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30 Notable IT Executive Moves: January 2022
Wade Tyler Millward
January saw key hires at Intel, Salesforce, Microsoft, NetApp, Ahead and Leidos.
Kevin Sutton joined Microsoft in January as chief technology officer of the telecommunications service line, according to his LinkedIn.
Sutton and his team help telco customers with digital transformations through “architecting and deploying Azure cloud solutions, mobile edge computing, AI, and many other disruptive technologies,” according to his LinkedIn.
Sutton previously worked at Nokia on and off for more than 26 years. He left the company with the title of chief wireless officer, according to his LinkedIn. In this role, he worked “across Nokia‘s expert R&D base and with our customers to ensure common vision for products and technology, then confirm implementation of needed software and hardware components.”
He worked at Sprint for about three years, leaving in 2017, according to his LinkedIn. He left with the title of vice president of quality assurance and labs. In this role, he led “the team operating and supporting Sprint‘s nationwide network of innovation, development, and production network mirror laboratories” and led “end to end quality processes, metrics, and operations in the technology and network organizations.”