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30 Notable IT Executive Moves: February 2022

Wade Tyler Millward

VMware, DataRobot, Presidio, Amazon Web Services, SAP and Google were among the tech giants to make executive hires during the month.

Janet George

In February, Intel hired Oracle executive Janet George to lead the chipmaker’s Cloud and Enterprise Solutions Group as part of a reorganization in its prized Datacenter and AI Group.

Before joining Santa Clara, Calif.-based Intel, George was most recently a group vice president at Oracle leading cloud-native, edge, machine learning and AI strategic transformations.

At Oracle, she worked on services for the energy, health care, financial, retail, manufacturing and hospitality industries, according to her LinkedIn.

As the new leader of Intel’s Cloud and Enterprise Solutions Group, George is taking over from company veteran Anurag Handa, who will report to George and take on an expanded role leading design-in and driving Intel Architecture affinity solutions with all hyperscale cloud and strategic customers.

George joined Oracle in 2019 and worked there for two years, according to her LinkedIn. Prior to her time at Oracle, George worked at Western Digital for more than four years, leaving with the title of chief data. In this role, she worked on the “creation of category leadership $1Billion client/customer engagements for Western Digital in the autonomous industry.”

Before Western Digital, George worked at Accenture for more than two years. She left with the title of managing director and partner for big data and machine learning and chief data and AI officer, according to her LinkedIn.

In this role, she provided “leadership and management of very large big data and security use cases, platform team; initiated, discovered and started ‘Cognitive Computing’ with Deep NLP and Deep Machine learning as the technology foundation” and “incubated, managed and led top 5-6 corporate Industry liaison/ partnerships with Microsoft (Machine learning), GE(Industrial Internet), SAP (Hana), HP (Idol, Autonomy, Digital Marketing Hub and Haven) Oracle and Cisco (Internet of things),” among other responsibilities. She left Accenture in 2014.

 
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 wmillward@thechannelcompany.com.

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