When leaders think aloud, it is a fascinating to listen. Satya talks about innovation, handling failures, AI, advances in cloud computing, using silicon to speed machine learning and a variety of other topics including bits of history (of Microsoft) and philosophy.
Microsoft had been there, too early. And they were too far behind on the Internet and managed to catch up.
On handling failures – instead of saying “I have an idea”, what if you said, “I have a new hypothesis”?
Satya Nadella goes on to talk about some of their innovations (accelerating AI using FPGA), on investing in the future and the future of innovation. This article is a good read.
Q&A with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: On artificial intelligence, work culture, and what’s next