He laughed at the iPhone. He laughed at the iPad. Who’s laughing now? Microsoft’s CEO, Steve Ballmer, has announced that he will be retiring as Microsoft’s CEO within the next year, right in the middle of the company’s internal restructuring. Thanks to recent failures such as the Surface RT and Windows RT as well as SPOT, Zune, the Kin and Windows Phone taking quite a while to catch on, it’s without a doubt a decision Ballmer had little say in. As soon as the announcement went public, Microsoft shares rose to a near 52 week high. While you’re at it, why not take a look at Steve Ballmer’s greatest hits in the video above as well as the new additions below?
Was this the best move by Microsoft this decade? I for one think so, voice your opinion below!