Kaz Hirai, head of Sony's Networked Products & Service division (leading their PlayStation department) is tipped as the favorite to take over the Prez role, which has been filled by Stringer since April 2009.
The words of Sir Howard Stringer, Chief Executive and Lead Turnaroundologist at the listing company, where no amount of superficially revamped game consoles and holiday seasons seem to be able to brighten Sony's outlook.
When the largest game publisher in the world threatens to stop making games for your console, what do you do? Do you negotiate, as was their obvious goal? Or do you sarcastically poke fun at their CEO? Ah, right.
The second real day of CES 2009 kicks off with Sony CEO Howard Stringer's keynote speech. Sony said yesterday they saved BIG product announcements for the gadget emperor himself. What are they? (Besides Tom Hanks.)
It's not often you get a CEO to sit down and talk candidly about their company, so props to the folks at Smart House who got Sony CEO Sir Howard Stringer to dish out some dirt on their competition and their place in the gadget kingdom. Throughout the interview Stringer talks about his personal life (he was once a…