WildBlue Communications named Mark Adolph chief financial officer.
He joins WildBlue from Open Range Communications, a wireless-service provider, where he served as CFO and a board member.
Adolph is a communications-industry financial executive with more than 20 years of experience in senior financial management, legal, tax and corporate strategy.
Prior to Open Range, Adolph was CFO and chief operating officer of venture-capital firm Telecom Partners. He began his career at Touche Ross and also served as a senior manager for KPMG Peat Marwick.
Adolph holds a Juris doctorate degree from the University of San Diego School of Law and a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Akron. He is a member of the American Bar Association and California Bar Association.
An always-on broadband Internet connection, WildBlue's wireless service provides two-way, high-speed data over a satellite network. Customers do not need additional phone or cable lines in order to receive broadband Internet access.