Sam Pullara has been appointed Chief Technologist, the company announced internally yesterday. Pullara has been responsible for the widely loved Yahoo Pipes and the next generation Yahoo Query Language, sometimes referred to as "Pipes for the command line."Yahoo application platform leader
Pullara is a leader in Yahoo's work on Open Web standards and the open web community appears enthusiastic about his promotion at Yahoo! For full coverage of the move, see our write up on Jobwire, ReadWriteWeb's blog covering new hires in tech and new media.
Thanks to Chris Messina for the tip.