Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 8th Dec 2013 22:10 UTC

The Microsoft CEO succession process appears to be stalled. This is a company with immense human, technical, and financial resources; the tech industry is filled with intelligent, energetic, dedicated candidates. What's wrong with the matchmaking process?

The gist: Microsoft needs someone strong enough to stand up to the old guard still looking over everyone's shoulder (Gates and Ballmer) - and essentially dismiss them - since the company needs to look to the future, not the past.

Good luck with that.

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I suspect that is already too embroiled in the bureaucracy and politics. I know they do incredible work there, but how much of that has ever turned into incredible products.

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