There are plenty of of high profile names currently being bandied about as potential successors to Steve Ballmer’s Redmond throne.
Stephen Elop’s name has been on the tip of a lot of tongues, thanks in no small part to his past Microsoft experience. And just about a month ago, Reuters noted that Ford CEO Alan Mulally’s name had been added to the shortlist.
Certainly the chipmaker has the sort of mobile expertise Microsoft’s board is looking for during this ever-important transitional period.
Of course the company isn’t talking about whether it’s considering asking the exec to leave sunny San Diego.