During the recent Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Satya Nadella took center stage during the opening night of the show. During his showoff of Skype Conference, he also laid out the future of Microsoft, and its goals that he wants to give the company in the nexxt few years.
The Code Conference is known for getting major corporate CEO’s on stage to discuss the future of the company, and Satya Nadella did not disappoint. He told Kara Swisher and Walt Mossburg all about his goals for Microsoft, and shows that the future is all about devices and data.
Highlights Of Nadella Speech
Satya Nadella during the Code Conference talked about Microsoft a lot as one would expect. He stated that Microsoft’s future is all about building platforms and software for productivity, and that matches his data and enterprise goals. He stated that the company as well is entering a post-post PC era.
Some had anticipated that Satya Nadella would announce something related to the Bing business and Yahoo’s possible interest, but he stated that Microsoft had no plans to sell any of the search business to Yahoo. He also stated that he’s a fan of Xbox, and that the software and services needs to be available on all devices.
Other Microsoft Talk
During the speech and conversation, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella also stated that with the software and services that it creates, it has to embrace mobile. Windows with its acquisition of Nokia, will certainly do that, and hopefully brand itself to tose devices. The rollout of Azure and other enterprise software will hopefully embrace enterprise customers to its services as well.
During the last parts of the Code Conference, Satya Nadella showed off a demo of Skype Translate, and demonstrated it with his VP of Skype Gurdeep Pall. The software showed how people in different countries and languages could carry out real time translations using Skype, and the demo wooed the press and crowd. That will be available later in 2014 as a Windows 8 app, and should be a huge hit for the Skype crowd.
Satya Nadella certainly hit a home run with his speech. Microsoft has a lot to do on its to do list, and Satya Nadella laid out his plans during the show.