Top 10 Indian CEOs Ruling The Entire Tech Universe

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

   Read About Sundar Pichai

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.

   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.

   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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  • Neeraj Arora – Vice President of WhatsApp(subsidiary of Facebook).

    Samir Arora – Veteran of Apple computer & Founder, former CEO of mode media inc, Founder & CEO of NetObjects(subsidiary of IBM).

    Simon Arora – CEO of B&M retail.

    Manvinder Singh Banga – Senior partner at the private equity fund Clayton Dubilier & Rice.

    Tiger ramesh – CEO of CSS corp.

    Baljit S. Dail – CEO of JDA Software Group.

    Dhar mann singh – Founder and CEO of weGrow stores.

    Tavraj Banga – Senior executive at Terra Firma.

    Dhiraj Mukherjee – Co-founder Shazam Entertainment Limited.

    Satya Nadella – CEO of Microsoft.

    Rajeev Suri – CEO & President at Nokia.

    Punit Renjen – CEO of Deloitte.

    Sundar Pichai – CEO of Google(subsidiary of Alphabet).

    Ram Shriram – Founding board member and one of the first investors in Google(subsidiary of Alphabet).

    Krishna Bharat – Creator of Google News.

    Amit singhal – Senior vice president at Google(subsidiary of Alphabet).

    Vivek Gundotra – CEO of AliveCor & Ex Senior Vice President, Social, at Google(subsidiary of Alphabet)

    Nikesh Arora – Former Vice Chairman of SoftBank Corp and CEO of SoftBank Internet and Media and former Senior Vice President at Google(subsidiary of Alphabet).

    Chet Kapoor – CEO at Apigee(subsidiary of Google).

    Pratyus Patnaik – Co-Founder and Vice President of Appurify(subsidiary of Google).

    Jai Gulati – CEO of Systel Inc.

    Promod Haque – Senior Managing Partner Norwest Venture Partners.

    Madhu Nutakki – CTO of Data, Innovation and Advanced Technology at AIG.

    Aneesh Chopra – Selected by President Barack Obama in 2009 to be the nation’s first CTO.

    Suman Gopalan – SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer The Nielsen Company.

    Bharat Desai – Chairman of Syntel.

    Vivian Singh – President & CEO of Strontium Technology Ltd.

    Rakesh Gangwal – Former CEO and Chairman of US Airways Group .

    Sanjay Mehrotra – Co-Founder, President and CEO of SanDisk Corporation(subsidiary of WD).

    Shantanu Narayen – CEO of Adobe Systems.

    Abhay Parasnis – Executive Vice President and CTO at Adobe Systems.

    Rajat Taneja – Executive Vice President of Technology at VISA Inc.

    Anil Kamath – Founder of http://eBoodle .com & Efficient Frontier (current subsidiary of Adobe Systems).

    Gaurav Dhillon – Founder of Informatica & chairman and CEO of SnapLogic.

    Rajiv C. Mody – Co-founder of Sasken Communication Technologies & serves as CEO and MD.

    Aditya Agarwal – VP Engineering at

    Dropbox and founder of Cove(subsidiary of Dropbox) & former Director of Engineering at Facebook.

    Ruchi Sanghvi – VP Operations at Dropbox and founder of Cove(subsidiary of Dropbox) and was 1st female engineer at Facebook.

    Manoj Bhargava – Founder and CEO of 5-hour Energy.

    Lt. Amar Gopal Bose – Ex CEO and

    Founder of Bose Corporation.

    Dinesh Paliwal – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harman, Jbl International Industries.

    Rakesh Kapoor – CEO of Reckitt Benckiser plc.

    Sanjay K Jha – CEO of GlobalFoundries and former chairman and chief executive officer of Motorola Mobility.

    Ajit Manocha – Co-Chairman of the Board of POET Technologies & Appointed as CEO of GlobalFoundries.

    Padmasree Warrior – CTO of Cisco Systems & Former CTO of Motorola Inc.

    Suraj Shetty – Global Vice President of Marketing at Cisco Systems.

    Subrah S. Iyar – Founder and former CEO of WebEx(subsidiary of Cisco Systems).

    Jyoti bansal – Founder & Executive Chairman at AppDynamics(subsidiary of Cisco Systems).

    B.R Shetty – Founder and CEO of NMC Health, M.D and CEO of UAE Exchange, Founder and CEO of Neopharma.

    Joy Alukkas – Founder and chairman of Joyalukkas Jewellery LLC.

    Rahul Sood – Founder of VoodooPC(subsidary of HP), Former GM of Microsoft Ventures now CEO of Unikrn.

    Arati Prabhakar – Chairman of DARPA.

    Krishan Sabnani – Research VP at Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs.

    Vinod khosla – Founder of Sun microsystems(subsidiary of Oracle).

    Pranav Mistry – Global Vice President of Research at Samsung.

    Enver Masud – Founder of the Wisdom Fund.

    Sanjiv Sidhu – Founder and chairman of o9 Solutions & i2 Technologies (subsidiary of JDA Software).

    Piyush Gupta – CEO DBS Group Holdings & DBS Bank.

    Ivan Menezes – CEO of Diageo.

    Victor Menezes – Former chairman and CEO of Citibank.

    Vikram Pandit – CEO of Citigroup.

    Lt. Rajiv Dutta – Former CFO of PayPal and Ex President Skype.

    Rajat Kumar Gupta – Former Managing Director of McKinsey & Company & also a former board member of Goldman Sachs, Sberbank, Harman International, Procter and Gamble and American Airlines.

    Rajeev Vasudeva – CEO of Egon Zehnder.

    Raj L Gupta – Former CEO and president of Rohm and Haas(subsidary of Dow Chemical Company) & current chairman of Delphi Automotive.

    Romesh T. Wadhwani – Founder, Chairman and CEO of Symphony Technology Group.

    Sadanand Joshi – Former president of JTI Inc & former CEO at Phillips Petroleum Company.

    Arun N. Netravali – Former President of Bell Laboratories.

    Vic Kulkarni – Former CEO of Sequence Design(subsidary of Apache design solutions) and current Senior Vice President of the RTL Business Unit of Apache Design Solutions.

    Sudhir R Ahuja – Vice president of joint ventures at the Alcatel-Lucent.

    Jyothi Reddy – CEO of Key Software.

    Tuhin Srivastava – Founder and CEO of Startup Sutro-Health.

    Nikhil Sinha – Chief Business Officer at Coursera.

    Ramani Ayer – Former CEO and chairman of The Hartford.

    Anil Kumar – Top senior partner and director McKinsey & Company.

    Raj Rajaratnam – Former hedge fund manager and founder of the Galleon Group.

    Rajiv Goel – Ex executive at Intel & MD in Intel’s treasury department and a director of strategic investments at Intel Capital.