Saturday, June 24, 2006

Micorosoft New Challenge

Last few weeks has seen some high profile exits from Microsoft including Microsoft Vista evangelist Robert Scoble .

On June 10, high-profile Microsoft Vista evangelist Robert Scoble acknowledged he had decided to leave Microsoft for startup PodTech.Net.

On June 15, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates announced plans to step out of his daily Microsoft duties, as of 2008. Gates passed the Chief Software Architect torch to Ray Ozzie, the creator of Lotus Notes and Groove collaboration software, effective immediately.

On June 20, Microsoft officials confirmed that Windows Live marketing chief Martin Taylor was no longer on the Microsoft payroll. Microsoft would not comment on why Taylor and his 13-year employer had parted ways so abruptly.

The latest addition to the departure list is Ted Hase, one of the four original Xbox team members and co-creator of the Microsoft Media Center PC concept.

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