Although he has a grade in arithmetic and economics from Harvard, Ballmer forsaken out of Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business to join Microsoft.
In a 2007 doubt and answer event with students during Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, Ballmer talked about his preference to leave.
“I was perplexing to confirm indeed what to do for my initial year summer job,” he said. “I was about — fundamentally Bill and we stayed in hold after we got out of Harvard. we went and visited him. First time I’d ever been in Seattle was a summer before we started during a GSB, since Seattle is kind of off a finish of a earth — during slightest it felt that approach behind then.
“And so we stayed in touch. we was going by a initial year. we adore initial year, it’s great, we was training a lot of stuff; consternation what we would have schooled that second year.”