Monday, September 1, 2008

Virgin Mobile USA Names CIO/CTO

Virgin Mobile USA named Daniel A. Acton as its new Chief Information and Technology Officer (CIO/CTO). In this role, Acton will assume management responsibilities for the present Virgin Mobile USA IT and product development operations. He will focus on integrating key business and technology processes, to move Virgin Mobile USA ahead as a full service wireless provider.

Acton has previously held a variety of executive management roles in engineering, strategy, M&A, and delivery capacities with General Electric, Lockheed Martin, Unisys, Corning and IBM. He also served as a chief operating executive of multiple fiber optic engineering firms, including taking a telecom equipment company public in 2000.