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Is the CEO responsible for product failure and wins?

Is the CEO responsible for product failure and wins?

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Scott Forstall, is apparently out of Apple because he didn’t want to apologize to the public for the whole maps and Siri mess. Products he was responsible for.

Why is this important? Are we seeing arguably “the most innovative company in the world” starting to implode in front of us?

I don’t think so. I think this move is a clarification of purpose. See, when you operate by a different set of beliefs established by a Heretic founder, purpose precedes being nice.