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webOS VP of Marketing departs… not that there's much to market right now

Yet another HP executive is leaving webOS, this time it's VP of Marketing David Gee who is heading out. Gee served in the role as webOS marketing chief for five quarters (which seems to be significantly longer than most of HP's webOS executive appointments), prior to that spending seven years as the marketing VP for HP Software and HP Enterprise Services. Gee is headed to IT automation provider Infoblox as their new Executive Vice President of Marketing.

We can't say we really blame Gee for leaving the webOS group, it's not like his job was really needed at this point for webOS.

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, and . So he's headed to greener pastures, and, as he told us, "returning to my enterprise infrastructure roots" with the move to Infoblox.

Gee's departure appears to be on much more amicable terms than the , or We wouldn't be surprised to see the VP of webOS Marketing position sit empty for a while - right now with this and an , there's not much need for a dedicated marketing team, much less a vice president to oversee it.

After all of , we'd honestly be surprised if there was a marketing team left, mostly surprised that HP would let go engineers from what amounts to a software engineering project before marketers. Given how well HP's marketing efforts went before things went south, perhaps some fresh blood is needed in the webOS marketing department anyway. Or a whole new team, maybe. Really, we won't likely have an idea what's going on with webOS marketing for some time. So long as there's somebody, eventually, with what amounts to a good plan, then we'll be cool.

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