Friday, November 27, 2015
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
German ISPs May Block Music-sharing Sites: court
Study Says HTTPS Certificate and SSH Key Reuse Endangers Millions of Devices Worldwide
SK Hynix Rejects Chinese Take-over Offer
New Huawei Mate 8 Smartphone Launched With Kirin 950 Inside
Samsung's New DDR4 with TSV Gives a Boost To Data Centers and Servers
New Raspberry Pi Zero Is A $5 Tiny Computer
Panasonic's CX Ultra HD Smart TVs Bring 4K Closer To Home
New LG Ray Smartphone Focuses On Photo Shooting
Active Discussions
roxio issues with xp pro
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > General Computing > Introdu...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Introducing Microsoft's new CEO: Satya Nadella

Microsoft today confirmed previous report by naming Satya Nadella its next Chief Executive Officer.

Formerly executive vice president of the company's Cloud and Enterprise group, Nadella led the development of one of the largest cloud infrastructures in the world.

Nadella, 46, was born in Hyderabad, India. He attended Mangalore University in India, where he got a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. He went on to earn a master's degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, then a master's degree in business administration from the University of Chicago.

He started his career as a member of the technology staff at Sun Microsystems. In 1992, he joined Microsoft. He was on his way to get a master's degree in business when the Microsoft job offer came. The company was building an operating system that ultimately would be known as Windows NT, and needed team members who understood UNIX and 32-bit operating systems, he says. Nadella wanted to complete his master's degree and take the Microsoft job. He did both.

"The opportunity ahead for Microsoft is vast, but to seize it, we must move faster, push harder and continue to transform," Nadella said.

Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and former chairman of the board of directors, will assume a new role as technology advisor, and devote more time to the direction of the company's products and technology. Microsoft also said John Thompson, lead independent director, would succeed Gates as chairman.

"During this time of transformation and remarkable opportunity for Microsoft, there is no better person to lead the company than Satya," Gates said.

Microsoft hopes that Nadella's leadership will re-ignite the company's mobile ambitions. Microsoft faces a slow erosion of its PC-centric Windows and Office franchises and needs to somehow challenge Apple and Google in the new realm of mobile computing.

ASUS $179 Chromebox Coming In March        All News        Geeksphone Details 'Revolution' Dual-boot Android - Firefox OS Smartphone
Google And Cisco Sign Licensing Deal     General Computing News      Sharp Reports Improved Results

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Black Friday Deals on Microsoft device
Microsoft Offers Movies, Music, Games, And Apps For just 10 Cents
Microsoft Starts Selling The New Lumia 950 Phones
Microsoft To Store Customers' Data in Germany
Microsoft To Offer Cloud Services From Data Centers Based in The UK
Microsoft Band Available Today
Microsoft Opens Flagship Store on New York City’s Fifth Avenue
Microsoft Buys Havok
Microsoft Works On A Laptop Battery System That Adapts To Your Habits To Last Longer
Microsoft Expands Licensing Agreements With Asus, I-O Data
Google, Microsoft Resolve Global Patent Fight
Microsoft Changes Its Financial Reporting Structure

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .