BREAKING: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Retire in Next 12 Months

August 23, 2013 AT 10:25 AM
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announces he is leaving his post as CEO of the tech giant. He will retire within the next 12 months and won’t leave until another CEO is put in place. The news comes amidst a company shakeup that has Microsoft focusing more on devices and services. Ballmer has been CEO since 2000.