After much anticipation; recently ActiveWin.com was able to sit down and interview Steve Ballmer, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Microsoft. In this interview, we discuss his greatest achievements, Linux strategy, the role of MIS/CS educational programs and much more. Here is a short excerpt:
ActiveWin.com: How do you feel the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) program has impacted Microsoft customers and technical communities worldwide?
Steve Ballmer: MVPs have a tremendous impact on Microsoft customers and technical communities worldwide, and their passion for technology is inspiring. Their commitment to helping customers optimize their use of Microsoft technologies is key, as is the feedback they provide, which is vital to product development and R&D. When I spoke at this yearís MVP summit, it was the largest ever, with MVPs representing 63 countries. We canít thank the MVPs enough for their contributions.