Sinofsky leaves Microsoft

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Sinofsky leaves Microsoft
« on: November 13, 2012, 06:56:23 AM »
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This sudden departure so soon after the release of Windows 8 sure has the web buzzing. No connection whatsoever is, I'm sure, the short answer's timing is certainly questionable.
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Re: Sinofsky leaves Microsoft
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2012, 12:10:32 PM »
I suspect he has been planning to leave for a while and agreed to stay until after the release.  This is a big shock here as he was seen as the next CEO.  He ran Office for a number of years.  He was brought to the Windows group when MS had been struggling with "Backholm" for 5 years and could not get an OS released.  He reorganized and released W7 in about 18 months. 
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