The Wall Street Journal reports that Google’s ultrafast Internet service Fiber has a new leader running the show, and not just any new leader. Dennis Kish, a former executive at semiconductor company Qualcomm, is replacing Milo Medin to head Google Fiber going forward. The Journal reports that Medlin will remain “an adviser to the Google Fiber team,” but the Google vice president will begin work on other unspecified projects.
Kish was brought in for his operational expertise and will lead Google Fiber as the high-speed Internet and television service expands to new cities.
According to Kish’s LinkedIn profile, the former Qualcomm executive has served as Google Fiber VP since July after leaving a senior vice president and general manager role at the semiconductor giant.
The Journal adds that Kish now reports to Craig Barratt, Google’s SVP of access and energy, whose role exist in CEO Larry Page’s top circle of advisors.
Reports from this year have described Google’s efforts to offer a wireless service in existing Fiber cities, and the Internet service provider is still focused on expanding that list of cities across the country.
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