London, UK: Mark Powell, who started his mobile career at Technophone Ltd before working for Nokia, Motorola and Kineto Wireless, has been appointed as the new executive director of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group.
Mr Powell founded Kineto Wireless
in 2001, working as vice president of the company’s client software business before joining the Bluetooth SIG. He will perform his duty as a technology and market developer for the global Bluetooth wireless standard.
Chris Hansen, chairman of the Bluetooth SIG board, told that ”Mark has the perfect mix of wireless industry technical expertise and entrepreneurial experience required by the Bluetooth SIG as we build on our success and forge into promising new areas.”
There are more than 16,000 members over 7 billion Bluetooth-equipped units shipped by The Bluetooth SIG.