Apple says it hired technology executive John McCormack as a Vice President of the software development division. McCormack previously worked for Google, HP, and Amazon. This is the second executive hire of Apple in one week, the first being John Giannandrea of Google for the division of AI.
As per his LinkedIn profile, McCormack was an executive in the Advanced Technology and Products group of Google. Then, he led the software division for HP. After that, he served for several years at Amazon as VP of software for Kindle gadgets and as Chief Technology Officer of the devices group.
Further details aren’t clear yet. Apple would want to develop the reliability and performance of iOS. Also, it has its focuses on a cross-platform solution for macOS/iOS. McCormack will find his works in these areas.
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