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Walmart is adding tech hubs in Atlanta, Toronto

Walmart is adding tech hubs in Atlanta, Toronto

BENTONVILLE, ARK — Walmart is establishing new global tech hubs in Atlanta and Toronto, and plans to hire more than 5,000 technology workers globally this fiscal year. Walmart Global Tech plans to make Toronto one of its larger hubs, with hundreds of new jobs over time, the company said. The initial hiring phase is expected to

Walmart tabs chief tech officer

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal­mart in recent weeks announced the hiring of two technology executives, including Suresh Kumar, a former Google vice president who is set to become chief technology officer and chief development officer on July 8. Walmart also said it had hired Scott Eckert to run its investment arm and startup incubator known as

Walmart taps Kumar as technology chief

Walmart taps Kumar as technology chief

BENTONVILLE, Ark — Walmart has named tech industry veteran Suresh Kumar to a new chief technology officer and chief development officer role position, reporting directly to president and chief executive officer Doug McMillon. Kumar brings more than 25 years of technology leadership experience — including executive positions at Google, Microsoft, Amazon and IBM — to