Acacia Hires Two Execs

Newport Beach-based Acacia Research, the patent licensing firm, said this morning that it has hired on two new executives. The firm said it has hired Alfredo M. Lezama and Nathan Grossman as Vice Presidents of Business Development. Lezama was previously VP of Sales at NextWave Wireless, and also has served at Marvell Semiconductor and Texas Instruments; Grossman was at Altera, and also has served at Qualcomm and Intel.