G24 Innovations (G24i) has named John Hartnett as its new Chief Executive Officer. Harnett comes to G24i from Palm, Inc., where he was Senior VP of Global Markets and was responsible for worldwide sales, service and support. He will divide his time between G24i’s manufacturing and research headquarters in Cardiff, Wales and the new hub in Silicon Valley, CA.
Robert Hertzberg, co-founder and Chairman of G24i, commented, “This appointment will propel G24i into the next phase of its rapid evolution. John has the right blend of global experience in portable technology applications and a proven track record in Silicon Valley. He will help our technology have a global impact, bringing sustainability to mobile and indoor technology and other ‘non-traditional’ solar environments.”
Harnett will continue to hold a seat on the Board of Directors at G24i and is scheduled to begin his new role on 1 December 2008. He brings 25 years in global technology experience along with management operations, sales and marketing positions experience from Metacreations, Claris, AT&T, Digital Equipment and Wang.