I posted in another Topic recently that there’s more and more evidence that SmartThings is likely to be reorganized and no longer run as an “independent” subsidiary of Samsung (4 years after acquisition in August 2014). My first comment was on a thread about the SmartThings Store being merged with Samsung’s Store.
Throwing another log on the fire here. Latest Glassdoor review (unverified), which describes the transformation of SmartThings Samsung; and … mentions Alex Hawkinson leaving. Was bound to happen someday.
Or maybe this is not factual.
His departure was confirmed by a source inside SmartThings. The current head of SmartThings is Matt Lynch.
Robert Parker’s (CTO) LinkedIn profile lists himself as an employee of Samsung (not SmartThings). https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-parker-44b5024/
With Alex’s [Hawkinson] departure, we no longer have a CEO and the other execs are either never in office, obviously don’t use our product (with the exception of our really savvy CTO [Robert Parker] who knows everything about the product…