D2 Technologies Promotes Execs, Creates Business Units

Santa Barbara-based D2 Technologies, a developer of IP communications software for the embedded market, said this morning that it has promoted two of its executives and created two new business units. The firm said it has promoted Doug Makishima to Chief Operating Officer of the firm heading up a new Mobile and Personal Communications Business, and promoted Paul Wu to Vice President of a new Fixed Access Business Unit. Makisima has been at D2 since 2006, serving as VP of Marketing and Sales, and also has been at Intoto, Hifn, ParkerVision, Nortel Networks, Bay Networks, AMD, Auspex and Adaptec. Wu, who is based in Taiwan, was most recently the firm's senior director of Asia Business Development, and has previously served at Wistron Neweb Corp.