Satya Nadella is an Indian-born American business executive. He is the executive chairman and CEO of Microsoft, succeeding Steve Ballmer in 2014 as CEO and John W. Thompson in 2021 as chairman. Before becoming CEO, he was the executive vice president of Microsoft’s cloud and enterprise group, responsible for building and running the company’s computing platforms.
In 2022, Nadella was awarded Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award in India by the Government of India.
Biography & Wiki
|Real Name/Full Name||Satya Narayana Nadella|
|Profession||Chairman & CEO of Microsoft|
|Position Held||President of the Server & Tools Division (9 February 2011 – February 2014)|
Senior Vice-President of Research and Development for the Online Services Division (March 2007 – February 2011)
Vice-President of the Business DivisionCorporate Vice-President of Business Solutions and Search & Advertising Platform Group
Executive Vice-President of Cloud and Enterprise group
On 4 February 2014, Nadella was announced as the new CEO of Microsoft
|Satya Nadella Height||In Centimeter- 175 cm|
In Meter- 1.75 m
In Feet- 5’9”
|Weight||In Kilogram- 64 kg |
In Pound- 141 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Date Of Birth||19 August 1967|
|Satya Nadella Age (2022)||55 Years|
|Birthplace||Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (Now- Telangana)|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign||Leo|
|School||Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet|
|College/University||Manipal Institute of Technology, Karnataka.|
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
|Satya Nandella Wife||Anupama Nandella|
|Children||Son– Zain Nadella|
Daughter– Tara Nadella, Divya Nadella
|Parents||Father– Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandhar|
Mother– Prabhavati Nadella
|Net Worth & Source Of Income|
|Net worth (2021)||350 Million USD|
|Satya Nadella Salary||40 Million USD|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Food||Hyderabad Biryani|
Family, Early Life and Education
Satya Nadella was born on 19 August 1967 in Hyderabad of present-day Telangana, India. His mother Prabhavati was a Sanskrit lecturer and his father, Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandhar, was an Indian Administrative Service officer of the 1962 batch.
He did his primary education in Hyderabad Public School located in Begumpet area of the city. He then moved to the prestigious Manipal Institute of Technology located in Manipal city of Karnataka.
Nadella attended the Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet before receiving a bachelor’s in electrical engineering from the Manipal Institute of Technology in Karnataka in 1988. Nadella then traveled to the U.S. to study for an M.S. in computer science at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, receiving his degree in 1990. Later, he received an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1997.
Satya married Anupama in 1992, the couple later became parents to three children, which included two daughters and a son. The family currently resides in Bellevue, Washington.
Satya Nadella Career
After completing his education, Nadella joined the well-known firm ‘Sun Microsystems’. He worked for this company for a brief period and then moved to Silicon-Valley giant ‘Microsoft’ in 1992.
While working at Microsoft, Nadella continued to climb the corporate ladder. Then he took important decisions in the interest of the firm.
He was one of the few employees who suggested the development of cloud computing to the firm. Satya was later given the responsibility of controlling the ‘Development Research and Development’ department and was also appointed as the senior vice president of the same. He joined this department in 2007 and remained a part of it for the next four years.
Nadella then moved to Microsoft’s systems and tools division and was appointed its president.
After working at the firm for a period of twenty-two years, Nadella was promoted to the position of CEO of ‘Microsoft’ in 2014.
In 2017, Satya Nadella came up with his book ‘Hit Refresh’. The book talks about his life, Microsoft and how technology is changing the world.
Awards and Honors
- In 2018, he was a Time 100 honoree.
- 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.
- In 2022, Nadella was awarded Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award in India by the Government of India.