Microsoft has ultimately selected Satya Nadella as its new CEO. He is overall third CEO of Microsoft. Its almost 5 months that Microsoft was without any CEO. Satya Nadella is Indian-born and is first Microsoft CEO from outside US. He took over CEO Steve Ballmer.
Microsoft also announced Bill Gates as a technology consultant and John Thompson, chairman Microsoft, seizes role.
Satya Nadella is with Microsoft for over 20 years since 1992. Previously, he was working as executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and helped to raise its revenues from $16 billion, in 2011 to $20.3 billion in 2013.
According to Bill Gates, Microsoft’s founder and Member of the board of directors,
Mr. Nadella in a statement said, that Microsoft has truly revolutionized the world using innovative technologies, and I am honored to lead such a company.