As Steve Ballmer was pushed from his post, a lot of speculation happened about Microsoft’s next CEO. Microsoft is in search for it’s next CEO from last 6 months. Starting from this January Satya Nadella’s name is flashing in news as Microsoft’s next CEO. Let us have a look at the profile of Satya Nadella.
Satya Nadella’s Profile
Satya Nadella, born in Hyderabad, India. His father was an IAS officer. Like many Indians he moved to the US for MS. He holds a Bachelors degree in Electronics and Communications, a MS degree in Computer Science and a MBA degree.
Satya Nadella started his career as a technology staff at Sun Microsystems. He then joined Microsoft in 1992. He worked as the senior vice president of R&D for the Online Services Division and vice president of the Microsoft Business Division. Later he became the president of Microsoft’s $19 billion Server and Tools Business. Satya Nadella grew Cloud Services business from $16.6 billion to $20.3 billion. Satya Nadella is currently executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group, responsible for building and running the company’s computing platforms, developer tools and cloud services.
Satya Nadella’s education went through 3 different fields. Satya Nadella is Microsoft’s Insider, who is associated with Microsoft from past 22 years and also leading Cloud and Enterprise businesses successfully. Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer welcomed Satya Nadella as new CEO. Immediately after being announced as new CEO Satya sent an email addressing all the Microsoft employees.
After 6 months search Microsoft named Satya Nadella as it’s new CEO. As a CEO Satya has to deal with many competitors in the market. In cloud services he has to overtake Amazon cloud services and Windows Phone 8 has to compete with Android and iOS. There is long way to go and we hope Microsoft under the supervision of Satya Nadella will come up with more innovative ideas that will touch billions of lifes.