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

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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Comment by Stephen!
by Stephen! on Sun 8th Dec 2013 22:35 UTC
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The gist: Microsoft needs someone strong enough to stand up to the old guard still looking over everyone's shoulder (Gates and Ballmer)


I'd have thought Gates would be too busy with his Gates Foundation to be doing that.

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RE: Comment by Stephen!
by ilovebeer on Fri 13th Dec 2013 06:51 in reply to "Comment by Stephen!"
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2011-08-08

He is. He's very far removed from operations at Microsoft. Suggesting that he's hanging around looking over peoples shoulders is absolute nonsense.

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