Promethean CEO considers open-source direction

Oct 9, 2012

PROMETHEUS: It's not looking good for whiteboards these days, as we've seen, which really leaves players in this space with two choices: sink or pivot. Jason Tomassini of Education Week asks new Promethean CEO Jim Marshall about his plans to turn the company around. One colorful response from Marshall: "I'd much rather cannibalize myself faster than somebody else can do it. I'd rather eat my own young than have anybody else do it." Another interesting proposition: moving toward an "open"-source platform.

Promethean CEO considers open-source direction

Oct 9, 2012

PROMETHEUS: It's not looking good for whiteboards these days, as we've seen, which really leaves players in this space with two choices: sink or pivot. Jason Tomassini of Education Week asks new Promethean CEO Jim Marshall about his plans to turn the company around. One colorful response from Marshall: "I'd much rather cannibalize myself faster than somebody else can do it. I'd rather eat my own young than have anybody else do it." Another interesting proposition: moving toward an "open"-source platform.

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