—Expedia has a new chief people officer in Archana Singh, who will head up the organization’s human resources efforts. Singh most recently led HR at publisher John Wiley and Sons and held leadership roles at AMD, Computer Science Corporation and Sun Microsystems. “[Singh] is deeply motivated by her conviction that creating jobs means creating and fulfilling dreams, and that brand and culture are two sides of the same coin,” Expedia CEO Mark Okerstrom said in a statement. “She believes that by creating an amazing employee experience, organizations can unleash the performance and potential of their global talent.” Singh replaces former chief people officer Nikki Krishnamurthy, who departed this past June and joined Uber in October as she reunited with CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, the former longtime Expedia CEO. In other Expedia news, the company recently revealed that it would spend nearly half a billion dollars on its Seattle waterfront campus this year. — Seattle-based AI edge computing startup Xnor.ai hired Matt Welsh as principal engineer. Welsh previously led engineering teams for Chrome Mobile at Google and was a professor at Harvard, where he once taught Mark Zuckerberg in a course on operating systems. Xnor.ai, which spun out of Paul Allen’s AI2 incubator in… Read full this story
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