Primary Role
Chairman, President and CEO @ Tessera Technologies
George Washington University

Person Details


As a serial entrepreneur, Hank Nothhaft has extensive experience in the telecommunications and networking industries, growing startups such as Concentric Network Corp., DSC Communications and GTE Telenet Communications (now Sprint). As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Danger, Inc. since October 2002, Hank has directed the company from its initial product launch to its present position as a leader in the mobile internet market.

Prior to joining Danger, Hank served as the Chief Executive Officer of Endforce, Inc., an internet protocol services software company, from May 2001 to October 2002, and continued to serve as the non-executive Chairman of the board of directors of Endforce from October 2002 to March 2005. From July 2000 to April 2001, Hank served as Vice Chairman of the board of directors of XO Communications, Inc., a telecommunications services provider. From May 1995 to June 2000, Hank served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Concentric Network Corporation, a national Internet service provider that merged with Nexlink Communications in June 2000 and subsequently became XO Communications.

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