Staccato Names CEO, Chair

San Diego-based Staccato Communications said last week that it has added Rick Kornfeld as President, CEO, and a member of its board of directors, along with adding Marty Colombatto as Chairman. Kornfield was most recently VP and GM of Texas Instruments' Wireless Center and wireless chipset business, and also has experience at Qualcomm, Linkabit, and Dot Wireless. Colombatto is the former Vice President and GM of Broadcom's Networking Business Unit. Current CEO Dr. Robert Aiello is transitioning to a full time CTO role at the company. Staccato is developing ultrawideband wireless technology.