Steve Ballmer

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Steve Ballmer

Name: Steven Anthony "Steve" Ballmer

Born: March 24, 1956, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • Steve Ballmer joined Microsoft on June 11, 1980, and became Microsoft's 30th employee, the first business manager hired by Gates.
  • Former CEO of Microsoft, having held that post from January 2000 to February 4, 2014.

Honors and awards

  • Legion of Honour.


"Google's not a real company. It's a house of cards."

"I don't know what a monopoly is until somebody tells me."

"Linux is a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches."

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