“Samsung took a hit this weekend as CTO Omar Khan confirmed that he was leaving the company,” Electronista reports.
MacDailyNews Note: Khan’s official title at Samsung was “Chief Strategy Officer and SVP of Products and Services.”
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“The executive, best known for the very recent Galaxy S II and Galaxy Tab 10.1, is quitting to join Citigroup as the company’s worldwide mobile analyst leader,” Electronista reports. “He told The Droid Guy that he starts at the new role next week.”
MacDailyNews Take: Caution: You go out to dinner with The Droid Guy, you’re payin’, guaranteed.
Electronista reports, “Khan’s departure could be a temporary hit to the company’s direction. Many credit him with Samsung’s broader push into Android, starting with the original Galaxy.”
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