On-Ramp Wireless Names Kevin Hell As President, CEO

San Diego-based wireless communications module developer On-Ramp Wireless announced Wednesday that Kevin Hell, the former CEO of DivX, has joined the company as President and CEO. Hell headed by DivX until its acquisition by Sonic Solutions in October of 2010, and most recently was chairman of the EvoNexus startup incubator run by CommNexus. Hell sits on the boards of Hold-Free Networks, Perminova, Inc, MicroPower Technologies and Pixon Imaging, Inc. On Ramp Wireless recently raised a significant amount of funding from Energy Technology Ventures, the venture capital m which is a joint venture of GE, NRG Energy, and ConocoPhilips. The firm's wireless communications technology is being targeted at connecting devices into the smart grid.