Employee 45832 Has Left the Building


This Friday, 11-11-11, will mark my last day at Microsoft. After 15 years of working for the best software company in the world I have decided to accept another challenge. I have so many great memories, experiences, and friends this move was not trivial but ultimately could not be passed. I owe so much to Microsoft and all of the co-workers I have ever worked with. When my kids were in the hospital I was worried sick but I did not have worry about any bills or costs for the visits — Microsoft’s health benefits are the best around. Having the opportunity to work with the smartest folks around only made me want to work that much harder and made me a better engineer but more importantly a better person. I have so many friends I have worked with around the world whom have all contributed to my successes and my hope is one day I will have the opportunity to payback what they have so unselfishly provided me.

I am joining an Internet startup as a partner and will be leading the design and development of our new online business to be released right around one year from now (Nov 2012). I will also work part time as an independent SharePoint consultant and will continue my role as a SharePoint MCM instructor.

So yes, my involvement with SharePoint, Microsoft, and this blog will continue for the foreseeable future and going forward I hope to see you all at SharePoint conferences around the world.

PS – yea I chose a date which could be represented in binary because that is how a true geek rolls.

Thanks
Todd Carter

15 thoughts on “Employee 45832 Has Left the Building

  1. Good luck to you, Todd! I’m glad you’ll still be here in the DFW area. I look forward to seeing what great things your new endeavors provide. (And, nice binary reference!)

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  2. Hey dude It has been a great honor to work with you all this time!

    Best of luck in all your new challenge. You rock !

    We will miss you from this side 🙂

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  3. Great Todd, I am sure the new challenge will be a blast. Let us all know when it is ready for primetime. I really respect your stepping out after all this time.
    Anyway, Good luck with it.

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