08.08.07

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Another Soul That Left Novell — Vice President for Americas Operations

Posted in America, Google, Novell at 6:45 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

I have just caught another story about an executive who quietly left Novell. It is just one among many whose departure we track on this Web site. The last such story involved Novell’s chief in South Africa, who left the company to join Google. Other Novell employees that escaped to Google include notable figures such as Robert Love and Jeremy Allison. Need it be said that Google’s CEO, Eric Schmidt, used to sit on top of Novell’s kingdom?

Is this business as usual or do we witness a quiet exodus?

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6 Comments

  1. Hendy Irawan said,

    August 8, 2007 at 12:06 pm

    Bank Mandiri, Grow Up Please!…

  2. Anonymous said,

    August 8, 2007 at 3:20 pm

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    > Is this business as usual or do we witness a quiet exodus?

    I think it’s called FUD.

  3. Stephen said,

    August 8, 2007 at 3:21 pm

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    What’s the point in talking about an executive leaving Novell without an impact assessment? Who the hell was he anyway? Any corporation modifies its ranks frequently, you could dig up the same story in any company.

    With Love and Allison, fair enough, they’re at least in the “public arena”. C’mon!

  4. Stephen said,

    August 8, 2007 at 3:22 pm

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    I should have said this in the last post, sorry for spamming….

    This site is useful and interesting, don’t degenerate it to the level of tabloid reporting… Dave Cozzens? Jeez, my 4 year old starts school this year, that’s bigger news!

  5. Felipe Alvarez said,

    August 8, 2007 at 3:25 pm

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    South Acfrica is spelled wrong.

  6. Roy Schestowitz said,

    August 8, 2007 at 6:36 pm

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    @ Anonymous: they have lost some key figures. They lost some talent and some people whose character was important to Novell. It isn’t just the fruits of imagination, but maybe this guy isn’t a good example.

    @ Stephen: fair point. Thanks for adding balance.

    @ Felipe Alvarez: thanks. I really ought to proofread my posts properly. :-)

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