MapQuest Snags Product Management VP From Google

Denver-based MapQuest, the online mapping site owned by AOL, announced this morning that it has appointed Vijay Bangaru as its new Vice President of Product Management. Bangaru was most recently at Google, managing that firm's Google Docs and Google Apps product development. He also has served at Microsoft and Xilinx. MapQuest said Bangaru will drive innovation around mapping and location-based services for the firm.