Hugh Panero Joins New Enterprise
November 10, 2008 at 12:57 PM (PT)
NEW ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATES has hired HUGH PANERO, co-founder and former CEO of XM SATELLITE RADIO, as a Venture Partner. PANERO brings more than 25 years of new media experience in content, finance, operations, distribution and marketing to this new role and will work closely with NEA's consumer technology team.
"HUGH is a proven company builder who has consistently demonstrated an ability to scale technology concepts to create high-growth media businesses," said Managing General Partner PETER J. BARRIS. "His wealth of expertise in building media businesses from concepts to consumer acceptance makes him an outstanding addition to our consumer technology team, and NEA is very pleased to welcome him to the firm."