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, Washington. 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. Nadella serves on the board of trustees to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He is married and has three children.

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Satya Nadella: Worldwide Partner Conference 2016

Remarks by Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, in Toronto, Canada, July 11, 2016. GAVRIELLA SCHUSTER:  Welcome to the 2016 Worldwide Partner Conference.  On behalf of the entire Microsoft team, I want to thank you for joining us right here in Toronto. I also want to give a special thanks to … Read more »

Satya Nadella: Hannover Messe 2016

Remarks by Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, in Hannover, Germany. on April 24, 2016. (Applause.) SATYA NADELLA:  Thank you very much.  It’s a real privilege to have a chance this afternoon to be able to be here in Hannover and have a chance to talk with you. I’ve had a … Read more »

Satya Nadella and Chris Capossela: Envision 2016

Remarks by Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, and Chris Casposella, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, at Envision 2016 in New Orleans on April 4, 2016. ANNOUNCER:  Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome Chief Marketing Officer Chris Capossela.  (Cheers, applause.) CHRIS CAPOSSELA:  Well, good morning, everybody.  Good morning, everybody.  (Crowd … Read more »