Satya Nadella as new CEO of Microsoft

Satya Narayana Nadella a Telugu Indo-American, who becomes the Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft after John Thompson.

Satya Nadella, born on 19 August 1967 in Hyderabad. His mother name is Prabhavati Devi who was a Sanskrit Lecturer and his father Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandhar who was an Indian Administrative Service Officer of 1962 batch.

He received a Bachelor in Electrical engineering from the Manipal Institute of Technology in Karnataka in 1988. Nadella than travelled to the U.S to study for an M.S in Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin, then he received an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Microsoft Corporation named Satya Nadella as its new Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, in place of John Thompson.

Microsoft said in a statement that Thompson will remain active as lead Independent director, overseeing Nadella’s compensation, succession planning, governance and board operations.



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