Is Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) CEO Meg Whitman too seasoned not to include a smartphone at some point in the company’s portfolio? Or, is HP so determined to serve up an entire smorgasbord of IT dishes that the company insists on having a place at the smartphone table, no matter how small the portion?
The VAR Guy asked HP CEO Meg Whitman a direct question: What assurances can you give partners and customers that Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) finally has the right leadership, and that a long-term leadership plan for the company is place? Whitman provided a point-blank direct answer — in front of thousands of channel partners at HP Global Partner Conference. The VAR Guy was impressed.