Prior to working with Searchlight as a Senior Advisor, Mr. Hutcheson served as CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Leap Wireless International and its operating subsidiary Cricket Communications. Over his 16 years at Leap Wireless, Mr. Hutcheson was responsible for developing and implementing strategy, all operations, and the oversight of all relationships and partnerships for the company until its sale to AT&T in 2014. Prior to Leap, Mr. Hutcheson worked at Qualcomm Incorporated, and also held other positions in multiple areas including field engineering, manufacturing, sales and customer support. Additionally, Mr. Hutcheson also currently serves as CEO and a director of Laser, Inc., a corporation created in connection with the acquisition of Leap Wireless International by AT&T. Mr. Hutcheson received a BS from California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine.