Thursday, March 23, 2023

Molpus Woodlands Group announces changes in its senior leadership team

The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC (Molpus) announced Terrell Winstead will become Molpus’s new President on August 1, 2022. Bob Lyle, Molpus’s current President, will transition from management but will continue to serve Molpus as Special Advisor to the President, and as a board member, investment committee, and as managing broker for its real estate activities.

NielsenIQ hires Dawn E. Norvell as inaugural Global Head of Retail Lab

NielsenIQ has strengthened its global retail practice with the addition of Dawn E. Norvell as the inaugural Global Head of the newly formed NielsenIQ Retail Lab. In her new role, Norvell will lead a progressive team created to better identify retail client needs, design solutions, and enable retailers to use NielsenIQ's full suite of products to help drive their business.

Westwater Resources announces executive management changes

Westwater Resources, Inc., a battery-grade, natural graphite development firm announced the retirement of Jeffrey L. Vigil, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Vice President – Finance, effective August 26, 2022. Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) Steven M. Cates has been elected Westwater’s new CFO and Vice President – Finance, also effective August 26, 2022.

Degreed acquires talent academy platform Learn In to extend its offering

Degreed, the innovator in professional lifelong learning chosen by one in three Fortune 50 companies, announced the acquisition of talent academy platform, Learn In, and the return of Co-founder David Blake as CEO. Blake was previously the Co-founder and CEO of Learn In.

Questionmark teams up with Skillable to offer performance-based testing

Questionmark, the online assessment provider, announced its latest test format designed to validate practical skill levels for IT professionals. With performance-based testing from Questionmark, and in partnership with Skillable, candidates—be they corporate or education-based—can show their skills in authentic lab environments which allow employers, credentialing companies, and educators to make more informed decisions for their business.

Firmware supply chain company Binarly raises $3.6m seed funding

Binarly Inc., a cybersecurity firm building tech to address security issues, announced $3.6m in seed funding from WestWave Capital and Acrobator Ventures. Cybersecurity leaders Michael Sutton, Thomas 'Halvar Flake' Dullien, Jamie Butler, Ryan Permeh, Bryson Bort, Pedram Amini, Chris Ueland and David Mandel from Emerging Ventures also joined as investors.

Alvaria announces industry veteran Jeff Cotten as Chief Executive Officer

Alvaria, the global player in enterprise-scale customer experience and workforce engagement management, announced Jeff Cotten as Chief Executive Officer. Tim Dahltorp, who has been interim CEO as well as Chief Financial Officer since February, will now continue as CFO. An innovator, Jeff Cotten is a culture-driven and customer-focused executive leader with more than two decades of high delivery results in the information technology sector.

SWIM and Underknown to enable web3 functionality with a private beta

SWIM, a provider of web3 solutions, announced its collaboration with Underknown, the creators of the #1 science video series, ‘What If.’ With this collaboration, SWIM and Underknown fill a void in the industry by forming a decentralized educational & entertainment web-based platform that rewards users, directly connecting to their Metamask wallets.

SEKO Logistics makes two new hires further building on its leadership team

SEKO Logistics confirmed two new hires to their international leadership team to steer the growth of value-added global forwarding services and build SEKO’s value proposition in Australia and globally. Steen Christensen joins SEKO in the new role of Chief Operating Officer – International, while, in Sydney, Paul Good takes over as Managing Director, Australia.

Forescout discloses OT:ICEFALL 56 exposures found in multiple devices

Forescout’s Vedere Labs, along with CISA’s vulnerability disclosure process, is disclosing OT:ICEFALL, 56 vulnerabilities affecting devices from 10 OT (operational tech) vendors. This is one of the largest vulnerability disclosures that impact OT devices and addresses insecure-by-design vulnerabilities. It has been ten years since Project Basecamp, a research project by Digital Bond, who investigated how critical OT devices and protocols were insecure by design.