Sinofsky

A 2-post collection

Steven Sinofsky: Other reasons why he left Microsoft

The news of Steven Sinofsky leaving Microsoft is a week old now. However since then I’ve been thinking about some possible reasons why he actually left and whether there could be another reason despite what’s been speculated by many last week. I think I’ve found one and below are my thoughts on this. The way Sinofsky’s departure was handled would certainly indicate that there were a lot of internal politics involved. If you’ve read some of the articles from last week you will know that many people noted that he is a difficult person to deal with, doesn’t get a long well with other teams … etc. Yet in his memo to staff and also...

Microsoft Leadership Changes: Goodbye Sinofsky

By now you will have probably heard that Steven Sinofsky has decided to leave Microsoft after being with the company since 1989. Without knowing much about what happens within the teams at Microsoft I must admit I was very surprised at hearing this news especially with all the recent product launches at the company that were lead by Sinofsky. However tech blogger Mary Jo Foley seems to be one of those not surprised by the news and in fact seems pleased with Sinofsky’s departure. Update: "Some might notice a bit of chatter speculating about this decision or timing.I can assure you that none could be true as this was a personal and private choice that in no way...