Qualcomm Names New Enterprise Exec

San Diego-based Qualcomm has hired on a new executive for the firm's Qualcomm Enterprise Services division, the company said Tuesday. Qualcomm said that it has appointed Robert Walton as Senior Vice President and Division President of the unit. Walton has been at Qualcomm since May of 2007, and has also previously served at Compaq Computer, PIXAR Animation Studios, NeXT Computer and Northern Telecom Electronics (now Nortel Networks), among others. Qualcomm's Enterprise Service division focuses on enterprise applications, including vehicle and equipment telematics, mobinle device management, and machine-to-machine communications.