So the rumor on the street is that Satya Nadella will be the next CEO of Microsoft. If this is true I will be psyched because I predicted that he would be the best person for the job for a lot of reasons. The other (newer) rumor is that Bill Gates and Satya Nadella will be collaborating on solving technical...

So this happened. Microsoft has apparently decided on a new CEO, with reports claiming that cloud boss Satya Nadella is all set to take over from Steve Ballmer as the next Redmond leader. But the upper management changes are not just limited to Ballmer giving his seat to Nadella. Bill Gates, the force behind...

Among rumors, leaks and screenshots, one thing is becoming clearer with each passing day. That Microsoft’s search for a new CEO is at an end, with an announcement coming soon. Two separate reports, one via Reuters and another over at Bloomberg, claim that the company’s decision to select Satya Nadella to take...

While the film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was big news in 2012, it appears that Redmond is planning for a little an unexpected journey of its very own this year. The search for a new Microsoft CEO has entered a bit of a serene phase these past few weeks, with nary a rumor, and scant speculation on who...

Let’s start the new week with some heartfelt news. While Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is readying himself to be more involved with the company he so passionately built over the years, it appears something else is also cooking in the Redmond offices. More specifically, current CEO Steve Ballmer and a few...

The pioneer is the fellow with the arrow in his back. Regardless of this fact, it seems that a lot of fans, shareholders, investors, critics, friends and foes all want Microsoft to go in with a new direction. And it is assumed that the new Redmond CEO will be the person to do just that. However, people close...

The big news, ladies and gentle people is that Alan Mulally is out of the race for the post of Microsoft CEO. Yes, his exit, although not unexpected, was as fast as his entry. But if you are expecting some fireworks this month, you may have to wait. Word is that Microsoft co-founder is now much more involved...

First there were murmurings, and now there is speculation. Reports that came out earlier in the year suggested that some Microsoft shareholders want Bill Gates out of the company. So much so that they were pressurizing the co-founder to sell his stake and resign as chairman. No matter how likely (or unlikely)...

A number of names that are expected to take over the reins from outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer once he retires have recently floated up. These range from current business leaders, to company internals, and even former Microsoft executives. In the final column we have had Paul Maritz, the former senior vice...

Microsoft may be looking for a new CEO, but for a number of people the best choice is already with the company. Charles Schwab is the latest in the list of people that think the co-founder of the company should be the new CEO. The American businessman was talking to Bloomberg, and in this latest interview...