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A bio of Microsoft's new CEO

Published February 4, 2014 11:09 am
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NAME: Satya Nadella

AGE: 46

BORN: Hyderabad, India.



FAMILY: Married for 22 years to partner he's known since high school. Three children.

HOBBIES: Reads books, takes online courses. "I buy more books than I can finish." Reads poetry. "It's like code," he says. Grew up playing cricket and enjoys watching Test cricket, which can go on for days.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Mangalore University; master's degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; master's degree in business administration from the University of Chicago.

CAREER: Member of technology staff at Sun Microsystems. Joined Microsoft in 1992 to help build Windows NT while finishing MBA on weekends. In 2001, became responsible for Microsoft Business Solutions' research and development, promoted to leader of MBS in 2006. In 2008, named senior vice president of search, portals and advertising. In 2011, named president of Microsoft's server and tools business.

 

 

 

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