Satya Narayana 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
Satya is an Indian-American business executive who has been the CEO of Microsoft Corporation since February 4, 2014. Born on August 19, 1967, in Hyderabad, India, Nadella joined Microsoft in 1992. Over the years, he held various leadership roles within the company, including Executive Vice President of Cloud and Enterprise Group, before being appointed as CEO.
Under Nadella’s leadership, Microsoft has undergone significant transformations, focusing more on cloud computing services such as Microsoft Azure and Office 365, as well as emphasizing innovation in areas like artificial intelligence, mixed reality, and gaming. His tenure has been marked by a shift towards a more open and collaborative culture within Microsoft, as well as a greater emphasis on diversity and inclusion.
Nadella’s leadership has been widely recognized, and he has received several awards and honors for his contributions to the technology industry. He is also known for his advocacy of empathy in leadership and the importance of continuous learning and growth.
Microsoft has more than 80 retail stores worldwide, but none of them are quite like the company’s new London flagship store. It’s the best demonstration yet of CEO Satya Nadella’s reinvented Microsoft. Set across three floors, Microsoft has laid out everything it has to offer. That includes Surface devices on every floor, HoloLens headsets, a big Xbox gaming lounge, and even a real-life McLaren Senna sports car that’s hooked up to Forza.