Top 10 Indian CEOs Ruling The Entire Tech Universe – 2017

Do you guys want to find the names of CEO of top companies of the whole world from India? India is a country which has given a lot of contribution to the Tech Industry.  India ranks 2nd in the Internet Usage Statistics of the whole world with a whopping 36% and China ranks first with 50%. What do we understand from this? Internet usage is really high compared to any other controls. This makes the country a Tech Country.

Today in this Article I’m going to discuss with you guys, The Top 10 Indian Techy CEO’s (Chief Executive Officer).CEO’s of Giant Tech Companies like Google, Microsoft, Adobe, Nokia, SanDisk all are Indian Tech Guys.Now, without being late, Let’s check who are the most earning Indian Tech CEO’s in different Companies worldwide.

10 Indian Tech CEO Rules The World

The list is mentioned in no specific order. Now, Go through the list and see who are the Indian Tech CEOs who rule the entire Tech World. Wherever we go, there will be an Indian in almost every field.

Meet 10 Indians who head global tech companies

01. Sundar Pichai

Google CEO Sundar Pichai
Sundar Pichai is an Indian-American business executive. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Google Inc.Formerly Product Chief at Google, Pichai’s current role was announced on August 10, 2015, as part of the restructuring process which made Alphabet Inc. into Google’s parent company.He assumed the position upon the completion of the process on October 2, 2015.Pichai worked in engineering and product management at Applied Materials and in management consulting at McKinsey & Company.Pichai was announced as the next CEO of Google on August 10, 2015, after previously being appointed Product Chief by CEO Larry Page on October 24, 2014

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02. Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella Microsoft CEO
Satya Narayana Nadella is an India-born American business executive. He is the current chief executive officer (CEO) of Microsoft. He was appointed as CEO on 4 February 2014, succeeding Steve Ballmer. Before becoming CEO of Microsoft, he was Executive Vice President of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group, responsible for building and running the company’s Computing Platforms, Developer Tools, and Cloud Computing Services.At Microsoft, Nadella has led major projects including the company’s move to cloud computing and the development of one of the largest cloud infrastructures in the world.

   Satya Nadella

03. Sanjay K Jha

Sanjay Jha Global Foundries CEO

Sanjay Kumar Jha is the CEO of GlobalFoundries and former chairman and chief executive officer of Motorola Mobility. Prior to that, he was the chief operating officer of Qualcomm.On January 7, 2014, it was announced that Sanjay Jha would be the CEO of GlobalFoundries Inc. GlobalFoundries is a privately held company with its headquarters in Santa Clara, CA, USA. GlobalFoundries is the second largest semiconductor foundry business in the world with fans in Malta (NY, USA), Dresden (Saxony, Germany), Singapore, and Burlington (VT, USA).Jha serves two prominent industry roles in addition to his leadership at Qualcomm. In June 2005, he was elected to the board of directors of the Semiconductor Industry Association. He also serves as vice chairman of the Fabless Semiconductor Association.

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   Sanjay K Jha

04. Shantanu Narayen

Shantanu Narayen Adobe CEO
Shantanu Narayen is an Indian-American business executive and the CEO of Adobe Systems. Prior to this, he was the president and chief operating officer since 2005.He started his career at Apple. After Apple, Narayen served as director of desktop and collaboration products for Silicon Graphics, then co-founded Pictra Inc. a company that pioneered the concept of digital photo sharing over the Internet.On November 12, 2007, Adobe Systems announced in a press release that Bruce Chizen would step down from his role as Chief Executive Officer effective December 1, to be replaced by Shantanu Narayen.He is also the president of the board of the Adobe Foundation.

   Shantanu Narayen

05. Nikesh Arora

Nikesh Arora Soft Bank Corp CEO
Nikesh Arora is the President & Chief Operating Officer of SoftBank Corp and was a former Google executive.Born to an Indian Air Force officer, Arora graduated from the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (now Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi), India with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering in 1989.President & Chief Operating Officer of SoftBank Corp.Arora was paid a record amount of $135 million to lead Softbank’s operations. This pay package made him world’s 3rd highest paid executive.

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   Nikesh Arora

06. Francisco Dsouza

Francisco Dsouza Cognizant CEO
Francisco Dsouza is the CEO of Cognizant.was on born 23 August 1968 (age 47). Francisco D’Souza is among the youngest Chief Executive Officers in the software services sector.’Souza holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of East Asia, Macau, as well as a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.Francisco D’Souza has more than 20 years of experience in the information technology industry, in both operational and advisory roles. Effective 1 January 2007, D’Souza was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Cognizant.

   Francisco D’Souza

07. Dinesh Paliwal

Dinesh Paliwal CEO Harman International

Dinesh C. Paliwal is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harman International Industries.Before joining Harman he worked at the ABB Group as President Global Markets and Technology.In 2010, Paliwal was named Metro New York Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young He also served for three years as Economic Advisor to the Governor of Guangdong Province, China.

   Dinesh Paliwal

08. Sanjay Mehrotra

Sanjay Mehrotra CEO Sandisk

Sanjay Mehrotra is a co-founder of SanDisk and the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.Under his leadership, Campany expanded its focus on SSD Solution.Mehrotra co-founded SanDisk in 1988 and has served as president and chief operating officer since June 2006.Mehrotra earned his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and computer science in 1978 and his master’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science in 1980; both from the University of California, Berkeley.He was appointed to this role in January 2011.

   Sanjay Mehrotra

09. Rajeev Suri

Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri
Rajeev Suri is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Nokia.Before joining the Nokia group, Suri had worked for ICL and Calcom Electronics in India and also for Churchgate Group in Nigeria.On April 29, 2014, Suri was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Nokia. This was after Nokia had bought back full control of Nokia Siemens Networks and sold Nokia’s phone division to Microsoft Mobile.Suri is one of those rare top corporate executives who has achieved heights without pursuing any MBA/PG degree.

   Rajeev Suri

10. George Kurian

George Kurian CEO NetApp
Chief Executive Officer, NetApp. George joined the company in 2011, bringing his passion and relentless focus on execution to his leadership roles at NetApp. He was named CEO in June 2015.George holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University and a master’s degree in business administration from Stanford University.George’s diverse background also includes the role of vice president at Akamai Technologies, management consulting at McKinsey & Company, and leading Software Engineering and Product Management teams at Oracle Corporation.

   George Kurian

 Final Words

Hope you guys found this article useful. This is our ultimate list of Indian Tech CEOs who head the Tech Universe. It’s not 1, 2, or even 3 it’s all the way more than 15+, I managed to showcase 10 among them.

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