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Topic # 139326 5-Feb-2014 07:37 Send private message

Microsoft has just announced a new CEO. But who is Satya Nadella?... Read it and tell us what you think.






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  Reply # 980467 5-Feb-2014 07:46 Send private message

He looks like Bill Gates





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  Reply # 980486 5-Feb-2014 08:17 Send private message

nakedmolerat: He looks like Bill Gates


That was the main requirement for job application




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  Reply # 980489 5-Feb-2014 08:20 Send private message

johnr:
nakedmolerat: He looks like Bill Gates


That was the main requirement for job application


I got a hold of the job description:

We need new CEO, current one is going the way of the Dodo.
You need to be: - not Bill Gates - bald (preferrably)




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  Reply # 980500 5-Feb-2014 08:53 Send private message

I have an open mind and no preconceptions. His actions will speak for him. My first impression, he has the qualifications, experience and the presence.




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  Reply # 980501 5-Feb-2014 08:53 Send private message

nakedmolerat: He looks like Bill Gates


Nah, he Looks more like a Jobs than a Gates.

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  Reply # 980503 5-Feb-2014 08:56 Send private message

nakedmolerat: He looks like Bill Gates


I thought he looked like Satya Nadella




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 Interesting. You're afraid of insects and women. Ladybugs must render you catatonic.



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  Reply # 980513 5-Feb-2014 09:10 Send private message

He's a cricket nut - so we'll have a MS CEO who knows who NZ is.

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  Reply # 980515 5-Feb-2014 09:11 Send private message

BlueShift: He's a cricket nut - so we'll have a MS CEO who knows who NZ is.


Ha ha, i thought that was his best credential. 





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  Reply # 980517 5-Feb-2014 09:13 Send private message

johnr:
nakedmolerat: He looks like Bill Gates


That was the main requirement for job application


That might be it. Bill Gates is leaving his role as Chairman of the Board (still on the board as Founder though) to spend time as technology advisor.

Microsoft is going to push tech to the limits now.





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  Reply # 980941 5-Feb-2014 19:24 Send private message

I think Satya is a good fit for the company. They also made some changes to the board as well.




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  Reply # 980973 5-Feb-2014 20:10 Send private message

freitasm:
johnr:
nakedmolerat: He looks like Bill Gates


That was the main requirement for job application


That might be it. Bill Gates is leaving his role as Chairman of the Board (still on the board as Founder though) to spend time as technology advisor.

Microsoft is going to push tech to the limits now.



I trying to decide if your tongue is in your cheek, and will take comment at face value.... Bill may not be a Steve Jobs, but he's still a very smart man and gets technology very well - Lets just hope he doesn't try to do UX/UI design and instead focuses on what he does best: think and drive.




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  Reply # 980976 5-Feb-2014 20:24 Send private message

That is what I meant. No tongue in cheek.




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  Reply # 981113 6-Feb-2014 10:14 Send private message

BlueShift: He's a cricket nut - so we'll have a MS CEO who knows who NZ is.


Hope he doesn't now dislike NZ as we spanked India in the one dayers

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  Reply # 981173 6-Feb-2014 12:49 Send private message

Ramboss:
BlueShift: He's a cricket nut - so we'll have a MS CEO who knows who NZ is.


Hope he doesn't now dislike NZ as we spanked India in the one dayers


We don't look to good in todays test..  There must be at least 50 people in the stands watching..




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