Satya Nadella, fond of cricket and sweets, became the CEO of Microsoft, know the mysterious things related to his life.

New Delhi. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is celebrating his 53rd birthday today. He is an American business executive of Indian origin. Satya was given the title of Financial Times Person of the Year in the year 2019. At the same time, in the year 2020, he has also been given the honor of Global Indian Business Icon. Nadella was born on 19 August 1967 in Hyderabad. His father’s name is Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandhar and mother’s name is Prabhati Yugandhar. His wife’s name is Anupama Nadella.

How to move forward in career
After earning a degree in Electrical Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology, the most prestigious engineering institute in India, he moved to the United States and pursued higher education there. Here, he studied in respected institutions like ‘University of Wisconsin’ and ‘Booth School of Business’. IT giant Nadella’s life changed completely after joining Microsoft.

Nadella’s salary
Satya Nadella’s annual income increased by 66 percent in 2018-19 to reach $ 4.29 million (Rs 304.59 crore). During this period, Microsoft’s financial results have been quite good. Media reports say that Nadella’s salary is 23 lakh dollars (Rs 16.33 crore). Most of his income has been from shares. He earned $29.6 million (Rs 210.16 crore) on shares, while $10.7 million (Rs 75.97 crore) came from non-share incentive plans. The remaining $1,11,000 (Rs 78.81 crore) was earned from other receipts.

Some secrets of Satya Nadella
>> Satya Nadella is a big fan of cricket and takes inspiration from the game in his daily life.
>> He is a fitness enthusiast and is fond of running.
>> He is fond of eating sweets and loves pastries very much.
>> He calls himself a lifelong learner and takes online classes in his spare time.
>>The Microsoft CEO likes to read poetry in his spare time and compares poetry with coding.
>> He is a big fan of the Seahawks, a professional American football team based in Seattle.
>> When Nadella was made the CEO of Microsoft, Bill Gates again joined Microsoft to train him.
>> He first met his wife in the early 1980s at Hyderabad Public School when he was in class 10th.

How to become CEO of Microsoft
Nadella was one of the few employees who suggested the development of cloud computing to the firm. Eventually the company devoted its time and resources to this technology. Satya was later given the responsibility of controlling the ‘Development Research and Development’ department, which belonged to the Online Services Division and was also appointed as the Senior Vice President of the same. He joined this department in 2007 and remained a part of it for the next four years. Nadella then moved to Microsoft’s Systems and Tools division and was also appointed its president. To be a part of Microsoft, Satya was given shares worth 7.9 million dollars and also gets a salary of 700,000 dollars every year. Nadella was promoted to the position of Microsoft’s CEO in 2014, after working at the firm for a period of 22 years. In 2017, Satya Nadella came out with his book ‘Hit Refresh’. The book talks about his life, Microsoft and how technology is changing the world.

personal life
Satya married Anupama in 1992, who was the daughter of his father’s friend. The couple later became parents of three children, which include two daughters and a son. Currently the family lives in Bellevue, Washington. In his spare time, Nadella likes to read poetry. He is also really fond of cricket and considers the game as one of the reasons behind his leadership abilities.

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