Ashton Kutcher: Lenovo’s new product engineer
Following an illustrious custom of movie star know-how hires, which have included Woman GaGa and Alicia Keys, Ashton Kutcher is seemingly now a product engineer for Lenovo, which occasions in nicely with the corporate’s new pill. Kutcher has proven a good bit of curiosity in tech through the years, and has invested in some corporations you may need heard of. He is additionally obtained over 15 million Twitter followers, which is sure to assist the PC and sensible system maker’s social media advertising — not forgetting that he is been greater than vaguely linked to a different pill producer within the current previous. This time round, each events appear to be in on the joke (“low-energy processor structure, in fact!”). We have added the video under: Ashton’s intro begins at 1:19 and you will find the very vital press launch there too. We’re presuming Kobe was in any other case engaged.
Lenovo Names Ashton Kutcher Its Latest Product Engineer
PC Plus Chief and Tech Investor Create Trailblazing Partnership
LOS ANGELES – October 29, 2013: Multimode computing chief Lenovo(HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) as we speak introduced a brand new partnership with Ashton Kutcher on the livestream launch occasion of the brand new Yoga Pill, held on the Youtube Area LA. In his new position as a Lenovo product engineer, Kutcher will work with the corporate’s engineering groups around the globe to develop and market the Yoga line of tablets by offering enter and choice-making into design, specs, software program and utilization situations.
“This partnership with Lenovo brings collectively my love of know-how and design that makes your life higher. I can not wait to dig in and assist Lenovo develop future cellular computing merchandise, beginning with the Yoga Pill,” stated Ashton Kutcher. “Lenovo is all about innovation and powerful management. Entrepreneurship is a part of their DNA, and I could not ask for a greater match.”
Kutcher presently stars within the CBS comedy, Two and a Half Males, which airs worldwide. He has additionally gained vital recognition for his know-how investments over the previous a number of years and is a co-founding father of A-Grade Investments, which has offered enterprise capital and collaboration for a number of tech corporations together with Airbnb, Fab, Foursquare, Spotify, Path and Uber.
“Ashton Kutcher’s genuine, artistic urge for food for know-how and eager shopper perception mixed with our innovation engine make this a really pure and highly effective partnership,” stated David Roman, chief advertising officer, Lenovo. “This partnership goes past conventional bounds by deeply integrating him into our group as a product engineer as we take a look at creating the subsequent wave of merchandise. As we proceed to push into new PC Plus product areas and lead in multimode computing, Ashton will assist us break new floor by difficult assumptions, bringing new perspective and contributing his technical experience to Yoga Pill and different units.”
The brand new multimode Yoga Pill provides individuals a greater approach to get probably the most out of their pill expertise with as much as 18 hours of battery life1 and with its three distinctive modes: maintain, tilt and stand. Recognizing that one measurement does not match all, Lenovo created the three modes to unravel the widespread challenges that pill customers face. The Yoga Pill’s cylindrical deal with breaks the mould on “sea of sameness” pill design, permitting customers to extra simply maintain the pill to learn and browse the Web, deploy the stand to take a seat it upright on a floor to observe films and tilt the pill down on a floor for a greater viewing angle for touchscreen typing and studying.