Former Windows head Steven Sinofsky coming back to Harvard Business

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Steven Sinofsky, the ousted head of Microsoft's Windows division, is returning to teach at Harvard Business School to teach this spring, he announced on Twitter.

Sinofsky, who earned his Masters in computer science from University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1989, was ousted from Microsoft by chief executive Steve Ballmer last month, despite being shortlisted by many as a possible next-choice in Microsoft’s line of succession.

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It was unclear what teaching affiliation Sinofsky previously had with Harvard, but he indicated that his new stint would be focused on product design and his title would be “Executive in Residence:

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