“BGR has exclusively learned that Horace Luke, former Chief Innovation Officer at HTC, has left the company as of April 30th 2011,” Zach Epstein reports for BGR. “‘Horace Luke, HTC’s chief innovation officer, has left HTC for personal reasons. Horace nurtured a culture of innovation at HTC and instilled a strong consumer design-focus among our employees who continue to raise the bar in designing products that capture our customers’ imagination,’ HTC told BGR in a statement.”
Epstein reports, “Luke had been at HTC since November 2006 when he left his role as Creative Director at Microsoft to join the emerging Taiwan-based smartphone vendor.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Trained in photocopying for nine years at Microsoft.
So what happened, did he lose his iOS Dev Center password and couldn’t download iOS betas anymore?
HTC having a “Chief Innovation Officer” is like Ballmer having a “Chief Hair Stylist.”
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