INDIA has always been the land of greatness, India has given many great leaders and entrepreneurs to the world. Whether it is Rishi Sunak (PM of England) or Kamala Harris (Vice- president of the USA) or Sundar Pichai (CEO of Alphabet) Indians have proved themselves in every field across the globe. So, today we are going to discuss the Indian-origin CEOs of top corporations across the globe.
Sunder Pichai was born in the State of Tamil Nadu in India on June 10, 1972. He did his graduation from IIT Kharagpur in metallurgical engineering and later moved to the US for his master's from Stanford University. Sundar Pichai joined Google in 2004 and played a significant role in the development of Google products like Google Chrome, Google Drive, Gmail and Google Maps. In 2015 he became the CEO of Google and in 2019 he was made the CEO of Alphabet Inc ( the parent company of google).
Satya Nadella was born in Hyderabad, India on August 19, 1967. He did his graduation from the Manipal Institute of Technology. Satya joined Microsoft in 1992 and played a major role in multiple projects that resulted in making Microsoft one of the largest cloud infrastructure companies in the world. He became the CEO of Microsoft in 2014 and also became the chairman in 2021, before that he was the executive vice president at Microsoft’s cloud enterprise group.
Arvind Krishna was born in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India in 1962. He did his BTech in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur and later moved to the United States to do his PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois. Arvind Krishna joined IBM in 1990 and become CEO in April 2020, and later in January 2021, he was also appointed as the Chairman of IBM.
Leena Nair was born in Kolhapur, India on June 11, 1969. She did all her education in India. Leena served as a Chief Human Resource Officer at Unilever till 2016, and in December 2021 she was appointed as the CEO of Chanel.
Shantanu Narayen was born in Hyderabad, India on May 26, 1963. He did his graduation from Hyderabad and masters from the USA. Shantanu joined Adobe in 1998 as Senior vice president and became the president and CEO of Adobe in 2005.
Amrapali Gan was born in Mumbai, India in 1984. She graduated from California State University. Amrapali joined Only Fans in 2020 as chief marketing and communications officer and was later promoted to CEO in December 2021.
This is the list of a few Indians who are in top positions in the world's biggest companies. Let us know what are your thoughts on this in the comment box below.
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