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Satya Nadella, the quiet and self-effacing Microsoft enterprise chief, prevailed over much splashier outside candidates and was named CEO of the software giant today.
SEATTLE, Feb 4- Microsoft Corp named Satya Nadella as its next chief executive officer on Tuesday, ending a longer-than-expected search for a new leader after Steve Ballmer announced his intention to retire in August. Nadella is only the third CEO in Microsoft's 39- year history, following co-founder Bill Gates and Ballmer.
Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, and Norman Young, Morningstar senior equity analyst, discuss what's at stake if Satya Nadella is named as Microsoft's new chief executive.
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, weighs in on why Satya Nadella would be an excellent choice as the next CEO of Microsoft.
MUMBAI, Jan 31- In his university days in India, Satya Nadella, likely the next chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp, was a relentless questioner. His elevation to the top spot at Microsoft would end a five-month search for a tech-savvy heavy-hitter to lead the company co-founded by Bill Gates.
NEW YORK/ SEATTLE, Jan 30- Microsoft Corp is likely to appoint its cloud-computing head, Satya Nadella, as its next chief executive, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, as the board concludes a five-month search for a tech-savvy heavy-hitter to lead the world's largest software company.
NEW YORK/ SEATTLE, Jan 30- Microsoft Corp is close to naming a new chief executive, most likely its cloud-computing head Satya Nadella, a source close to the matter said on Thursday, concluding a five-month long search for a heavy-hitter to lead the world's largest software company.
Microsoft will name Satya Nadella as its CEO, according to Bloomberg, following the tech giant's several-month long search for a new leader.
STOCKHOLM, Jan 29- Ericsson Chief Executive Hans Vestberg said on Thursday he has no plans to leave the company following a media report that he was a candidate to take the helm at U.S. software firm Microsoft.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally says he will not leave the automaker for Microsoft and will stay at Ford at least through 2014.
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, provides perspective on top contenders to lead the mighty tech company and the challenges new leadership will have to face going into 2014.
Reviewing Microsoft's rough 2013, Brent Thill, UBS managing director, explains why he has a buy rating on the software giant and discusses the state of Microsoft's business.
Jon Gordon, Jon Gordon Companies CEO, explains why it will take a rare and special person to lead the tech giant to the next level of growth after Steve Ballmer's departure.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally appears less likely to become Steve Ballmer's successor at Microsoft, Nomura's Rick Sherlund tells CNBC.
Qualcomm on Friday said it will promote Steve Mollenkopf to chief executive officer, effective March 4, 2014. He will continue to serve as the president.
Former Medtronic Chairman & CEO Bill George says his favorite candidate was Sheryl Sandberg. He shares his opinions on Ford CEO Alan Mulally as a potential leader for the Microsoft.
A new Microsoft CEO will face challenges in the mobile device category, one expert says.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports from the last Microsoft shareholder meeting CEO Steve Balmer will hold.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports from the last Microsoft shareholder meeting CEO Steve Balmer will lead. Bill Gates said the process to find a new CEO is going smoothly.
Patrick Kaser, Brandywine Global managing director, explains why he thinks Microsoft has "more room to run." Timothy Lesko, Granite Investment Advisors, weighs in.