Satya Nadella, who's reportedly in line to be Microsoft's next CEO.
January 31, 2014 CEO Steve Ballmer announced last summer that he would be retiring. The search for a successor may be coming to an end. News outlets report that one of Microsoft's executive vice presidents is in line to take over. There's also word that co-founder Bill Gates may be replaced as chairman of the company's board.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer speaks at the Microsoft "Build" conference in San Francisco in June.
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August 23, 2013 Steve Ballmer became the company's CEO in January 2000. In recent years, Microsoft has come under increasing criticism for not keeping up with the shift to mobile phones.
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