Juha Christensen to Lead Macromedia Mobile and Devices Division

Juha Christensen to Lead Macromedia Mobile and Devices Division

Post by Bill Perr » Thu, 08 Jan 2004 05:00:37



Former Microsoft Executive and Symbian Co-Founder Juha Christensen to Lead Macromedia Mobile and Devices Division

Brings key leadership to deliver Macromedia Flash solutions to fast-growing mobile market

San Francisco, CA?January 6, 2004?Macromedia, Inc. (Nasdaq: MACR) today announced the appointment of Juha Christensen as president of its mobile and devices business unit. Christensen recently served as corporate vice president of the mobile devices division at Microsoft Corporation, building Microsoft's franchise in the mobile industry. Before joining Microsoft, Christensen co-founded Symbian Ltd., a joint venture between Nokia, Ericsson, Sony-Ericsson, Matsushita, Samsung, Siemens, and Psion, whose cross-vendor operating system is emerging as an industry standard. Previously Juha worked at Psion Plc., bringing out some of the first PDAs in the industry.

"Juha Christensen brings entrepreneurial leadership, an amazing track record with mobility, and clear vision to our growing mobile and devices business," said Rob Burgess, chairman and CEO, Macromedia. "As president of this important division, Juha will help Macromedia lead the field in delivering innovative and practical solutions for this fast-growing industry."

full press release: http://www.macromedia.com/macromedia/proom/pr/2004/christensen.html

I figured those of you intersted in developing content for mobile devices would find this press release informative.

Best,

Bill Perry  |  www.pocketpcflash.net
Team Macromedia Volunteer for Flash
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