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Chief Executive Officer at Microsoft
Mangalore University
January, 1967

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Satya Nadella is the CEO of Microsoft.

Before becoming CEO, he was most recently the executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group, responsible for building and running the company’s computing platforms, developer tools and cloud services

Nadella joined Microsoft in 1992, and led Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS). The Microsoft Business Solutions Group develops and markets the line of Microsoft Dynamics products that manage financial, customer relationship and supply chain management functions. During his six years in MBS, Nadella was responsible for Microsoft Dynamics ERP and the creation of Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Microsoft Office Small Business product lines.

Prior to that, Nadella founded and led the Microsoft bCentral small business online service, served as general manager for Commerce Platforms Group, and was responsible for Microsoft Commerce Server & Microsoft BizTalk Server products. Nadella was also a key member of several advanced technology incubation efforts inside Microsoft, including interactive television (ITV) and digital rights management (DRM). Nadella's first assignment at Microsoft was in the Windows Developer Relations group, where he was a program manager.

Before joining Microsoft, Nadella was a member of the technology staff at Sun Microsystems Inc.

Nadella has a master's degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Chicago.

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