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On-Ramp Wireless, developer of wireless solutions for energy automation and M2M communications, has appointed Kevin Hell the company's new president and CEO.

Hell has over 20 years of experience leading technology and wireless companies. He formerly was the CEO of DivX Inc., a publicly traded technology company. Before joining DivX, Hell served as senior vice president of product management for Palm's Solutions Group, where he managed the Palm-branded products and wireless services division worldwide.

Prior to Palm, he was vice president of the connected home for Gateway and was responsible for pioneering a variety of digital home products and services beyond the PC. Earlier in his career, Hell spent seven years with The Boston Consulting Group, where he consulted with a variety of clients, including electric utilities and telecommunications companies on industry trends and corporate strategy.

“I am honored that the board has selected me as CEO,” says Hell. “My predecessor and On-Ramp co-founder, Joaquin Silva, and the rest of the On-Ramp team have done a tremendous job building a company that is poised for rapid growth.”


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