I had blogged this on DEC 22nd 2012. All of a sudden there is spike in the number of views today.
I am pretty sure in principle many people will agree with me. IMHO, Microsoft is primarily a technology company. Whoever happens to be the next CEO must have a very good balance of both worlds (technology and sales). Anything less, will be a mistake. Both Steve Jobs and Bill Gates could visualize lot of new ideas at the same time, they were brilliant sales fellows.