Michael John O'Connor, co-chair of Globalive Communications Corp., has joined the board of San Francisco-based Getfugu, a developer of mobile search tools. O'Connor began his career at the Economic Council of Canada/School of Policy Studies Queens University conducting studies of government's impact on competitiveness. He is currently the founder of the Center for Economic and Financial Analysis at Science Applications International Corp, in San Diego, CA and Virginia. Previously, O’Connor was Orascom Telecom’s representative in Canada where, in 2008, he led the auction for nationwide AWS spectrum. “I'm pleased to be joining Getfugu's board as the company prepares for launch on September 9,” said O'Connor. “Getfugu's rich technology will be one of the most significant factors for the mobile industry and I'm delighted be a part of it. One of my first goals will be to leverage my telecommunications experience and resources to help drive the technology in a variety of new areas."