John. M Lervik, the CEO of Microsoft’s enterprise search company, Fast Search and Transfer, has been forced to leave the company. Fast Search and Transfer was bought by Microsoft one year ago and in October of 2008, Fast was investigated by the Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime. The new CEO will be Fast technology’s CTO Bjorn Olstad. Before joining Fast, Olstad was a researcher and research director in Vingmed, a company that was later acquired by General Electrics.
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