Satya Nadella, from Hyderabad to MicroSoft Boss – The Journey

Confirming the recent reports, Microsoft today finally announced Mr. Satya Nadella as their third CEO. Satya will be taking over immediately from the outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer. The 46 year old, father of three Satya Nadella is working with MS for the past 22yrs and is very well known to Microsoft employees as the boss of $20 billion Cloud enterprise. But he is not so visible to outside world. lets take a look at his journey.


Satya Nadella was born in Hyderabad, India in 1967. He competed his schooling from the famous Hyderabad Public School. He holds an Electrical Engineering Degree from the Mangalore university, India and later moved to the US and studied computer science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and he also has an MBA degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Before joining Microsoft in 1992, Mr. Nadella worked with Sun Microsystems. After joining Microsoft Mr. Nadella has held different positions and has been very instrumental in boosting the profitability of Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure services.


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