VP of Product Management, Punit Soni leaving Motorola

VP of Product Management, Punit Soni leaving Motorola
If you've become a true fan of Motorola over the past couple of years, you'll certainly have come across Punit Soni, who, until today, was Motorola's vice president of Product Management. Soni was a friendly face who would pop up in in various places (often Google+ comment threads) to add some information about a Motorola product.

Today, Soni once again took to Google+ to announce that he is leaving the company for parts unknown. He spoke fondly of his time on Motorola, and stressed his optimism for the company's future, saying:


Soni had been a manager on Google's Mobile Strategy team before he was appointed to his seat as VP of Product at Motorola in August of 2012, a few months after Google's purchase of the company was completed. Now, two years later, Soni is moving on, though he doesn't say what his plans are for the future, just that he wants to recapture the feeling he had when announcing the Moto G in Brazil. 

It is unclear why Soni has chosen now to leave, although the early (and unsubstantiated) speculation attributes it to the pending sale of Motorola to Lenovo. If more information on the move comes to light, we'll be sure to let you know. 

source: +Punit Soni

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14 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 30977; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Come to Apple bro

3. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Sorry but hell no.

10. bucky

Posts: 3778; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

agreed in this case

14. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

That rhyming reply tho.

2. nathan.carter

Posts: 416; Member since: Aug 11, 2014

ooohh! you know you wrong for that one!

4. mamadathu

Posts: 48; Member since: Mar 01, 2014

come to micromax

5. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

Mind as well hire Chinese, as they know best when it comes to make android phone

7. Jinto

Posts: 436; Member since: Jan 15, 2014

Just like the Note 4 (and Edge) is made by a chinese company and the nexus x will be yeah

6. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Lenovo's fault for sure...

8. club47home

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 15, 2014

Soni, you can for Sony!

9. engineer-1701d unregistered

who cares if he is gone its not like he did a good job now a better person can get in and do something.

11. YourNickname

Posts: 127; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

I hope he was responsible for the small batteries and no sdcard. And if so, good riddance, the company can finally improve on basic customer demands: additional storage and a huge battery.

12. Mfa901

Posts: 291; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

And i hope you will grow some brains......

13. YourNickname

Posts: 127; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

That was genius, thanks for contributing.

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