In late 2010, Microsoft executive Stephen Elop became CEO at the then independent smartphone-maker Nokia. He concluded that Nokia's persistence in keeping its own smartphone platform, Symbian, was a mistake — he compared its strategy to a "burning platform" in a memo in February 2011. Show More Summary
Things are shaking up at Microsoft. Recently former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop who returned to Microsoft after the company’s acquired Nokia’s hardware business left Microsoft again alongside head of phones Jo Harlow. Microsoft CEO SatyaShow More Summary
Satya Nadella continues to consolidate Microsoft’s formerly fragmented organization, announcing in a company email that a number of executives – most notably Stephen Elop, the former CEO of Nokia – are leaving the company. Elop’s bad news, and it’s far overdue. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know in tech this Thursday. 1. There has been a major executive shake-up at Microsoft. Stephen Elop, formerly CEO of Nokia, is among those who have left the company. Here's a link to Satya Nadella's email to staff. Show More Summary
Former Nokia chief Stephen Elop to leave the software giant as CEO Satya Nadella shakes up executive ranks.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced the departure of former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop as part of a broad restructuring at the company, one that will see its Operating Systems Group and Microsoft Devices Group merge into one unit.
Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop's exit is a sign that Microsoft is—at least in spirit—seceding from a crowded smartphone market. The post Microsoft Finally Gets That It Won’t Win the Smartphone War appeared first on WIRED.
Microsoft fired a number of executives today, including Stephen Elop, an executive that returned to the company following a tenure as Nokia’s CEO. Elop made his way back to Redmond after Microsoft bought the majority of Nokia’s hardware assets. And thus did Microsoft’s phone chickens come home to roost, and temporarily impair the company’s earnings per share. Read More
Stephen Elop, the former CEO of Nokia, is leaving Microsoft as part of a new reorganization. Elop, who ran the Lumia division within Microsoft after Nokia's acquisition in 2014, will leave Microsoft "after a designated transition period." See...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is leaving Microsoft Corp. as part of the technology company's move to realign its senior leadership team.
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is leaving Microsoft Corp. as part of the technology company's move to realign its senior leadership team. In an email to employees Wednesday, Microsoft said it is making the changes to help...Show More Summary
Stephen Elop, who had been chief executive at Nokia before it was bought, is leaving Microsoft, where he led the hardware devices business.
In a statement on Wednesday, Microsoft announced a few key departures in its engineering leadership team. Stephen Elop, the former CEO and president of Nokia who became the executive vice president of Microsoft's Devices Group afterShow More Summary
We've missed you, Stephen Elop MWC 2015 Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop emerged from cryogenic storage at Microsoft to announced two new phones and give a glimpse of mobile Office for Windows 10. But not a lot – more will be revealed at Microsoft’s developer event, Build, in April.…
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Today, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced plans for the largest job cut in the company's history: 18,000 employees will get laid off. Most of those cuts will come from Nokia, which Microsoft acquired this year. Stephen Elop, Microsoft's...Show More Summary
Microsoft Executive Vice President Stephen Elop, who had been Nokia's CEO before the acquisition, provided more detail on the shake-up. Here is the full text of his email.
As tempting as it might be to believe the Grand Elop Conspiracy theory, the man at the center of it all insists that it’s not true. ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley notices that former Nokia CEO and current Microsoft exec Stephen Elop was asked...Show More Summary
Even though Nokia is now officially part of Microsoft, the company will continue to sell the family of Nokia's Android devices. Stephen Elop, the former Nokia CEO and new executive vice president of Microsoft's Devices Group, said in...Show More Summary
Ex-Nokia CEO Elop says Redmond is 'committed' to Nokia X, Asha Nokia won't be changing its strategy now that it's been gobbled up by Microsoft, its former CEO Stephen Elop has said.…