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Padmasree Warrior

Padmasree Warrior

Founder, President and CEO, Fable Group Inc.

Dec. 7, 2023 – Padmasree Warrior left the Microsoft Board of Directors after deciding not to seek re-election.

Padmasree Warrior is the founder, president and CEO and of Fable Group Inc. The vision for Fable is to bring the world of stories to everyone. Fable’s mission is to deliver the world’s best social experiences with exceptional stories in service of mental wellness.

Previously, Warrior served as chief development officer of NIO Inc. and CEO of NIO USA Inc. through 2018. From 2008 to 2012, Warrior was chief technology officer and co-led the engineering organization at Cisco Systems. She later served as chief technology and strategy officer for Cisco, and then as a strategic advisor until 2015. Before Cisco, Warrior served in various executive roles at Motorola Inc., a mobile device and telecommunications company, most recently as executive vice president and chief technology officer from 2003 to 2007.

Warrior serves on the board of directors for Spotify Technology S.A.

Warrior holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi and an M.S. in chemical engineering from Cornell University.

Warrior joined the Microsoft board as an independent director in December 2015.

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