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Leap Wireless International , Inc.
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Leap Wireless International, Inc. (Leap) is a wireless communications carrier that offers digital wireless service in the United States under the Cricket brand. Cricket service is offered by Cricket, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leap, and is also offered ...
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UPDATE, September 16, 2007 - S. Douglas Hutcheson, president and chief executive officer of Leap, said in a letter today to Roger Linquist, MetroPCS chairman and chief executive officer, that the proposal was not in the best interests of Leap and its shareholders and "completely inadequate in a number of critical areas."
wrote that the proposal doesn't take into account Leap's
also mentioned the hundreds of millions of dollars Leap invested to launch its broadband offering.
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CEO and Director, Laser, Inc.
In addition to his role at Laser, Mr. Hutcheson is a senior advisor of Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) for Searchlight Capital.
He formerly served as the CEO and a member of the board of directors of Leap and its operating subsidiary, Cricket Communications, until its sale to AT&T in March 2014.
Mr. Hutcheson also served as vice president of marketing in wireless at Qualcomm.
He is chairman of the board of directors of InterDigital, Inc., a member of the board of directors of Pitney Bowes Inc., is president of TMT Advisors, LLC, and is a member of the board of trustees of Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego.
Searchlight Capital - Doug Hutcheson
Prior to working with Searchlight as a Senior Advisor, Mr. Hutcheson served as CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Leap Wireless International and its operating subsidiary Cricket Communications.
16 years at Leap Wireless
, Mr. Hutcheson
was responsible for developing and implementing strategy, all operations, and the oversight of all relationships and partnerships for the company until its sale to AT&T
Prior to Leap, Mr. Hutcheson worked at Qualcomm Incorporated, and also held other positions in multiple areas including field engineering, manufacturing, sales and customer support.
Additionally, Mr. Hutcheson also currently serves as CEO and a director of Laser, Inc., a corporation created in connection with the acquisition of Leap Wireless International by AT&T.
Mr. Hutcheson received a BS from California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine.
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S. Douglas Hutcheson, 58, chief executive officer, since March 2014, of Laser, Inc., a privately held technology company.
Since January 2015, senior advisor of technology, media and telecom for Searchlight Capital, a global private investment firm.
Formerly chief executive officer, Leap Wireless International, Inc., a provider of wireless services and devices through its subsidiary, Cricket Communications, Inc. (February 2005 - March 2013); president and chief executive officer, February 2005 - November 2012.
Director since 2012. (Also a director of InterDigital, Inc.
Formerly a director of Leap Wireless International, Inc.)
S. Douglas (Doug) Hutcheson - Chief ...
S. Douglas (Doug) Hutcheson - Chief Executive Officer, Laser, Inc.
S. Douglas (Doug) Hutcheson joined InterDigital's Board of Directors in July 2014.
Mr. Hutcheson is CEO of Laser, Inc., a corporation created in connection with the acquisition of Leap Wireless by AT&T in March 2014.
Prior to that transaction, Mr. Hutcheson served as CEO of Leap Wireless and its operating subsidiary, Cricket Communications, for nine years.
Before serving as CEO, Mr. Hutcheson held other executive positions at Leap Wireless, including President and Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to Leap Wireless, he was Vice President of Marketing in the wireless infrastructure division at Qualcomm for three years, where he was responsible for global CDMA accounts.
Mr. Hutcheson also serves on the Board of Directors of Pitney Bowes Inc. and is the holder of fourteen patents.
Mr. Hutcheson earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from California State University in San Louis Obispo and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of California in Irvine.