Thursday, March 14, 2013

Andy Rubin Stepping Down as Android Head Was Sudden But Inevitable - Liz Gannes - News - AllThingsD

A different dimension of Google collaboration
"“Andy is more like Steve Jobs in his leadership style — top down,” said Keval Desai, a former Google project management director on ads who is now a venture capitalist at InterWest Partners. “Sundar is more of a collaborative and low key leader, but very effective at achieving big results.”
Rubin had sparred with Amazon, Alibaba and other Android partners, and for some critics seemed to have a definition of “openness” that was consistent only in his own mind.
Said one former Google executive, “Everyone loves Andy, but his leadership style is not ‘Googley.’”"
Andy Rubin Stepping Down as Android Head Was Sudden But Inevitable - Liz Gannes - News - AllThingsD
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