Achievements

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      The French President, Nicolas Sarkozy made Steve Ballmer a Knight of the Legion of Honor in Paris.

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      Steve Ballmer worked with Microsoft at multiple high profile positions. He also served as the Executive Vice President and President of Microsoft.

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      During his tenure as a CEO, Microsoft’s annual revenue increased to $70 Billion with net income increased by 215%.

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      Steve Ballmer donated money to the University of Oregon and Harvard University’s computer science department in 2014, for the purpose of scholarships, public health research and advocacy, and external branding/communications and hiring new faculties respectively.

Steve Ballmer purchased Skype, the Internet communications for $8.5 Billion in the year 2011.

Steve Ballmer is a simple man and loves to drive around in his environment friendly Ford Fusion Hybrid worth $19,000.

Possessions

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      Steve Ballmer owns a lavish bungalow in Hunts Point, Washington (WA), US, Steve Ballmer Whidbey Estate.

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      Steve Ballmer is the owner of Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association, which he acquired from the bid of $2 Billion.

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      Steve Ballmer drives a 1998 Lincoln Continental.

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      Steve Ballmer acquired the Los Angeles Clippers by paying the highest price for an NBA team.

Interesting Facts

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      Steve Ballmer is the first man in history who became a billionaire from Microsoft Stock Options.

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      Steve Ballmer was the first business manager hired by Bill Gates for Microsoft.

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      Steve Ballmer holds a degree in maths and economics from Harvard, where he worked for the university’s football team.

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      In a Vanity Fair profile in October 2014, it was stated that Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates no longer share any terms with each other after Steve Ballmer had resigned from his company.

Steve Ballmer's mansion is located next to Craig McCaw’s estate in the Seattle's richest neighborhood.