A New Golden Age Of Sailing Is Here: Where Is The Leadership?

The next decade will see more innovation in ocean-bound technologies than possibly the past 100 years combined.

Advances in low cost private satellites, artificial intelligence, advanced robotics, cloud data storage and communication, are opening up new frontiers in ocean bound transportation. However, a surprising propulsion technology is also making an appearance that could re-disrupt the global shipping industry: wind.

Wind is about to make a big comeback in shipping. New ship designs being experimented with that include a combination of hard sails, rotating cylinders, kites and bubbles underneath the hull show just how radically different large, ocean bound ships could look by 2030.

Wind powered vessels are significantly lower polluting than the heavy fuel oils currently being used in shipping around the world.

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Leading AI Platform BlackSwan Technologies Appoints Veterans from HSBC & Splunk to Key Leadership Roles Amid Rapid Growth

TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 30, 2020–

BlackSwan Technologies, the leading artificial intelligence company pioneering the next generation of enterprise software, announces key leadership appointments to help oversee the company’s ongoing global expansion.

Christy Wilson, who formerly served as VP of Product Operations at Splunk, is joining the company as Senior Vice President of Product. Ayan Kar, formerly the Global Head of Digital Product Data and Analytics at HSBC, has also been named Senior Vice President of Data and Analytics, Financial Services. The additions of Christy and Ayan — both well-respected industry veterans known for pursuing cutting-edge innovations — reflect the increased recognition BlackSwan Technologies is receiving from leading global enterprises.

The new appointments come on the heels of the company’s recent launch of ELEMENT, the world’s first AI operating system. ELEMENT empowers any enterprise to quickly leverage advanced AI to improve business operations across the enterprise. ELEMENT is already being

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Business Leadership During Uncertain Times

 Karl Pomeroy, President and GM, Motili.

Earlier this year, spring was in full bloom in Denver (where my company is located), and my team and I were set up to win 2020. Then, Covid-19 hit — hard. As it became apparent how serious the nature of this new challenge was, I, like many others, took immediate action and moved our traditionally in-office company to operate remotely.

The decision to go fully remote was not an easy choice because my company’s close-knit teams have greatly benefited from cross-departmental collaboration throughout the company’s history. My staff was highly engaged with one another, with many team members spending time together both inside and outside of the office. Having been in a senior leadership role at the company for close to two years, I have observed that much of our culture revolved around face-to-face interaction between leadership and employees.

I felt that maintaining

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Open source data startup Hazelcast fills five leadership roles

  • The data processing and computing platform Hazelcast announced Wednesday that it has hired a new chief financial officer and chief marketing officer, and it promoted a new chief product officer, chief technology officer, and chief revenue officer. 
  • Hazelcast CEO Kelly Herrell says the next phase for the company is to continue scaling, as it plans to double its growth rate in the next several years. 
  • Hazelcast’s cofounders have all left the company, but cofounder Talip Ozturk still serves on the advisory board.
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The data processing and computing platform Hazelcast has completely revamped its leadership team as it races towards aggressive growth targets. In a mix of promotions and new hires, the 12-year-old firm has made five new appointments: 

Hazelcast promoted former consultant David Brimley to chief product officer, former VP of solution architecture John DesJardins to chief technology officer, and former worldwide sales

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Cummins Leadership Shares Hydrogen Technology Strategy and Plans for Continued Growth

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Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), a global power leader, today shared how the company plans to grow its fuel cell and hydrogen production business and further solidify the company as a global power leader.

“As the world transitions to a low carbon future, Cummins has the financial strength to invest in hydrogen and battery technologies as well as advanced diesel and natural gas powertrains,” said Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger.

The company specifically outlined its plans to generate electrolyzer revenues of at least $400 million in 2025. Members of the Cummins leadership team reviewed the company’s existing hydrogen portfolio and strategy and discussed specific market opportunities at a virtual conference held today with the investment community.

“Demand for electrolyzers is growing rapidly with an opportunity to utilize green hydrogen to replace less environmentally friendly grey hydrogen in industrial

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ASG Technologies Further Validates Leadership in Enterprise Software with BIG Awards for Business and Golden Bridge Award Wins

Company recognized for corporate success and product innovation in enterprise technology

ASG Technologies, a leading provider of solutions for the information-powered enterprise, today announced that it has been named Company of the Year (Enterprise – Technology Services) by the BIG Awards for Business, and has won silver in the Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards’ Most Innovative Tech Company category. Its ASG-Zenith solution was also awarded gold for the Golden Bridge Awards’ Application Development Innovation category.

These wins highlight ASG’s continued commitment to innovation and leadership in the enterprise software industry, showcasing the organization’s expertise in the information management and IT systems management markets. As COVID-19 has disrupted the way we conduct business, ASG has remained committed to providing superior solutions that help organizations digitally transform and innovate through their suite of products.

Launched in 2012, the BIG Awards for Business is a diverse industry awards program that offers companies,

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Vubiq Networks Strengthens Millimeter Wave Innovation Leadership Position with New Technology Patent Grant

Vubiq Networks, Inc., the innovation leader in millimeter wave wireless broadband technology, announced today that the company has been awarded a new technology patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The new patent grant, number 10,818,997, is titled Waveguide Interface and Printed Circuit Board Launch Transducer Assembly and Methods of Use Thereof.

Over the past five years, Vubiq Networks has been awarded an evolutionary series of four US patents, one European patent, and one international patent publication for the company’s modular millimeter waveguide technology. This patented technology separates the digital modulation components from the analog radio frequency components for millimeter wave broadband communications solutions, allowing for rapid development of new products and solutions without the expense of complete circuit board redesigns.

Applications for this patented technology include high-speed, point-to-point telecommunications; radio frequency identification (RFID); vehicular radar; internet of things (IoT) sensors; 5G connectivity; wireless fabric; and other emerging hyperimaging

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Rackspace Technology Announces Cloud and Innovation Thought Leadership Strategy Series Virtual …

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rackspace Technology™ (NASDAQ: RXT), a leading end-to-end multicloud technology solutions company, will co-sponsor the Cloud — The Enabler of Innovation virtual event with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and International Air Transport Association on November 12 at 10:00 am CT. This webinar is part of the company’s Solve Thought Leadership Strategy Series.

Tolga Tarhan, CTO at Rackspace Technology, will deliver a keynote on how the cloud is necessary to maximizing the potential of forward-thinking techniques like DevOps and cloud native, as well as innovations in serverless and containers. As more customers look to these game-changing approaches in order to innovate, the role of cloud technologies and partners will become an essential factor to success.

“As technology continues to shift at a rapid pace, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for customers to keep pace with the competition,” said Tarhan. “To differentiate, organizations need to innovate

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Sherry Hwang Named 2020 Leadership Award Winner by Women in Technology

FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Women in Technology (WIT) has named Pyramid Systems’ President and Co-Founder Sherry Hwang a 2020 Leadership Awards Small Business/Entrepreneur winner. Sherry was one of five finalists nominated in the category. Annually, the WIT Leadership Awards recognize and honor female leaders whose achievements, mentorship, and contributions to the community align with the WIT mission of advancing women in technology, from the classroom to the boardroom, in the DC Metro Area.

“Though this year’s leadership awards looked a bit different than [in] years past,” said WIT President Carrie Drake, “our goal remained the same: to celebrate powerful female leaders who have made a tremendous impact on our local community.” Though we couldn’t celebrate this year’s winners in person, we continue to be inspired by their stories and steadfast commitment to innovation and the advancement of women in STEM.”

“I’m so honored to have

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Voltus Raises $25M To Grow Leadership Position In Distributed Energy Resources In Financing Round Led By NGP Energy Technology Partners III

SAN FRANCISCO – October 29, 2020 – ( Newswire.com )

​Voltus, Inc., the leading distributed energy resources (DER) platform, today announced it has raised $25 million in a Series B financing. The round was led by NGP Energy Technology Partners III (“NGP ETP III”) and included existing investors Prelude Ventures and Ajax Strategies.

The funding will be used to create more jobs, develop additional products, and enter new markets, allowing Voltus to increase its leadership position delivering cash to commercial and industrial customers via innovative DER solutions.

Since its founding in 2016, Voltus has increased the market potential for DERs, entering every North American market and becoming the first aggregator of retail customers in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) and the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), in addition to being the first to offer capacity, ancillary services, and energy DER products in these same markets. In total, Voltus has secured

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