No More Funny Faces: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Retire Within a Year, Seeks Successor

Maximum PC: After more than a decade at the helm of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer announced that he is stepping down from his role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) within the next 12 months, and possibly sooner depending on how quickly he and a special committee appointed by the board can find a successor. Until then, he will continue to serve in his position as Microsoft transforms into a devices and services company, the Redmond outfit announced today.

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Sahil2579d ago

I can't say I'm sad to see him go. Maybe they'll put someone with a brain on top. Even M$ still has to listen to it's customer base. (all of it, not JUST those yuppies who want to draw on their cheap tablets and want a universal interface [which not even crApple has tried to do]) That's why Win7 was such a huge success, that and everyone was eager as hell to get out of Vista.