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30 Notable IT Executive Moves: August 2023

Wade Tyler Millward

Caylent, ControlUp, LightRiver, Salesforce, CloudWerx, Cisco, ServiceNow and SentinelOne were among the tech companies to make executive hires during August 2023.

New CEOs at Caylent, ControlUP and LightRiver. A new chief revenue officer at Salesforce. And a new chief information officer at CloudWerx.

Lori Williams, formerly of Traction on Demand; Jed Ayres, formerly of IGEL Technology; Mike Jonas; with LightRiver since 2003; Miguel Milano, formerly of Celonis; and Munish Gupta, formerly of Google, are just some of the executives hired last month.

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August Tech Exec Moves

Cisco, ServiceNow and SentinelOne 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:

*Julius Farrington, formerly of Salesforce

*Alice Chung, formerly of PayPal

*Sally Stephens, formerly of Coupa Software

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 tightening IT budgets after high demand for technology during the height of the pandemic.

SkyKick, Secureworks, Dell, Rapid7, Intel, Malwarebytes and HackerOne are among the tech businesses to announce or conduct layoffs in recent days.

Read on for more of the 30 notable IT executive moves from August 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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