Apple hired J McCormack for a positi as vice president of software, according to Mark Gurman of Bloomberg. McCormack previously worked for Google's Advanced Technology & Products group, but was hired for his job at Amaz, where he was chief technology officer for the device group. He was also vice president of software for Kindle. Prior to Amaz and Google, Mr. McCormack worked at HP as the head of its software operatis.
Which is a solid software background, and probably a hit for Apple. The company also took John Giannandrea out of Google this week – he will report directly to CEO Tim Cook at the helm of Apple's artificial intelligence efforts.
We still do not know what Mr. McCormack will do at Apple, but his background makes him fit for just about everything Apple does
J McCormack & LinkedIn Profile photo
In additi to his technological work, Mr. McCormack is the co-founder of The Kilgoris Project, which builds schools in Kenya. From <a target = "_ blank" …