John Solomon is the Vice President, Chrome OS at Google. John drives all aspects of the commercial strategy and execution for the Chrome Operating System. He and his team work closely with global computing OEM’s to develop and deliver faster, simpler and more secure computers for users. John and his team are accountable for Google’s Chrome OS growth across all customer segments (Consumer, Education and Enterprise), as such they work closely with strategic partners across the globe.
John is a highly versatile and strategic technology business leader. Before joining Google, John was the VP of Enterprise and Government at Apple, leading the company’s strategic entry into the US enterprise market across private and public sectors. Prior he had a long career at HP culminating in multiple SVP roles across both Printing and PC business units, and running a $20B P&L. Besides growing ecosystems, John is interested in fitness and health; In his spare time, he advises Digital Health companies on how to better grow their businesses, including Vitality Group Inc. and Movecoach.
John earned his MBA in Business from the University of Washington, Michael G. Foster School of Business, and he holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa).