When building the revolutionary Danger Sidekick earlier this decade, current Android leader Andy Rubin relied on Matias Duarte. The duo are meeting up again in Mountain View.
Matias Duarte was Director of Design at Danger from 2000-2005 under then CEO Andy Rubin. His work there is described on his LinkedIn profile as:
As Director of Design, at Danger Matias is responsible for making all aspects of the user experience a coherent and appealing whole. MORESeth Weintraub - May 27, 2010 12:10 PM ET
Mobile platforms VP Andy Rubin talks about Android, Chrome, and the smartphone.
The second Google (GOOG) phone in the U.S. had a showcase event last week in San Francisco, and afterward I sat down with Andy Rubin, vice president of mobile platforms at Google.
I asked him about Google's vision for the Android smartphone operating system, whether the search giant is sending mixed messages by promoting both Android and its upcoming Chrome MOREJon Fortt - Jul 17, 2009 8:00 AM ET
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