Palm stole the show at CES, unveiling the new Palm Pre – the first phone based on Palm's groundbreaking new webOS.
Mike Abbott, SVP of Application Software and Services for Palm explains how webOS will change the way users and developers think about mobile web experiences.
Michael Abbott leads the application platform and services development for the company's next-generation Palm webOS platform. He has extensive experience in building technically challenging web-based applications and services.
Before joining Palm, Abbott was the general manager of .NET Online Services at Microsoft, where he led efforts to deliver a services platform that enabled the development of large-scale Internet-based services. Prior to Microsoft, he co-founded Passenger Inc., where he served as chairman and led the development of the company's consumer marketing SAAS platform. Abbott also founded Composite Software, creator of industry-leading enterprise information integration software, where he served as the CEO/CTO.
Abbott holds a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from California Polytechnic State University, and has completed coursework toward a Ph.D. at the University of Washington.