: The Perils of Having Employees

Readers: we occasionally share interesting posts from the local technology community, and are sharing another great article from Ben Dyer, Entrepreneur in Residence at the, Cockrell School of Engineering, University of Texas at Austin. The ...

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July 11th,2013

GENBAND Loses CEO Vogt To Private Equity Venture

Frisco-based telecom equipment provider GENBAND lost nine year CEO Charlie Vogt Wednesday, to a private equity backed venture in Denver. According to Harris Broadcast, a private-equity owned provider of hardware and software for transmittin...

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July 9th,2013

Encryptics Names Former Texas CIO Holt As Executive

Frisco, Texas-based Encryptics, which develops data privacy and protection tools, has tapped former Texas Chief Information Security officer R. Douglas Holt as its new CIO. Holt was most recently at Gila LLC, but has also served at FreeMark...

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July 8th,2013

Macheen Hires Trio Of Execs

Austin-based Macheen, which provides wireless connectivity services for connected devices, has bolstered its team with a trio of new executives this morning. Macheen said it has named Derek Brown, Vice President, EMEA; George Kanuck, Vice P...

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July 8th,2013

Rackspace Sets New Marketing Head

San Antonio-based Rackspace Hosting has hired on a new Chief Marketing Officer, snagging an executive from VMware. According to Rackspace, it has named Rick Jackson to the position of CMO, to head up the company's global marketing strategy ...

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June 26th,2013

Briggo Combines Coffee With Robotics And Technology

In an interesting mix of coffee and technology, a local startup, Briggo, has been looking to combine robotics and coffee to create a new specialty coffee brand and retailer. The startup said Tuesday that it has tapped two coffee industry ...

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June 10th,2013

Freescale Adds To Board

Austin-based Freescale Semiconductor has added a new member to its board of directors. Freescale, which develops microprocessors, microcontrollers, and analog and integrated circuits, said that it has appointed Krishnan Balasubramanian to i...

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June 6th,2013

Rackspace, OpenStack, and How Texas Is Driving The Cloud Computing Market

Enterprise software may not be the sexiest area for technology news, but it's been the source of some of the biggest IPO and M&A successes in the last year or so in the technology industry. It's also one of the key parts of the high industr...

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May 30th,2013

Tabbedout Bolsters Engineering Team

Austin-based Tabbedout, the developer of mobile payment apps for restaurants, announced this morning that it has added two technology vets to its engineering executive team. The company said it has named Lance Obermeyer as CTO, and Tom Bern...

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May 15th,2013

PFSweb Gets $14.7M Investment

Allen, Texas-based PFSweb, the provider of e-commerce services to many major brands, said today that it has raised $14.7M in an equity investment. The investment came from Japanese digital marketing services and call center outsourcing comp...

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May 14th,2013

ProspX Finds New Funding, CEO

Austin-based ProspX, which develops software for managing the commercial insurance process, said today that it has closed additional funding, and named a new CEO. Details on the funding were not announced. ProspX said the new funds will go ...

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May 14th,2013

CompuCom Sets New CEO

Dallas-based IT outsourcing firm CompuCom announced late Monday that it has named Anthony (Tony) Doye as its new CEO. Doye has been at the company since November, and previously served at Fujitsu North America, where he was president and CE...

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May 3rd,2013

Bazaarvoice Names Execs, Snags Former Convio Chief Gene Austin

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, the developer of ratings, review, and other related software for e-commerce companies, said Thursday that it has named Gene Austin as President of the firm, and Marc Cannon as Executive Vice President of Client Ser...

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April 25th,2013

Think Finance Hires Google Exec

Fort Worth-based online financial products firm ThinkFinance said Thursday that it has snagged a former Google executive, as its new Chief Human Resources Officer. The venture-backed company--which has received funds from Sequoia Capital an...

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April 4th,2013

WP Engine Taps Bazaarvoice's Brunner As COO

Austin's WP Engine has expanded out its suite of executive talent this week, saying yesterday that it has added Heather Brunner--most recently the CO of Bazaarvoice--as its new Chief Operations Officer. WP Engine--which is developing a host...

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April 3rd,2013

Compass Datacenters Snags Exec From Digital Realty

Dallas-based Compass Data Centers announced today that it has snagged an executive from Digital Realty, to become its new Senior Vice President of Data Center Product Delivery. Compass Datacenters said it hired Jay Forester, who was previou...

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April 1st,2013

Spiceworks: Clouds Are A Beeeg Deal

March 28th,2013

OneSpot Snags Marketing Exec From SpiceWorks

Austin-based online advertising and social marketing software developer OneSpot said today that it has named Adam Weinroth, most recently Executive Director of Product Marketing for Spiceworks, as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Weinroth a...

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March 14th,2013

Tango Networks Ties With Cisco

Frisco-based Tango Networks said today that it has joined a partnership program with networking equipment provider Cisco. According to the company, it has joined Cisco's SolutionPlus program, a program which lets third party products and ap...

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February 14th,2013

OneSpot Names New CEO

Austin-based OneSpot, which develops online advertising and social marketing software, said today that it has named Steve Sachs as its new CEO. Sachs is the former Executive Vice President, Consumer Marketing and Sales at the Time Inc. divi...

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February 7th,2013

How Toopher Is Using Your Mobile Phone To Prevent Fraud, with Josh Alexander

It seems like nowadays, just about everyone is now using an iPhone or Android smartphone. That shift--which has happened in only the past few years---is the inspiration behind Austin's Toopher (www.toopher.com), which is using the ubiquity ...

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February 4th,2013

GameStop's Kongregate Lauches $10M Fund To Spur Games

Grapevine, Texas-based GameStop is funding a new, $10M fund being run by its Kongregate online gaming site, the two said Monday. Kongregate said its new, $10M fund is specifically earmarked for investing in indepent game developers, develop...

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January 30th,2013

WhaleShark Media Names CFO, Hits $140M In Revenues

Austin-based coupon and deals website operator WhaleShark Media said Wednesday that it has named Douglas Jeffries as the firm's new Chief Financial Officer. Jeffries was most recently EVP and CFO at Taleo, the publicly traded software firm ...

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January 30th,2013

Texas Venture Labs Expands Competitions With New Assistant Director

The Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs, the startup support effort based at the University of Texas at Austin, is looking to expand its investment competition and support to companies from other universities, with the appointment of a new Assis...

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December 17th,2012

ShopSavvy Snags Exec From Klout

ShopSavvy, the developer of barcode scanning and comparison shopping apps, said Monday that it has snagged a former Klout executive as its new VP of Product. ShopSavvy said that Chris Makarsky has been named Vice President of Product, and w...

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December 5th,2012

Pivot3 Claims Revenue Gains

Privately held video surveillance systems developer Pivot3 said today that it is on its way to doubling its prior year revenues, with 2012 third quarter year-to-date revenues "significantly exceeding" its full 2011 fiscal year. The company ...

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November 8th,2012

SoftLayer Expands Startup Outreach In Canada

Dallas-based SoftLayer Technologies said this week that it is expanding its outreach to incubators, accelerators, and startups in Canada. The firm said it launched its Catalyst Startup Program into the country, to offer up IT infrastructure...

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November 2nd,2012

GM Tech Hiring In Austin On Fast Track

General Motors is looking to put hiring at its newly announce technology center in Austin on the fast track, with plans to complete hiring of 500 people for the center by January, according to a report today from the ABJ. The report, quotin...

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October 22nd,2012

Dave & Buster's Taps Xbox Co-Creator As VP

Dallas-based restaurant chain Dave & Buster's has snagged a former Xbox executive as its new Senior Vice President, Entertainment and Game Strategy, the company said today. The restaurant chain said it has hired Kevin Bachus to head up effo...

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October 18th,2012

Dell Expands In Silicon Valley

Round Rock-based Dell has opened up a new Executive Briefing and Solution Center in Silicon Valley, which it says is the second phase of expansion of its R&D facility there. Dell said the center will help its customers architect, validate a...

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October 5th,2012

Battlecry Studios Sets Up Shop In Austin

A new game studio, Battlecry Studios, has set up shop in Austin, led by the former head of BioWare, according to gaming industry publications. The studio is part of ZeniMax Media's Bethesda Softworks unit, and will be led by former Star War...

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October 2nd,2012

Spredfast Snags Twitter VP For Board

Austin-based Spredfast has snagged a high profile executive for its board of directors, saying today that it has added Satya Patel to the body. Patel was most recently Vice President of Product at Twitter, and also has served at Battery Ven...

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September 26th,2012

RadioShack Board Whacks CEO

Fort Worth-based technology retailer RadioShack said early this morning that James F. Gooch, the firm's CEO, has stepped down, as part of an agreement between Gooch and the board. Reasons for the CEO turnover were not announced by the compa...

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August 27th,2012

Fortress Solutions Acquired In Private Equity Deal

Plano-based Fortress Solutions, Ltd., a provider of repair, refurbishment and life-cycle management of equipment for the telecommunications and cable services industry, has been acquired by Dallas-based private equity firm Galatyn Private E...

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August 21st,2012

Tango Networks Installs Cisco Vet As CEO

Frisco-based Tango Networks, a provider of unified communications technology, reported this morning that it has named Brenda Boehm as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Boehm was previously at Cisco Systems, directing that firm'...

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August 16th,2012

DxUpClose Raises $1.0M

Dallas-based DxUpClose, whic is developing in-vitro, antibiotic sensitivity tests, has raised $1.0M in a Series A funding. The round came from angel investment group Golden Seeds. According to Golden Seeds, which announced the funding this ...

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July 30th,2012

NetSocket Bolsters Sales, Marketing

Plano-based NetSocket, the developer of network monitoring products, said this morning that it has named new heads of its sales and marketing teams. The company said it has named Fletcher Hamilton as its Executive Vice President of Sales an...

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June 25th,2012

Anthelio Names President, COO

Dallas-based Anthelio, a provider of information technology and business outsourcing services for hospitals and other healthcare providers, said Friday that it has named John Dragovits as its President and Chief Operating Officer. Dragovits...

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June 21st,2012

WhaleShark Media Names COO, Promotes Two

Austin-based whaleShark Media continues to bolster its executive team, saying this morning that it has named Kelli Beougher as its Chief Operating Officer. Beougher has been at WhaleShark since 2009, and expands her role to handle responsib...

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June 18th,2012

Mozido Names CTO

Dallas-based Mozido, a developer of digital loyalty, payment, coupon, and other products for mobile network operators, said today that it has named Mike Love as Executive vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Love joins the company f...

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June 4th,2012

Interview with Chris Treadaway, Polygraph

A couple of weeks ago, Austin-based Polygraph (www.polygraph.com) launched its Facebook analytics product into the market. Chris Treadaway--a technology industry veteran who last worked as a executive at Microsoft and who is the company'...

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June 1st,2012

Civitas Learning Lands $4.1M

Austin-based Civitas Learning, a new startup focused on helping college students better select classes and majors, has raised $4.1M in a funding round, the firm said Thursday. The round came from Austin Ventures, First Round Capital, and Fl...

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May 29th,2012

Interview with Chris Wyatt, Youtoo TV

How do you create and test a product which takes videos, photos, and other information--in real time--and broadcasts that to a television network? In the case of Chris Wyatt, CEO of Dallas-based Youtoo (www.youtoo.com), you buy an entire ca...

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May 10th,2012

LaserGen Sets CEO

Houston-based startup biotechnology firm LaserGen, which is developing technology for the DNA sequencing market, said today that it has named Mimi Healy as Chief Executive Officer of the firm. Healy also joins the company's board. Healy was...

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April 20th,2012

Freescale Semiconductor CEO To Retire

Austin-based Freescale Semiconductor, the publicly held developer of microprocessors and other semiconductors, said late Thursday that the firm's CEO, Rich Beyer, is retiring. Freescale said that Beyer will continue as Chairman and CEO whil...

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April 4th,2012

Q2ebanking Hires New VP

Austin-based Q2ebanking, a technology firm which develops electronic banking software, announced today that it has named David Peterson as its Executive Vice President of Customer Experience and Innovation. Peterson joins the firm from his ...

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March 27th,2012

Austin Technology Council Adds Board Members

The Austin Technology Council said today that it has bolstered its board, adding Dennis McWilliams of Apollo Endosurgery, Lynn Atchison of HomeAway, John Arrow of Mutual Mobile and Adam Berman of TVA Medical to the group. The group helps pr...

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March 16th,2012

Adometry Snags Bazaarvoice's Dodd

Austin-based Adometry, the developer of advertising verification services for online advertisers, has snagged an executive from Bazaarvoice, the firm said today. Adometry said it has named Paul Dodd as its new Vice President of Sales, to ov...

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March 15th,2012

Dell Plans Major Asian Data Center Expansion

Round Rock-based Dell is planning a big expansion of data centers in Asia, according to reports today, and will open up 20 data centers in Asia to support private and public cloud customers. The report, from PC World, quoted Dell's Asia Pac...

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March 13th,2012

SailPoint Names New Marketing VP

Austin-based SailPoint, the developer of identity management software for the enterprise market, reported today that it has bolstered its executive ranks. Sailpoint said that Jackie Gilbert, co-founder of the firm and formerly VP of Marketi...

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February 21st,2012

CyrusOne Names Another New VP

Houston-based CyrusOne, the provider of data center services, appears to be on a hiring roll, hiring it fourth VP in as many weeks. The company--which provides data centers to enterprise customers--said it has hired Christopher Opat as its ...

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February 6th,2012

Allegro Development Upgrades Software

Dallas-based Allegro Development, which develops energy trading and risk management software, said this morning that it has launched an upgrade to its product. The firm said it released an update to Allegro Decision metrics 8.1, which helps...

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January 30th,2012

Tabbedout Names New CEO

Austin-based Tabbedout, the developer of mobile payment and bar tab management software, said this morning that it has named Paul Fiore as its new Chief Executive Officer. Fiore has previously served at such firms as Green Dot, XP Systems, ...

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January 20th,2012

Tech Fort Worth: Johson & Johnson Looks To Fund Local Startups

TECH Fort Worth, the technology incubator in Fort Worth, said this week that it is working with The Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology (COSAT), to help the group review Texas healthcare companies for funding. TECH ...

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November 30th,2011

Pivot3 Names CFO

Austin-based Pivot3, which develops storage and computing appliances, said today that it has named James Hajek as Chief Financial Officer. Hajek joins the company from GE Asset Intelligence, and also has served at Terion Inc. Pivot3 said th...

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November 28th,2011

CyrusOne Appoints COO

Houston-based CyrusOne, which is a provider of enterprise data centers and colocation services, reported today that it has hired Michael Duckett as its new Chief Operating Officer. Duckett was previously President and CO of CoreLink Data Ce...

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November 23rd,2011

Infochimps CEO Nick Ducoff Steps Down

Austin-based data marketplace Infochimps said Wednesday that CEO Nick Ducoff is stepping aside from his CEO role, handing the reins over to co-founder Joe Kelly. Ducoff, in a blog post, said he will be "reducing my day-to-day responsibiliti...

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November 1st,2011

Quarri Technologies Raises $3M

Austin-based Quarri Technologies, a developer of information and content security software, announced today that it has raised $3M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by the Houston Angel Network (HAN), and also include Daylight ...

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October 18th,2011

Active Power Loses CEO

Austin-based Active Power, the developer of flywheel based, backup power systems, said this morning that Jim Clishem has resigned as President, CEO, and as a member of the company's board, and has been replaced by Jan Lindelow. According to...

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October 11th,2011

Layered Tech Installs Two VPs

Plano-based Layered Technologies has bolstered its executive team, saying today that it has named Kevin Van Mondfrans as Vice President of Product Management, and Winter Frost as Vice President of Operatoins and SErvice Delivery. Van Mondfr...

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October 5th,2011

Dell Bolsters Healthcare Expertise

Round Rock-based Dell is bolstering its efforts in the healthcare market today, saying it has hired Andrew W. Litt, M.D. its Chief Medical Officer. Litt was most recently at Litt Healthcare Ventures, a consultant to private equity firms inv...

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September 7th,2011

Mozido Names CEO, Execs

Dallas-based Mozido, the provider of financial transaction services for the mobile market which is backed by Tomorrow Ventures, Eric Schmidt's personal investment firm, said today that it has named a new CEO and EVP. Eric Schmidt is the Cha...

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August 19th,2011

Wireless Seismic Moves HQ To Sugar Land, Boosts Execs

Houston-based Wireless Seismic, the developer of seismic data acquisition systems for the oil and gas market, said Thursday that it has moved its headquarters to Sugar Land, and has bolstered its executive team. The firm said it has hired T...

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July 14th,2011

AirStrip Technologies Names Strategy Officer

San Antonio-bsaed AirStrip Technologies, a provider of wireless patient monitoring products for hospitals, said this week that it has named Bruce Brandes as an Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. Brandes was previously Chie...

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July 6th,2011

Angel Investors Set To Hit Austin In 2012

Startups bemoaning the lack of angel investors in Austin -- will have those angels coming to them in droves, although they'll have to wait until next year. The Angel Capital Association, a national group representing a significant number of...

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June 23rd,2011

AirStrip Names CFO

San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies, the developer of mobile software for the medical industry, said Thursday that it has named Angela Pierce as its Chief Financial Officer. Pierce was most recently at Trillion Partners, and has also se...

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June 22nd,2011

Gazzang Finds Online Marketing Director

Austin-based Gazzang, which develops encryption and security software for online databases, continues to expand out its executive ranks, saying today that it has named Heidi Farris as Director of Online Marketing. Harris joins from Solarwin...

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June 2nd,2011

WhaleShark Bolsters Executive Ranks

Austin-based WhaleShark Media, the online coupon and deals site operator, has bolstered its executive team with two high visibility hires, saying today that it has named Paul Rogers as Chief Technology Officer, and Steven Pho as Senior Dire...

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June 1st,2011

MapMyFITNESS Finds CEO

Austin-based MapMyFITNESS, the developer of fitness websites and mobile applications, said today that it has named Richard Jalichandra as Chief Executive Officer. Current CEO Thurston remains on the firm's board of directors. Jalichandra jo...

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April 26th,2011

RenewData Names CEO, Board Member

Austin-based RenewData, the developer of electronic discovery and archiving software, said today that it has named Jim Blayney as its Chief Executive Officer, and added Dean Goodermote as a new board member at the firm. Blaney has been on R...

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March 16th,2011

mindWireless Shifts To Austin

mindWireless, a provider of wireless management services to enterprise customers, said this morning that it has moved its headquarter to Austin from its location in Houston. The firm said the move will give it access to Austin's "tech-savvy...

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March 16th,2011

Virtual Bridges Names Sales VP

Austin-based Virtual Bridges, the developer of desktop management software backed by Austin Ventures, said today that it has named Peter Poulin as its Vice President of Sales. Poulin was most recently at Hoovers, serving as Executive Vice P...

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March 9th,2011

Commercial Rocket Firm Expands In McGregor

A venture backed commercial rocket firm, SpaceX, which is developing rockets to deliver payloads to the International Space Station, said Wednesday that it is planning a major expansion in McGregor, Texas. SpaceX, which is run by ex-PayPal ...

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March 9th,2011

Layered Technologies Names President

Plano-based Layered Technologies reported this morning that it has named Brad Hokamp as President of the firm. Layered, which provides hosting, managed hosting, and cloud computing services, said Hokamp joins from Telx, where he was Chief M...

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February 22nd,2011

ROUND2 Gets New HQ

Austin-based ROUND2, a provider of electronics recycling and repair services, said today that it has signed a lease for a new corporate headquarters at Airport Commerce Park in Austin. The firm said the new facility will house executive, op...

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February 16th,2011

Spredfast Names Lombardi's Favaron CEO

Austin-based social media management software developer Spredfast said late last night that it has named former Lombardi executive Rod Favaron as its CEO. Favaron also joins the board. Favaron was most recently Chairman and CEO of Lombardi ...

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December 14th,2010

RealNetworks Snags Austin Exec For Marketing Chief

Digital entertainment firm RealNetworks said today that it has snagged a veteran Austin executive to head up the firm's marketing efforts. According to RealNetworks, it has hired on Judith Bitterli as its new Chief Marketing Officer, and wi...

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November 16th,2010

PROS Holdings Names CEO

Houston-based PROS Holdings, a developer of pricing and margin optimization software, said Monday that it has named Andres Reiner as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Reiner replaces Bert Winemiller, who the firm says is retiring f...

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November 4th,2010

IMS Research Expands in Korea

Austin-based market research and analyst firm IMS Research said today that it has opened up a new office in Seoul, South Korea. The firm said the move is part of an expansion of the firm into global markets. IMS said the new office was "vit...

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October 7th,2010

INX's Long Hands Reins To Hilz

Houston-based INX, a provider of IP communications and data center serviecs, said Thursday that it has named Mark T. Hilz as its President and CEO. Current CEO and founder James Long becomes Executive Chairman. Hilz has been on the firm's P...

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October 1st,2010

Bazaarvoice Grabs Former Doubleclick CFO

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, the developer of ratings and review software for e-commerce sites, announced today that it has appointed Stephen Collins, the former CFO and CIO of DoubleClick, as its Chief Financial Officer. Collins was most rece...

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September 22nd,2010

Bazaarvoice's Decker Joins Monetate As Board Member

Sam Decker, the outgoing Chief Marketing Officer of Bazaarvoice, said today he's lending his expertise to venture funded Monetate, a provider of A/B and other testing and personalization services or web sites. According to Decker, he has jo...

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September 21st,2010

Bazaarvoice Snags Dell's Marketing Head

A game of local tech-executive musical chairs played out yesterday, as Austin-based Bazaarvoice said that it has hired Erin Mulligan Nelson as Chief Marketing Officer for the company. Nelson is currently Chief Marketing Officer at Dell, whi...

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August 16th,2010

Bazaarvoice Adds Feld, Strauss As Advisors

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, which provides software-as-a-service for ecommerce ratings and reviews, said this morning that it has added Alan Feld and Ted Strauss to its board of advisors. Feld is one of the senior executive partners at Akin G...

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July 30th,2010

Damaka Expands Board

Richardson-based Damaka, a provider of unified communications and collaboration products, said today that it has named Paul Pandian to its Executive Board. Pandian is currently advisor and former president of Tech Mahindra (Americas), and a...

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July 20th,2010

uControl Gets $9.0M, Makes Exec Hires

Austin-based uControl, a developer of products for the home security and automation market, is announcing today that it has added $3.9M to its latest funding round, bringing its total raised in the current round to $9.0M. The firm said the ...

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July 15th,2010

AirWalk Taps Cisco Exec As Chairman

Richardson-based AirWalk Communications, a manufacturer of CDMA cellular radio network equipment, said Thursday that it has named former Cisco Systems VP Roger Dorf to its board. AirWalk said that Dorf will serve as Executive Chairman for t...

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July 1st,2010

Sabre Airline Solutions Names Slew Of Executives

Southlake-based Sabre Airline Solutions, the technology arm of Sabre, said today that it has made a number of appointments to its executive team. The firm said it has named Sanjay Nanda as Senior Vice President of Consulting and Solutions D...

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June 9th,2010

LifeSize Links With LG

Austin-based LifeSize, which is now owned by Logitech, said Wednesday that it has linked with LG Electronics, where it will power a line of video conferencing systems from LG. According to the firms, LG has introduced a new Executive Video ...

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June 2nd,2010

Gamestop Names New CEO

Grapevine, Texas-based videogame retailer GameStop, said Wednesday that it has named a new CEO. According to the firm, it has named J. Paul Raines as CEO, replacing Daniel A. DeMatteo, who becomes Executive Chairman. Raines was most recentl...

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May 27th,2010

LibreDigital Links With Baker & Taylor

Austin-based LibreDigital, a provider of electronic book publishing services for book publishers, has inked a partnership with Baker & Taylor, a provider of digital media services for the publishing industry. According to Baker & Taylor, th...

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May 20th,2010

LibreDigital Expands Exec Team

Austin-based LibreDigital is expanding its executive team, the firm said today, as part of the firm's recent venture funding round. According to LibreDigital, it has added Frank Lyman as Chief Marketing Officer, and promoted Albert Lopez to...

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May 13th,2010

CyrusOne Acquired By Cincinnati Bell For $525M

Houston-based data center operator CyrusOne is being acquired by Cincinnati Bell and ABRY Partners, in a deal worth $525M, Cincinnati Bell announced late Wednesday. According to Cincinnati Bell, the all-cash deal will make CyrusOne a wholly...

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April 13th,2010

GlobalSCAPE Hires Sales VP

San Antonio-based GlobalSCAPE said today that it has named William Buie as its Executive Vice President of Sales. The firm, which develops wide area file services (WAFS) and FTP file transfer software, said Buie joins the firm from Fujitsu,...

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March 23rd,2010

LibreDigital Names Worldwide Sales VP

Austin-based LibreDigital, a developer of products for creating and marketing electronic books, announced today that it has named Tom Lavey as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Levy was most recently at Sales Scale Partners, and ...

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March 16th,2010

nGenera Swizzles Exec Team

Austin-based nGenera Corporation, a developer of employee collaboration software, reported today that it has named both a new President and CEO, as well as a new CFO. The firm said it has named Thomas F. Kelly as its President and CEO, and ...

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February 25th,2010

GameStop Loses CFO to Walmart

Grapevine-based video game retailer GameStop reported Wednesday afternoon that its Executive Vice President and CFO, Catherine R. Smith, is resigning from the firm to join Walmart. According to the firm, Smith is being replaced on an interi...

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November 18th,2009

RenewData Names President

Austin-based RenewData, a provider of electronic discovery and archiving software, said Tuesday that it has named Richard Cohen as President. Cohen has been at the firm since early 2008, serving as Executive Vice President of Legal Services...

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November 12th,2009

PropertyMaps.com Acquired By Austin Entrepreneur

Jeff Chambers, a former U.S. product director for HomeAway, said late Wednesday that he has acquired residential real estate search engine PropertyMaps.com. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Chambers said he is now Chief Execut...

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October 21st,2009

Buffalo Technologies Names CEO

Austin-based Buffalo Technology USA, a developer of storage, networking, and other products, announced yesterday that it has appointed Taiji Watanabe as its Chief Executive Officer. Watanabe takes over for Takayuki Nishioka. According to th...

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October 19th,2009

Bazaarvoice Expands Advisors

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, a provider of ratings and review applications for ecommerce sites, said Monday that it has added Bernie Feiwus and Joe Shults to the company's advisory board. Feiwus had served as SVP and COO of JCPenney Direct, wa...

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September 15th,2009

Convio Opens DC Office

Austin-based nonprofit software-as-a-service firm Convio reports this week that it has opened up a new Washington, D.C. office and "executive center". According to Convio, the new facility will house team members plus will offer training se...

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August 25th,2009

GameStop Names CFO

Grapevine-based video game retailer GameStop said today that it has named Catherine R. (Cathy) Smith as the firm's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, replacing founding EVP and CFO David W. Carlson. GameStop said that Car...

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July 9th,2009

IDEV Shuffles Chairman

Houston-based IDEV Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of medical devices, reported today that Rick Anderson will succeed Thomas M. Tully as chairman of its board. Tully, IDEV said, has retired after serving a four-year stint as the ...

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July 7th,2009

ThePlanet Signs ContentActive

IT infrastructure hosting firm The Planet revealed Tuesday that it has signed fellow Houston-based business ContentActive as a client. The financial impact of the customer win was not disclosed. Founded in 2003, ContentActive provides Web s...

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July 1st,2009

ResearchPoint Names VP

Austin-based contract research organization ResearchPoint reported this morning that Becky Causey has come aboard as the firm's vice president of clinical operations. ResearchPoint noted that she will oversee its clinical operations, projec...

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July 1st,2009

eGistics Names CFO

Dallas-based document management software publisher eGistics reported this morning that it has hired long-time EDS executive Timothy J. Kick as chief financial officer. eGistics said Kick will oversee financial planning and numerous account...

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June 25th,2009

Preferred Health Technology Names Sales Head

Caroollton-based Preferred Health Technology reported this week that it has hired Sean Riley as vice president of sales. The provider of electronic payment and transaction-processing services for the health care industry said Riley will man...

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June 17th,2009

HelioVolt Names New CEO

Austin-based HelioVolt reported this morning that the firm has added Jim Flanary, the former COO of First Solar, as its Chief Executive OFficer. HelioVolt, which develops thin film solar products, said that Flanary joins the company from He...

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June 15th,2009

TECH Forth Worth Director Joins NBIA Board

TECH Fort Worth, a non-profit technology incubator, reported Monday that its executive director has been elected to the National Business Incubation Association's board of directors. The NBIA is a national organization that promotes busines...

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June 10th,2009

Microtune COO Retires

Plano-based Microtune, a developer of RF semiconductors, said Wednesday that the firm's Chief Operating Officer, Albert (Bud) Taddiken, has resigned, and is planning to retire. Microtune said that Taddiken will be replaced by Barry F. Koch,...

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June 2nd,2009

Hospitalists Now Lands $3.5M in Series A

Austin-based full-service physician group practice Hospitalists Now announced today that it has closed an initial round of venture financing worth $3.5 million. The startup credited life sciences-focused venture capital firm Sante Ventures ...

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June 2nd,2009

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Hires CFO

Woodlands-based Lexicon Pharmaceuticals reported this morning that it has hired Ajay Bansal as executive vice president of corporate development and chief financial officer. The company credited Bansal with more than 20 years of experience ...

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June 1st,2009

ACS Bumps Burlin, Blodgett to Combined COO Roles

Dallas-based business process outsourcing firm Affiliated Computer Services Inc. reported Monday that it has promoted two executives to C-level roles. ACS said it has named Tom Blodgett chief operating officer of all commercial operations a...

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June 1st,2009

The Planet Names VP

Houston-based IT infrastructure hosting firm The Planet reported today that it has hired Duke S. Skarda as vice president of information technology and software development. The Planet said Skarda will report to Douglas J. Erwin, the compan...

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May 26th,2009

ACS to Buy U.K.-based Anix for $50M

Affiliated Computer Services announced Monday that it has agreed to acquire Anix, a U.K.-based IT services and infrastructure solutions provider currently owned by Xploite PLC. Dallas-based ACS said it will pay some $50 million in cash for ...

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May 22nd,2009

Benchmark Electronics Names Fu Board Chairman

Benchmark Electronics reported Thursday that it appointed Cary T. Fu chairman of the board, effective Wednesday. The Angleton-based firm said Fu, who is also the company's chief executive officer and a co-founder, succeeds Donald E. Nigbor,...

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May 20th,2009

Ryan Spins Out Software Firm

Dallas-based tax services firm Ryan announced Tuesday that it has spun off its enterprise software products into a separate, independent company: Second Decimal. Ryan explained that the move will allow it to focus on its core tax services. ...

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May 19th,2009

Alert Logic Names Director

Cloud-based IT compliance and security solutions provider Alert Logic reported Tuesday that it has appointed Gray Hall to its board of directors. The Houston-based firm said Hall is the founder and former chief executive officer of VeriCent...

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May 14th,2009

TI Buys Luminary Micro

Dallas-based electronics and semiconductor manufacturer Texas Instruments announced Thursday that it has acquired Austin-based microcontroller supplier Luminary Micro. Financial terms of the deal, which closed Thursday, were not disclosed. ...

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May 6th,2009

EF Johnson Wins $500K Order from U.S. Navy

Irving-based EF Johnson Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of secure communications devices, announced Wednesday that it has received a $500,000 work order from the U.S. Navy. EF Johnson explained that, in return for the funds, it will provi...

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May 6th,2009

SmarteSoft Hires Sales VP

Austin-based SmarteSoft, a publisher of test automation applications for software developers, reported Tuesday that it has hired Gary Bowers as vice president of sales. The firm described Bowers as a test hardware and software industry vete...

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April 16th,2009

Austin Ventures Backs Acquisition By Century Payments

Investment firm Austin Ventures announced Wednesday that one of its portfolio companies has acquired National Merchant Solutions. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to Austin Ventures, the transaction marks the fourth...

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April 13th,2009

ALI Solutions Expands Board

ALI Solutions, the publisher of events-based analytics software formerly known as Austin Logistics, reported Monday that Harry C. Gambill was appointed to its board of directors in March. Gambill, the Austin-based firm said, served as presi...

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April 6th,2009

Austin Logistics Inc. Changes Name to ALI Solutions

Austin Logistics Inc., a publisher of event-based analytics software, revealed Monday that it has adopted a new name: ALI Solutions. John Carreker, ALI's chief executive officer, explained in a statement that the change was necessary becaus...

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March 26th,2009

NEC Names President, CEO

Texas-based NEC Corp. of America, the U.S.-based subsidiary of Japan's NEC Corp., reported Wednesday that it has promoted Takayuki Okada to the role of president and chief executive officer, effective April 1. The firm, which has its U.S. h...

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March 25th,2009

EF Johnson Gets $1M Order

Irving-based EF Johnson Technologies, a manufacturer of secure communications equipment, revealed Tuesday that one of its subsidiary companies has received a $1 million order from a U.S. Department of Defense customer. Michael Jalbert, EF J...

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March 23rd,2009

Interview with Michael Augustin, Gendai Games

Michael Augustin is founder of Gendai Games, which recently launched its GameSalad game creation site at SXSW. GameSalad allows users to create games for the desktop, the Apple iPhone, the web, and on Facebook without having to know how to ...

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March 20th,2009

Perficient Swizzles Board

Austin-based Perficient, a provider of information technology consulting, said this morning that it has appointed two new independent board members. According to the firm, John S. Hamlin and David D. May have joined its board. Hamlin is pre...

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March 17th,2009

Planview Names EIR

Portfolio management software publisher Planview reported Tuesday that it has appointed Brad Rable as its newest executive in residence. The Austin-based firm described Rable as the former vice president of program management for USAA whose...

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March 12th,2009

ProspX Names Chairman

ProspX, a publisher of hosted collaboration and automation software for the commercial insurance industry, reported today that it has appointed Dennis Chookaszian chairman of its board of directors. The Austin, Texas-based company said Choo...

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March 11th,2009

LibreDigital Hires Slew Of New Executives

Austin-based LibreDigital has made a significant number of new hires to its executive team, the firm said this morning. LibreDigital, which develops software used to help publishers distribute their books in electronic form, said that it ha...

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March 9th,2009

Worksoft Hires Sales VP

Worksoft Inc., a publisher of application lifecycle management utilities, reported Monday that it has hired Dan Gannon as vice president of worldwide sales and marketing. Worksoft explained that, in this role, Gannon will develop and carry ...

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March 9th,2009

ACS Hires Transportation Head

Affiliated Computer Services Inc. reported this morning that it has hired Dave Amoriell as executive vice president and group president of its Transportation Solutions group. The Dallas-based business process outsourcing firm described Amor...

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March 4th,2009

Savara Expands Board with Three Appointments

Savara Inc. reported Wednesday that it has added three directors to its board. The Austin, Texas-based biopharmaceutical firm said the new members are Nevan Elam, Matthew Dennis and Dr. Curt Bilby. Elam, Savara noted, formerly headed up Nek...

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March 3rd,2009

Mezeo Software Names Chairman

Houston-based, cloud storage application publisher Mezeo Software Corp. reported Tuesday that it has appointed Gray Hall to its board of directors and named him chairman. The company described Hall as a hosting industry veteran who co-found...

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March 2nd,2009

The Planet Targets London Facility

IT hosting firm The Planet reported Monday that it will open its first international data center in April. According to the Houston-based company, the facility will be based in London and is a response to customer demand for globally redund...

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February 24th,2009

Airband Communications Fills COO, CFO Openings

Airband Communications Inc., a provider of fixed-wireless broadband services, reported Monday that it has hired Timothy W. Kinnear as chief financial officer and promoted Layne L. Levine to chief operating officer. Kinnear, the Dallas-based...

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February 23rd,2009

Westec Secures $20M in Venture Financing

Dallas-based remote video monitoring firm Westec Intelligent Surveillance announced Monday that it has received $20 million in equity funding. The firm said that Argonaut Private Equity and Egis Capital Partners led the effort. Existing inv...

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February 19th,2009

7 Billion People Adds Board Member

Austin-based e-commerce software developer 7 Billion People Inc. reported Wednesday that it has appointed former Neiman Marcus top executive Richard Marcus to its board of directors. According to 7 Billion People, Marcus spent 27 years with...

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February 18th,2009

RipCode Hires Sales VP

Dallas-based video transcoding product maker RipCode Inc. reported Tuesday that it has hired Greg Lowitz as executive vice president of sales and business development. Working from its Bay Area office near San Francisco, the firm said, Lowi...

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February 10th,2009

Atos Origin Bumps Shumsky to Human Resources VP

Global IT consulting firm Atos Origin reported Tuesday that it has promoted Sabrina Shumsky to vice president of human resources for its North American operations, which are headquartered in Houston. Shumsky, Atos said, will report directly...

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February 10th,2009

Alert Logic Expands Board

Hosted IT compliance and security software publisher Alert Logic reported today that it has appointed Vince Rossi to its board of directors. The Houston-based firm described Rossi as a security industry veteran with more than 15 years of pr...

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February 4th,2009

HelioVolt Shuffles Execs

Austin-based HelioVolt announced Wednesday that the firm has made a number of executive changes, saying that it has named board member Ron Bernal as interim CEO. The company also said that it has hired on Sanjeev Kumar as Chief Financial Of...

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January 20th,2009

Synerzip Taps Chatterjee For Advisory Role

Outsourced software development firm Synerzip Inc. reported Monday that former i2 and TI executive Dr. Pallab Chatterjee has joined Synerzip's board of advisors. Prior to his appointment, Synerzip said, Chatterjee worked for several years a...

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January 15th,2009

Austin Ventures Invests $50M In New Firm

Austin Ventures announced Thursday that it has created a company by combining three recently acquired businesses. The Austin-based private equity firm said its new entity, known as Century Payments Inc. and headquartered in Dallas, will pro...

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January 14th,2009

Perot Systems Names Business Unit Executive

Perot Systems Corp. reported Tuesday that it has hired Eric Wieman as executive vice president of a division of the company's Fairfax, Va.-based Government Services business unit. The Plano-based information technology outsourcing provider ...

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January 13th,2009

Bazaarvoice Hires Finance Chief

Bazaarvoice, a publisher of hosted product ratings and review applications that support e-commerce transactions, reported Monday that it has hired Ken Saunders as chief financial officer. The Austin, Texas-based firm said Saunders possesses...

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January 6th,2009

Eltek Valere Promotes Schoyen to Marketing Chief

Eltek Valere reported Tuesday that it has promoted Morten Schoyen as chief marketing officer. The Richardson, Texas-based firm said Schoyen has been with the company since 2000 and previously served as vice president for industrial power. I...

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January 5th,2009

Ensysce Hires Kirkpatrick as President, CEO

Cancer treatment research firm Ensysce Biosciences Inc. reported Monday that Dr. D. Lynn Kirkpatrick has come aboard as president and chief executive officer. Houston-based Ensysce, which is studying the use of fullerene carbon nanotubes fo...

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December 22nd,2008

Heatwave Interactive Expands

Heatwave Interactive Inc. reported Monday that it has added several new faces to its executive staff. The Austin, Texas-based firm said Dave Prout has come aboard as director of development. Prout previously co-founded Spark Unlimited and w...

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December 19th,2008

i2 Loses Chatterjee

Dallas-based business software firm i2 Technologies said today that Dr. Pallab K. Chatterjee, the firm's CEO, is leaving the company. According to i2, Chatterjee is leaving the company to "pursue other opportunities" and will be replaced by...

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December 18th,2008

RF Monolithics to Lay Off 37 Percent

Dallas-based RF Monolithics has joined the long parade of companies laying off employees due to the economy. In its quarterly revenues report Thursday, RF Monolithics Inc., a manufacturer of embedded radio frequency devices, announced that ...

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December 16th,2008

Ceterus Networks Acquired By Competitor

Richardson, Texas-based Ceterus Networks, a manufacturer of telecommunications hardware, has been acquired by a competitor, Overture Networks. Terms of the deal, which Overture announced Tuesday, were not disclosed. Overture said the absorp...

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December 11th,2008

Interview with Russell Reeder, LibreDigital

For our company profile today, we spoke with Austin-based LibreDigital (www.libredigital.com) is a local technology firm which develops software used for digital publishing. Russ Reeder is President and CEO of the firm, and told us more abo...

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November 24th,2008

Lineage Power Wraps up Cherokee Acquisition

Dallas-based Lineage Power Holdings Inc., a producer of power conversion equipment, announced Monday that it has finalized its acquisition of power supply manufacturer Cherokee International. The $105 million deal, first reported Sept. 25, ...

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November 17th,2008

Quantapoint Names President, CEO

Quantapoint Inc., a developer of laser-scanning technology and related software, reported Monday that it hired John Wilson as president and chief executive officer. The Houston-based company said Wilson succeeds Eric Hoffman as CEO. Hoffman...

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November 13th,2008

LibreDigital Hires Two, Promotes One

LibreDigital Inc. reported Wednesday that it has made three changes to its executive staff. The Austin, Texas-based developer of new media tools for publishers said it has hired Steven Schatz as vice president of global sales. Schatz, Libre...

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November 12th,2008

AdRevolution Hires Executive

ADRevolution LLC, a publisher of advertising media-buying software, reported Tuesday that it has hired Tobias Schremmer as senior director of client services. The Austin, Texas-based company described Schremmer as a veteran of the direct an...

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November 6th,2008

Rackspace Names New Sales Head

Rackspace Hosting, a provider of managed IT services, reported Wednesday that it has appointed Jim Lewandowski as its next senior vice president of worldwide sales. The San Antonio, Texas-based firm said Lewandowski succeeds Glenn Reinus, w...

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October 27th,2008

Austin Ventures Commits $75M Toward Startup

Venture capital and private equity firm Austin Ventures announced this morning that it has partnered with entrepreneur Ronald T. Sorrow to create AVRON Partners Inc., a supply chain services acquisition and strategic business development fi...

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October 27th,2008

Quanta Services Promotes O'Neil To President, COO

Quanta Services Inc. reported today that it has promoted James F. O'Neil to president and chief operating officer. A Houston-based provider of infrastructure networking for the power, natural gas, telecommunications and cable television ind...

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October 23rd,2008

Perot Systems Expands In EMEA

Plano, Texas-based IT consulting firm Perot Systems Corp. reported Thursday that it has hired Ferenc Szelenyi as managing director of its EMEA operations. In this role, Perot Systems said, he will oversee the company's business development ...

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October 21st,2008

Austin Ventures Funds Port Logistics Group

Austin Ventures said today that it has acquired three companies and launched a new Houston-based firm, Port Logistics Group. According to Austin Ventures, the investment was made as part of a partnership with transportation logistics execut...

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October 14th,2008

RFM Expands Board

RF Monolithics Inc. reported Tuesday that it has appointed Jonathan W. Ladd to its board of directors, effective Monday. The Dallas-based manufacturer of RF components and related products, said Ladd joins the board as an independent direct...

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October 10th,2008

CSIdentity Hires Two VPs, Adds Board Member

CSIdentity, a provider of identity theft protection services to businesses and consumers, reported Thursday that it has added two vice presidents to its executive staff. The Austin, Texas-based company said Michael Bruemmer has joined the f...

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October 6th,2008

FMC Technologies Names Kinnear Chairman

FMC Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of equipment for the energy and industrial markets, reported Monday that it has appointed Peter D. Kinnear chairman of its board of directors. The Houston-based company said Kinnear, who is already its ...

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September 17th,2008

Match.com Bumps Ginsberg To SVP

Online dating Web site Match.com reported Tuesday that it has promoted Mandy Ginsberg to senior vice president and general manager of Match.com. In this role, the Dallas-based company said, Ginsberg will oversee Match.com's North American o...

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September 16th,2008

Bazaarvoice Hires Svatek As VP

Bazaarvoice, a publisher of hosted social commerce and customer feedback applications, reported Monday that it has hired Mike Svatek as vice president of product strategy. In this newly created role, Bazaarvoice said, Svatek will supervise ...

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September 16th,2008

Bazaarvoice Installs Svatek as Product Strategy VP

Bazaarvoice, a publisher of hosted social commerce and customer feedback applications, reported Monday that it has hired Mike Svatek as vice president of product strategy. In this newly created role, Bazaarvoice said, Svatek will supervise ...

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September 9th,2008

Cypress Adds Tomlinson as Quality Assurance VP

Cypress Software Systems LP reported Monday that Scott Tomlinson has joined the company as vice president of quality assurance. The North Richland Hills, Texas-based firm said Tomlinson's chief duties will be to develop and manage quality a...

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September 3rd,2008

BizNet Names Software Director

Dallas-based BizNet Software reported Tuesday that it has hired former Microsoft executive Demetrius Austin as director of software engineering. The Dallas-based publisher of Excel business reporting and analysis applications said Austin's ...

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August 28th,2008

Bazaarvoice Hires Executive

Bazaarvoice reported yesterday that Heather Brunner has joined the company as senior vice president of worldwide client services. The Austin, Texas-based publisher of hosted social commerce software said Brunner boasts nearly two decades of...

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August 27th,2008

GlobalSCAPE Taps Veteran Morris for CEO Role

GlobalSCAPE Inc. has named former General Dynamics executive James R. Morris as its chief executive officer, the software publisher reported this morning. GlobalSCAPE described Morris as a 35-year information technology, business developmen...

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August 26th,2008

EDS Officially Becomes Business Group of HP

Computer consulting and manufacturing giant Hewlett-Packard announced Tuesday that its record-setting acquisition of Texas-based Electronic Data Systems Corp. is official. HP said the $13.9 billion deal—first reported on May 13—represents t...

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August 26th,2008

NetQoS Divulges First-Half Revenues

Privately held network management software publisher NetQoS Inc. published on Tuesday its fiscal results for the first half of 2008. The Austin, Texas-based company reported combined revenues of $25.6 million for the year's first and second...

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August 26th,2008

Cypress Software Names Executive

Loan automation applications developer Cypress Software Systems LP reported Monday that it has hired Karen Lord as director of training. Cypress said Lord's chief duties will include organizing, supervising and conducting client training se...

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August 20th,2008

Mosso Names Executive

Mosso LLC, a provider of enterprise hosting and storage services, reported Tuesday that it has appointed Bruce Runyan to the newly created position of chief uptime officer. The San Antonio, Texas-based company described Runyan as a technolo...

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August 19th,2008

Phytel Appoints CEO

Dallas-based Phytel, a publisher of patient management software, reported Monday that it has appointed Steve Schelhammer chief executive officer. Phytel said Schelhammer currently chairs its board but will resign in order become its CEO. Th...

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August 11th,2008

i2 Technologies Acquired In $346M Deal

Dallas-based supply chain applications publisher i2 Technologies Inc. has agreed to be acquired by competitor JDA Software Group Inc. of Scottsdale, Ariz., for some $346 million in cash, JDA announced Monday. Dr. Pallab Chatterjee, i2's chi...

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July 30th,2008

Silicon Labs Buys Integration Associates for $80M

Austin, Texas-based semiconductor manufacturer Silicon Laboratories Inc. announced Wednesday that it has concluded its acquisition of fabless semiconductor producer Integration Associates Inc. The deal, Silicon Labs said, is worth some $80 ...

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July 17th,2008

MPV Acquires Massachusetts-Based TeraHealth

Medical Present Value Inc., an Austin, Texas-based publisher of payment-processing software for the health care industry, announced today that it has acquired TeraHealth, a developer of insurance and benefits verification applications for p...

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July 10th,2008

Intervoice Names New CEO

Dallas-based communication software publisher Intervoice Inc. reported Wednesday that Robert Ritchey, the company's chief executive officer, will retire. Intervoice said Ritchey, whose retirement will take effect on Aug. 31, will remain on ...

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July 7th,2008

ACS Hires Government Solutions Head

Dallas-based business process outsourcing firm Affiliated Computer Services Inc. reported Monday that it has hired Joseph P. Doherty Jr. as executive vice president and group president of its Government Solutions Group. The division, ACS sa...

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July 2nd,2008

Blockbuster Withdraws Circuit City Proposal

Dallas-based movie rental chain Blockbuster Inc. announced Tuesday that it has withdrawn its proposal to acquire troubled electronics retailer Circuit City. Citing market conditions and data gathered during the initial due diligence process...

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July 1st,2008

Molecular Imprints Adds Two Marketing, BizDev VPs

Molecular Imprints Inc., a developer of nano-patterning systems and solutions for the hard disk drive and semiconductor industries, reported today that it has added two industry veterans to its executive staff. The Austin, Texas-based compa...

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June 25th,2008

Silicon Labs to Buy Integration Associates for $80M

Austin, Texas-based semiconductor manufacturer Silicon Laboratories Inc. announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Integration Associates, a Silicon Valley-based producer of analog-intensive integrated circuits. The deal, worth a net ...

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June 24th,2008

MPOWER Ventures Funds Sapphire Mobile Systems

MPOWER Ventures LP, an Austin, Texas-based private equity firm focusing on early stage businesses, announced Monday that its investment portfolio now includes Sapphire Mobile Systems of Philadelphia. The amount of MPOWER's investment was no...

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June 23rd,2008

Austin Ventures Funds New Media Startup with $50M

Private equity firm Austin Ventures announced Monday that it has partnered with Internet executive Sherman Atkinson to form ATCOR Holdings Inc. Austin Ventures said the new company will focus on acquiring and operating high-growth businesse...

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June 23rd,2008

RenewData Appoints Cohen Legal Services EVP

RenewData, a provider of e-discovery and digital information risk management services, reported Friday that it has hired Richard Cohen as executive vice president of legal services. In this role, Cohen will supervise RenewData's legal team ...

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June 5th,2008

RenewData Shakes Up Executive Ranks

Austin-based RenewData, a provider of electronic evidence discovery software, said today that it has named Steven Horan acting CEO of the firm, replacing Ellery Buchanan. RenewData did not give a reason for the replacement, saying only that...

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June 5th,2008

Boundless Network Names Rizzi Executive VP of Sales

Promotional products distributor Boundless Network reported Wednesday that it has hired Tom Rizzi as executive vice president of sales. Boundless said Rizzi, who boasts some 20 years of sales experience, will be charged with acquiring new, ...

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June 4th,2008

Ignite! Learning Appoints CEO

Middle school curriculum provider Ignite! Learning Inc. reported Tuesday that it has promoted Alan Davis to president and chief executive officer. Davis was previously the Austin, Texas-based company's executive vice president of technology...

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May 30th,2008

Site Controls Names Erker Executive VP of Sales

Site Controls, a publisher of on-demand energy and asset management software applications, reported earlier this week that it has hired Dale Erker as executive vice president of sales. In this role, Erker will direct Site Controls' sales an...

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May 28th,2008

2GO Software Names Pariveda's Ballengee to Board

On-demand mobile applications provider 2GO Software Solutions Inc. reported Wednesday that it has appointed Bruce Ballengee to its board of directors. 2GO said Ballengee boasts a wealth of management and technology experience and has held s...

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May 27th,2008

SolarWinds Taps VC For VP

Austin-based network management software firm SolarWinds has expanded its executive team, saying that it has hired Karen White as the company's Vice President of Corporate and Business Development. White was formerly a managing director at ...

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May 27th,2008

BMC Software Adds Two BladeLogic Executives

Houston-based IT management applications publisher BMC Software reported today that it has added two names to its executive roster. Both individuals, the company said, were formerly C-level executives at BladeLogic, the data center automati...

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May 27th,2008

ADRevolution Forms Eight-Person Advisory Panel

ADRevolution, a publisher of digital advertising optimization software, reported Friday that it has completed the formation of its eight-member advisory board. The company said the panel consists of: Bob Perkins, a former president of New Y...

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May 22nd,2008

ADRevolution Appoints Magierski to Board

Online advertising software publisher ADRevolution reported yesterday that it has appointed local entrepreneur Brian Magierski to its board of directors. The Austin, Texas-based business said Magierski is currently the chief development off...

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May 22nd,2008

Ayoka Hires Blaskovich as Sales, Marketing EVP

Custom enterprise software developer Ayoka Systems reported Wednesday that former EDS executive Mark Blaskovich has joined Ayoka as executive vice president of sales and marketing. The Arlington, Texas-based business said Blaskovich's prima...

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May 19th,2008

Worksoft Names Javed Engineering Vice President

Worksoft Inc., a Dallas-based publisher of SAP-testing software, reported Monday that it has hired Shoeb Javed as vice president of engineering. Worksoft said Javed will lead development of the company’s testing solutions software while sup...

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May 14th,2008

i2's Chatterjee Fills CEO Role

i2 Technologies Inc. reported Tuesday that its board of directors has promoted Dr. Pallab K. Chatterjee to chief executive officer. The Dallas-based supply chain consultant said Chatterjee has served as interim CEO since July 31, 2007. Chat...

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May 8th,2008

i2's Sidhu Leaves As Chairman

i2 Technologies Inc., a Dallas-based provider of supply chain management services, reported Wednesday that founder Sanjiv Sidhu will step down as chairman of the company's board of directors. Jackson L. Wilson Jr., who has served on i2's bo...

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April 24th,2008

RF Monolithics to Lay Off 25 Employees

Dallas-based RF Monolithics Inc., a manufacturer of embedded wireless components for the machine-to-machine market, revealed Thursday that it will lay off some 25 employees in order to cut costs as part of a revised strategic initiative. RF...

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April 23rd,2008

BroadRamp Hires CFO

BroadRamp Inc., a publisher of Internet-based multimedia-viewing software, reported Tuesday that it has hired Bob Kilduff as chief financial officer. Kilduff, the San Antonio, Texas-based company said, will be responsible for developing Bro...

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April 22nd,2008

IDev Technologies Raises $25M

Houston-based medical device manufacturer IDev Technologies Inc. announced Tuesday that it has concluded its third round of venture financing after securing $25 million. IDev said the Series C effort consisted entirely of existing investors...

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April 16th,2008

Ignite! Learning Raises $2.75M

Austin-based Ignite! Learning, which provides curriculum to middle schools, said Wednesday that it has raised $2.75M in an investment round. Names of the investors were not disclosed. As part of the funding, the firm's founder, Neil Bush be...

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April 15th,2008

eGistics Names Stangl Strategic Accounts VP

Dallas-based document management software publisher eGistics reported Monday that it has hired Robert C. Stangl as vice president of strategic accounts. Stangl will report to Ed Pearce, the company's executive vice president of sales and co...

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April 10th,2008

GTESS Elevates Bradley to Chairman, CEO

GTESS Corp., a publisher of Web-based transaction-processing software for the health care industry, reported Wednesday that it has named James P. Bradley chairman and chief executive officer, effectively immediately. Bradley first joined th...

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April 1st,2008

N-trig Hires Research VP

N-trig, a manufacturer of touch-screen interfaces for notebook PCs and mobile devices, reported Monday that it has hired Yaki Luzon as vice president of research, development and engineering. N-trig said Luzon most recently served as a dire...

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March 28th,2008

HBMG Names CEO

Austin-based HBMG, a provider of information technology services and consulting, said Friday that it has named David Smith as the firm's new Chief Executive Officer. Smith was most recently the Vice President of Consulting, Alliances and E...

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March 27th,2008

Logica Hires Houston Head

Logica, a European information technology and business process consulting firm, reported Wednesday that it has hired former EDS executive Josh Strasner to lead Logica's North American operations, which are based in Houston. Strasner joined ...

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March 26th,2008

Active Power Expands Board

Active Power Inc., a manufacturer of energy-efficient power systems, reported Tuesday that it has appointed James E. deVenny III to its board of directors. Most recently, deVenny served as president and chief executive officer of Dataside L...

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March 24th,2008

River Logic Names Nistico VP of Finance

River Logic Inc., a Dallas-based publisher of integrated business planning and advanced business modeling software, reported Monday that it has hired Cyndi Nistico as vice president of finance. River Logic said Nistico will rely on her 20 y...

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March 21st,2008

DataInfoCom Names Austin's Hunter to Board

DataInfoCom, a publisher of decision support and optimization software for Fortune 500 businesses, reported Wednesday that it has appointed Austin, Texas, resident Dick Hunter to its board of directors. Hunter, the Ontario, Canada-based com...

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March 19th,2008

Safety Vision Hires CFO

Safety Vision LP, a Houston-based manufacturer of mobile digital video equipment, reported Monday that it has hired Michael Ondruch as chief financial officer. Safety Vision said one of Ondruch's primary responsibilities will be to work alo...

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March 17th,2008

BMC Software to Acquire BladeLogic for $800M

Houston-based BMC Software, a publisher of enterprise-management applications, announced Monday that it has agreed to pay $800 million for BladeLogic, a Massachusetts-based developer of data center automation software. According to BMC, it ...

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March 12th,2008

Click Forensics Raises $10M in Series B Funding

Click Forensics Inc., provider of a subscription-based service that helps online advertisers reduce fraud in their pay-per-click advertising, announced Wednesday that it has concluded its second round of venture financing after raising $10 ...

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March 11th,2008

ReachView Acquired By Alcatel-Lucent

Communications services provider Alcatel-Lucent announced Monday that it has agreed to acquire ReachView Technologies, a service assurance consulting and integration firm with offices in Atlanta and Dallas. Terms of the deal, which is expec...

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March 11th,2008

Thru Adds Sims To Board

Thru, a publisher of secure messaging and file transfer software-as-a-service applications, reported Monday that it has appointed James Sims to its board of directors. In addition to joining Thru's board as a director, Thru noted, Sims chai...

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March 10th,2008

Skywire Software Spins Off iWave Software

Skywire Software, publisher of software for the insurance, financial services and legal and professional services industries, announced Monday that it has spun off its successful iWave Integrator software line into an independent company na...

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March 5th,2008

RiseSmart Finds $1.5M For Job Search Service

Dallas-based RiseSmart, an online, human-powered job search service, said yesterday that it has raised $1.5M in a seed round of funding. According to RiseSmart, the firm's subscription-based service will assign a "job concierge" to help mem...

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March 3rd,2008

Intervoice Bumps Milton to President, COO

Dallas-based communications software developer Intervoice Inc. reported Monday that it has promoted Jim Milton to president and chief operating officer. Intervoice said Milton, who had served as executive vice president and COO since joinin...

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February 27th,2008

SemiSouth Laboratories Names Roberts COO

SemiSouth Laboratories Inc., a manufacturer of silicon carbide-based semiconductors, reported Tuesday that it has hired Kenney Roberts as chief operating officer. SemiSouth described Roberts as an executive management veteran with 34 years ...

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February 22nd,2008

Usability Sciences Adds Execs

Dallas-based Usability Sciences, which provides usability testing and research, said Thursday that it has named Tom Cherry as its Executive Vice President of Sales, and Hub Bares as Vice President of Finance and Administration. Cherry has b...

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February 21st,2008

Xpressdocs Hires CEO

Xpressdocs, a publisher of on-demand marketing software for print- and Web-based campaigns, reported Thursday that it has hired Eric Chandler as chief executive officer. Chandler, Xpressdocs said, succeeds founder and former CEO Colin Baile...

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February 14th,2008

Freescale Names Beyere CEO, Chairman

Freescale Semiconductor, a manufacturer of embedded integrated circuits, reported Wednesday that it has hired Rich Beyer as chief executive officer and board chairman. The Austin, Texas-based company said Beyer will succeed Michel Mayer, wh...

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February 13th,2008

Object Reservoir Reveals New Marketing VP, HR Director

Object Reservoir Inc., a Houston-based provider of software and services for the global oil and gas industry, reported Tuesday that it has made two changes to its executive staff. Specifically, Object Reservoir said it has hired Russ Krauss...

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February 11th,2008

RiverRock Holdings Purchases Dynamic Energy

Dallas-based acquisition firm RiverRock Holdings announced Monday that it has purchased Dynamic Energy Systems Inc., a publisher of medical billing software for the home medical equipment industry. Financial terms of the deal were not discl...

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February 8th,2008

SolarWinds Adds Board Member

SolarWinds, an Austin, Texas-based publisher of network management software, reported Thursday that it has appointed salesforce.com executive Steven Cakebread to its board of directors. Cakebread, SolarWinds added, will join the board as ch...

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January 31st,2008

HomeAway Names Marketing Exec

Austin-based HomeAway, an operator of vacation rental websites, said Thursday it has named Michael (Mike) Butler as the firm's new Chief Marketing Officer. Butler joins the firm from T-Mobile USA, where he was an executive vice president an...

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January 28th,2008

Lombardi Reveals New Business Group, President

Lombardi, a publisher of business process management software, reported Monday that it has created a new business group and made several key changes to its executive lineup. Lombardi said its new Global Business Solutions group combines its...

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January 24th,2008

Allied Defense to Shop Titan Dynamics for $4.75M

International defense contractor The Allied Defense Group Inc. announced Thursday that it has agreed to sell its Texas-based subsidiary, Titan Dynamics Systems Inc., to Chemring Group PLC for $4.75 million. Headquartered in the United Kingd...

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January 16th,2008

Vignette Names EMEA Exec

Vignette, a publisher of Web content management software, reported Wednesday that it has hired Dick Cahill as general manager for its operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Vignette said Cahill, whose hiring is effective immediat...

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January 8th,2008

BMC Hires Away Oracle Exec

Houston-based BMC Software, a publisher of enterprise management applications, reported Monday that it has hired former senior Oracle executive David Lavanty as vice president of consulting services. BMC described Lavanty as a 22-year veter...

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January 8th,2008

SecureLogix Adds Symantec's Rice to Board

SecureLogix Corp., a developer of voice network management and telecommunications security software, announced Monday that it has added Symantec executive Charlie Rice to its board of directors. The appointment is effective immediately, Sec...

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January 7th,2008

SemiSouth Moves To Austin

SemiSouth Laboratories, a firm which develops silicon carbide semiconductor technology, said Monday that it will move its headquarters to Austin. The firm, which was previously headquartered in Starkville, Mississippi, is a spinout of Miss...

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December 20th,2007

BMC's Lavigne Rejoins Board

Houston-based BMC Software, a publisher of IT automation applications, revealed Thursday that Louis J. "Lou" Lavigne Jr. has rejoined its board of directors. Lavigne resigned from the board earlier this year due to health reasons, BMC said,...

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December 19th,2007

Cypress To Close Round Rock Fab

Cypress Semiconductor Corp., a manufacturer of mixed-signal integrated circuits, reported Wednesday that it will close its Fab 2 semiconductor manufacturing facility in Round Rock, Texas, by late 2008. The San Jose, Calif.-based company sai...

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December 18th,2007

Pivot3 Installs Tanguay as Sales VP

Pivot3, a developer of software-based high-definition storage systems, reported Tuesday that it has hired Marc Tanguay as vice president of sales. The Spring, Texas-based company described Tanguay as a sales and digital storage industry vet...

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December 13th,2007

COMSYS IT Partners Purchases Praeos Technologies

Houston-based Information technology consulting firm COMSYS IT Partners Inc. announced Wednesday that it has acquired fellow IT specialist Praeos Technologies Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. COMSYS said it expects the acquisition...

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December 10th,2007

Asuragen Raises $18.5M in Series B Funds

Asuragen Inc., a manufacturer of health care diagnostics equipment, announced today that it has concluded its second round of venture financing after securing some $18.5 million. Asuragen said the Series B funds were obtained from new and p...

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December 5th,2007

Rittenmeyer to Chair EDS Board

Business process outsourcing firm EDS announced Tuesday that its board of directors has voted Ron Rittenmeyer, the company's president and chief executive officer, as chairman. EDS said Rittenmeyer will succeed Mike Jordan, who will resign ...

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November 29th,2007

Planview Taps Financial Expert

Planview, a provider of portfolio management software and consulting services, reported Wednesday that it has appointed Randy S. Leiser as its chief financial officer in residence. Planview noted that Leiser, who is principle at Golden Cree...

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November 28th,2007

BBS Technologies Acquires R1Soft

Houston-based BBS Technologies Inc., a publisher of corporate systems management software, announced Tuesday that it has acquired R1Soft, a developer of backup and recovery applications for MySQL databases and Linux and Windows servers. Ter...

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November 27th,2007

NetQoS Adds Product Design VP

Austin-based NetQoS has expanded its executive team, saying Tuesday that it has added Russell Wilson as the firm's Vice President of Product Design. Wilson has been at the firm since May of 2005, and has previously been at HyPerformix, ALVE...

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November 15th,2007

Dell to Sell, Support Solaris 10

Computer networking powerhouse Sun Microsystems Inc. reported Wednesday that computer manufacturer Dell Inc. will offer Sun's Solaris operating system and support services directly to its PowerEdge server customers. The multi-year, original...

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November 14th,2007

EDS To Pay $420M For Saber Holdings

Plano, Texas-based information technology outsourcing firm EDS announced Tuesday that it has agreed to purchase a 93-percent equity interest in Saber Holdings Inc., a publisher of software for local and state governments. EDS said it will p...

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November 13th,2007

WhiteFence Acquires GetConnected Site, Intellectual Property

WhiteFence, a comparison-shopping Web site for residential home services, announced Tuesday that it has purchased the technology software, intellectual property rights and domain name of GetConnected Inc., a developer of e-commerce and inte...

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November 9th,2007

AutoRevo Adds Two New Hires to Executive Staff

AutoRevo, a publisher of on-demand software for selling cars online, reported Thursday that it has hired a pair of high-level executives. The Dallas-based company said Sean Scally has come aboard as its chief software architect, while Bill ...

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November 1st,2007

Layered Technologies Appoints CEO

On-demand Internet service and hosting provider Layered Technologies Inc. announced yesterday that it has hired John "Jack" Finlayson as chief executive officer and chairman of the company's board of directors. Layered Technologies said Fin...

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October 31st,2007

The Planet Appoints VP

Corporate Internet service and hosting provider The Planet reported Tuesday that it has hired Stan O. Barber as vice president of network operations. The Planet said Barber will supervise the Houston-based company's Global Network Operation...

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October 31st,2007

SensorTran Appoints Board Member

SensorTran Inc., a supplier of fiber optic-based distributed temperature-sensing systems, reported Tuesday that it has named Phil Longorio to its board of directors. SensorTran said the appointment took effect Oct. 1. The Austin, Texas-base...

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October 29th,2007

Bazaarvoice Adds Wenholz As CFO

Austin, Texas-based Bazaarvoice said today that it has appointed Andrea Wenholz as Chief Financial Officer. The firm, which develops applications used by e-commerce providers and online stores to manage user ratings and reviews of products,...

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October 29th,2007

EDS Installs Coomer in Dual-Role, Promotes Eazor

Information technology outsourcing firm EDS announced Friday that it has hired Michael Coomer as executive vice president for the Asia Pacific Region and as leader of the company's Global Financial Services Industry organization. EDS said C...

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October 24th,2007

Cirrus Appoints Executive

Semiconductor manufacturer Cirrus Logic Inc. reported Tuesday that it has hired Scott Anderson as senior vice president and general manager of its Mixed-Signal Audio division. Anderson, Cirrus said, succeeds Jason Rhode, who became the Aust...

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October 19th,2007

Airband Names Mao Marketing VP

Airband Communications Inc., a fixed wireless broadband provider for U.S. businesses, reported Thursday that it has hired Jennifer Mao as vice president of marketing. Airband said Mao oversee all of its marketing efforts, including product ...

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October 17th,2007

Staktek Adds Marengi To Board

Staktek Holdings Inc., a provider of intellectual property and services for module technologies, reported Tuesday that former Dell Inc. executive Joe Marengi has joined its board of directors. The company said Marengi, who has been a ventur...

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October 15th,2007

Quickoffice Names Masarek CEO

Dallas, Texas-based Quickoffice Inc., a publisher of office productivity software for mobile devices, reported Monday that company co-founder and former chief financial officer Alan Masarek has been elevated to chief executive officer. In h...

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October 15th,2007

CipherLab Hires Sales Director

CipherLab, a manufacturer of asset-tracking devices, reported Monday that it has hired Leslie Mesh as executive director of sales. The company described Mesh as an industry veteran with more than 20 years of technology sales and business de...

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October 1st,2007

Augmentix Adds Marengi To Board

Augmentix Corp., a provider of "armored" computing systems, reported Monday that Joe Marengi has been named to the company's board of directors. Marengi, who is a partner at Austin Ventures and a former Dell and Novell executive, joins the ...

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September 28th,2007

Techturn Hires VP

TechTurn, a company that specializes in recovering, refurbishing and reselling technology equipment, announced Wednesday that it has hired David Wright as its vice president of product sales and e-commerce. TechTurn described Wright as a 23...

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September 27th,2007

BMC Software Adds Bloom to Board of Directors

BMC Software, a publisher of enterprise management applications, reported Wednesday that Gary Bloom will join its board of directors as of Oct. 1. The Houston-based company described Bloom as a software technology veteran with more than 20-...

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September 24th,2007

Black Sand Raises $8.2M, Names Diehl CEO

Black Sand Technologies Inc., a fabless semiconductor manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for wireless applications, reported Monday that it has hired John Diehl as chief executive officer. Black Sand co-founder and ...

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September 18th,2007

ACS Appoints CFO

Affiliated Computer Services Inc., a provider of business-process outsourcing and information technology consulting, reported Tuesday that it has promoted Kevin Kyser to chief financial officer. Formerly executive vice president of finance ...

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September 17th,2007

Silicon Laboratories Reveals Executive Changes

Silicon Laboratories Inc., a manufacturer of analog-intensive, mixed-signal integrated circuits, reported Monday that it has made two changes to its management staff. The Austin, Texas-based company said it has hired Carlos Garcia as genera...

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September 11th,2007

Silicon Laboratories Adds Board Members

Austin, Texas-based Silicon Laboratories Inc., a manufacturer of analog-intensive, mixed-signal integrated circuits, reported yesterday that it has appointed Nelson C. Chan and Kristen M. Onken to its board of directors. The company said bo...

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September 11th,2007

MIRUS Appoints Hansmann Board Chairman

Houston, Texas-based MIRUS, a developer of exception-based restaurant management software-as-a-service, announced Tuesday that it has appointed former McDonald's executive Arnold L. Hansmann as chairman of its board of directors. According ...

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September 10th,2007

Teres Solutions Bumps Kelly to Chief Executive

Austin, Texas-based Teres Solutions Inc., a developer of direct- and indirect-lending software to financial institutions, announced Monday that it has promoted Tim Kelly to the role of chief executive officer. Teres said Kelly, who was the ...

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September 7th,2007

TPG Taps Lenovo For Partner

Fort Worth, Texas-based private equity firm TPG said Friday morning that it has named the former CFO of Lenovo as a Partner and Managing Director at the firm. TPG said that Mary Ma will join the firm, focused on the company's China business...

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September 4th,2007

Skywire Completes Acquisition of Whitehill

Skywire Software, a developer of business software for various industries, reported Tuesday that it has completed its acquisition of Whitehill Technologies Inc. Skywire said the addition of Whitehill will grant the Frisco, Texas-based firm ...

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September 4th,2007

INX Purchases Select for $8.5M in Cash, Stock

INX Inc., a provider of "business-ready" networks to enterprise organizations, revealed Tuesday that it has purchased Select Inc., an information technology consultant specializing in Cisco hardware, for some $8.5 million in cash and stock....

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August 29th,2007

NetQoS Promotes Two Executives, Hires Another

Austin, Texas-based NetQoS, a provider of network performance management software and services, reported yesterday that it has shuffled three positions on its executive staff. Gene Trammel, the company's former vice president of customer ca...

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August 28th,2007

Spiceworks Lands $8 Million in Series B Funding

Austin, Texas-based Spiceworks, a developer of free, ad-supported IT management software, announced Tuesday that it has closed its second round of venture financing after raising $8 million. Spiceworks said Shasta Ventures led the effort wi...

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August 20th,2007

Troux Technologies Names CEO

Austin, Texas-based Troux Technologies said Monday that it has appointed David D. Hood as the firm's Chief Executive Officer. Hood joins from NetSolve, where he was CEO until its acquisition by Cisco. Hood has also served at BeVocal, Dell, ...

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August 16th,2007

Vignette Trumpets Customer Web Sites Ratings

Austin, Texas-based Vignette, a developer of content management software used for managing web sites, revealed Wednesday that researchers at Brown University recently declared one of its clients, USA.gov, the best federal "e-government" Web...

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August 15th,2007

ULURU Names Vernon to Board of Directors

Pharmaceutical manufacturer ULURU Inc. reported Tuesday that it has appointed Tony Vernon to its board of directors. The Addison, Texas-based company described Vernon as an experienced healthcare executive who is also a director of several ...

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August 8th,2007

Planview, Hitachi Pool IT Consulting Forces

Plainview, an independent provider of portfolio management services, reported Tuesday that it has formed a strategic alliance with Hitachi Consulting Corp., the international consulting arm of Hitachi Ltd. As part of the deal, Plainview sai...

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August 7th,2007

i2 Announces Resignation of CCO Stinnett

Supply chain consulting firm i2 Technologies Inc. revealed Monday that its executive vice president and chief customer officer, Barbara D. Stinnett, has resigned. Reasons for her departure, which took effect July 31, were not revealed. Howe...

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August 6th,2007

Perot Systems Promotes Two Executive Staffers

Information technology services provider Perot Systems Corp. revealed Monday that it has promoted two key executives and expanded the role of its president and CEO. Russell Freeman, Perot Systems' chief financial officer, has been elevated ...

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August 3rd,2007

Quickfilter Names Staiano Co-CEO, Chairman

Semiconductor manufacturer Quickfilter Technologies Inc. announced Wednesday that it has appointed Dr. Ed Staiano as its co-chief executive officer and chairman of the board. Staiano, who was already serving on the company's board of direct...

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July 31st,2007

MumboJumbo Buys Game Developer Hot Lava

Dallas, Texas-based MumboJumbo said Tuesday that it has acquired Hot Lava, a Russian casual games developer. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. MumboJumbo said that Hot Lava CEO Matt Lichtenwalter, will join the firm's e...

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July 31st,2007

i2's McGrath Resigns, Chatterjee Named Interim CEO

Supply chain and business process management software developer i2 Technologies Inc. announced Tuesday that Michael E. McGrath resigned his position as president and chief executive officer on Monday. The Dallas, Texas-based firm had report...

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July 20th,2007

EDS Names CEO

Plano, Texas-based outsourcing giant EDS said Thursday that it has named Ronald A. Rittenmeyer as the firm's President and CEO. Rittenmeyer, who is currently President and COO of the firm, will also join the firm's board of directors. Ritte...

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July 19th,2007

KCI Installs Ramsey As CIO

Medical technology company Kinetic Concepts Inc. revealed Wednesday that it has hired David H. Ramsey as its senior vice president and chief information officer. KCI said Ramsey will report directly to the CEO and will also be a member of t...

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July 18th,2007

InovaWave Secures $7.2M in Series B Funding

InovaWave, a developer of software for managing virtual environments, announced today that it has concluded its Series B round of financing after raising $7.2 million in funds. InovaWave said Matrix Partners led the effort, with previous in...

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July 18th,2007

ACS Hires Leach to Oversee Information Security

Affiliated Computer Services Inc., a provider of business-process outsourcing and IT consulting, revealed Wednesday that it has hired Christopher Leach as its senior vice president and chief information security officer. The Dallas-based co...

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July 11th,2007

Surgient Promotes Lucas to President, CEO

Surgient, a developer of "virtual lab" applications for software testing, training and evaluation, reported Tuesday that it has promoted Tim Lucas to president and chief executive officer. Formerly Surgient's chief financial officer, Lucas ...

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June 28th,2007

MetroPCS Appoints Keys As COO, President

Wireless communications service provider MetroPCS Communications Inc. reported Wednesday that it has promoted Thomas Keys to chief operating officer and the newly created position of president. MetroPCS explained that the move resulted from...

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June 25th,2007

CREDANT Names Dewan Worldwide Sales VP

Dallas, Texas-based CREDANT Technologies, a developer of security software for mobile devices, revealed Monday that it has hired Darryll E. Dewan as its executive vice president of worldwide sales and field operations. CREDANT said Dewan wi...

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June 20th,2007

Lombardi Names New Engineering, Product VPs

Lombardi, a developer of business process management software, reported Tuesday that it has promoted two employees to vice presidential positions. The company said Damion Heredia is now vice president of product management and Matt Howitt i...

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June 6th,2007

Molecular Adds Grady to Board of Directors

Molecular Imprints Inc., a developer and manufacturer of non-imprint lithography systems for high-resolution and 3-D patterning, announced Wednesday that it has added Edward C. Grady to its board of directors. Molecular said Grady is the pr...

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June 5th,2007

FameCast Raises $4.5M

Austin, Texas-based FameCast, an online competition focused on talent, has raised $4.5M in funding from Austin Ventures. FameCast operates an online site focused on discovering new stars in music, film, dance and comedy. FameCast is headed ...

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June 5th,2007

Bazaarvoice Adds Hamlin To Advisory Board

Austin, Texas-based Bazaarvoice, a provider of hosted services for the e-commerce industry, said Tuesday that it has added John Hamlin, former Executive Officer and Senior Vice President of the Global Online Business and Global Brand Marke...

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May 29th,2007

ACS Promotes Two Executives

Affiliated Computer Services Inc. has promoted two of its top executives, the business-process outsourcing firm announced Tuesday. Tom Burlin, formerly in charge of ACS's Government Group, is now chief operating officer. As a member of the ...

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May 21st,2007

BSG Alliance Buys The Concours Group

Austin, Texas-based BSG Alliance has acquired The Concours Group, a high-end strategy and executive education company, the firm said this morning. BSG Alliance, which provides software and Internet consulting services, did not disclose fina...

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May 21st,2007

SailPoint Appoints Advisory Board

Austin, Texas-based SailPoint Technologies, which develops software for the enterprise security and compliance market, said today that it has formed an industry-wide advisory board for the firm. The company said that it has added Rhonda Mac...

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May 15th,2007

Sipera Names Winsborrow Marketing Chief

Sipera Systems, a developer of security software for voice-over-Internet-protocol and mobile applications, has hired Eric Winsborrow as its chief marketing officer, the company revealed Monday. Winsborrow will report directly to CEO Seshu M...

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May 9th,2007

LifeSize Names Execs

Austin, Texas-based LifeSize said Tuesday that it has named two new executives to the firm. LifeSize said that it has appointed John Doyle as Chief Marketing Officer, and Adam Taylor as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Custom...

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April 18th,2007

Hedfors, Zilberfarb Added to AirWalk's Advisory Board

AirWalk Communications Inc., a manufacturer of wireless IP networking components, has appointed Bo Hedfors and Dr. Yossi Zilberfarb to its board of advisors, the company said Wednesday. A 39-year industry veteran, Hedfors is the founder of ...

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April 2nd,2007

Uplogix Appoints CEO

Austin, Texas-based Uplogix a provider of out of band management products for the enterprise, said it has named Tom Goldman as Chief Executive Officer. Goldman joins the firm from NetBotz, and has also served at Apogee Networks. Uplogix fou...

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March 22nd,2007

Lexicon Names New VP

Lexicon Genetics Inc. has appointed Tamar D. Howson its executive vice president of business development, Lexicon announced Wednesday. In her new role, Howson will be responsible for leading the company’s pharmaceutical partnering and licen...

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January 11th,2007

PLDA Opens Austin Design Center

Austin, Texas-based PLDA, a provider of IP cores for the semiconductor industry, said today that it has launched a new Austin design center. The firm said that the move is part of a strategy to enhance the company's technical and executive ...

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December 19th,2006

Dell Appoints Vice Chairman, CFO

Round Rock, Texas-based computer maker Dell said today that it has named a new CFO. Donald J. Carty, a current member of the company's board of directors, has been named to the position of Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer. Carty ha...

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November 17th,2006

Sipera Expands Executive Team

Richardson, Texas-based Sipera Systems, a firm developing security technology for VoIP and mobile communications, announced earlier this week that it has appointed two new executives to the firm. The company has named Ravi Varanasi as VP of...

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November 17th,2006

Handango Appoints New Executive

Hurst, Texas-based Handango has appointed Kelly Mulroney to Vice President of Consumer Experience. Mulroney joins the firm from Hotels.com, and has also served at Worldwide Xceed Group and Cellstar. Handango is aprovider of smartphone conte...

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