Awarepoint Names Strategy Officer

San Diego-based Awarepoint, a developer of real-time location systems for the healthcare and other industries, has appointed Dr. Dennis O'Leary as its Chief Strategy Officer. O'Learly was most recently President of The Joint Commission, and has previously served as Dean for Clinical Affairs at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and Vice President of the George Washington University Health Plan. Awarepoint uses Zigbee wireless networking and RFID tags to track location, status, and history of resources in healthcare. The firm is backed by Cardinal Partners, Venrock and Avalon Ventures.