- Video game industry veteran Phil Harrison is joining Google’s consumer hardware division.
- Harrison’s career was primarily spent at Sony, where he helped build the PlayStation brand across 15 years.
- His most recent gaming job was at Microsoft, representing the Xbox division as a corporate VP.
- His job at Google is a curious twist — he’s directly reporting to Rick Osterloh, Google’s hardware leader.
Why did Google just hire a long-time video game industry veteran for its hardware team?