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Acer America Corp. is a computer manufacturer of business and consumer PCs, notebooks, ultrabooks, projectors, servers, and storage products.


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May 14, 2024 |

Channel Career Tracker: Q2 2024

Click to stay up-to-date with key staffing changes in the IT services industry in Q2 of 2024.

Here’s our a roundup of career changes in the IT services industry for the second quarter of 2024.

ConnectWise Appoints Rik Thorbecke as CFO

Rik THorbecke ConnectWise career change

Rik Thorbecke

Key quote from the ConnectWise press release:

“I am delighted to embark on this new chapter as the CFO of ConnectWise, overseeing the finance, legal, and CIO organizations … I eagerly anticipate joining this dynamic team as we continue our journey of success and take the company to new heights.” — Rik Thorbecke, new CFO of ConnectWise

Scott Chasin Pax8 career change

Scott Chasin

Pax8 Names Scott Chasin CEO

Key quote from the Pax8 press release:

“We share in the excitement for Scott Chasin and Pax8 as they pass the torch of CEO. Pax8 is an innovative partner for Microsoft globally, we look forward to working with Scott to drive Copilot, Security & AI into the partner ecosystem.” — Nicole Dezen, chief partner officer and CVP of Microsoft

Cohesity Appoints Dr. Craig Martell as Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Craig Martell - Cohesity career change

Dr. Craig Martell

Key quote from the Cohesity press release:

“The speed and scale Cohesity has achieved over the last several years is a testament to the incredible technology platform the company has built at the junction of multicloud, security and AI for the future of data protection. My role will be to accelerate the innovation internally and the evangelism externally of Cohesity’s AI-powered innovations that are second to none.” — Dr. Craig Martell, new CTO of Cohesity

Matt Garman of AWS

Matt Garman

Matt Garman to replace Adam Selipsky as CEO of AWS, effective June 3

Key quote from the AWS blog post announcing the change in leadership:

“Matt has an unusually strong set of skills and experiences for his new role. He’s very customer focused, a terrific product leader, inventive, a clever problem-solver, right a lot, has high standards and meaningful bias for action, and in the 18 years he’s been in AWS, he’s been one of the better learners I’ve encountered. Matt knows our customers and business as well as anybody in the world, and has senior leadership experience on both the product and demand generation sides.” — Andy Jassy, CEO of Inc.

Ashley Cole ACW career change

Ashley Cole


Alliance of Channel Women Names Ashley Cole as Treasurer

Key quote from the Alliance of Channel Women press release:

“Ashley’s invaluable contributions have significantly propelled the success of our ACWConnect Live! events, thanks to her keen attention to detail, exceptional leadership qualities and readiness to take charge when necessary.” — Mayka Rosales-Peterson, president of ACW

Manoj Srivastava

Manoj Srivastava

Blackpoint Cyber Welcomes Manoj Srivastava as Chief Technology and Product Officer

Key quote from the Blackpoint Cyber press release:

“As the CTPO at Blackpoint Cyber, it is my mission to leverage our superior Managed Detection Response and Remediation (MDR+R) technology and human-powered active-SOC security culture to influence the product vision, deliverables, and stop damage to SMBs, MSPs, and mid-market enterprises.” — Manoj Srivastava, new CTPO of Blackpoint Cyber

Chris Holloway Cloudli career change

James Ure

AlarMax Welcomes James Ure as VP of Sales & Marketing

Key quote from AlarMax press release:

“Joining AlarMax is the perfect opportunity to delve deeper into my passion for AV technologies while contributing to the company’s legacy of excellence in customer service, product support and technology experiences. I look forward to supporting the company’s growth and bringing exceptional value and innovation to the growing AlarMax community in this role.” — James Ure, new vice president of sales & marketing

Jason Haddix Flare

Jason Haddix

Jason Haddix Joins Flare as Field CISO

Key quote provided by the Flare PR team:

“Joining Flare offers me a unique opportunity to contribute to the company’s mission of excellence in cyber threat exposure management, while also continuing my commitment to Arcanum. I’m excited to share my experience and work alongside Flare’s talented team to drive forward-looking security initiatives and cutting-edge product features.” — Jason Haddix, new field CISO of Flare

Keepit announces new CISO

Kim Larsen Keepit career change

Kim Larsen

Key quote from the Keepit press release:

“It’s a real pleasure to welcome Kim Larsen to the team — his deep government and broad private sector experience is exceptional, and perfectly positions him to bring Keepit’s security advisory capabilities and development of future services to the next level. Our current growth trajectory and go-to-market strategy has us engaging in conversations where his expertise is highly valuable.” — Morten Felsvang, CEO of Keepit

Amol Kulkarni

Amol Kulkarni

ColorTokens Welcomes Former CrowdStrike Executive Amol Kulkarni

Key quote from the ColorTokens press release:

“Drawing from my extensive experience in cybersecurity technology, including roles at industry giants like Microsoft and disruptors like CrowdStrike, I am thrilled to support ColorTokens as a board advisor. Together, we’re empowering organizations to become breach-ready and safeguard their businesses against evolving threats.” — Amol Kulkarni, new member of the board of advisors for ColorTokens and former CrowdStrike executive


Career Changes Article Updated: May 14, 2024

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