Rick Osterloh currently leads Google's hardware division.
Rick Osterloh took on leadership of Motorola Mobility in April, 2014. Rick has a long and successful track record in the industry and at Motorola. Before taking over leadership of Motorola, Rick was responsible for leading global product management for Motorola Mobility.
Prior to Motorola, Rick worked at Skype where he was vice president of product and design. Rick led the design, strategy, product planning, research and development of products to more than 250 million monthly Skype users.
Prior to working at Skype, Rick created an organization within Motorola that was focused on Android, successfully designing and engineering Motorola’s first Android-based device. Rick also managed the software and services engineering team located in five countries. In this role, he was responsible for the delivery of Motorola’s software and operation of the Android platform for Motorola.
Before Motorola, Rick led product management at Good Technology, one of the earliest successful smartphone players. As VP Product & Marketing, Rick was responsible for Good Technology’s global product offering, product strategy and marketing activities. Prior to Good Technology, Rick managed enterprise software projects for Fortune 1000 companies at Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group, worked in product management at Amazon.com and analyzed wireless industry investments for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Rick earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in engineering from Stanford University, and was an Arjay Miller scholar at Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Apr, 2016 - Current (6 months)
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
Member of the Board of Directors
Nov 10, 2014
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