One of today's top executives for Apple, Johny Srouji Its senior vice president of hardware technologies is primarily responsible for all of Apple's own silence: processors, batteries, storage controllers, sensors, displays and more. chipsets not only on iPhones, but on all Ma products.
He joined Apple in 2008 after going through giants like Intel and IBM, and led the development of the A4, the first system-on-a-chip (SoC) itself, to the current and praised A11 Bionic chip. This week Srouji gave a cool interview to the Israeli newspaper Calcalist.
According to the executive, only in Israel Apple today employs more than 900 people (there were 700 in 2015). The company has in the country nothing less than its second largest research and development center (research and development, or R&D) in the world after the United States.
The relentless silence. My team is already working on the chips you will see in 2020. You make bets. We have the system and the software. We have a better understanding of external chip makers about where things are going. As we own the silence, the software, the operating system and everything else, we always deliver. We deliver to the exact specifications of iOS and nothing more. We don't have to worry about other operating systems.
About the acquisition of companies and Apple has already bought several in Israel, such as Anobit, PrimeSense, LinX and RealFace, Srouji explains that she never does it simply to increase her workforce or even to get talented new employees, but by technologies. . “Buying (companies) is a way for us to innovate,” he says.
For those interested, the full interview is here.