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.
SVP, Lenovo Group
Co-President, Mobile Business Group
Chairman & President, Motorola
As co-president of Lenovo’s Mobile Business Group and chairman and president of Motorola Mobility, Aymar leads Lenovo’s mobile business in North America, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), including R&D, product, and supply chain. Previously, Aymar was Lenovo’s president of North America responsible for the region’s sales, operations, growth, and profitability. He joined Lenovo in 2013 to lead the company’s drive in the mobile space in EMEA. He was promoted to president EMEA and senior VP Lenovo Group in January 2014 and at the same time joined the Lenovo Executive Committee. During his 30-year career, Aymar has held global leadership roles with companies in the US and Europe. He served as corporate VP and member of the Executive Committee of Capgemini, senior VP and president of SHBG at Acer, and CEO of Packard-Bell. While living in California, he held leadership positions with Softbank, Ziff-Davis, and Tandon. Aymar graduated from the ESSEC business school in France.
SVP of Engineering, Global Product Development
Iqbal recently led the breakthrough innovation on the Moto Z smartphone and ecosystem of third-party Mods products, along with a Mods Development Kit, which reimagines the entire consumer experience paradigm. He joined Motorola in 2003 leading product management and development, launching the first CDMA variants of the iconic RAZR and RAZR 2 product lines. Iqbal also created several mobile industry firsts, including the first Droid smartphone, Android tablet, and Android Wear watch. In 2011 Iqbal took over as the head of Motorola’s R&D, leading the Company’s efforts in developing the first customizable Moto X smartphone franchise, first 4G mobile chipset, as well as extensive industry IP. As a 20-year industry veteran, he has experience in leading start-up efforts and breakthrough technologies, as well as 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, and CVP of Converged Computing Group. Iqbal was named among Crain’s Chicago Business' “40 Under 40.” He holds a BSEE from University of Miami and a 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.
Appointed Vice President, Consumer Experience Design
Ruben leads the global creative team responsible for defining mobile products and experiences at Motorola Mobility. Throughout his career, Ruben has led successful design teams in Europe, Asia and the Americas allowing him to gain experience in key global markets and a broad consumer view towards design and brand development. He holds multiple design awards and has been instrumental in defining strategies that have driven Moto product designs since joining the company in 2005. Prior to Motorola, Ruben led the European Brand and Design studio for Whirlpool. He graduated from the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan with a degree in Product Design and Strategy.
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.
Vice President and General Manager, EMEA
Lenovo Mobile Business Group
Oliver is responsible for the sales of Lenovo and Moto smartphones and wearable technology across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). His focus includes driving the business strategy for sales and marketing activities, as well as leading business relationships for smartphones in the region. Oliver has also played a critical role in establishing and launching the product franchise strategy for Lenovo VIBE and Moto smartphones across EMEA. Previously, Oliver was the vice president and general manager of Lenovo Middle East and Africa. Additionally, he was responsible for strategy development for the PC, tablet and servers business. His achievements have not gone unnoticed, as he was named among the region’s Top 100 Executives in 2014 by Forbes Middle East. Oliver has nearly 20 years of ICT industry experience, where he has held several managerial positions, including general manager of Lenovo Central and Eastern Europe, and director of relationship sales in Germany and Austria. He graduated from the University of Applied Science in Iserlohn, Germany, with a diploma in Industrial Engineering.
Vice President, Global Marketing & Communications
Lenovo MBG and Motorola Mobility
Jan joined the Lenovo Mobile Business Group (MBG) team in May 2016 and oversees global marketing and communications, including brand identity and advertising, digital and social media, corporate and consumer PR, measurement, and analytics for MBG and Motorola Mobility. Prior to his current role, Jan was vice president of marketing for Lenovo Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), where he was responsible for developing and driving all marketing and communication activities across Lenovo products and segments in the EMEA region. Before joining Lenovo in 2012, Jan held marketing leadership roles at Hewlett Packard and Procter & Gamble. He earned his PhD in Polymer Chemistry from University College Dublin, and is fluent in German, English, French and Italian.