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Ballmer Bids Goodbye to Employees

At his last company-wide meeting as CEO on Thursday, Steve Ballmer bid a tearful goodbye to Microsoft’s 13,000 full-time employees, after pepping them up about the future of the company. Ballmer will remain CEO until a replacement is found, which is set to happen by August of next year. You can watch the emotional, voice-cracking, tearful speech here.

Reuters reports that Ballmer said:

“We have unbelievable potential in front of us, we have an unbelievable destiny. Only our company and a handful of others are poised to write the future… We’re going to think big, we’re going to bet big.”

Check out Reuters for more information.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

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