Unknown Facts about Satya Nadella you might not know about

Pratyusha Srivastava Pratyusha Srivastava
Jun 26, 2021 6 min read
Unknown Facts about Satya Nadella you might not know about

After Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, Satya Nadella is the third person to ever become the CEO of Microsoft. Satya Nadella has achieved great heights of success in his career, and being the CEO of Microsoft has taken him to the next level of achievement. He has briefly described his life journey throughout the book 'Hit Refresh', which he authored.

He became the CEO of Microsoft in 2014 after Steve Ballmer. Satya Nadella is married to Anupama and together they have three children; one son and two daughters. Satya Nadella's residence is in Clyde Hill and Bellevue, Washington.

Before this enormous promotion, he worked as the executive vice president of Microsoft's cloud and enterprise area. All over, he managed the responsibility of Microsoft's computing platform.

Ever since 2014, Satya Nadella has worked remarkably well and took Microsoft to some great advancement and also brought potential companies and technology to work with. Microsoft received many generous and successful acquisitions. The first-ever major deal cracked by Satya Nadella as the CEO was of Mojang (a Swedish game company) which was worth $2.5 billion.

In this article, we will discuss some of the unknown and interesting facts about Satya Nadella that you must know. Let's get started!

Satya Nadella served 23-years in Microsoft before becoming the CEO
Satya Nadella Married his Childhood Sweetheart
Satya Nadella Transformed Windows Live Search into Bing
Satya Nadella has a Legendary Belief for Computing
Bill Gates Mentored Satya Nadella
Satya Nadella Loves Poetry
Satya Nadella is a True Inspiration
Satya Nadella is a massive cricket fan
Satya Nadella is the most Powerful Indian-born tech Executive
FAQ

Satya Nadella served 23-years in Microsoft before becoming the CEO

Most people don't know this, but Satya Nadella has served 23 years at Microsoft before becoming the CEO. During these 23 years, he worked in various executive-level roles such as Microsoft's Server and Tool division management. In this position, he gave rise to many billions of revenue, especially in the Cloud and Enterprise group.


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Satya Nadella Married his Childhood Sweetheart

Satya Nadella with Anupama Nadella
Satya Nadella with Anupama Nadella

Satya Nadella married his childhood sweetheart Anupama, who is the daughter of his father's friend.

Anupama and Satya had also been College mates although Anupama was a year junior at Manipal, where she pursued B. Arch at the Faculty of Architecture. The couple got married in 1992, the same year when Satya Nadella joined Microsoft. They have two daughters and a son.

Satya Nadella Transformed Windows Live Search into Bing

The most incredible work by Satya Nadella when he transformed the Windows Live Search into Bing. This serves as the backbone to a fancy range of Microsoft Services internationally.

Moreover, Satya Nadella is also credited for directing the team which created Office 365, SkyDrive, Xbox Live and many other Microsoft Cloud applications.

Satya Nadella has a Legendary Belief for Computing

Satya Nadella always believed that Computing extended far beyond the Computer. He has always stood by this and developed many brilliant programs. In fact, when he became the CEO of Microsoft, he addressed the employees with the first email as "This is a software-powered world." Β 

Bill Gates Mentored Satya Nadella

Bill Gates with Satya Nadella
Bill Gates with Satya Nadella

This is known by very few that when Satya Nadella took over the job of CEO of Microsoft in 2014, Bill Gates re-joined the company to guide and mentor Nadella personally. He joined as the personal mentor of Satya Nadella.

Satya Nadella Loves Poetry

Satya Nadella is fond of poetry. In fact, his official Microsoft's profile has mentioned poetry as one of Nadella's hobbies. Satya Nadella is passionate about Indian and American poetry. He expresses them as code for long sentences with great emotions. He deeply compares the verses to coding.


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Satya Nadella is a True Inspiration

Satya Nadella is a great inspiration for the students at the school where he completed his schooling, Alma mater. Times of India noted that the students follow him deeply and get really inspired.

Satya Nadella came in the Spark Program at the Hyderabad Public School (first chosen for this program). In this program, the team utilised Microsoft materials and software to help and guide the young Indian students to kickstart their careers in tech.

Satya Nadella met with many government officials for the purpose of improving IT education in schools all over India.

Satya Nadella is a massive cricket fan

Satya Nadella is a massive Cricket fan
Satya Nadella is a massive Cricket fan

Satya Nadella is a massive cricket fan and also said, it inspires him in the way he does the business. Cricket has made a great impact on Nadella's life. He told this in an interview with Hyderabad's Deccan Chronicle. He mentioned that he used to play Cricket in his school- Hyderabad Public School. This taught him great values but most of all, how to manage a team and leadership. This helped him a lot in his career.

Satya Nadella is the most Powerful Indian-born tech Executive

Satya Nadella is known to be one of the most powerful Indian-born businessmen in the world. According to a report by Reuters, when Satya Nadella became the CEO of Microsoft in 2014, he became famous as the most influential and powerful Indian tech executive in the world.

Furthermore, he joined PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi among the Indians by becoming the most prominent and widely famous in the world and reaching the top American cooperation companies.


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Conclusion

Satya Nadella has worked with great devotion towards Microsoft. He is taking the company to a next level of advancements and development. In Nadella's book, he mentioned how he saw a different level of upgradation in Microsoft through the HoloLens device.

He said that it holds many potential realty holdings. And so artificial intelligence and quantum computing are also developing brilliantly. The Microsoft team is working with excellent speed and plan to prepare for the more uprising future of Microsoft.

Satya Nadella is the perfect personality for the CEO of Microsoft and no doubt in the upcoming years, we will see more growth and advancement in Microsoft.

FAQ

What is the monthly salary of Satya Nadella?

The monthly income of Satya Nadella is $3 Million.

What is Satya Nadella leadership style?

Satya Nadella believes in the power of positive leadership and uses terms such as β€œgrowth mindset” and β€œempathy” that are reinforced by action.

What is Satya Nadella net worth?

The estimated Net Worth of Satya Nadella is at least $658 Million dollars as of 2021.

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