Frases de Steve Ballmer
Fecha de nacimiento: 24. Marzo 1956
Steven Anthony Ballmer , más conocido como Steve Ballmer, es un empresario y ex director ejecutivo de la empresa informática Microsoft Corporation. El 23 de agosto de 2013, anunció que dejaría su cargo en 12 meses. El 4 de febrero de 2014 se anunció que Satya Nadella es el nuevo director ejecutivo de la empresa en sustitución de Ballmer.
Finalmente el 19 de agosto de 2014, Steve Ballmer anuncio que dejaba completamente su cargo dentro de Microsoft Corporation.
Frases Steve Ballmer
Fuente: Fortune, 29.03.06
Steve Ballmer refiriéndose a como Google deja a Android como Libre y puede ganar dinero
entrevista en news. com
Sobre la comunidad que desarrolla el Software libre: There are some new modern-day sort of communists who want to get rid of the incentive for musicians and moviemakers and software makers under various guises. They don’t think that those incentives should exist.
„Is there fake news on Facebook? Of course there is. I could go right now on Facebook and say there’s an earthquake, Richter scale 7, in Washington, D. C. And should I be allowed to do that or should that be something that somehow Facebook has a way to control? I don’t know. I get how Facebook could control advertising. I don’t get how they’re a value proposition, which people – the world does like. I don’t understand how it works at all if you have no freedom of speech, even if you are saying things that are patently false.“
Yahoo Finance: "Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer: How Silicon Valley should handle some of its most vexing questions" https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ex-microsoft-ceo-ballmer-silicon-valley-handle-vexing-questions-182046774.html (22 June 2018)
Steve Ballmer says Microsoft plans to compete with Apple in every market http://appleinsider.com/articles/12/07/10/steve_ballmer_says_microsoft_plans_to_compete_with_apple_in_every_market in AppleInsider (10 July 2012)
„My dad said, "What the heck is software?" and my mom said, "Why would a person ever need a computer?" They said, "OK, OK, we hear you, but if it doesn't work out, you'll go back to business school right?"“
And I said "Right," and I never came back.
CNBC: "How Steve Ballmer went from making $50,000 a year as an assistant at Microsoft to becoming a billionaire" https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/27/billionaire-steve-ballmer-started-out-making-only-50000-at-microsoft.html (27 July 2018)
„When we tell the story about what's happening today with browsers ten years from now, I want the thing that replaces Windows to be Windows. I don't want to wake up in a position one day where the guys at Netscape say, "Isn't Windows just that little thing that we use to put up menus and draw lines? Let's just write our own and suck it up into our client."“
Interview by CNET https://www.cnet.com/news/microsoft-vp-steve-ballmer-speaks/ (May 1996)
2005 court records as quoted by Kurt Eichenwald in Microsoft's Lost Decade http://vanityfair.com/news/business/2012/08/microsoft-lost-mojo-steve-ballmer Vanity Fair (August 2012)