A key Samsung executive who worked on Bixby, Knox, and Samsung Pay is joining Google (SSNLF, GOOG)
Samsung’s former chief engineering officer (CTO) Injong Rhee is joining Google, in accordance to a new report from ZDNet.
Rhee joined the Korean big again in 2011, and has labored on a sequence of significant initiatives these types of as Samsung Knox, the firm’s organization safety platform Samsung Spend, its cell payment system, and Bixby, the firm’s digital assistant.
ZDNet studies that Rhee was also instrumental in Samsung’s acquisition of Joyent, a US-centered cloud-focused organization that would help in the progress of software package expert services at the corporation, whose “reliance and require” on the cloud was “ever-growing.”
Following virtually seven a long time at Samsung, Rhee is now going on to Google to turn out to be an entrepreneur-in-residence. ZDNet studies that he will function on IoT (Web of Things) “initiatives,” which may well have to do with units like the Google Home relatives (and Google Assistant), or the just lately re-absorbed Nest.
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