Citing super-busy schedule, Ballmer resigns from Microsoft board

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has broken another tie with the company, stepping down from the company’s board of directors effective immediately.

Ballmer says in an email to CEO Satya Nadella that he’s too busy with his new ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, teaching, study and civic contributions to carry on. “The fall will be hectic between teaching a new class and the start of the NBA season so my departure from the board is effective immediately,” he writes.

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Network World Tim Greene