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: Microsoft Ignite 2016

Remarks by Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, in Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 26, 2016. ANNOUNCER:  Please welcome back Julia White. (Applause.) JULIA WHITE:  Welcome back.  I hope you had a fantastic day so far.  Now this morning and through the general sessions, you’ve heard a lot about technology that’s in market … Read more »

Scott Guthrie, Julia White, Satya Nadella and Yusuf Mehdi: Microsoft Ignite 2016

Remarks by Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group: Julia White, Corporate Vice President, Cloud and Enterprise Group; Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer; and Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President, Windows and Devices Group, in Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 26, 2016. ANNOUNCER:  Please welcome Microsoft Corporate Vice President, Julia … Read more »

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 »