Microsoft has had a recent shake up in terms of their leaders, with their new CEO, Satya Nadella replacing Steve Ballmer, and Stephen Elop, Nokia’s former CEO, replacing Julie Larson-Green as head of Microsoft’s Devices and Studios division. Show More Summary
The former Nokia CEO doesn't have the most sparkling resume...
News spreading online from a leaked memo point former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop to become the new lead at Microsoft’s Devices and Studios division. This appointment puts Elop in charge of all games and hardware for the Xbox platform, Microsoft Surface and all the game developments by Microsoft owned studios. Show More Summary
Stephen Elop is now the head of Microsoft's Devices and Studios division, which entails entertainment, games, Surface, and the Xbox. This news comes by way of an internal memo obtained by Techcrunch. Julie Larson-Green was in charge of the division, taking over when Don Mattrick left for Zynga. Show More Summary
After choosing Satya Nadella to replace Steve Ballmer as CEO, Microsoft has elected to appoint Stephen Elop as head of its Devices and Studios division. The news comes from an internal memo posted over on TechCrunch. Microsoft's Devices and Studios...
Microsoft has named the former CEO of Nokia, Stephen Elop, as head of the Xbox and Surface divisions.
Many were probably wondering what would happen to Nokia’s CEO, Stephen Elop, once Microsoft had finally acquired the company. Well according to earlier reports, some had believed that Elop might be in running to be Microsoft’s new CEO, but we all know how that ended as Microsoft had decided to go with Satya Nadella instead. Show More Summary
Julie Larson-Green moved to Applications and Services group. Microsoft will appoint former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop as its new head of Devices and Studios, replacing current head Julie Larson-Green. Click here to read the full article
Former Nokia CEO and Vice President of Devices & Services, Stephen Elop, has been quietly hustled out of the Nokia camp to take the reigns at the unified Microsoft Devices & Studios branch, responsible for the software giant’s Xbox, Surface and game development divisions. More »
Former Nokia (NOK) CEO Stephen Elop took the stage at the company's Mobile World Congress booth at Fira Gran Via to a standing-room-only crowd to talk about developments with the Nokia phone business, which is merging into Microsoft (MSFT). Lumia, Asha, and the company's feature phones, will become part of “a broader devices and services [...]
Nokia wasn't content with announcing just two Android-powered phones today at Mobile World Congress — CEO Stephen Elop rolled out the oversized Nokia XL as well! Nokia XL is sporting a 5-inch IPS display. It'll be available early Q2Show More Summary
It was only a few months ago that former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop was seen as a prime candidate to take over for outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer at Microsoft. But as ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley writes, two major events conspired to quickly take Elop out of the running. Show More Summary
According to a Nokia intranet post acquired by BGR India, Nokia will not be handing bonuses to its handset unit employees for 2013. Exiting CEO Stephen Elop, however, will still get a $25 million bonus for engineering the sale of the phone division to Microsoft. Show More Summary
We’ll never know where Nokia would be right now if it had chosen Android instead of Windows Phone as its mobile platform of choice. Instead, Samsung scared CEO Stephen Elop away from Google’s mobile OS and the rest, as they say, is history. Show More Summary
With roughly nine months to go until Microsoft's unforgettably demonstrative CEO Steve Ballmer steps down, the hunt is on for his replacement. Will it be incoming Nokia CEO Stephen Elop? Maybe Ford's Alan Mullaly? No one outside of Microsoft's board...
If you think there have been a lot of reported “frontrunners” in the search for a new Microsoft CEO, you aren’t mistaken. First we had former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, then we had Ford CEO Alan Mulally, followed by whispers that the company might go with its own enterprise boss Satya Nadella if Mulally turned down the job. Show More Summary
Ever since Microsoft announced Steve Ballmer’s impending retirement back in August, speculation on his replacement as CEO has focused on a handful of candidates: Nokia chief and former Microsoft executive Stephen Elop, Ford CEO Alan Mulally, Microsoft enterprise/cloud honcho Satya Nadella, and Microsoft executive/former Skype CEO Tony Bates. Show More Summary
Microsoft appears to be narrowing its CEO search even further. The software maker previously reportedly shortlisted Ford CEO Alan Mulally, former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, Microsoft cloud boss Satya Nadella, and former Skype president Tony Bates. Bloomberg News now reports that Microsoft’s board is focusing on Mulally and Nadella. Bates and Elop are said to... Read More
Well, this is awkward. Nokia has launched a Windows RT 8.1 tablet that competes directly with Microsoft’s Surface 2. It’s a curious situation, as Microsoft recently acquired Nokia, and Nokia CEO Stephen Elop—his spotty track record in...Show More Summary
Microsoft probably shouldn’t appoint Stephen Elop as its next CEO if it wants to keep a good business relationship with the people of Finland. Finnish publication Uusi Suomi reports that some shareholders at Nokia’s general meeting on...Show More Summary