Thursday, January 22, 2009
Qualcomm Snags Exec From Handango
San Diego-based Qualcomm announced Thursday afternoon that it has hired on Bill Stone as Senior Vice President and President of the firm's FLO TV unit. Stone was most recently CEO of mobile content developer Handango, and has also served at GTE Wireless, AirTouch Cellular, Vodafone, Verizon and Amp'd Mobile. Stone replaces Gina Lombardi. Immediately prior to becoming CEO of Handango, Stone was president of Amp'd Mobile, where Qualcomm said he was responsible for strategy, planning and operations, technology, marketing, sales, content and business development.