Now the phone maker is pleading for a $9 per share buyout. I'm not saying this will happen to Microsoft, I'm just saying that it's not exempt. Instead of taking a chance with a 'safe pick' CEO, take a chance and bring in someone who can change the company. Someone who can make stellar software and services and who can bring the company out of the Stone Age. I, myself, am thinking about who that man or woman could be. At the time of publication the author was long AAPL. Follow @BretKenwell This article is commentary by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.