Steve Ballmer - The Exit Interview
After 13 years as Microsoft’s CEO, 33-year veteran Steve Ballmer has passed the torch to Satya Nadella. Ballmer has had a lasting impact on Microsoft, its partners, customers and competitors. Here’s a look back at his lasting legacy.
What the ZDNet experts say...
I was surprised by a few things: the role he played in helping Microsoft put its antitrust issues behind it; in championing the Xbox; and in pushing the company to bet on the enterprise.
Ballmer's reign has been a bit of mixed bag. He could have done better, but he could have done one heck of a lot worse.