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.
SVP of Engineering, Global Product Development
Iqbal is responsible for the development of the Company’s global portfolio of smartphones, wearables, and accessories. He has shaped the mobile industry by creating a number of firsts, including: the first Droid smartphone, Android tablet, and Android Wear watch. Iqbal also led the efforts on the first Android / Nexus phablet, first customizable smartphone, first shatterproof smartphone, first 4G mobile technology and chipset, industry IP, and the new award-winning Moto smartphone franchise. As a 20-year industry veteran, he has experience in leading start-up efforts and breakthrough technologies, and building product categories from scratch. In previous Motorola roles, Iqbal served as VP and GM of Motorola Europe Products & Symbian OS, CVP of Innovation Products, CVP of Converged Computing Group, and CVP of Innovation Products. In 2010, Iqbal was named among Crain’s Chicago Business' “40 Under 40.” He graduated from the University of Miami with a BSEE degree and later earned his M.E.M. from Northwestern University.
Corporate Vice President, Phone Sales 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.
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.