The latest executive moves in the world of technology

Technology Magazine highlights the latest executive appointments and departures that are set to drive innovation and business success
Yves Bernaert

1. Yves Bernaert

Job From: CEO Europe, Accenture Technology

Job To: CEO, Atos

“I am well aware that Atos possesses strong assets, and I have great respect for the world-renowned skills of its teams.”

Digital transformation leader Atos has announced it has appointed former Accenture Technology executive Yves Bernaert as its new CEO.

A leader with proven expertise in the technology and digital transformation industries, Atos said Bernaert’s first mission will be to successfully complete the next stages of the group’s transformation plan.

Bernaert began his career as an auditor at PwC before joining Accenture in 1992. After several executive roles in France and abroad, he served as CEO Europe of Accenture Technology for the past nine years. Bernaert is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of French NGO 1001 Fontaines

Randy Guard

2. Randy Guard

Job From: CMO & Chief Product Officer, Spreedly

Job To: CMO, Appian

Appian has announced Randy Guard as its new CMO, bringing 35 years of experience in marketing and technology leadership to Appian’s executive team. 

Guard’s impressive track record includes 20 years at SAS and most recently digital payments start-up Spreedly

Ed Morche

3. Ed Morche

Job From: President, North America Enterprise & Public Sector, Lumen

Job To: CEO, GTT

GTT Communications has announced the appointment of Ed Morche as CEO and board director. Before joining GTT, Morche served as president of Lumen’s North American Enterprise and Public Sector, and previously held other senior leadership roles at CenturyLink and Level 3

Ben Verghese

4. Ben Verghese

Job From: Chief Architect, Illumio

Job To: CTO, Illumio

Illumio, the Zero Trust Segmentation company, has announced the appointment and promotion of Ben Verghese to Chief Technology Officer. The former Chief Architect has nearly 30 years of experience overseeing engineering and architecture teams across the cloud and security space.

Prior to Illumio, Verghese was VP of Engineering and Chief Management Architect at VMware.

Navinder Uppal

5. Navinder Uppal

Job From: Group Technology Director at JLA Group

Job To: CDO at Pulsant

Pulsant’s first Chief Digital Officer, Navinder Uppal brings more than 20 years of industry experience to Pulsant’s executive leadership team. CEO Rob Coupland said that Uppal will be “a tremendous asset to Pulsant” as the brand continues to pursue its ambitions in the edge infrastructure space.

Gillian Channer

6. Gillian Channer

Job From: Chief Product Officer, Capita

Job To: VP Identity Product Management, Mitek

Mitek has announced it has appointed Gillian Channer as the VP of Identity Product Management. With a career spanning product management, business operations, and technology thought leadership, Channer most recently served as the Chief Product Officer for Capita

My Truong

7. My Truong

Job From: Chief Marketing Officer, Surfly

Job To: VP Marketing, Stravito

Enteprise insights platform Stravito has announced it has appointed My Truong to the position of VP of Marketing. Truong will be responsible for spearheading marketing strategies that drive rapid and sustainable growth for the company


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