Few CEOs have been more maligned over the past decade than Microsoft's Steve Ballmer. It's a thankless job to follow an industry legend and in his 14 years as Microsoft CEO, Ballmer never managed to step out of the shadow of Bill Gates.
Here are four quick takeaways on the Ballmer era at Microsoft.
- Steve Ballmer: The Exit Interview
- Steve Ballmer: The Legacy
- Microsoft's Ballmer: On Longhorn and other regrets
- Ballmer doles out his top five management tips
- Roundup: What's next for Microsoft? Tech executives speak out
- How Munich rejected Steve Ballmer and kicked Microsoft out of the city
- What Steve Ballmer got right (and wrong): in quotes