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Thursday, November 3, 2011

  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI), a developer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules, announced today it appointed Victor Lee as a member of its Board of Directors. Lee, age 44, is currently the ... read more
  • Posted at 12:08 PM
    Michael Brownlee is joining NBC4 Los Angeles as Co-Anchor and General Assignment reporter, starting November 7. Brownlee will co-anchor the station’s new mid-day newscast alongside Lucy Noland and serve as a General Assignment Reporter for the early morning newscast “Today in LA.” Michael Brownlee, ... read more
  • Posted at 10:35 AM
    Sales Performance International (SPI), a global sales training and performance improvement firm, announced today the hiring of Brad Ansley as the new Director of Life Sciences. The addition of Mr. Ansley is in response to a growing life sciences customer base globally for SPI, as well ... read more
  • Posted at 10:18 AM
    Insurance software company Applied Systems today announced that Ian Hoffman has joined the company’s executive team in the new role of chief marketing officer. Hoffman will be responsible for the direction of all branding, marketing ... read more
  • Posted at 8:05 AM
    Five executives from varied segments of the information technology (IT) industry channel will join the CompTIA Board of Directors in 2012, the non-profit association announced today. The 2012 CompTIA Board of Directors will again be led by Bob Godgart, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:41 AM
    BluePhoenix Solutions (NASDAQ: BPHX), the leading provider of value-driven legacy IT modernization solutions, today announced that Shimon Bar-Kama has been appointed as BluePhoenix’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Bar-Kama replaces Arik Kilman, who as previously announced is retiring. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:30 AM
    Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), one of the world’s leading media, entertainment and communications companies, announced today it has promoted Peter Kiriacoulacos to Executive Vice President of Procurement for Comcast Cable, reporting to Dave Scott, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Comcast Cable. Additionally, the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:16 AM
    Neoris, a global business and IT consulting firm and SAP global services partner, announced today that both Neoris CEO Claudio Muruzabal and Neoris U.S.A. Business Unit President Doug Gattuso have been named among the top most influential outsourcing executives by Nearshore Americas. In the list, officially ... read more
  • Telenity Announces New CEO --- MONROE, Conn.
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    Telenity (www.telenity.com), a leading provider of location based services, social media, mobile marketing and messaging platforms and solutions, today announced that Ahmet Ozalp will be stepping down as Chief Executive Officer effective November 4, 2011. Ilhan Bagoren, accomplished telecom entrepreneur with ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Viamet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today the appointment of Marc S. Rudoltz, M.D. to the newly created position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Rudoltz will oversee the development of the company’s novel therapies for oncology and infectious disease, including VT-1161 and VT-464. VT-1161 is an orally-administered, small ... read more
  • Posted at 4:13 AM
    CollabRx, the company that leverages information technology to inform personalized cancer treatment planning, announces the release of a Targeted Therapy Finder application (“app”) for lung cancer. Targeted Therapy Finder apps are dynamically updated online resources that enable physicians and patients to identify diagnostic tests and clinical ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (NYSE: KCI) and a consortium comprised of investment funds advised by Apax Partners and controlled affiliates of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board today announced the completion of discussions regarding a ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Pathwork Diagnostics, Inc., a pioneer in creating genomics-based diagnostics in oncology utilizing their proprietary informatics platform, today announced the hiring of Sharon Tetlow as chief financial officer. “We are delighted to welcome Ms. Tetlow to the Pathwork team,” said ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    IncrediMail Ltd. (Nasdaq: MAIL) today announced that Iris Beck, CEO of McCann Erickson Israel, has joined its Board of Directors. “We are excited to have Ms. Beck join our board. Her extensive consumer marketing and creative experience will be very valuable as we further ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    The China Committee of the International 3D Society, chaired by Mr. Wenhua Ding, CTO of China Central Television (CCTV), held its inaugural meeting and formally began its activities on October 27th, 2011. I3DS is an industry organization established for the purpose of contributing to the steady ... read more
  • Posted at 3:18 AM
    BioNeutral Group, Inc. (OTCBB: BONU), a specialty life science technology-based company, announced today changes to its board of directors and management team. Frank Battafarano, Ron Del Mauro and Dr. Andy Kielbania have been newly appointed to the Board. Stephen Browand, Raj Pamanai, Michael Francis and Wayne ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a nanomedicine company with development programs in oncology, obesity, and regenerative medicine, today announced that it has appointed Brendan P. Rae, Ph.D., J.D., to the position of Chief Business Officer, effective November 1, 2011. In this role, Dr. Rae will lead ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 PM
    Kaggle, a platform for predictive data modeling competitions that leverages human intelligence from the brightest minds across the world, today announced that it has raised $11 million in Series A financing led by Index Ventures and Khosla Ventures. SV Angel, Yuri Milner’s Start Fund, and the ... read more

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

  • Posted at 3:23 PM
    Media Breakaway, LLC, a pioneer in the performance based marketing industry, is excited to announce that it has hired Sevan Derderian to be the Business Development Manager for The Parking Place (the company’s domain parking division). Mr. Derderian will be charged with seeking out new clients ... read more
  • Posted at 3:10 PM
    ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) today announced the election of five new members to its board of directors, bringing to 11 the total number of directors governing the newly independent, $5.9 billion, 21,000-employee global aerospace, defense and information solutions leader. The new directors were elected at the ... read more