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30 Notable IT Executive Moves: February 2023

Wade Tyler Millward

Lake Business Products, RingCentral, Virtana, SentinelOne, Microsoft and Pax8 were among the tech companies to make executive hires during February 2023.

Lake Business Products’ new CEO, a new RingCentral chief product officer and Virtana’s newest channel chief are among the major IT executive hires for February 2023.

Jeremy Wood, formerly of Advizex; Srinivasan Raghavan, formerly of Five9; and Leslie Maher, formerly of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, are just some executives hired last month.

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SentinelOne, Microsoft and Pax8 were were among the other tech giants to make executive hires during the month as companies invest in resources for sales, technology and partners.

Those executives were:

*Jane Benitz Wong, formerly of Splunk

*Natalie Gibralter, formerly of Squarespace

*Rob Rae, formerly of Kaseya

All the hiring comes despite multiple tech giants cutting their employee rosters amid growing inflation, the possibility of a recession in the near future and a tightening of IT budgets after high demand for technology during the height of the pandemic.

Atlassian, Zscaler, GitLab, Thoughtworks, Ericsson, DigitalOcean, Rigetti, Microsoft’s GitHub and Twilio, are among the tech vendors to announce layoffs in recent days.

Here are more of the 30 notable IT executive moves from February 2023.

Wade Tyler Millward

Wade Tyler Millward is an associate editor covering cloud computing and the channel partner programs of Microsoft, IBM, Red Hat, Oracle, Salesforce, Citrix and other cloud vendors. He can be reached at

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