Microsoft has named its CEO Satya Nadella as its new chairman. He has replaced John Thompson.
Before we move on to the details of the news, let us know about Microsoft.
Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company. It produces computer software, consumer electronics, PC and related services.
Who is the founder of Microsoft
On April 4, 1975, childhood friends Bill Gates and Paul Allen found Microsoft, a company that makes computer.
Bill Gates is an American business magnate and software developer. He is 65. He was married to Melinda French Gates, who is an American philanthropist, and a former general manager at Microsoft. On May 4, they announced divorce after 27 years of marriage.
Paul Allen was an American business magnate, computer programmer and researcher. He died on 15 October 2018.
About Satya Nadella- The new chairman of Microsoft
Satya Narayana Nadella is an Indian-born American business executive. He was born on August 19, 1967 in Hyderabad. He grew up in Hyderabad and studied electrical engineering at Mangalore University. Satya Nadella has American nationality.
Satya Nadella is married to Anupama Nadella. He has 3 children.
Satya Nadella as the CEO of Microsoft
Satya Nadella Joined Microsoft in 1992 as a young engineer. He officially became the CEO of Microsoft on February 4, 2014, after Steve Ballmer decided to step down.
Steve Ballmer, announced his resignation in August 2013.
Awards and Recognition
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.
One of Nadella’s greatest accomplishments was pioneering the ‘Cloud computing’ division of ‘Microsoft’.
Nadella served Microsoft as its CEO for over 7 years. He is appointed as the Executive Chairman of the firm on June 16, 2021.
He has succeeded John Thompson. Satya Nadella has achieved this success because of
a. Great leadership qualities
b. Genuine passion and enthusiasm for his work
c. Consistent hard work
So, this was the success story of an Indian-American gem Satya Nadella.
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