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30 Notable IT Executive Moves: January 2023

Wade Tyler Millward

Cognizant, Iron Bow, WWT, ServiceNow, AMD and IBM were among the tech companies to make executive hires during January 2023.

A new Cognizant CEO, a new chief information security officer for Iron Bow Technologies and a new chief operating officer at World Wide Technology (WWT) are among the major IT executive hires for January 2023.

Ravi Kumar S, formerly of Infosys; Brad Giese, formerly of Boeing; and Steve Pelch, formerly of Radial Equity Partners, are just some executives to start the year with a new job.

[RELATED: The Biggest IT Executive Moves Of 2022]

IT Executives Hired In 2023

ServiceNow, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and IBM 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:

*Tony Colon, formerly of Cisco

*Rong Pan, formerly of Intel

*And Suja Viswesan, formerly of WarnerMedia

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.

Zoom, Dell Technologies, Okta, Autodesk, Splunk, Secureworks and Cyren are among the tech vendors to announce layoffs in recent days.

Here are more of the 30 notable IT executive moves from January 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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