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Acquia Names Michael Sullivan CEO, Dries Buytaert Elevated to Chairman

Acquia announced the selection of Michael Sullivan as Chief Executive Officer, effective in December 2017. Sullivan, 52, has extensive experience in building market-leading, high-growth SaaS organizations and has led the acquisition and integration of numerous companies over the course of his career. He brings to Acquia 25 years of focused experience in content management, archival solutions, electronic discovery and enterprise content governance solutions, and joins Acquia as the company marks its 10th anniversary as a pioneer in cloud-based, open source web content management.

Enrique Rodriguez is Named TiVo's New President and CEO

The TiVo Corporation announced that its Board of Directors unanimously elected Enrique Rodriguez to the position of president and CEO effective today. Rodriguez also joins the company’s Board of Directors. TiVo is a leader in entertainment technology and audience insights and is well known for it's long history in creation of interactive program guides and presence in the DVR space.

CEO Corner: Harnil Oza on Social Media Marketing - How It Is Done

So you have gone through the rigorous, time-consuming and very expensive cycle of idea generation, coding, design, app testing, etc., and have created an app that you hope would “break” the Apple App and Google Play Store when it is launched. Congratulations! You have done a great job. However, you must remember that creating the first part of the app development process. The other part (which is even more important) is ensuring that you publicize the app so that more people will see and use it.

Millennial Jack Parsons Crowned Young Digital Leader 2017

Jack Parsons, the 23 year old CEO of yourfeed, has been awarded Young Digital Leader of the Year award at a prestigious ceremony in London’s St Pancras Renaissance Hotel by Digital Leaders 100.

The judging panel was made up of esteemed digital veterans including Maggie Philbin from TeenTech, Accenture’s Emma McMuigan, Chris Yui from Uber and Jacqueline de Rojas from techUK. The winners are selected from a 50% public vote and 50% judges vote. Jack was the stand out winner.

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CEO Corner: Custom CMSs Are Back - And It's A Good Thing

I recently came upon this article written by a CMS developer who was amazed that a potential client chose a custom CMS over their recommended solution. I see these articles on occasion, and they always aggravate me to a certain extent.

The reason is because custom CMSs continue to make a ton of sense for enterprise clients—more so now than ever before.

Ryan Merkley, Former Mozilla Foundation COO, Named CEO of Creative Commons

Creative Commons announced this week the appointment of Ryan Merkley to the position of chief executive officer. Ryan was recently chief operating officer of the Mozilla Foundation, the nonprofit parent of the Mozilla Corporation and creator of the world’s most recognizable open-source software project and internet browser, Firefox.

CEO Corner: Analyzing the CMS Analysts: Which one is right for you?

Those of you who have been in the content management industry a while will remember the CMS Watch report. I’m not sure when I first heard of it, but I think it was at an AIIM conference in 2005. I remember thinking that if we could just get Agility into that report, we would have it made. Looking back, it’s amazing to see how many of the systems that ranked well in 2005 are either gone or no longer relevant.