INDIA EMPIRE’S HALL OF FAME 2014
A short list of men and women who have branded India overseas tremendously in the past one year — Editor
Mr Satya Nadella
Mr Satya Nadella was named Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft in February 2014. For an Indian in the USA to be occupying this slot is an immense honour. He joined Microsoft in 1992, quickly becoming known as a leader who could span a breadth of technologies and businesses to transform some of Microsoft’s biggest product offerings. He held leadership roles in both enterprise and consumer businesses across the company, and was executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group. In that role he led the transformation to the cloud infrastructure and services business. Before joining Microsoft, Mr Nadella was a member of the technology staff at Sun Microsystems. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Mangalore University.