Former Apple Exec Joins SoonR

Apple Inc. alumni Patrick McVeigh removed one degree of separation between himself and the iPhone by taking on the CEO roll at SoonR, according to The Mercury News. SoonR offers computer to handheld remote synchronization services that are compatible with cell phones and smart phones including Appleis iPhone.

During his 12 years at Apple, Mr. McVeigh headed several sales and marketing projects including the launch of the often confusing Macintosh Performa product line up. He later ran Palmis sales and marketing division, and worked as CEO for Omnisky before Earthlink bought the company.