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12/10/2014 12:38 pm ET Updated Feb 09, 2015

My Conversation With Steve Ballmer

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Tonight I'm joined by Steve Ballmer, former CEO of Microsoft and one of the primary architects of that tech giant's phenomenal success, who is now the new owner of the LA Clippers. He took over that franchise in the aftermath of the Donald Sterling scandal. His winning bid -- $2 billion. That's the highest price ever paid for an NBA franchise, but only a small portion of a fortune said to be in excess of $23 billion.

In the clip below, I ask him about how, under his leadership, Microsoft stayed at the top of a very competitive, fast-moving industry.

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