Poll: What do you think about Steve Ballmer stepping down?
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Poll: What do you think about Steve Ballmer stepping down?

We already know the way Wall Road feels about Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s retirement plans. Shares of the corporate soared greater than six % on the information Friday morning.

However what do you think about the choice?

Definitely, many GeekWire readers have been eager for this present day for a while, suggesting that Ballmer has didn’t ship outcomes and missed key traits within the fast-moving tech business. (Cellular, tablets and software-as-a-service).

Shares of Microsoft are down 40 % since Ballmer took over the CEO publish in January 2000, although they’re up about 30 % to this point this yr.

Heck, Forbes contributing author Adam Hartung final yr even known as Ballmer the worst CEO in America. So, right here’s your likelihood to vote, and voice your opinion.

In the meantime, Todd Bishop and I spoke about the Ballmer information on this particular version of the GeekWire radio present.

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