The Next Microsoft CEO? 10 Potential Candidates To Replace Ballmer


Julie Larson-Green

Another longtime Microsoft executive with 20 years under her belt, Larson-Green recently was named executive vice president of Microsoft's Devices and Studios group and is now charged with turning around Microsoft's Surface tablet business. Last year, Larson-Green was tapped to succeed Steven Sinofsky as head of Windows hardware and software engineering. And prior to that, she served as corporate vice president for the Windows experience. She's been a key player for Microsoft's Windows business and is now in charge of the company's hardware and gaming and entertainment operations.