Why is Satya Nadella regarded as a technology legend?

          Satya Nadella, is the current chief executive officer of the tech giant Microsoft. Nadella was born in India on 19th August, 1967 in Hyderabad. He stood out as an innovative boy since childhood. From an early age itself, Nadella knew that he wanted to pursue studies in computer science. Later, he graduated in electrical engineering from the Manipal Institute of Technology. He completed his MS from the University of Wisconsin, USA.

          Nadella started his career at Sun Microsystems. After a brief stint in the company, he joined Microsoft. Microsoft offered him a wide variety of opportunities and challenges. He led many major projects, including cloud computing in Microsoft.


           Later, he worked as the senior vice-president of research and development for the online service division in Microsoft. This was the time when Microsoft’s revenue went sky high. He was also responsible for building and running the company’s computing platforms, and cloud computing services.

          On 4th February 2014, Nadella appointment as the new CEO of Microsoft was announced. He was the third chief executive in the company’s history, following Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. Satya Nadella is undoubtedly one of the most prominent figures in the field IT.