Molly Wood got an official statement from Dell about Christiane Vejlø’s story:
We contacted Dell for comment, and here’s what Kelly McGinnis, Dell’s vice president of global communications, had to say about the matter:
We can tell you that the moderator’s attempted humor does not reflect Dell’s values, or its strong record on and commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.
Then why did you hire him?
Christensen, meanwhile, clarified in the Danish press that he thought IT pros should be saying “shut up, bitch” to their wives, not female co-workers.
Why did Dell ever think this misogynist should speak at a conference that they sponsored and organized? Via Jim Dalrymple.