Satya Nadella is an Indian engineer who has joined the league of technological wizards like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates by the virtue of his great work and dedication. Nadella’s educational background undoubtedly played a great role in shaping his technical and leadership abilities. After pursuing a degree in ‘Electrical Engineering’ from the reputed ‘Manipal Institute of Technology’ located in India, this tech wizard relocated to the United States. Here, he studied at esteemed institutions like the ‘University of Wisconsin’ and the ‘Booth School of Business’. Nadella’s life changed completely after he joined the IT giant ‘Microsoft’. Slowly but steadily he grabbed bigger opportunities at the enterprise and went on to manage several divisions of the company. One of Satya’s path-breaking accomplishments within the firm was to pave the way for the cloud computing technology, which later went on to become a trendsetter. Nadella even became an important stakeholder in the firm and owned stocks worth millions of dollars and earned a handsome salary, much higher than many engineers of his kind. He became a household name in 2014 after being crowned the ‘CEO’ of ‘Microsoft’. The tech wizard soon became popular amongst sections of the media across the world and is often invited as a guest speaker to many events across the United States.
After completing his education, Nadella joined the well-known firm ‘Sun Microsystems’. He worked in this company for a brief period and then moved to the Silicon-valley giant ‘Microsoft’, in 1992.
Nadella started climbing the corporate ladder steadily while working at ‘Microsoft’. He then went on to make important decisions in the interest of the firm.
He was one of the few employees who suggested the concept of cloud computing to the firm. Eventually the company dedicated lot of its time and resources to the development of this technology. The result was the germination of one of the world’s largest cloud based entities, named ‘Microsoft Azure’.
Satya was later given the responsibility to control the ‘Research & Development’ department, which belonged to the ‘Online Service Division’ and was even appointed as the senior vice-president of the same. He joined this department in 2007 and continued being a part of it for the next four years.
Nadella then moved to the Systems and Tools division of Microsoft and was even appointed its president. The annual turnover of Microsoft contributed by this segment of business alone is said to be around $20 Billion today.
He also guided ‘Microsoft’ to move many of their other projects such as the ‘Microsoft SQL Server’ and a few other tools to ‘Azure’.
Satya’s earnings from ‘Microsoft’ included stakes in stock worth $7.6 Million, as well as an annual salary package of 700,000, as of 2013.
After working in the firm for a period of twenty two years, Nadella was promoted to the designation of the CEO of ‘Microsoft’ in 2014.
Satya Narayana Nadella was born in 19 August 1967 in Hyderabad of present-day Telangana, into a Telugu-speaking Hindu family. India is an Indian-born American business chief. He is the chief administrator and CEO of Microsoft, succeeding Steve Ballmer in 2014 as CEO and John W. Thompson in 2021 as administrator. Prior to turning out to be CEO, he was the chief VP of Microsoft's cloud and enterprise group, liable for building and running the organization's computering platforms. Nadella went to the Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet prior to getting a backbenchers in electrical engineering from the Manipal Institute of Technology in Karnataka in 1988. Nadella then, travel to the U.S. to study for a M.S. in software engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, accepting his degree in 1990. Afterward, he got a MBA from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business in 1996. Nadella said, "I generally realized I needed to build things.
His mom Prabhavati was a Sanskrit teacher and his dad, Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandhar, was an Indian Administrative Service officer of the 1962 group in 1992, Nadella wedded Anupama, the girl of his dad's IAS batch mate. She was his junior at Manipal seeking after a B.Arch in the Faculty of Architecture. The couple have three youngsters, two little girls, and one boy, and live in Clyde Hill and Bellevue, Washington. His child Zain is a legally visually blind quadriplegi with cerebral palsy. Nadella and his wife Anupama are part of ownership group of Seattle Sounders FC, a Major League Soccer club. Nadella is an energetic reader of American and Indian poetry. He likewise nurses an passion for cricket, having played in his school group Nadella has wrote a book named Hit Refresh that explore his life, his profession in Microsoft and how he accepts innovation will shape what's to come. He declared that the benefits from the book would go to Microsoft Philanthropies and through that to non-profit organizations.
Nadella working at Sun Microsystems as an individual from its innovation staff prior to joining Microsoft in 1992. Nadella filled in as the senior VP of Research and Development (R&D) for the Online Services Division and VP of the Microsoft Business Division. Afterward, he was made the leader of Microsoft's $19 billion Server and Tools Business and drove a change of the organization's business and innovation culture from customer administrations to cloud infrastructure and services. He has been credited for helping bringing Microsoft's database, Windows Server and engineer tools to its Azure cloud. In 2018, he was a Time 100 honouree. In 2019, Nadella was named Financial Times Person of the Year and Fortune magazine Businessperson of the Year. In 2020, Nadella was recognized as Global Indian Business Icon at CNBC-TV18's India Business Leader Awards in Mumbai.