5/27/2011 10:00:00 AM
Power 50 Profile: Steve Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft
2011 Software & Content
Although some have criticised Microsoft for its Windows Phone 7 software, the Nokia deal with Ballmer’s ex-colleague Stephen Elop has really put the manufacturer on the mobile map. And as excitement builds up about Microsoft Mango, it’s clear that Ballmer wants to take Windows to new places. The first Nokia/Windows phone has yet to materialise, but when it does Ballmer could finally see Microsoft's OS take off and seriously rival Android and Apple.