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Microsoft’s “I’m A PC” Guy: “I’m Out”

November 5th, 2010 11:11 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Sean Siler, IPv6 Program Manager at Microsoft, is leaving the software company, reports Seattlepi.com. Who? Sean Siler, that’s who!

He’s the guy who starred in some of Microsoft’s “I’m a PC” commercials, which were obviously created in response to Apple’s anti-Microsoft “Get a Mac” advertising campaigns.

Sorry, Apple fanatics, he’ll still be a PC and has mucho love for the Redmond software giant, he tells Seattlepi.com.

Today is his last day – here’s the email he sent to his coworkers (again, via Seattlepi.com):

I was cutting grass in the summer of 1987 when my friend told me that DOS 3.3 just came in at our local computer store. I barely got the lawnmower in the garage before we took off. On the way there, I told myself that I had to work for Microsoft one day. Any company that could get me that wound up was the place I wanted to work. …

I hate leaving Microsoft after working so hard to get here, but a family situation has forced me to move to the East Coast. My current position doesn’t allow this, and I haven’t been able to find another role. As John Lennon said, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” I have a lot of memories from my time at Microsoft, but the “I’m a PC” commercial is the highlight. I really feel proud that I was able to be a visible part of the company’s fight against Apple.

And here’s Siler in 1 of 3 commercials he appeared in:

Source: Microsoft’s “I’m A PC” Guy: “I’m Out”

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