Contrasting Michael Dell and Meg Whitman

I’m at EMC World 2016 this week and it is likely the last EMC World. Next year, the company will be called Dell EMC and operate as a unit under the Dell Technology Group. In what was an elegant hand off during the opening keynote, EMC CEO Joe Tucci passed the torch, figuratively not literally (though that would have been cool), to Michael Dell who will be chairman of the new combined entity. Michael has not been known previously for being a great speaker but he really stepped up. His poise, timing and eloquence were a match for some of the best CEO speakers I’ve seen. One thing he seemed to...

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