Despite questions on how exactly the company plans on becoming a profitable, sustainable business well into the future, Cyanogen Inc continues to expand today with the announcement of several key hires that should help establish the startup as a well managed company.
Announced in a blog post on the official Cyanogen Inc website, Cyanogen has hired Dave Herman as Vice President of Product, Tyler Carper as Vice President of Engineering and Vik Natarajan as Vice President of Global Partnerships and Distribution. The post announcing the new hires summarizes their backgrounds as follows:
- VP of Product is Dave Herman, a talented consumer services veteran who previously held leadership roles at Hulu, Amazon and Microsoft where he pioneered a number of loved products.
- VP of Engineering Tyler Carper, most recently Director of Engineering at HTC responsible for the team that built many of their software innovations. He also ran a tour of duty at MSFT focused on Xbox.
- VP Global Partnerships & Distribution, Vik Natarajan who joins us from MediaTek where he was VP Corporate Marketing, managing ecosystem partnerships globally for one of the worlds leading makers of SOCs. Prior to that he spent a number of years at Broadcom.
By hiring experienced industry veterans, Cyanogen Inc is proving they have big plans for the future. Consider us excited to see what those plans are.