Steve Ballmer Signs Student’s Windows-Powered MacBook Pro


While visiting Nashville, Tenn. this week for the Nashville Technology Council’s annual meeting, Steve Ballmer slipped his signature onto a college kid’s MacBook Pro. Ballmer was meeting with a group of students at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville when one approached him and asked the age-old question: “Mr. Ballmer, would you sign my laptop?” The Microsoft exec turned around to see the kid shoving a silver-cased MacBook Pro in his direction.  “It’s got Windows on it,” the student said, “I promise.”

Ballmer laughs as he signs the student’s MacBook Pro with a big black marker—Ballmer signs his name and then writes “need a new one?” on the Apple laptop as well. The kid also posted an image of Ballmer’s handy work on his website, seen in the picture above. Oh Ballmer, such a cheeky CEO…

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