The past few weeks have seen big upheavals in the technology industry. We recently reported on iOS chief Scott Forstall’s departure from Apple, after a long stint as a top Steve Jobs lieutenant, and potential CEO in waiting. Today, Steven Sinofsky, widely regarded as a potential CEO-in-waiting for Microsoft, has left the company.
Details are still sketchy, but what’s known at this point is that the announcement was quite abrupt, leading to speculation that Sinofsky’s departure may have been due to his differences with CEO Steve Ballmer. The official Microsoft statement is that the decision is mutual, though.
“I am grateful for the many [...]