Scott Forstall and Steven Sinofsky – two great product visionaries fired in a span of 2 weeks!

To me, personally, the last two-three weeks have been the most tumultuous and it has really nothing to do with me but the product behemoths – Apple and Microsoft – and their grossly incorrect decisions!

Here’s what happened.

About two weeks ago, Scott Forstall (iOS Chief) was fired from Apple by CEO, Tim Cook for apparently not signing on an Apple Maps apology letter to consumers.

About two days ago, Steven Sinofsky (Windows 7 and Windows 8 and Surface Chief) was fired from Microsoft by CEO, Steve Ballmer for apparently not collaborating enough with other teams.

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E145 – Stanford University / Technology Entrepreneurship

I am taking up this course from the Stanford University by Professor Chuck Eesley.

http://e145.stanford.edu/session1

http://venture-lab.org/venture

It’s covered online for a global student base and also for the in-house Stanford students with the same rigour.

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