Nokia’s Demise: Don’t Blame CEO Stephen Elop, Windows Phones

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http://www.thevarguy.com – CEO Stephen Elop continues to bet Nokia (NYSE: NOK) on Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8. Some skeptics are losing faith in Elop and Nokia, which has imploded while Apple iPhone, Samsung Galaxy and Google Android smartphone sales soar. But before you criticize Elop (pictured), maybe partners and customers should turn their attention to Nokia’s decade-long missteps and overlooked opportunities under former CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo. Here’s why. Sure, Nokia has stumbled during Elop’s first year of CEO leadership. The company’s Lumia 900 Windows phone, only about three mont (IT news)