Latest News: Technology |  Celebrity |  Movies |  Apple |  Cars |  Business |  Sports |  TV Shows |  Geek

Trending

Filed under: News | Technology News

 

Former Adobe, IBM, SAP Exec Fills Mozilla's Open CEO Position

This guy's got quite a resume

Oct 15 2010, 5:28am CDT | by

10 Updates
Former Adobe, IBM, SAP Exec Fills Mozilla's Open CEO Position
 
 

Comments

Full Story

Former Adobe, IBM, SAP Exec Fills Mozilla's Open CEO Position

A man who has spent time in corporate positions at some of the biggest tech firms in the world has been tapped to replace the vacating CEO at Mozilla.

Gary Kovacs will step into Mozilla's office as its new head executive on November 8. He's tasked with "leading the overall direction of the organization and its products, including the Firefox Web browser," according to a blog post on Mozilla's official website.

With Kovacs' past work experience, it's easy to see where Mozilla is heading. The man was Adobe's VP of mobile for years, he worked on mobile products at Macromedia, and he previously held the title of VP of mobile for SAP.

The new hiring decision comes just as Mozilla is preparing to launch a full-featured browser for Android. It could become the most powerful and user-friendly mobile browser to date, and Kovacs is probably the man who can make it happen.

But Mozilla's central focus will likely continue to be in the PC world. Firefox has continued to take away market share from the dominant Internet Explorer, but Google's Chrome browser has placed serious pressure on Firefox as a growing choice for an IE alternative.

Mozilla's current CEO, John Lilly, announced in May that he was planning on leaving the company.

Via One India

 

iPad Air Giveaway. Win a free iPad Air.

You Might Also Like

Updates


Sponsored Update

Update: 10

4 Firms In Iskandar Malaysia Get Facilitation Fund Totalling RM16.2 Million

Source: Malaysia Today

(Bernama) – Four companies have received the facilitation fund amounting to RM16.2 million from TERAJU@Iskandar Malaysia in an information sharing programme on business opportunities and ass ...
Source: Malaysia Today   Full article at: Malaysia Today 5 days ago, 7:42am CDT
 


Advertisement


Update: 9

Selangor’s Watergate about to explode

Source: Malaysia Today

Anwar brought Wan Azmi to meet Khalid to try to resolve this matter. Anwar supports the RM2.5 billion claim but Khalid is stubbornly sticking to the figure o ...
Source: Malaysia Today   Full article at: Malaysia Today 6 days ago, 4:12am CDT
 

More From the Web

Update: 8

GLCs told to provide RM7 billion to develop Bumiputera firms

Source: Malaysia Today

(The Malaysian Insider) – Putrajaya has directed government-linked companies (GLC) to generate RM7 billion in business opportunities for Bumiputera firms this year, Prime Minister Prime Minister Datuk Se ...
Source: Malaysia Today   Full article at: Malaysia Today Jul 17 2014, 2:05am CDT
 

Update: 7

Rafizi shows proof of Putrajaya’s hand in contentious carpet-trader loan

Source: Malaysia Today

Eileen Ng, The Malaysian Insider PKR lawmaker Rafizi Ramli today revealed documents to prove Putrajaya interfered in the RM32 million Bank Rakyat loan to ‎controversial businessman Deepak Jaikishan. Rafizi (pic ...
Source: Malaysia Today   Full article at: Malaysia Today Jul 16 2014, 2:16am CDT
 

Update: 6

PAS MP claims Bank Rakyat loaned carpet-trader RM215m, interest free

Source: Malaysia Today

(Malay Mail Online) – Controversial businessman Deepak Jaikishan (pic) was given a whopping RM215 million interest-free loan from state-owned Bank Rakyat, a PAS lawmaker alleged today, despite Putrajaya’s ...
Source: Malaysia Today   Full article at: Malaysia Today Jul 14 2014, 5:52am CDT
 

Update: 5

MRCB, Nusa Gapurna and PKNS settle suit over RM3 billion PJ Sentral project

Source: Malaysia Today

(The Malaysian Insider) – Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB), Nusa Gapurna Development Sdn Bhd (NGD) and PKNS Holdings Sdn Bhd have reached an out-of-court settlement over the ownership of th ...
Source: Malaysia Today   Full article at: Malaysia Today Jun 21 2014, 2:53am CDT
 

Update: 4

Story behind Syed Mokhtar’s ‘RM2.25 billion tax-exempt’ Bernas deal revealed, says PKR MP

Source: Malaysia Today

(The Malaysian Insider) – An innocuous written reply in Parliament has provided a peek into the cosy relationship between the Najib administration and Malaysia’s best-known businessman, Tan Sr ...
Source: Malaysia Today   Full article at: Malaysia Today Jun 15 2014, 12:56pm CDT
 

Update: 3

Constitutional monarchy still murky concept

Source: Malaysia Today

After the RM4.5 billion land sale, the Sultan of Johor secured a 15% stake in MOL Access Portal (MOL) for RM396 million and took a 20% stake in Berjaya Times... ...
Source: Malaysia Today   Full article at: Malaysia Today Jun 14 2014, 12:37am CDT
 

Update: 2

Sultan of Johor’s RM4.5 bil backlash?

Source: Malaysia Today

Has Sultan Ibrahim of Johor’s succession of big money deals over the last six months caused the tide of public opinion to turn against Johor’s royal palace? KiniBiz exa ...
Source: Malaysia Today   Full article at: Malaysia Today Jun 11 2014, 8:49am CDT
 

Update: 1

Putrajaya denies carpet dealer given interest-free loan

Source: Malaysia Today

Eileen Ng, The Malaysian Insider Putrajaya today refuted allegations that Bank Rakyat had allowed carpet dealer Deepak Jaikishan to repay a RM32 million loan without interest following intervention fro ...
Source: Malaysia Today   Full article at: Malaysia Today Jun 11 2014, 5:44am CDT
 

Shopping Deals

 
 
 
 

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

America’s Got Talent Voting is Now Directly in Google Search
America’s Got Talent Voting is Now Directly in Google Search
This is pretty cool. If you search AGT or America’s Got Talent on Google you can vote right on the Google Search results page in a voting widget.
 
 
Usain Bolt says Commonwealth Games are a bit Shit
Usain Bolt says Commonwealth Games are a bit Shit
Oh no he didn't! The Scottish are not happy after sprint sensation Usain Bolt said that the Commonwealth Games are a bit Shit.
 
 
Keith Olbermann Weighs In On Ray Rice's 2-Game Suspension
Keith Olbermann Weighs In On Ray Rice's 2-Game Suspension
ESPN's Keith Olbermann weighed in on Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice's two-game suspension on July 28.
 
 
Why The iPhone 6 Is A Samsung Killer
Why The iPhone 6 Is A Samsung Killer
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 is no match for Apple’s latest
 
 
 

About the Geek Mind

The “geek mind” is concerned with more than just the latest iPhone rumors, or which company will win the gaming console wars. I4U is concerned with more than just the latest photo shoot or other celebrity gossip.

The “geek mind” is concerned with life, in all its different forms and facets. The geek mind wants to know about societal and financial issues, both abroad and at home. If a Fortune 500 decides to raise their minimum wage, or any high priority news, the geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants to know the top teams in the National Football League, or who’s likely to win the NBA Finals this coming year. The geek mind wants to know who the hottest new models are, or whether the newest blockbuster movie is worth seeing. The geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants—needs—knowledge.

Read more about The Geek Mind.