Philly Tech People News 8/7/2011

KNBC GM Robinson Named NBCUniversal Chief Diversity Officer
NBC-owned station looking for replacement GM
(Broadcasting & Cable)
Some were questioning the pace at which Comcast was moving on filling this vacancy.

ShopRunner ups the ante with its hiring of former GSI executive Fiona Dias (Internet Retailer)

MyNines Runs Out Of Cash; CEO Becomes VP At Rue La La (TechCrunch)
Rue La La and ShopRunner are both majority-owned by (ex-GSI founder) Michael Rubin's new holding company.

Smarter Agent Names Philip Charles-Pierre Senior Vice President, Marketing & Distribution (PR Web)

Former SAP Channel Chief Hume Takes Convio Sales Post (CRN)

Internet Society Announces New Board of Trustees
Leaders from industry, academia, and the Internet community to provide strategic direction on Internet related standards, education, and policy
(ISOC Monthly Newsletter)
Jason Livingood, Executive Director of Internet Systems Engineering at Comcast, appointed to Board seat.

HP Appoints Gregg Melinson Vice President of Global Government Affairs and Deputy General Counsel (Business Wire)
Drinker Biddle partner and former Ridge assistant.

Dudnyk adds Digital Leadership, names Director of Digital Strategy (Philly Ad Club News)

Cadient Group Expands Staffing as Growth Continues (Philly Ad Club News)

Julia Hernandez Named SVP of Professional Services for Aklero (National Mortgage Professional)


Citing Stalemate, Verizon Workers Strike (New York Times)