Hovsepian: bringing about change at a troubled company

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Ron Hovsepian, Novell’s newly appointed CEO, tells Don Tennant what went wrong at the software vendor in recent years and what needs to change for the better

Is it fair to say that you’ve been frustrated the past couple of years riding shotgun, and not being in the driver’s seat?

It’s fair to say that I’m excited about the opportunity to lead the company and to be more aggressive with our execution.

Why do you think it took as long as it did for the board to recognise that Novell needed new leadership?

Full Interview.