Microsoft not done reinventing itself, Nadella tells local leaders

With Amazon.com’s office towers rising in Seattle, and Google and Facebook building urban campuses, its easy to forget the giant across the lake. Microsoft held the spotlight for a day Monday as Satya Nadella, the company’s chief executive, spoke to a gathering of hundreds of technology executives, business and government leaders. The 48-year-old executive was candid about the need for Microsoft, the anchor of the region’s thriving technology economy, to reinvent itself in a world weening itself from the personal computer. When Nadella joined the company in 1992, he said, Microsoft’s goal — putting a PC in every home and on every desk — was infectious and inspiring. “We knew we had caught something,” he said. Most Read Stories Live updates from May Day in Seattle: Anti-capitalist protesters clash with…


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