All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘CTO’

Google’s Megan Smith Is Your New US Chief Technology Officer

The new Chief Technology Officer of the United States is a Googler. The White House has announced that Megan Smith, vice president at Google X, will be your next CTO. Smith co-founded Google’s Solve for X and as VP of Google X, helped to oversee some of Google’s most ambitious projects. She also served as Google’s VP of Business Development …

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Facebook Engineering Head Andy Barkett Tapped as New CTO of the Republican National Committee

A senior engineer at Facebook has been tapped to lead the Republican National Committee’s new focus on technology and the “digital divide” that some feel contributed to Mitt Romney’s recent loss to President Obama in the 2012 election. Andy Barkett, an engineer with over a decade of Silicon Valley experience who has worked at Facebook since 2011, has been named …

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Facebook Taps Mike Schroepfer to Fill Vacant CTO Position

Facebook has finally filled its vacant Chief Technology Officer position today, and the job is going to Mike Schroepfer. Schroepfer has served as VP of engineering at Facebook since August of 2008. Before that, he worked at Mozilla for three years where he also served as VP of engineering. “Mike Schroepfer’s new designation as Facebook’s CTO reflects the unique and …

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Former MPAA CTO Changes His Mind On SOPA

SOPA is dead, and it’s probably not coming back. The MPAA now realizes that a bill like that just isn’t going to fly. They need to be sneakier and use methods that bypass public scrutiny – like TPP. That being said, SOPA is still on the minds of many people as one of the few things that has ever come …

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Facebook CTO Bret Taylor Leaving This Summer For Startup

Facebook CTO Bret Taylor has officially announced that he’s saying goodbye to the company this summer in order to start an unspecified company. Taylor joined Facebook as the head of platform in 2009, having previously helmed FriendFeed. Most recently, you may remember Taylor as the guy who unveiled Facebook’s iOS 6 integration at Apple’s WWDC earlier this week. Taylor also …

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AOL Loses Key Staff After Short Time Away From Time Warner

So you are the new unencumbered AOL that has pushed its ship away from the Time Warner dock back in January. You are underway on a new journey that is supposed to reposition the company and put new life in the once iconic running man’s engine. In order for that to happen one would suspect that having the right people on the ship who plan to stick around would be the goal. Well, if that was the goal someone needs to make some new ones.

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