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Microsoft UK National Technology Officer Quits the Company

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Summary: Jerry Fishenden from Microsoft calls it quits

THIS morning we wrote about Microsoft shrinking and taking loans. Many times in the past* we also showed that the company's chiefs were leaving this monopolist rather rapidly. Not much can be said about this latest departure other than the fact that it is another blow to the company and it reflects poorly on its future. From the British press:



i. Microsoft UK's national technology officer moves on

Jerry Fishenden, Microsoft UK's national technology officer, is stepping down after five years in the role and nearly 12 years with Microsoft.


ii. Microsoft UK NTO leaves to spend more time with IT policy

Is it something in the air? Microsoft UK national technology officer Jerry Fishenden is jumping ship to spend more time with his family, his doctoral research and UK technology policy.


What did Jerry see (from the inside) that persuaded him to cut his career short? ____ * Last year for example and last week's departure of the head of Microsoft Philippines.

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