A Fresh Start
Many key vendors suffered some major brain drain in the first half of 2016, with Cisco, FireEye, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft, Salesforce, VMware and Xerox losing vital members of their leadership teams.
Other companies fared better in the executive musical chairs, with Citrix, IBM and Symantec hiring new leaders from the outside their organizations. Amazon Web Services, EMC, Intel and Lenovo also benefited from promotions in their leadership teams during the first six months of the year.
Read on to relive the key IT executive happenings so far in 2016.
(For more on the "coolest" of 2016, check out "CRN's Tech Midyear In Review.")