Satya Nadella

Chief Executive Officer

Satya Nadella is Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft. Before being named CEO in February 2014, Nadella held leadership roles in both enterprise and consumer businesses across the company.

Joining Microsoft in 1992, he quickly became known as a leader who could span a breadth of technologies and businesses to transform some of Microsoft’s biggest product offerings.

Most recently, Nadella was executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group. In this role he led the transformation to the cloud infrastructure and services business, which outperformed the market and took share from competition. Previously, Nadella led R&D for the Online Services Division and was vice president of the Microsoft Business Division. Before joining Microsoft, Nadella was a member of the technology staff at Sun Microsystems.

Originally from Hyderabad, India, Nadella lives in Bellevue, Wash. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Mangalore University, a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago. He is married and has three children.

Find out more about Nadella here.

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Satya Nadella and Julia White: Government Cloud Forum

Remarks by Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, and Julia White, General Manager, Cloud Platform, in Washington, D.C., Nov. 16, 2015. (Applause.) SATYA NADELLA:  Good morning.  Good morning, everyone, and it’s great to be here this morning. I’m going to spend my time this morning talking about perhaps one of the … Read more »

Microsoft announces plans to offer cloud services from the UK

London — Nov. 10, 2015 — Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday announced plans to offer commercial cloud services from the UK. Microsoft Azure and Office 365 will be generally available from local UK-based data centers in late 2016 with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online following shortly thereafter. Built on … Read more »