Hyderabadi aces to world’s top job!

Hyderabadi aces to world's top job!

Hyderabadi aces to world’s top job!

It’s all official now. Hyderabad born Satya Nadella has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to Computer giant Microsoft. World’s largest computer manufacturer made a formal announcement on Tuesday. As reported widely earlier, the 46-year-old, who was heading Cloud Computing, is elevated to top spot by replacing incumbent CEO Steve Ballmer. Satya is the third CEO in Microsoft’s 38-year history after Bill Gates, Ballmer.

Satya now joined the circle of India-origin executives managing top global companies- Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo, Ajay Banga, of MasterCard, and Deutsche Bank Co-CEO Anshu Jain. In his email to Microsoft employees on his first day as CEO Mr. Nadella said, ‘Today is a very humbling day for me. It reminds me of my very first day at Microsoft, 22 years ago… I saw then how clearly we empower people to do magical things with our creations and ultimately make the world a better place.’

Mr. Nadella who holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Manipal University, a master’s in computer science from the University of Wisconsin, and an MBA from the University of Chicago, joined Microsoft in 1992. –