SVP & CTO Motorola Mobility
Geoff Roman is senior vice president and chief technology officer for the Motorola Mobility business. In this role, he oversees technology development for the business which provides mobile devices and video, voice and data solutions for wireline, and wireless service providers.
Prior to his current role he served as corporate vice president of strategy and business development for the Home and Network Mobility business. In that role, he implemented a strategy and completed acquisitions to grow the core video products and IP solutions segments of the business.
He joined Motorola in 2000 as a result of Motorola’s acquisition of General Instrument Corporation where he was executive vice president. In this position, Roman managed the Company’s worldwide sales, service, customer support and advanced development functions.
Previously, Roman was senior vice president and general manager of the Telecommunications strategic business unit responsible for developing and marketing the Company’s SURFboardÒ cable modems. His previous assignments were as senior vice president of strategic planning for GI’s Communications Division, vice president of marketing for the Distribution Systems Division and vice president of marketing and engineering for the RF Systems Division.
Before joining General Instrument in 1982, Roman was a group leader with the MITRE Corporation where he was principal in the design and implementation of local area networks for a number of government facilities. Roman’s career began with the New York Telephone Company where he worked in the area of outside plant engineering including the company’s leaseback cable systems.
Roman is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with both a master’s and bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He is the author of many papers addressing various aspects of local area networks and cable television.