Whatever happened to “Take this Job and Shove it?”

No, Karen Cheng’s resignation song is much more classy than that, an ode to her time working on Microsoft Excel — full of inside jokes and sentimental messages for her soon-to-be former team at the Redmond company, as she leaves for a startup.

Farewell memos are a tradition at the company, but most of them aren’t quite so lyrical.

Cheng is also a veteran of Ignite Seattle talks, and her Ignite presentation below is a great one.

(Thanks to Randy Stewart for the tip.)

Comments

  • Guest

    Congratulations and happy trails to Ms. Cheng!

  • Paul Uhlir

    Whoa – the ignite song was amazing. clever!

    • http://geekwire.com Todd Bishop

      I agree — better than the resignation.

  • Leelaa86

    best wishes to karen, she is inspiring, i loved both vids, but the agnite was classically amazing!!

  • Greg Hayden

    What ever happended to the good old days when you got busted for insider trading and carried out by the cops.

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