Microsoft is preparing to replace the departing CEO, Ballmer to its Cloud Computing Head, Satya Nadella and wants him to step in as the company's new CEO after a months-long search, as he has a strong technical background and is familiar with the structure of the company.
Nadella is 47 years old and is a born in Hyderabad, India. He studied Electronics and Communication Engineering in India before he eventually moved to the states to study computer science at Manipal University, Business Administration from the University of Chicago and Master's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
He started his career at Internet software pioneer Sun Microsystems and in the year 1992 he joined Microsoft and is credited for launching BizTalk. He has spent over 20 years at the company in myriad roles and has climbed the stairs of success with his leading roles in the Office and Bing search engine teams. He is also complimented for his job in moderating growth in the company's cloud computing and Bing search engine business.
Have also heard that if Gates is to go, as PC Wrold suggested last year then the Board member of Microsoft has suggested John Thompson to take on the Chairman role.
Brainguru Technologies wishes All The Best to Satya Nadella and hope that he wins the race of becoming the next Microsoft CEO.