"Now you may say “but lets look at Chambers’ full tenure”, as he assumed the big boy chair five years before Ballmer. And you’re welcome to do that, even in our what have you done for me lately culture, but the record is uglier than that of the much derided Microsoft (I won’t even start digging up all those acquisitions everyone has rightly forgotten about). Will Chambers declare victory and head for the exits before the future pain becomes more evident at Cisco, or will he overstay his welcome until the hounds of Wall Street start baying for his head? Stay tuned. And then we can have a discussion about whether Cisco’s next CEO should be a product guy or another sales guy…"Ballmer vs. Chambers: A Corporate Cage Match | Platformonomics
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Ballmer vs. Chambers: A Corporate Cage Match | Platformonomics
Final paragraph from a Cisco reality check by Charles Fitzgerald; maybe John Chambers will be IBM's next CEO...