T-Mobile USA CEO Dotson to Resign Next Year
T-Mobile USA today announced that long-time CEO Robert Dotson plans to leave the company. He will remain CEO until February 2011 and on the board until May. He has designated Philipp Humm as his successor.
Steve Ballmer Leaves Microsoft's Board
Steve Ballmer today resigned from his position on Microsoft's board of directors effective immediately. Ballmer left the company's CEO post just six months ago, but said in a letter to current CEO Satya Nadella he felt his new obligations as owner of the LA Clippers, among others, will keep him too busy to participate meaningfully on Microsoft's board moving forward.
Jack Dorsey Named Twitter CEO
Twitter today moved to make Jack Dorsey its permanent CEO. Dorsey, who co-founded Twitter in 2006, has served as interim CEO since June when then-CEO Dick Costolo stepped down.
Sprint Hangs Up on Dan Hesse, Names New CEO
Sprint today announced it has named Marcelo Claure as President and CEO of the company, who replaces Dan Hesse. Claure already served on Sprint's board of directors, and is the Founder and CEO of Brightstar Corp.
Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead to Retire
Dan Mead, who has served as the CEO of Verizon Wireless since 2010, plans to retire according to filings the company made with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mead will remain on the board of directors and serve as executive vice president and president of strategic initiatives.
Given limited spectrum Tmo has acquired for 4G, Advancement would only be attainable fully by merge or partnership with another carrier with Spectrum to spare. HSPA+ is formidable under current conditions. However, it will falter under increased use. Let us hope for competition sake, Tmo will remain a competent carrier.
T-mo has pretty much remained on its own without help from their European partners. I suspect with the explosion of consistent advances in the US wireless industry, Mr. Dotson may feel it is better to exit while Tmo i