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International Association of Privacy Professionals promotes Caitlin Fennessy to vice president-chief knowledge officer, following departure of Omer Tene (see this section, Oct. 7); Tene becomes IAPP senior Westin fellow ... Center for a New American Security names Laura Brent, ex-NATO, to CNAS Technology and National Security Program as senior fellow, directing research for Digital Freedom Forum and "focusing on the geopolitical implications of emerging technologies."

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Eric Schmidt announces Special Competitive Studies Project to "make recommendations to strengthen America’s long-term global competitiveness" including on AI "and other emerging technologies"; Schmidt helps head SCSP as founder and chair and the board includes Robert Work, ex-National Security Commission on AI; Nadia Schadlow, ex-deputy national security adviser for strategy; Michele Flournoy, ex-DOD; and ex-Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas; CEO is Yll Bajraktari, ex-National Security Commission on AI.

Qualcomm hires Ann Chaplin from General Motors as general counsel-corporate secretary, effective Nov. 1, to succeed Don Rosenberg, who will be special adviser for policy, regulation and strategic initiatives until his year-end retirement ... With Adobe’s video collaboration platform buy now complete, CEO Emery Wells will continue to lead team within Adobe, reporting to Scott Belsky, chief product officer and executive vice president, Creative Cloud ... Hasbro appoints PepsiCo’s Carrie Ratner senior vice president-global corporate communications.

Nominations sent to Senate for Kathy Im for member, CPB board for term ending Jan. 31, 2024, Loretta Sutliff's term expired; Thomas Rothman also for CPB director and with term to Jan. 31, 2026, term of Judith Davenport ended; and reappointment to that board of Elizabeth Sembler, term until Jan. 31, 2026 ... Wireless Infrastructure Association appoints as board members Dagan Kasavana, Phoenix Tower International, and Len Forkas, Milestone Towers ... McAfee adds retired Deloitte partner and current Dolby Labs board member Emily Rollins to its board.