Topic: nadella

Satya Nadella: Grading the Microsoft CEO’s first six months on the job

It’s been six months since Satya Nadella’s ascent to the Microsoft throne, and the new CEO’s been busy. No one quite knew what they were getting in Nadella, a Microsoft insider whose deep technical expertise was established, but whose business mind and leadership capabilities were unproven. While Nadella hasn’t blown critics and Microsoft fanboys away … continue reading

SD Times news digest: July 23, 2014—One huge Windows platform, Privacy Badger, Firefox 31, and more

All major versions of Windows to merge into one Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has confirmed that the company has plans to unify all major versions of Windows into one operating system, according to Business Insider. “This means one operating system that covers all screen sizes,” Nadella said to analysts on the quarterly conference call, according … continue reading

Nadella vows up to 18,000 Microsoft layoffs in memo

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has followed up his lengthy inspirational memo on Microsoft’s future with a harsh dose of reality, promising layoffs of up to 18,000 employees over the next year. In a brief e-mail to Microsoft employees this morning titled “Starting to Evolve Our Organization and Culture,” Nadella explained that the “strategic alignment” of … continue reading Protection Status