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30 Notable IT Executive Moves: September 2023

Wade Tyler Millward

Zorus, Optiv, OpenText, Microsoft, Mission Cloud Services and HPE were among the tech companies making key executive hires during September 2023.

A new Zorus CEO. A chief information officer at Optiv. And a chief digital officer and executive vice president at OpenText.

Brett Cheloff, formerly of ConnectWise; Mike Feliton, formerly of Crocs; and Shannon Bell, formerly of Rogers Communications, are just some of the executives hired last month.

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September Tech Exec Moves

Microsoft, Mission Cloud Services and Hewlett Packard Enterprise 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:

*Kavita Kanetkar, formerly of Roblox

*Dina Otero, formerly of Aprimo

*Otho Lyon, formerly of Cloudera

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.

BlackLine, Malwarebytes, Google, Dell Technologies and Slalom are among the tech businesses to announce or conduct layoffs in recent weeks.

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