Cyanogen recruits Microsoft, HTC, MediaTek veterans for leadership roles

Cyanogen is expanding its leadership role to prepare for the growth of the smartphone market. In doing so, Cyanogen is hiring industry veterans from Microsoft, Xbox, and MediaTek to develop and promote CyanogenMod. . The new leadership team additions were announced in a blog post.

For its VP of Product, Cyanogen has hired Dave Herman, a customer services veteran who had previously worked for Hulu, Amazon, and Microsoft.

Tyler Carpenter, who recently worked as Director of Engineering for smartphone-maker HTC, will be joining as VP of Engineering. Carpenter also previously held a position at Microsoft for Xbox.

And lastly, Vik Natarajan will be serving as VP of Global Partnerships and Distribution. Prior to joining Cyanogen, Natarajan had worked for MediaTek and Broadcom.

Are you excited about the new additions to the leadership team? What features or functionality do you want the team to focus on for CyanogenMod?

Source: Cyanogen

Chuong H Nguyen