Indians have been playing a major role in transforming the way technology works and have been on the pioneering of the global landscape for years. Today, the world’s leading companies are spearheaded by Indian-origin CEOs and there are a lot more named to be added to this list.
Here is a look at the top Indian-origin global CEOs who are at the top of global companies;
Sundar Pichai- Google
The CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai was designated on his place on August 10, 2015. This India-born CEO was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and pursued an education at IIT Kharagpur, Standford, and Wharton at Wharton, he was named a Siebel Scholar and Palmer Scholar.
Rajeev Suri- Nokia
Rajeev Suri is another famous India-origin CEO. He joined Nokia in the year 1995 and held different positions before appointed as president and CEO in April 2014. Suri’s ascendancy to Nokia CEO’s position came after Microsoft acquired Nokia’s mobile phone business.
Shantanu Narayen- Abobe
The CEO of Abobe, Shantanu Narayen is from Hyderabad, India. In the year 1998, he joined Abobe as the senior president of worldwide product research and became the COO in 005 and CEO in 2017. He holds a Bachelor in Science from Osmania University, an MBA from the University of California, Berkley, and an MS from Bowling Green State University.
Indra Nooyi- PepsiCo
One of the most powerful businesswomen, Indra Nooyi is another Indian-origin CEO of PepsiCo. Before taking her role in PepsiCo, he held roles at the Boston Consulting Group, Motorola, and Johnson and Johnson. Today, he is one the board of Amazon, ICC and also Schlumberger.
Sandeep Mathrani- SoftBank
The India veteran, Sandeep Mathrani became the CEO of SoftBank-backed WeWork recently. He was the Executive vice President at Forest City Ratner Companies and Vornado Realty Trust before becoming the CEO of General Growth Properties and Brookfield Properties Retail.
Satya Narayana Nadella- Microsoft
One of the reputed CEOS in the world, Satya Nadella is the CEO of Microsoft. Before this designation, he was the executive vice president of Microsoft’s cloud and enterprise group, responsible for creating and running the computing platforms of the company.
Ajaypal Singh Banga- MasterCard
The president and CEO of MasterCard, Ajaypal Singh Banga is another reputed India-origin CEO. He succeeded Robert W. Selander, who had been CEO since March 1997. Banga is seen to be aggressively diversifying the company’s revenue base in China as well as India.
Anshu Jain- Deutche Bank
The first Indian to be at the top of a leading German Company, Anshu Jain is the CEO of Deutsche Bank. He did his graduation in economics from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi. Then, he finished his MBA in finance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
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