Qualcomm executive departing to take a position with Microsoft

Qualcomm executive departing to take a position with Microsoft
24 year veteran and Executive Vice President of Qualcomm’s Global Market Development team, Peggy Johnson has reportedly accepted an as-yet unannounced position with Microsoft.

Ms. Johnson is Qualcomm’s highest ranking female in the leadership team. In addition to heading up global marketing, she also oversees Qualcomm Labs, a wholly owned subsidiary within Qualcomm. The labs unit is where new technologies and products get hatched.

The legacy that Ms. Johnson leaves behind at Qualcomm is distinct. Most notably, she lead the effort in Qualcomm’s development of the BREW platform, which was the first large-scale mobile app environment, and was the beginning of app development which also enabled developers to monetize the apps.

Qualcomm is arguably the player when it comes to wireless technology, and the rollout of 3G wireless broadband in developing markets in India and the Americas was under her stewardship.  Her extended background touched sales, business development, and software engineering.  Ms. Johnson is also part of several boards and councils of industry groups, and represents the United States on the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Advisory Council.

There has been no official comment from either Microsoft or Qualcomm. Her background and experience indicates she will likely be part of Microsoft’s Senior Leadership Team which Satya Nadella has been molding to his liking for several months now. Tony Bates’ role in business development and evangelism was being back filled ostensibly on a temporary basis by Eric Rudder, so it is possible Peggy Johnson may assume that role.

source: re/code

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10 Comments

1. sriuslywtf

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2. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Is she elder sister of Marissa Mayer? Looks pretty.

7. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Marissa is prettier than her

8. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Yes, I know. :)

3. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

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5. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

did so, and think the opposite of you

4. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

nadella just wanted to fap her

6. kassi

Posts: 109; Member since: May 25, 2013

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9. Totse2k15

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10. tasior

Posts: 265; Member since: Nov 04, 2012

Perhaps, she's the trojan horse (aka Steven Elop) for MS? She will shrink MS, by poor executive decisions, and then Qualcomm will buy Microsoft for say 8 billion $?

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