Jon Rubinstein

Jon Rubinstein
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Palm Global Business Unit, HP

Jon has helped launch some of the most influential computing products of our time. He served as Palm’s Chairman and CEO prior to its acquisition by HP and was the driving force behind the company’s return to innovation with its award-winning webOS software and innovative smartphone devices. As head of the Palm global business unit, Jon is leading HP’s efforts in the mobility space, responsible for webOS software development and webOS based hardware products.

As a member of Apple’s senior executive staff, Jon was instrumental in conceiving the iPod and as head of hardware engineering, led the rapid rollout of the iMac, a product that revitalized Apple and revolutionized personal computer design. Before joining Apple, Jon built his career at computer companies including Hewlett-Packard and NeXT, and founded his own company, Firepower Systems Inc.

Jon is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a senior member of the IEEE. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Cornell University and a master’s degree in computer science from Colorado State University.

Sessions

Conversation
Location: Grand Ballroom
Moderated by:
John Battelle (Federated Media Publishing Inc.)
Panelists:
Todd Bradley (HP), Jon Rubinstein (Palm Global Business Unit, HP)
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