Satya Nadella was only second choice to fill the role of Microsoft CEO, according to recent developments. Believe it or not, comedian Conan O’Brien was actually first in line to replace Steve Ballmer as Microsoft CEO – but he politely turned down the “offer.” In a tongue-in-cheek piece published on LinkedIn Today, O’Brien recalls sending… Continue reading Conan O’Brien Rejected the Microsoft CEO Title before Nadella Took On the Job
Is Microsoft’s five-month long search for a new chief executive officer finally over? According to a report out of Bloomberg, yes. Microsoft is ready to name Satya Nadella as the company’s next CEO and enterprise cloud chief to replace the departing Steve Ballmer. You may be surprised to hear that Microsoft’s board is also considering… Continue reading Microsoft’s Next CEO and Potential Future Without Bill Gates as Chairman
Today Microsoft has announced that Chief Executive Officer, Steve Ballmer, has decided to retire within the next 12 months, after finding a suitable new successor. Ballmer will continue to lead Microsoft as the CEO during this critical transformation into a company focused on devices and services as opposed to just software. “There is never a… Continue reading Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Retire: Where is the Company Headed Next?
It’s great to hear that a CEO wants to be accountable to everything in the company from strategy to copy machines. But what you’re about to hear from a live recording of a conference call with AOL CEO Tim Armstrong may shock you. The audio, obtained by Jim Romenesko, records Armstrong speaking to the 1,000+… Continue reading Listen to a Leak of AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Firing an Employee in Front of 1,000 Coworkers
Recently, jokes have surfaced questioning Microsoft’s position as a leader in Internet and mobile technology. From a flawed new Windows 8 operating system, to a search engine no one uses, to questionable marketing campaigns for an Internet Explorer app losing market share, change appears to be needed. So today, Microsoft has announced a major reorganization… Continue reading Microsoft’s CEO Promises to Make Company More Efficient with Inspiring Memo [COMIC]