We already know how Wall Street feels about Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s retirement plans. Shares of the company soared more than six percent on the news Friday morning.
But what do you think about the decision?
Certainly, many GeekWire readers have been longing for this day for some time, suggesting that Ballmer has failed to deliver results and missed key trends in the fast-moving tech industry. (Mobile, tablets and software-as-a-service).
Shares of Microsoft are down 40 percent since Ballmer took over the CEO post in January 2000, though they are up about 30 percent so far this year.
Heck, Forbes contributing writer Adam Hartung last year even called Ballmer the worst CEO in America. So, here’s your chance to vote, and voice your opinion.
Meanwhile, Todd Bishop and I spoke about the Ballmer news in this special edition of the GeekWire radio show.