Story image

Lenovo announces shake-up of global data center leadership team

30 Mar 2017

​Lenovo has made a host of new job appointments to its global data center leadership team.

The Chinese tech giant says it’s in a bid to accelerate its global data center business growth, and has appointed Kim Stevenson as senior vice president and general manager of its new Data Center Infrastructure (DCI) business segment.

According to Lenovo, former CIO of Intel, Stevenson will oversee the company’s core data center products and solutions portfolio. She has spent eight years at Intel, leading that company’s Client, Internet of Things and System Architecture (CISA) Group and served as Intel CIO for four years.

Current vice president and general manager, Laura Latrello will continue in her role leading the data center services segment.

There have also been three new appointments, with existing Lenovo executives assuming new positions on the Data Centre Group’s senior leadership team under Kirk Skaugen, executive vice president and president, Data Center Group.

Paul Ju, Vice President and General Manager of Hyperscale, has deep experience in hyperscale systems and cloud computing through management positions with leading global technology and data center providers.

Madhu Matta, Vice President and General Manager, High-Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence, brings experience in advanced computing technologies through executive assignments at leading server and storage companies.

Radhika Krishnan, Executive Director and General Manager, Software-Defined Data Centre has a deep background in advanced server, storage, networking and software-defined technologies.

Lenovo asserts the newly-formed business units will lead its charge into five market segments: data centre infrastructure, the software-defined data centre, high-performance computing and artificial intelligence applications, “hyperscale” systems and data centre services.

Atos develops edge server with security in mind
The BullSequana Edge server is able to securely manage and process IoT data close to the source of data generation so that it is treated immediately.
Sony and Microsoft to explore strategic partnership
“Our partnership brings the power of Azure and Azure AI to Sony."
Google puts Huawei on the Android naughty list
Google has apparently suspended Huawei’s licence to use the full Android platform, according to media reports.
Fujitsu and Veeam partner to offer simplified backup and recovery
This new partnership promises the increased availability of data and faster recovery from disasters and unplanned system downtime.
AAEON wins edge accolades at COMPUTEX 2019
AI edge and IoT network solutions manufacturer AAEON has picked up two accolades at the COMPUTEX d&i Awards 2019.
AI driving 'unprecedented' M&A growth
Breakthroughs in artificial intelligence are causing ‘unprecedented’ growth for mergers and acquisitions, as companies grapple for their share of an AI market that will be worth $190 billion by 2025.
Chorus partners with Nlyte, expands edge data centre offerings
Chorus announced today that it is going ahead with expanding its Chorus EdgeCentre Colocation product to three sites across New Zealand.
Schneider shares advice for solving edge computing challenges
Schneider Electric has shared the findings of a new whitepaper that delves into the issues of deploying IT at the edge.