Microsoft CEO Ballmer Stepping Down: Finally

Goodbye Ballmer! Microsoft’s CEO is stepping down within a year, and it’s seriously about time. His naivete in sectors like mobile and touch have nearly destroyed Microsoft, and they haven’t seen a new successful product since Gates left. I wrote a whole article on Seeking Alpha about why Ballmer needed to go, and Microsoft needed to change to survive, and apparently the Microsoft board agreed. Let’s take a look back at his failures over his decade-long tenure as CEO.

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Michael Sitver

Michael Sitver is a technology insider who has been blogging about technology since 2011. Along the way, he's interviewed founders of innovative startups, and executives from fortune 500 companies, and he's tried dozens or hundreds of gadgets. Michael has also contributed to works featured in Newsday, The San Francisco Chronicle, and the associated press. Michael also occasionally consults, and writes for Seeking Alpha and Yahoo News.

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  1. September 2

    […] CEO, who announced he was stepping down recently, isn’t the only person inside Microsoft who doesn’t have good judgement when it comes to mobile devices. After years as a software company, Nokia’s experienced […]

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  3. October 31

    […] was in bad shape when CEO Steve Ballmer left this year. It was very fiscally healthy, but it had failed twice in two years to release a […]

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