We debated a lot about how much we should position and talk about from whence we have come and what we will show you. At the end of the day, we said, 'Let's get on with the show,Microsoft tries to outflank phone rivals Feb 15, 2010
I don't think most people do things with the goal of being secondBallmer: Bing could replace Google someday Mar 05, 2010
I am excited about this partnership with Nokia. Ecosystems thrive when fueled by speed, innovation and scaleNokia ties in with Microsoft Feb 11, 2011
Skype is a phenomenal service that is loved by millions of people around the worldMicrosoft acquires Skype May 10, 2011
We're obviously hard at work on the next version of Windows. We have a brand new user interface. We've added touch and ink and speech. And yet, as we look forward to the next generation of Windows systems, which will come out next year, there's a whole lot more comingBallmer says Windows 8 will launch in 2012 May 24, 2011
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.