ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley didn't get an interview with Steve Ballmer for 20 years but got his exclusive exit interview now that Ballmer's reign at Microsoft is coming to an end. Here, Foley and ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan discuss the highlights of that interview as well as Ballmer's hits and misses in 14 years as CEO and his larger legacy.
About Larry Dignan
Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic. He was most recently Executive Editor of News and Blogs at ZDNet. Prior to that he was executive news editor at eWeek and news editor at Baseline. He also served as the East Coast news editor and finance editor at CN... Full Bio
About Mary Jo Foley
Mary Jo Foley has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications, including ZDNet, eWeek and Baseline. She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008). She also is the cohost of the "Windows Weekly" podcast on the TWiT network. Got a tip? Se... Full Bio