Mary Jo Foley

Mary Jo has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications and Web sites, and is a frequent guest on radio, TV and podcasts, speaking about all things Microsoft-related. She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008).

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The Microsoft reorg week in review

What's one to make of all the Microsoft churn? Brain drain? Panic over Chairman Bill Gates' impending role change? Or just "if it' January, it must be time for yet another Microsoft reorg"? Word is there are still some more reorg shoes to drop in the next week or so, so stay tuned....

January 11, 2008 by

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Microsoft shake-up: The e-mails on President Raikes' depature

We know what Microsoft told press and analysts about yesterday's announcement by Microsoft Business Development (MBD) President Jeff Raikes that he'll be passing the torch, come September, to former Juniper Networks Chief Operating Officer Stephen Elop. But what did Raikes and CEO Steve Ballmer tell Microsoft's near-80,000 employees about the move?

January 10, 2008 by

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Another of the Microsoft old guard moves on

While the the Microsoft depature upon which most company watchers focused this week was that of Bruce Jaffe -- the former Mergers & Acquisitions Chief -- another Microsoft veteran is moving on, as well. Charles Fitzgerald, Microsoft's General Manager of Platform Strategy, is leaving the company to join a startup.

January 10, 2008 by

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