As Meg Whitman, HP's CEO, took the stage at the recent HP Discover conference, the thousands sitting in the cavernous hall applauded politely -- and then stopped.
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.
Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) CEO Meg Whitman faces two more monumental tests this week. She’ll keynote HP Global Partner Conference 2013 on Feb. 19. Then Whitman will announce HP’s Q1 earnings on Feb. 21.