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Satya Nadella
Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella


Seattle, WA USA

"Never stop learning. Realize how much you don’t know, then commit yourself to learning as much as you can, not just about one skill, or one area, but about a wide range of topics."

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Day In The Life


I am the current CEO at Microsoft with a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  • Graduate Degree

    Computer Science

    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Graduate Degree

    Business Administration and Management, General

    University of Chicago

Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    Grew up in Hyderabad, India.

  • 2.

    Went to undergraduate school at Mangalore University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.

  • 3.

    Was offered a scholarship to pursue a graduate degree at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, where he earned a master’s degree in computer science.

  • 4.

    He then earned a second master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago.

  • 5.

    He joined Microsoft in 1992; before being named CEO in February 2014, he held leadership roles in both enterprise and consumer businesses across the company.

  • 6.

    He is married and has three children.

  • 7.

    In addition to his work at Microsoft, he also serves on the board of trustees of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.