Executive Operations Archives - Page 4

Google Canada head steps down to join Pelmorex

After three years at the helm of Google Canada's operations, Sam Sebastian has exited the company. He will be joining Pelmorex Corp. as the new president and CEO. As the vice president and

Published on: July 26th, 2017 Alex Radu

Apple names new HR head, renames position ‘vice president of people’

Apple Inc. has announced that its longtime vice president of worldwide sales and operations will soon be in charge of its HR department, a position it's calling "vice president of people." Deirdre O’Brien,

Published on: July 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Sun Life partners with Toronto Raptors for Type 2 Diabetes awareness

The Sun Life Financial patch that will be seen on the Toronto Raptors jerseys for the next three seasons is more than just a simple advertisement. The partnership between the two organizations aims

Published on: July 20th, 2017 Alex Radu

Trump-induced NAFTA renegotiations could be a boon for online businesses, eBay says

Donald Trump's protectionist rhetoric over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) - which in the past he threatened to "rip up" and called "the worst trade deal in history" - could deliver

Published on: July 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

CATA turns to crowdfunding to enhance, direct advocacy efforts

One of Canada's leading tech industry associations is branching out - figuratively and financially - in its efforts to support the country's innovation economy. This week the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA), an

Published on: July 14th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

85 per cent of jobs in 2030 haven’t been invented yet

If you're worried that a machine is going to take over your job, don't fret, because your next job just doesn't exist yet. According to a Dell Technologies report titled 'The Next Era

Published on: July 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Twitter tags Goldman Sachs vet as CFO

Social media icon Twitter Inc. has hired Ned Segal as its new chief financial officer. Segal has most recently been serving as the senior vice president of finance for the small business group

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Citrix changes CEOs – again

After a just a year and a half in the role, Kirill Tatarinov is out as president and CEO of Citrix. Citrix Systems released a statement Monday evening announcing that David J. Henshall,

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

CEOs believe cognitive computing is the future: IBM report

If you’re tired of hearing about topics like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cognitive computing, you may be out of luck, according to a new report from IBM. IBM Institute for Business Value’s

Published on: July 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Leadership symposium highlights the need for more women in management positions and how to get there

It’s no secret that gender parity in most industries still has a long way to go. While women make up half or almost half of all professionals in the accounting, medicine, and law

Published on: July 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Tech CEO says consumerization of experiences coming to the workforce

TORONTO - As work becomes ever more mobile, how can businesses find the right balance between working remotely or in a physical space? As a senior leader  of Avanade since its conception in 2000,

Published on: July 5th, 2017 Alex Radu

TNW Wireless asks CRTC to compel Bell, Telus to make wholesale roaming agreements

A wireless provider that wants to offer data-only phone subscriptions across Canada is appealing to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to compel Bell Mobility and Telus Mobility to provide it wholesale

Published on: July 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

EU hits Google with a record €2.4 billion fine in antitrust case

The European Commission has fined Google Inc. a record-breaking €2.42 billion - approximately $3.575 billion Canadian - for breaching EU antitrust rules, after concluding that the Mountain View, Calif.-based tech giant abused its

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Chen says plan remains on track despite BlackBerry revenue missing expectations

BlackBerry Ltd. made headlines last week after its latest quarterly revenues came in below analysts' expectations, but the company and CEO John Chen appear undeterred by the news. On the surface, BlackBerry's numbers

Published on: June 26th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Gmail to stop reading your messages for targeted ads

Gmail users can now rest assured knowing that Google Inc. isn't scanning their messages for targeted ads, the company revealed Friday. In a June 23 blog post Diane Green, senior vice president of

Published on: June 26th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood