Satya Narayana Nadella known as Satya Nadella is an Indian-American business executive. He works as chief executive officer (CEO) at Microsoft. He is an Indian engineer who takes heir of Microsoft to continue its legacy.

Born in 1967, Satya Nadella joined Microsoft in 1992  and worked in various positions in different departments and became CEO in 2014. He is famous for pioneering the Cloud Computing division of Microsoft. Along with Sundar Paichali and Shantanu Narayen, Satya Nadella is few Indian-origin individuals, who are rocking the tech world.

Satya Nadella: Early Life

Satya Nadella was born on 19th August 1967 in Ananthapur, Andhra Pradesh, India to Bukkapuram Nadella. He completed his schooling from Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad and enrolled in Manipal Institute to pursue engineering in electronics. He further continued his study in computer science and MBA from America.

Satya Nadella is married to Anupama. The couple is blessed with three children; two daughters and a son. He was interested in science and technology from an early age and always want to pursue a career in computer science. Isn’t it interesting that this technocrat likes to read poetry in his free time? Like many Indians, he is also fond of cricket. He is a fitness enthusiast and loves to eat pastries.

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Caption: Satya Nadella giving a speech in a public event


Satya Nadella: Career and Achievements

Satya Nadella started his career with Sun Microsystems. After a brief period with Sun Microsystems, he moved to Microsoft in 1992. He started his journey in Microsoft from the bottom and gradually moved upward.

Nadella plays a key role in the launch of world’s largest cloud-based entity, Microsoft Azure. He secured the post of senior vice-president of “Research & Development” department in 2011 and worked for next four years.

Nadella then became president of the “System and Tools” division of Microsoft. This division heavily contributed to the annual turnover of the company. He became CEO of Microsoft in 2014 for his continued and excellent performance for 22 years.

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Caption: Satya Nadella’s house


Satya Nadella: Net Worth

Satya Nadella is one of the most powerful Indian-born tech executives in the world. He has an estimated net worth of $800 Million. Nadella made his fortune from salary and personal investment. He resides in a lavish house in Seattle and owns few luxury cars such as Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Lexus.