Over at Fortune, I profiled the the two new guys presenting at Google I/O on Android yesterday. It turns out that Matt Hershensen and Joe Brit aren’t actually new (though they are new at Google) in the smartphone scene. They actually founded Danger with Andy Rubin and were working at Microsoft (which bought Danger) less than a year ago.
At Google, they’ve been charged with starting up the Android hardware division which is putting together reference designs for the new accessory interfaces that will be built with the ADK.
Here’s their 2004 talk on founding Danger:
- Watch the entire Google I/O 2011 Day One Keynote (9to5google.com)