When Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, spoke at a Nashville Techonolgy Council event held at Trevecca Nazarene University on Wednesday, Jan. 20, he participated in a "meet and greet" session with students from local colleges and universities.
At that event, a student asked Ballmer to sign his Macbook laptop. Ballmer laughed and graciously agreed to do so—right across the Mac logo. Then he added above his name, “Need a new one?” The scene was videotaped by another student and posted on YouTube. Within a few hours it had been viewed by more than 100,000 persons. As of the date of this writing, more than 550,000 viewers had seen the video, which is tagged as occurring at Trevecca Nazarene University.
Trevecca has received a great deal of attention from this, below are links to a few of the many stories about this humorous event.
Also, view the original YouTube clip below.
In Nashville, Microsoft CEO talks health care, technology / The Tennessean
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Signs A Mac Laptop / The Huffington Post
At a recent event in Nashville, a student from Trevecca Nazarene University asked Ballmer to autograph his laptop. Not just any laptop, but an Apple-made MacBook Pro. Ballmer burst out laughing when he saw the silver Mac...
Steve Ballmer signs MacBook Pro - running Windows, of course / AppleInsider
Microsoft CEO speaks at Trevecca campus event / Nazarene Communications Network