An era comes to an end. Steve Ballmer is leaving the board of Microsoft and the cost of drawing after 34 years from the Company entirely back . In a Tuesday published on the company website farewell letter to the CEO Satya Nadella longtime top executive said he wanted to devote future new tasks as the LA Clippers. Ballmer has recently taken over the basketball team for two billion dollars.
The 58-year-old in 1980 was the first Microsoft employees and then about 25 years of strong second man behind the legendary company founder Bill Gates, he with the the consolidated built. Until he was replaced six months ago in the Supervisory Board, Ballmer was almost 13 years even as CEO at the top of the software giant.