Dennis Woodside

  • Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside to join Dropbox as COO ahead of Lenovo deal February 13, 2014

    Private cloud storage company Dropbox Inc plans to name Google Inc executive Dennis Woodside, CEO of Motorola Mobility, as its first Chief Operating Officer. Jonathan Rosenberg, the former head of product management at Google, will be appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Motorola Mobility with responsibility for day-to-day management,...
  • Sometimes frustrating that Motorola independent of Google: Motorola CEO December 14, 2013

    New York: Google's $12.4 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility was widely seen as a way for Google to acquire patents to defend its Android operating system from intellectual property lawsuits. Yet Motorola hasn't given up on making phones. In August, it started selling the Moto X, the first smartphone assembled in the...
  • Motorola announces made-in-the-USA Moto X smartphone May 30, 2013

    Rancho Palos Verdes: Motorola plans to launch a new, made-in-the-USA "Moto X" smartphone, CEO Dennis Woodside said on Wednesday, confirming speculation the once-dominant cellphone maker intends to make a comeback in the hotly competitive mobile market. Motorola, which Google bought for $12.5 billion in 2012, has steadily ceded market share to...
  • Meet Dennis Woodside, Motorola Mobility's new CEO May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Google has announced the completion of its $12.5 billion acquisition of cellphone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings on Tuesday. Sanjay Jha, who revived Motorola's Mobile Devices business, has stepped down as CEO and Dennis Woodside has been appointed as the new CEO of Motorola Mobility. Dennis Woodside oversaw Google's...
  • Google closes Motorola Mobility acquisition May 22, 2012

    San Francisco: Google has completed its $12.5 billion acquisition of cell phone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings, Google said in a press statement. Google acquired Motorola Mobility for $40 per share in cash. This is the biggest deal in Google's 14-year history. The two companies announced the deal nine months ago. Google...