As we move forward, we will continue to closely monitor the impact of the economic downturn on the company and, if necessary, take further actions on our cost structure, including additional job eliminationsMicrosoft CEO says more jobs may go May 06, 2009
This is difficult news to share. Because our success at Microsoft has always been the direct result of the talent, hard work, and commitment of our people, eliminating positions is hardMicrosoft starts second phase of job cuts May 05, 2009
People ask me, will you build your own phone? (That is) not our strategyWindows Mobile 7 to launch in 2010 Feb 26, 2009
We've made a nice release announcement last week of Windows Mobile 6.5Windows Mobile 7 to launch in 2010 Feb 26, 2009
While we are not immune to the effects of the economy, I am confident in the strength of our product portfolio and the soundness of our approachMicrosoft to cut 5,000 jobs Jan 22, 2009
Steven Anthony "Steve" Ballmer (born March 24, 1956) has been the chief executive officer of Microsoft Corporation since January 2000. As of 2011, his personal wealth is estimated at US$14.5 billion, ranking number 46 on the Forbes list of billionaires.
Ballmer was born in Detroit, Michigan to a Swiss-American father and a Jewish American mother. He grew up in Farmington Hills, Michigan. In 1973, he graduated from Detroit Country Day School, a private college preparatory school in Beverly Hills, Michigan, and now sits on its board of directors. In 1977, he graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a B.A. in mathematics and economics.