The former Windows chief is joining cloud storage service Box as an adviser, and will weigh in on future product strategy.
Local Motion, a company that provides access and analytics for car fleets, gets $6 million in funding led by Andreessen Horowitz and its board partner, Steven Sinofsky.
The former Windows head hops onto the board of Andreessen Horowitz, but says he'll continue to "pursue other business and product development opportunities that arise."
A new SEC filing notes that former Windows President Steven Sinofsky will be freed from his noncompete clauses after the end of calendar 2013.
Microsoft's CEO talks to venture capitalist and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman at an event sponsored by the Churchill Club in Santa Clara, Calif.
"Steven has made one of most amazing contributions anybody will ever make to any company in terms of guiding key activities and engineering systems," Ballmer said.
Microsoft Windows President Steven Sinofsky's departure asks the question: Was it products or politics behind the move?
The internal e-mail Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer sent to employees regarding the departure of Windows President Steven Sinofsky.
At the D11 conference, Steven Sinofsky said it's too early to pick winners and losers as the PC industry evolves with new form factors.
The internal e-mail Microsoft's Windows chief sent to employees regarding his departure from the software giant.