Jonathan Rosenberg (technologist)

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Jonathan Rosenberg
Born (1961-07-20) July 20, 1961 (age 62)
Alma materUniversity of Chicago;
Claremont McKenna College

Jonathan Rosenberg is the former Senior Vice President of Products at Google and current advisor to Alphabet Inc. management team and board.[1]


Jonathan Rosenberg was born to a Jewish family on July 20, 1961.[2] Rosenberg received a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in economics from Claremont McKenna College.[3]


Previous to joining Google, Rosenberg was Vice President of Software for palmOne, a provider of handheld computer and communications solutions.[4] He joined Google in 2002 and oversaw the design and development of the company’s consumer, advertiser, and partner products, including Search, Ads, Gmail, Android, Apps, and Chrome.[5] While at Google, Rosenberg managed many noteworthy employees, including Marissa Mayer.[6] He resigned from his position as SVP in 2011.[7] Prior to joining at Google, Rosenberg worked at @Home, where he was a founding member of the product group and senior vice president of online products and services after @Home merged with Excite.[8] Rosenberg was appointed as the COO of Motorola Mobility, replacing former COO Dennis Woodside, on February 12, 2014.[9]

He is the coauthor, along with Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and Director of Executive Communications Alan Eagle, of a New York Times best-selling book[10] titled How Google Works, which was published in September, 2014.[11] He also published a book called Trillion Dollar Coach that reached number 1 on Wall Street journal bestseller list and was also New York Times Best Seller.

Popular culture[edit]

Jonathan Rosenberg is featured in an Academy Award-winning documentary about espionage in the digital age.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Mercury News interview: Jonathan Rosenberg, Google's SVP of product management - San Jose Mercury News". 15 April 2011. Archived from the original on 13 September 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-12.
  2. ^ "Jonathan Rosenberg". Retrieved 2014-09-19.
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  5. ^ "42 Rules to Lead by from the Man Who Defined Google's Product Strategy". Archived from the original on 2014-08-09. Retrieved 2014-08-12.
  6. ^ Holson, Laura M. (28 February 2009). "Putting a Bolder Face on Google". The New York Times.
  7. ^ Womack, Brian (2011-04-04). "Google Product Chief Jonathan Rosenberg Resigns After Page Takes CEO Job". Bloomberg. Archived from the original on 11 August 2013. Retrieved 2014-08-12.
  8. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Product Boss Jonathan Rosenberg Resigns From Google". Business Insider. 2011-04-04. Archived from the original on 30 April 2013. Retrieved 2014-08-12.
  9. ^ "Motorola Mobility CEO to join Dropbox ahead of Lenovo deal". Reuters. 13 February 2014.
  10. ^ "Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous Books - Best Sellers - Books - the New York Times". The New York Times.
  11. ^ How Google Works. How Google Works. Hachette Book Group. ISBN 9781455582341. Archived from the original on 2014-07-30. Retrieved 2014-08-12. {{cite book}}: |author= has generic name (help)

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