Five wise Indian-origin CEOs in the world
Indian-origin CEOs are ruling the world and serving in every industry of the market with the biggest examples being Google and Microsoft, the two giants in the market who are shaping in the world are Indian. Both of the CEOs from these companies are of Indian origin. India-origin people even lead the companies who are big ace in every sector such as Technology, science, property, retail, and food sectors.
Indian-origin CEOs, Arvind Krishna, Shantanu Narayen, Ajay Banga, and Satya Nadella came under the world’s top 10 best-performing chief executives from India to the outer world. They also get featured in a list compiled by the Harvard Business Review for most intelligent Indian-origin CEOs in the world. ‘The Best-Performing CEOs in the World 2019’ list by the HBR (Harvard Business Review) features The 100 CEOs and has been topped by Indian Origin CEOs.
Among the top 5 chief executives on the list, all the five spots have been occupied by the Indian-origin CEOs. On the 3rd spot is Adobe CEO Narayen, followed by MasterCard CEO Banga, ranked 4th and Microsoft chief Nadella on the 2nd spot. The list also features India-born CEO of IBM Arvind Krishna who recently become one of the top companies CEO with 5th the spot. Hereby,
What’s common in all the Indian origin CEOs in these big companies? Each one of them is in their 40s or 50s as in age and they were graduated from International standard Universities. They significantly completed their studies either from the United States or the United Kingdom and it is very obvious that they did their schooling from India.
Some of them like Sundar Pichai of Google and Satya Nadella of Microsoft, are high-level Engineering grads from top-notch Indian Colleges, with both degrees MS and MBA from abroad. Other CEOs like Shantanu Narayen of Adobe, Ajay Banga, and Arvind Krishna are MBAs and IITs. Here’s a look at 5 international companies that are being headed by Indian-origin CEOs and the best CEOs of Indian Origin who are ruling the world:-
The Indian-origin born Google CEO enjoys a very big status every time he visits campus in India, or pretty much wherever he goes in the technology front.
Chennai-born Pichai Sundararajan commonly known as Sundar Pichai took charge of Google’s parent Alphabet in December last year as co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepped down from the list. Pichai, who was named as Google CEO in the year 2015, continues to head the company in recent years like 2020. Pichai is a well-known alumnus of IIT-Kharagpur and he began his career as a materials engineer to join Google as a management executive in the yar 2004.
Satya Nadella (Microsoft)
Satya Nadella, a Hyderabad-born tycoon has been Microsoft CEO since 2014 and he is the third CEO after Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. Before becoming the CEO, Nadella has held multiple roles in the company’s enterprise and consumer businesses with a different profile.
Satya Nadella has a degree in electrical engineering from Mangalore University and he has postgraduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin in computer science and business administration from the University of Chicago.
Shantanu Narayen (Adobe)
Shantanu Narayen, who is Hyderabad born in our list, is the chairperson, president, and CEO of Adobe Inc. (Computer software company). Shantanu has been with Adobe since 1998 and he has named the COO (chief operating officer) in 2005 and then two years later become Indian origin CEO for American multinational computer software company.
Shantanu Narayen holds an undergraduate degree in the field of electronics engineering and a master’s degree in computer science from Bowling Green State University, Ohio.
Ajaypal Singh Banga (Mastercard)
Ajaypal Singh Banga aka Ajay Banga is president and chief executive officer of Mastercard and he is also a member of its board of directors. Mr. Sing is a co-founder of the Cyber Readiness Institute and the first vice-chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce. Apart from that this Indian origin CEO is a trustee of the United States Council for International Business.
Arvind Krishna (IBM)
Arvind Krishna, who recently become a big tycoon of IBM is an IIT-Kanpur graduate and get this status by replacing Ginni Rometty as the Chief Executive Officer of International Business Machines Corp (IBM). He is one of the Indian born origin CEO who leads an American multinational information technology company.
Krishna, the 57-year-old currently heads IBM’s cloud and cognitive software unit with his vision. He also spearheaded the Red Hat deal, which took place last year in his vision. Arvind Krishna will finally be going take over as the company’s CEO on April 6 this year.