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2011-05-18 05:00:00

SEATTLE, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Opscode (http://www.opscode.com), the leader in cloud infrastructure automation, today announced that it has been selected as a finalist in the 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Innovation Showcase (http://www.mitcio.com). The Innovation Showcase highlights ten early stage companies that provide cutting-edge technology and offer new levels of value and advancement to enterprise IT. "MIT is all about innovation and entrepreneurship, and we developed the...

2011-05-04 00:00:28

Landmark International Event Connects MIT Sloan's Leading Research and Education Experts with Top Global CIOs and Business Leaders Cambridge, MA/ Marlborough, MA (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Unidesk (http://www.unidesk.com) today announced that it has been selected as a finalist in the 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Innovation Showcase (http://www.mitcio.com). The Innovation Showcase highlights ten early stage companies that provide cutting-edge technology and offer new levels of value and...

2011-04-21 00:00:28

American University provost Scott Bass announced today the appointment of Michael Ginzberg as the new dean of the Kogod School of Business. Ginzberg will join American University's Kogod School of Business beginning in June following the retirement of Dean Richard Durand. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 American University provost Scott Bass announced today the appointment of Michael Ginzberg as the new dean of the Kogod School of Business. Ginzberg will join American University's...

2011-01-19 06:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 1, 2011, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Biological Engineering, Center for Biomedical Innovation, and Engineering Systems Division will host the Innovation in Healthcare Symposium: Systems Thinking from Discovery to Delivery at MIT's Kresge Auditorium. The day-long event, sponsored by Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, will be a forum to stimulate new ways of thinking about and addressing today's greatest...

2010-12-02 15:15:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) Chairman, President & CEO Jim McNerney announced today that the Boeing board of directors has elected Ronald A. Williams as a new director, effective immediately. Williams, 61, is the chairman of Aetna, a diversified health care benefits company. He stepped down as CEO of Aetna last month. "Ron brings to our board a valuable set of skills and experiences," said McNerney. "He understands the issues faced by large...

2010-05-17 05:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKAM), the leader in powering video, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, announces that Andy Ellis, the company's Chief Security Architect (CSA) will join senior executives from around the world as a featured panelist at the 2010 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan CIO Symposium. The premier international event for CIOs and senior IT executives to become better business...

2010-04-28 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaca Technology Corporation today announced that it has been selected as a finalist for the 1st annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium - Innovation Showcase. The Innovation Showcase highlights ten outstanding early-stage companies that provide cutting-edge technology and offer new levels of value and advancement to Enterprise IT. "MIT is all about innovation and leadership, and we developed the Innovation Showcase to highlight companies that embody...

2009-11-16 07:35:00

LOS GATOS, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Storwize Inc., the leading provider of capacity optimization without compromise, today announced that CFO Mary Henry will join more than 500 CFOs and distinguished financial executives from around the world and leading MIT Sloan faculty as a featured panelist at the 2009 MIT Sloan CFO Summit. The Summit will take place Thursday, November 19, 7:30 am - 6:00 pm at the Boston Marriott Newton in Newton, Mass. (Logo:...

2009-09-09 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced the election of Dr. Stewart C. Myers, a renowned expert in the field of finance, to its board of directors. "We are thrilled to have not only a person of Stewart Myers's ability, experience and reputation, but actually THE Stewart Myers himself join our board," said J. Wayne Leonard, Entergy's chairman and chief executive officer. "As we face a period of growing investment for cleaner energy...

2009-08-06 07:15:00

LINDEN, Mich., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DirectView Technology Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: DVWG), is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Leonard Baxter as its new Chairman, President, and CEO. He will be heading up the Company that has recently undergone reorganization and is applying to FINRA for a name and symbol change that will help reflect its new direction towards developing a green technology corporation. Mr. Baxter retired from General Motors after 40 years...


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