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Bloomberg interviews Ed Lazowska, Matt McIlwain, others, on Microsoft job cuts

matt.edBloomberg interviewed UW CSE’s Ed Lazowska, Madrona Venture Group’s Matt McIlwain, and others regarding the impact of Microsoft’s job cuts on the Puget Sound region.

‘”We all have effectively an infinite number of open positions for software developers, program managers,’ said Spencer Rascoff, chief executive officer of Zillow …

“‘I guarantee you Microsoft is going to keep hiring like crazy,’ said Ed Lazowska, Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle. ‘They’re just going to shift their focus.'”

Read more, and watch the interviews, here.

July 19, 2014