Microsoft still needs their top OEM partner – HTC – to make Windows 10 Mobile device with HTC brand. It was revealed from their job listing of Microsoft career post, that they are looking for someone to be hired as a director of account management to lead all aspects of sales and business development interaction with HTC. The job listing was posted on December 29, 2015, is still available until now. Here is some job description that they ask for:
“The team is seeking a Director of Account Management, located in Taipei, Taiwan to report to the Director of Device Sales in Shenzhen, China. In this global role, the Director is responsible for developing this dynamic and fast growing Ecosystem and Partnering with business groups and channel teams while sharing deep insight and strategic vision. The Taiwan ecosystem contains our global tier 2 ODM partners including ECS, Uniwill, Shuttle, Clevo in addition to tier 2 IDHs and SIs for which this person will manage. In addition, this person will lead all aspects of sales and business development interaction with HTC, one of our top 3rd party phone device partner accounts. Being the HTC AM will have a heavy emphasis on coordinated strategy development with OSG, Marketing, and OEM. Impact must be driven through senior executive levels up to and including CEO level with the goal to build product portfolio that highlight focused user scenarios around our Windows 10 Mobile and Microsoft services combined with HTC’s devices, applications, and services.”
HTC is one of the Microsoft top OEM partners and has created some Windows Phone devices since Windows Phone 7 until 8. However, the HTC sales were getting slow on the market and many people predicted that HTC will no longer sell any Windows Phone device. But, it is proven that Microsoft continues to build the partnership with HTC and encourage them to bring the Windows 10 Mobile device to the market. It seems that Microsoft has convinced them that HTC will always get the latest update from Microsoft.
At this moment, HTC still focuses in developing their flagship HTC One M10 and Vive, also some new devices. There is no further information regarding the HTC Windows 10 Mobile device. The current information just shows the existence of Windows 10 Mobile Device from HTC.