ZoomSo far, we only know that the company is called Cocomo. There is no office yet, but just the note that he is hiring and that he won't be able to talk about the business "for some months". Ozzie indicated that the team includes people he worked with before. Boston.com reported that former Microsoft executives Matt Pope is a co-founder of Cocomo, and Ransom Richardson, another former Microsoft executive, joined the company as well.
There is a first public job posting that seeks a lead UX designer, for both smartphone and tablet iOS and Android platforms. The candidate the company would consider will have "had a minimum of several years of experience designing, building and delivering mobile apps on platforms such as iPhone,iPad, and Android." There are several notes that the individual will have to "understand and embrace the conceptual models, constraints and affordances of the mobile/social design environment", which would include "Email & SMS, Facebook, Google+, Twitter".
Ozzie left Microsoft in October 2010 and hinted that he may be looking at some opportunities to realize a "post-PC world". Ozzie, recently updated his blog earlier this week with some tweaks, but no new posts. In six years, Ozzie only posted to his blog twice - when he announced his resignation from Microsoft in 2010 and when his previous company, Groove, was acquired by Microsoft in 2005.
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