When Satya Nadella stepped in to replace Steve Ballmer as Microsoft’s CEO, he had a huge undertaking in front of him. That’s the Microsoft we know today. The market leader Microsoft. The award-winning Microsoft. The everyone-wants-to-work-for-Microsoft Microsoft. Today, laudatory praise seems to follow the organization everywhere it goes: Gartner leader in analytics and business intelligence (ABI), cloud computing winner for Azure, and Comparably’s top choice in 2021 for diversity and women in leadership, to name just a few of Microsoft’s accolades. .