Hedge Fund Manager David Einhorn To Microsoft: Fire Steve Ballmer


David Einhorn just slammed Microsoft’s executive leadership: CEO Steve Ballmer.

“It’s time for Microsoft to tell Steve Ballmer to go,” the hedge fund manager said today at the Ira Sohn conference in Manhattan.

Einhorn’s message for Microsoft: “Ballmer’s continued presence is ruining your stock.”


“Ballmer is stuck in the past and is at best a caretaker at Microsoft.”

Also – “Microsoft wastes millions in R&D. Ballmer needs to get focused.”

However despite his distaste for Ballmer, Einhorn also said he’s bullish on Microsoft.

Click here to see what else Einhorn said at the conference, via Clusterstock’s Katya Wachtel.