Google Fiber gets oversight from former Qualcomm execs


Google’s fiber-to-the-home product has a new boss in Dennis Kish, who joined the company as VP of Google Fiber some time this summer (LinkedIn says the move happened in July). On Tuesday the Wall Street Journal reported that Kish is replacing former Google Fiber leader Milo Medin (pictured above), who is still the VP of access services.

As the [company]Google[/company] Fiber project expands and becomes less about spurring the established ISPs to invest in fiber and evangelizing the benefits of faster broadband speeds to municipalities across the U.S., it makes sense to bring in another layer of management and experience. The Journal also noted that Kish will report to Craig Barratt, who is the former CEO of Wi-Fi chip vendor Atheros, which was bought by [company]Qualcomm[/company].

Medin, who has been a proponent of faster broadband since helping found @home, the first cable network, seems more comfortable in the role…

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