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
Since Steve Ballmer has announced that he will resign the post as Microsoft’s CEO, recent reports suggest the company has shortlisted Ford CEO Alan Mulally and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop as top external candidates. Mulally in a recent statement … Continue reading ?
With longtime Microsoft CEO Steve Balmer stepping down, new leadership could mean big changes. According to Bloomberg, one such change could mean selling off Bing and Xbox, should the former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop take the job. For those...Show More Summary
The technology press is abuzz this morning after Bloomberg published an article concerning what Nokia's - and soon Microsoft's again! - Stephen Elop would do to reform Microsoft should he be selected as its next CEO. He is widely tipped...Show More Summary
Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, considered one of the leading candidates to replace Steve Ballmer as CEO of Microsoft, is reportedly open to the possibility of broadening distribution of the company's Office suite to platforms such as...Show More Summary
Microsoft announced a few months ago their current CEO, Steve Ballmer, will be retiring within a year. That means the company is currently scrambling to find a new leader, and one such person that is in the running is Nokia’s former CEO, Stephen Elop. Show More Summary
If there was little doubt that Stephen Elop — ex-CEO of Nokia, current head of Microsoft’s Devices team — stands a great chance to become Microsoft’s next CEO — after Steve Ballmer’s stepping down and Microsoft’s acquiring Nokia’s Devices and Services division — not the same thing can be said about Alan Mulally. Show More Summary
The short list of potential candidates to succeed Steve Ballmer as Microsoft CEO has narrowed to a favored few contenders Ford CEO Alan Mulally; former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, (who is now back in house) and insiders Tony Bates and Satya Nadella. None of those names […]
Stephen Elop isn’t out of the running for Microsoft CEO just yet. Unnamed sources tell Reuters that Microsoft has cut its shortlist of potential CEOs down to just five external candidates and that former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and Ford CEO Alan Mulally have made the cut. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what's happening in tech: Microsoft has narrowed down its list of CEO candidates to about five people, Reuters reports. Ford Motors CEO Alan Mulally and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop are still in the running. So are internal candidates Tony Bates and Satya Nadella. Show More Summary
While it's known that Stephen Elop of Nokia fame is being eyed by Microsoft to replace Steve Ballmer as CEO, and rumored that Ford CEO Alan Mulally is also a contender, it appears that both candidates are gaining steam. According to Reuters sources familiar with the matter, the company has narrowed...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has narrowed its list of external candidates to replace Chief Executive Steve Ballmer to about five people, including Ford Motor Co's current chief Alan Mulally and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, according to sources...
Teaser Stephen Elop, who was Nokia's CEO and is moving into a new executive role at Microsoft, admits that it was hard to choose Windows over Android. But, the Lumia 2520 is the first RT tablet not made by Microsoft. Let the games begin. read more
All eyes are on Stephen Elop. Just hours ago, he introduced Nokia's first Windows tablet; he's also overseeing his division's integration into Microsoft; and Redmond is even considering him as its next CEO. During our interview today, Elop understandably couldn't comment on the prospect of taking...
I WANTED to flog high-end smartphones. Operators stopped me – former CEO Former Nokia boss Jorma Ollila, who made the Finnish company the global leader in mobile phones for a decade, has published his memoirs: Mahdoton menestys ("An Impossible Success").…
Now seen as a candidate to head Microsoft, Stephen Elop was the No. 2 choice to head Nokia, Jorma Ollila says in a memoir.
With Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer stepping down from his role as CEO of the company, many are wondering who could be next in line to fill his position. Some have speculated that it could be Nokia’s former CEO, Stephen Elop, while some believe that it could be none other than Ford’s CEO, Alan Mulally. Show More Summary
With Stephen Elop’s tenure at Nokia now shrouded in controversy, Microsoft may be looking in a different direction when it comes to picking its next CEO. Unnamed sources tell AllThingsD that Ford CEO Alan Mulally has now the frontrunner to take over for outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer at Microsoft. Show More Summary