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EchoStar exec leaves to launch software startup

Denver Business Journal

EchoStar’s top technology executive has left the company to start a new business developing software products for corporations that struggle with creating customer-facing apps well or quickly.

Mike Marcotte’s last day as EchoStar Corp.’s chief digital officer was July 19. Today, he’s a one-man shop, called Acumen Digital, working out of the Boulder office of Galvanize, a Denver-based technology school with offices and coworking space for startups.

"Now I'll be a guy sitting at the end of…