The Slow Incubation of Disruptive Technologies
by Stanford / Steve Ballmer
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Date Added: January 31, 2010

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Important ideas aren't born overnight, stresses Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. They can take up to a decade or more to truly come to light. Examples of projects worth the wait include Windows, SQL databases, and the Google search engine. Hard work, he promises, will lead a revolution in the end.

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Steve Ballmer lectures on Entrepreneurship for Stanford University students, May 6, 2009. Steven A. Ballmer is Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Corporation, the world's leading manufacturer of software for personal and business computing. Ballmer joined Microsoft in 1980 and was the first business manager hired by Bill Gates. Since then, Ballmer's leadership and passion have become hallmarks of his tenure at the company. In this Stanford lecture, he talks about the start-up during economic crisis and applying education to on-the-job experience.

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Last Updated: Wed, May 6, 2009

Course Details:
- Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Lecture
- Stanford University's Entrepreneurship Corner (ecorner)

Original Course Name: Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Lecture


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