Seven Companies Microsoft Doesn’t Want Former Windows Boss Steven Sinofsky to Work For
Which certain competitors, Microsoft never disclosed. Until Tuesday afternoon, when it published the full text of Sinofsky’s retirement agreement as part of its annual 10-K filing. According to that document, Sinofsky cannot accept direct or indirect employment from:
Hardly a surprising list, but still interesting from a competitive standpoint. Of all the companies with which Microsoft does battle in the marketplace, these are the seven it couldn’t stomach Sinofsky joining. For a time, anyway. Come Dec. 31, 2013, the 23-year Microsoft veteran can sign on with any of those companies without repercussions from his former employer.
* This is stock that would have vested and become payable to Sinofsky had he remained a Microsoft employee.