Alien Technology scored when it convinced Bob L. Martin, the former CIO of Wal-Mart and CEO of the retailer\u2019s international division, to join its board of directors.\u00a0 The Morgan Hill, Calif.-based manufacturer of RFID products announced its appointment of Martin to its board yesterday.\u00a0 Alien makes RFID products used by many of Wal-Mart\u2019s suppliers.\u00a0\u00a0 Until his retirement in 1999, Martin was president and CEO of Wal-Mart International. Prior to that, he was executive vice president and CIO of Wal-Mart Stores. From 1985 until his retirement, he was a member of Wal-Mart\u2019s executive committee.\u00a0 Today, Martin also serves on the boards of directors of Gap, Sabre Holdings, Furniture Brands International, Edgewater Technology, Conn\u2019s, and the following nonprofit groups: Students in Free Enterprise, Santa Clara University School of Retailing and the Rafiki Foundation.\u00a0 In other boardroom news, Frank Fanzilli, the former CIO of Credit Suisse First Boston, was elected to Sona Mobile\u2019s board of directors.\u00a0 Fanzilli is helping the NYC-based wireless applications provider build and manage relationships with clients in Sona Mobile\u2019s core market, the financial services industry.\u00a0 Click here for the full news release.Tom Sanzone is following in Fanzilli\u2019s footsteps.\u00a0 On August 29, he joins Credit Suisse Group as its CIO and as a member of the executive board of its banking business.\u00a0 He comes to the company from Citigroup where he most recently served as CIO and head of operations for Citigroup\u2019s global corporate investment bank.\u00a0 He was also responsible for real estate and general services at Citigroup.\u00a0 His board appointment is effective January 1, 2006 and he is based in Zurich, Switzerland. \n\nMark Robinson keeps on truckin\u2019 at SCS Transportation, a supply chain and trucking company based in Kansas City.\u00a0 He was promoted from vice president of information technology at one of SCS\u2019s subsidiaries, Saia, to VP of IT and CIO at SCS.\u00a0 He had held the VP title at Saia since 1997.\u00a0 Robinson graduated from Central Missouri State University in 1984 with a bachelor of science in mathematics and computer science.Robert Land\u2019s career path has led him to I-trax, a provider of integrated health and productivity management software, as its new CIO.\u00a0 He comes to the Chadds Ford, Pa.-based company from Outercurve Technologies where he was responsible for the global development of the company\u2019s wireless application services. Previously, Land worked for InteliHealth, the joint venture between Aetna and the Harvard Medical School, where he focused on developing new Internet-based services that tied into Aetna\u2019s core business and drove new revenue opportunities for Aetna\u2019s corporate health sales force. Prior to InteliHealth, Land formed Music 123, an online marketer of musical instruments.Government technology solutions aggregator GTSI\n\npromoted Bob Mitchell to CIO and vice president of information advantage (explanation of that unusual title to come.)\u00a0 He reports to Tom Mutryn, GTSI\u2019s senior vice president and chief financial officer.\u00a0 Mitchell joined GTSI in 2002 as senior director of strategic business analysis. Prior to GTSI, Mitchell founded his own consulting firm and held several executive positions including chief operating officer, chief financial officer and vice president of operations and marketing at a software startup in Austin, Texas. \n\nDave Truzinski jumped from Cingular to Leap Wireless International where he serves as the wireless communications services provider\u2019s vice president and CIO.\u00a0 Truzinski spent close to four years with Cingular\/AT&T Wireless before joining the San Diego-based company.\u00a0 He served as Cingular\u2019s CIO and vice president of international IT and as AT&T\u2019s director of international IT. Truzinski led the IT organization that was responsible for the launch of AT&T Wireless\u2019 operations in the Caribbean.