A Look Back In Ballmer

Yesterday, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer exited the company’s board. It marked the end of an era for the software company, and showed, simply, how much the technology industry has changed since Ballmer first took the reins at Microsoft more than a decade ago.

For a look back, I’ve compiled a number of important events and dates from Ballmer’s time at Microsoft, up through the last few weeks. And yes, I threw in a few YouTube clips, because when it comes to Ballmer on video, who can ever have enough?

Let’s go.