Legal News

Satya Nadella Named as Microsoft Next CEO
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Microsoft has officially named 22-year veteran Satya Nadella as it’s next chief executive officer. On Tuesday, the company named Nadella  CEO as co-founder Bill Gates steps down as chairman, but will advise the new CEO on technology, among other things. Daniel Ives, an analyst at FBR Capital Markets said, “It’s a relief this process is over, many investors view it as the ‘safe pick’ as Mr. Nadella is a born-and-bred Redmond insider. But the uphill battle continues for Microsoft on it’s path to growth.”

46-year-old Nadella born in India, led the creation of Microsoft’s Internet-based, or “cloud” computing services. He’s taking the job from Steve Ballmer, who took the job from Bill Gates in 2000. Once Ballmer announced last August that he was retiring the Redmond, Washington based company, the search for his replacement commenced. The search lasted five months. Investors thought it was longer than they they expected.

  
What
Where


“We aimed to complete the process within four to six months, and we met that goal,” Thompson said in a video statement on Microsoft’s website. “After reviewing all of the candidates, Satya was our first and unanimous choice.” Gates said Nadella’s experience in cloud computing made him the right man to lead Microsoft, as the company struggles to find its feet in the new arena of mobile computing. Investors and analysts are already noting how effective Nadella will be in reigniting the company’s mobile ambitions and satisfying Wall Street’s hunger for cash.

Image Credit: Gizbot

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!






 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Mid-level Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office is seeking a mid-level litigation attorney with experience taking/defending dep...

Apply Now

Trust and Estate Attorney

USA-NY-New York City

Boutique trust and estate firm is seeking an attorney with 7+ years of experience. Candidate should ...

Apply Now

Mid-level Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office is seeking a support attorney with some experience/familiarity with a litigatio...

Apply Now

Business Litigator with 3-4 Years of Experience

USA-CA-El Segundo

Los Angeles office is seeking a class of 2014-2015 business litigator. Insurance coverage experience...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

LEXINSIGHT LITIGATION ATTORNEY San Francisco, CA   Trained by top legal recruiters...

Apply now

Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-Los Angeles

LEXINSIGHT LITIGATION ATTORNEY Los Angeles, CA   Trained by top legal recruiters a...

Apply now

Litigation Attorney

USA-IL-Chicago

LEXINSIGHT LITIGATION ATTORNEY Chicago, IL    Trained by top legal recruiters...

Apply now

Litigation Attorney

USA-DC-Washington

LEXINSIGHT LITIGATION ATTORNEY Washington DC Trained by top legal recruiters and talent, L...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top