Satya Nadella Biography

Published On Jul 06, 2017
Facts of Satya Nadella
Date of Birth: 1967 , August-19
Birth Nation: India
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Nadell always wanted to pursue his future in computer science but later turned his passion towards electrical engineering. Satya is currently the CEO of Microsoft. He previously served as Executive Vice President of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise group.

Before holding position of CEO, until 4th Jan 2014, Satya worked on other different post such as President of the Server & Tools Division, Senior Vice-President of Research and Development for the Online Services Division, Vice-President of the Business Division, Corporate Vice-President of Business Solutions and Search & Advertising Platform Group and Executive Vice-President of Cloud and Enterprise group.

Nadella issued an apology after giving his statement to the question asked at the Grace Hopper Celebration, in a technical conference taken by a woman on October 9, 2014. The controversy was created regarding gender pay gap.

Nadella who is originally from India bears an American nationality and Telugu Indian ethnicity. Satya's wife Anupama is the daughter of his father’s batchmate K.R. Venugopal. The family has a relation of about 30 years. The couple together has three children and the family is living in Bellevue, Washington.

Nadella is now 48 years of age, As a CEO of the one of the largest organization of the world, in 2016 he received a salary of $5.66 million and a bonus, more than double $12 million. His current net worth is around $84 million.

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Born in Hyderabad, Telangana

August 19 , 1967

Hyderabad, Telangana born Nadella born to a Telugu-speaking family. He is the son of Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandher; who was a civil servant of the Indian Administrative Service.Satya is originally from India and bears an American nationality and Telugu Indian ethnicity.

Did his Bachelor's Degree

1988

Satya Nadella completed his bachelors in electrical engineering from the Manipal Institute of Technology. later affiliated to Mangalore University in 1988 in Manipal, Karnataka. Before that, he attended the Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet.

Got graduated

1990

Satya moved to the USA for his further studies. He did Masters from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee in computer science and attended the University of Chicago Booth School of Business for MBA.

Joined Microsoft

1992

He joined Microsoft when he was 25 years of age. Before that, he worked with the Sun Microsystems as a technology member. Nadella always wanted to pursue his future in computer science but later electrical engineering turned out to as his passion.

Announced as the CEO of Microsoft

February 4 , 2014

On 4th February 2014, Satya Nadella was announced as the Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft. He became the third executive officer in the company's history. Currently, he is holding the position and he is carrying out his works very effectively.

Issued an apology

2014

Satya Nadella issued an apology after giving his statement on the question asked to him while he was speaking at the Grace Hopper Celebration, a women's technical conference on October 9, 2014. The controversy was created regarding gender gap.