Motorola Mobility executives follow in a long line of people who have steered communications technology from the 20th century into the 21st. Here you will find their bios and high-resolution images of them.
President and Chief Operating Officer
Rick took on leadership of Motorola Mobility in April 2014. He has a long and successful track record in the industry and at Motorola. Prior to becoming president, Rick was Motorola’s senior vice president of product, responsible for the planning, strategy, and delivery of all products. Prior to that he served as vice president of product and design at Skype, where he oversaw product for more than 250 million monthly Skype users. Before Skype, Rick was responsible for the delivery of software and operation of the Android platform at Motorola. Before Motorola, Rick led product management at Good Technology, managed enterprise software projects for Fortune 1000 companies at Deloitte Consulting Group, worked in product management at Amazon.com, and analyzed wireless industry investments for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Corporate Vice President, EMEA and APAC
Magnus has been responsible for the EMEA and APAC regions at Motorola Mobility since 2013. In this role, he has been driving the business in the two regions covering all activities from formulating the strategy, building the teams and driving very strong growth as Motorola has re-entered many critical markets. Magnus has a strong track record of driving growth and profitability in a number of general management positions in Europe, North America and Asia. Prior to joining the Motorola team, he was President of Sony Mobile China and also head of the Greater China region. Before that, he led the Sony Ericsson businesses in Iberia, the global account responsibility for Telefonica and as General Manager for Canada. Magnus grew up in Sweden, has a master of science in Economics and Managerial Finance and additional education from a number of leading schools in the US, Europe and Asia.
Senior Vice President, Engineering
Iqbal oversees the development of leading-edge mobile technologies, architecture, system design, and products. He has successfully led development of Moto X, Droid, RAZR, and iDEN PTT product lines. Iqbal is also responsible for numerous innovations powering Motorola devices including low power Mobile Computing System, 4G chipset, and MAXX battery technology. Previously, as the CVP of innovation products, Iqbal led the company’s most ambitious start-up effort to bring the original Droid product line to market. He has also served as the VP & GM of Motorola Europe products. Iqbal holds a BSEE from University of Miami and a master’s of engineering management (MEM) from Northwestern University. He serves on Northwestern’s MEM executive advisory board.
Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Latin America
Sergio is a Motorola Mobility veteran, having spent the last 18 years in various roles within the company. Currently, he is the corporate vice president and general manager of Latin America and president of Motorola Brazil, and is responsible for the business strategy and direction for all operations in the region. Prior to this role, Sergio led the Mobile Devices business for Latin America, and spent two years in Mexico City as the regional sales director for Americas Movil. Before that, he spent three years in the U.S. leading the Strategic Planning and Companion Products businesses for the Americas region. Under his leadership, the company has seen significant growth in Brazil, Chile and Argentina. Sergio previously held leadership positions at IBM and Booz-Allen & Hamilton. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, a postgraduate degree from the Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and bachelor's in Engineering from the University of São Paulo’s Escola Politécnica.
Senior Vice President, Software Engineering
Seang leads development of software applications, experiences, and services at Motorola Mobility. Prior to joining Motorola, Seang was GM, Mobile Development and Devices at Microsoft where he oversaw development of Lync and Skype applications for 200 million users across smartphones, tablets, consumer electronics, and wearables. Before Microsoft, Seang was CVP and Chief Software Engineer at Motorola Mobility, where he drove Motorola's Android efforts and evolved Motorola's software development processes for modern smartphone platforms. Earlier in his career, Seang developed software for the F-22 Raptor, Cubic Defense System's MILES tactical training system, and industrial data acquisition systems.
Global Sales Leader
Colin is the global sales leader for Motorola Mobility. He brings more than 25 years of experience in sales and marketing to his current role, including 20 years in the Asia Pacific region. Previously, Colin was Senior Vice President of Smartphone Sales at Lenovo and before that Executive Vice President of Marketing at Huawei. He also held several executive positions while at Nokia, including managing Nokia’s China operations and serving as Executive Vice President of Sales where he managed all worldwide sales. He has a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering from the University of Western Australia, and completed the London Business School’s Senior Executive Program.
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Adrienne joined Motorola Mobility in 2013 and oversees global marketing and communications, including brand identity and advertising, digital and social media, corporate and consumer PR, experiential, and measurement and analytics. Prior to joining Motorola, she was general manager of Edelman's New York Consumer Marketing practice where she oversaw specialists in marketing, media, digital communication, and content. She was a 2012 recipient of PR Week's "40 Under 40" honor. Before joining Edelman in 2005, Adrienne held positions at Porter Novelli Chicago, Dome Hill & Knowlton, and Euro RSCG Tatham. She's helped dozens of brands engage with millions of people, including Heineken, Burger King, eBay, Trojan, Smirnoff, Pringles, Xbox, and Chase.