Born in India, studied in USA, Satya Nadella becomes the Chief Executive Officer of the popular IT Company, Microsoft. I hope you don’t need any introduction about Microsoft Corporation and its products. On Tuesday, 4th January, 2014 Microsoft got its new CEO and Bill Gates stepped down as chairman and will guide the new CEO. Before Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft was Steve Ballmer. The news is now viral mainly in India because Satya Nadella belongs to India. Nadella is one of the few Indian CEOs of top companies. He joined Microsoft in 1992 and was working as head of Cloud Computing in Microsoft. He completed many awesome projects and worked for the benefit of the firm. You will be amazed to know some facts about Satya Nadella. Let us know more about the new CEO.
Satya Narayana Nadella, born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. His passion is cricket. He loves watching cricket. He says he learned the leadership and team work in the cricket game. And now he is using his skills in the top most IT Company. Satya Nadella completed his BE degree from Manipal Institute of Technology. Later on he moved in USA and started his MS in Computer Science from University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. After completing the technical education he pursued his MBA from University of Chicago. Nadella has a strong educational background.
He was born in Telugu family to an IAS officer. He was a scholar from childhood and loves to explore more beyond the syllabus. He always wanted to pursue computer science so he earned that degree in USA. Before joining Microsoft, Nadella was working with Sun Microsystems as a member of its IT staff. After joining Microsoft, he contributed many valuable projects on cloud computing that made the biggest cloud system in the world.
After spending quality time in Microsoft, he was selected as CEO of the company. He bagged $1.2 Million per month from Microsoft! Yes, you heard it right. He is now on the list of top paid CEOs of the world. He signed his agreement and he will be paid semi-monthly basis. He will also get a cash bonus up to 300 percent which will make up to $3.6 million! Besides this he will also get stock awards and other perks too. Satya Nadella is third CEO of Microsoft after Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer.
There are many Indian CEOs out there who are making our country proud. Unfortunately Nadella is not an Indian citizen but his origin of India still makes India proud. The director of Manipal University called him to the convocation ceremony as chief guest. He said Nadella was best student and he always wanted for more knowledge. Now Manipal University wants its famous alumni back. I hope he will definitely pay a visit to India and will meet his teachers and supporters.
I hope you will be happy to hear this news and it helped you to know little more about the new Microsoft’s CEO. Blessings. Have a nice time.
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