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The following is a post by Frank Shaw, Corporate Vice President, Corporate Communications.
Earlier this morning, we held our Shareholder Meeting here in Seattle. As Shareholder Meeting goes, it was fairly uneventful. But during his speech at the meeting, CEO Steve Ballmer shared some numbers and business updates that bear repeating and amplifying. So as we near the end of calendar year ’12, here are 12 fast facts from Steve’s speech worth repeating …
Here are a few bonus facts that have come to life recently as well:
OK, I’ll admit it. This last fact is pure link bait. :)
Now, with some facts out there about how our business is actually performing, here’s how Steve concluded his talk this morning:
“It’s an era of incredible opportunity for Microsoft as well as the millions of developers building for our devices, our 640,000 partners, as well as our customers. We’ve come a long way in the past year, and I could not be more excited for what’s ahead.”