George Mulhern joined CradlePoint as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board in September, 2011, after several years at Highway 12 Ventures and more than 20 years at Hewlett Packard.
Over the course of his twenty-year career at HP, George had P&L responsibility for hardware, software, and services businesses that ranged in revenue from start-up to $10B+, annually. He successfully led businesses located in the U.S., Europe, and Asia and developed and implemented growth strategies both organically and through acquisition. His last position with HP was as Senior Vice President, leading the LaserJet Global Business Unit. In 2006, this $10B+ business delivered more of HP’s total revenue and profit growth than any other business in the company.
More recently, Mulhern was a general partner with Highway 12 Ventures, a Boise-based venture capital fund that served as a catalyst for entrepreneurs and startups to help drive economic growth in the Northwest region. George holds both a BS, and MBA, Business Administration from San Jose University.
Posted on March 21, 2012
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Posted on January 18, 2012
I attended the National Retail Federation (NRF) Conference this week in New York. My key take-away: brick and mortar retailers are at a "strategic inflection point." It didn't take much in the way of deep thoughts for me to come to this conclusion. I must have heard the words "strategic inflection point" 50 times during various presentations and discussions. I am not a big fan of buzzwords and consultant jargon, but in this case, I have to agree. ... Tags: 3G/4G Router, cloud computing, CradlePoint, Fallover, Mobile Broadband Routers, NRF, Retail, virtualization