Q&A: HP's Bradley Talks Tablet, Apple, Microsoft
Todd Bradley, executive vice president of Hewlett-Packard's Printing and Personal Systems group, a $65 billion business, spoke with CRN Vice President and Editorial Director Kelley Damore and Editor News Steven Burke about the company's new mobility division and the computer giant's first foray into the tablet market since it killed its Touchpad tablet product line in 2011. Below are excerpts from the interview.
Talk about the new Mobility Global Business unit and what it means to solution providers.
I think what it means is we have made an enormous amount of progress in our product line. Clearly mobility and connectivity are critical areas of growth for HP and for all of our partners. And, Alberto [Torres, senior vice president of the new mobility unit] brings a very, very significant set of experiences to help us grow this side of our business. He ran [Nokia] MeeGo [mobile phone operating system] and [luxury phone maker] Vertu. He has a Ph.D. in computer science