C&L: Verizon Wireless names Hinshaw CIO

John Hinshaw has been named VP and CIO at Verizon Wireless. Hinshaw was previously vice president-information technology for Verizon Wireless' South Area in Alpharetta, GA.

Verizon Communications, meanwhile, named John Killian president-elect of the business unit that will combine MCI and Verizon's Enterprise Solutions.

Amp'd Mobile appointed Sue Swenson as COO and member of its board of directors. Swenson formerly served as COO at T-Mobile USA.

Don Gagne, director of development for Microsoft Office, announced that he will leave Microsoft in December. Hadi Partovi, general manager of the MSN portal, also announced his departure from Microsoft.

Google named Johnny Chou to head greater China development.

XOS Technologies named Nada Usina as president of its XOS Network division. Usina most recently served as president of Nokia Canada.

U.S. Wireless Online appointed Jack B. Dulworth as president and member of the board of directors.

Aperto Networks has appointed Glenn Tamaru as VP of operations.

Entuity named Peter Licursi as VP of North American sales.

Calypso Wireless appointed Akshay Sharma as CTO.

John McLeod has resigned his position as COO of Broadwing.

AG Interactive named Rajiv Jain as CTO.

Wavesat appointed Steve Carson as CFO.

Telairity Semiconductor named John Wilhoite CFO.

Beam Express appointed Peter Clark as CEO.

Reef Point Systems appointed Dennis Racca as VP of engineering.

InfoSpace named Kieve Huffman as VP of content.

DBS Communications named Scott Merkle as senior VP of the company's Mobile Virtual Network Enablement.

PrivateTel appointed Daniel Kaluzny as CEO.

Voxify appointed Don Nanneman as vice president of marketing. 

SkyZone Entertainment named Neil Haldar as VP of content programming and strategy.

Silicon Storage Technology appointed Arthur O. Whipple as CFO.