Tag Archives: Satya Nadella

Satya shuffles his leadership

Now that Microsoft has formally announced a bunch of Senior Leadership Team changes I thought it appropriate to comment. The easiest one is Tony Bates.  Like many CEOs who join a large company as part of an acquisition it can … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with an insider?

I am often shocked at how many people believe an insider taking over as a CEO will be more change-averse than an outsider would be.  It just isn’t necessarily the case, though it may be harder for an insider to … Continue reading

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The Scott Guthrie Manuever

A few weeks ago, as rumors that Satya Nadella would be named Microsoft CEO gained prominence, a friend and I were discussing who would replace him as head of Cloud and Enterprise.  Our conclusion?  Scott Guthrie.  So I wasn’t particularly … Continue reading

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The one about the new Microsoft CEO

Now that some of the dust has settled on Microsoft’s changes last week I’m going to cover three topics.  Satya Nadella the new CEO,  Bill Gates increasing his Microsoft involvement, and Scott Guthrie replacing Satya as Executive VP of Cloud … Continue reading

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No real comments on today’s Microsoft announcements, yet

I can see from the stats that people are coming to my blog to see what I have to say about today’s announcement of Satya Nadella as Microsoft’s new CEO and Bill Gates putting in more time at Microsoft as … Continue reading

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Bill Gates will resign as MSFT Chairman within a year

I tweeted the thought in the title months ago but never followed up with a blog entry. If you want to know why Bill was so emotional at the recent shareholders meeting it was probably because this was likely his last as Microsoft Chairman, … Continue reading

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Satya Nadella replaces Bob Muglia as head of Microsoft’s STB

As internal candidates go Satya is an inspired choice to lead STB.  He’s done a great job since taking over the Search/Ad/etc. engineering team.  He has a background in servers, spent a good chunk of time building apps on top of … Continue reading

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