Microsoft has hired a former Apple executive in charge of wireless technology, which will work on hybrid display hardware and artificial intelligence technology at Microsoft .
The executive is named Ruben Caballero. His LinkedIn profile shows that he has joined Microsoft, a technology giant based in Redmond, Washington. He has also been appointed as vice president of the company.
He will be engaged in research on hardware such as HoloLens mixed reality headsets. This personnel appointment shows Microsoft’s investment in hardware, and the company’s hardware product portfolio is currently increasing. Microsoft confirmed the news that Caballero joined.
When working for Apple, Caballero was the vice president of hardware, responsible for the development of wireless technologies, such as antennas used in devices such as iPhones, iPads, and Macs. In addition, he was also responsible for Apple’s global wireless product testing during Apple.
Caballero worked for Apple from 2005 to early 2019. In 2019, his modem development unit (a chip that enabled the device to access the cellular network) was incorporated by Johny Srouji. Apple ’s custom chip division operated.
After leaving Apple, Caballero served as a consultant in a number of start-ups from Silicon Valley, including wireless technology company Keyssa, and the start-up company Humane founded by several former Apple employees.