Padma Bhushan: Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, and Google’s Sundar Pichai get Padma Bhushan, India’s third-highest civilian award – Occasions of India

Padma Bhushan:  Microsoft's Satya Nadella, and Google's Sundar Pichai get Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian award - Times of India

2022-01-25 21:57:50

In an enormous honour for the highest India-origin tech prowess that has nearly taken over the Silicon Valley within the US, the Indian authorities has awarded Padma Bhushan to Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella and Alphabet and Google‘s Sundar Pichai among the many 17 awardees.
Padma Bhushan is the third-highest civilian award within the nation, after Bharat Ratna and Padma Vibhushan.
Born on June 10, 1972 in Madras (now Chennai), Pichai Sundararajan — higher often known as Sundar Pichai — earned his diploma from IIT Kharagpur in metallurgical engineering.
Shifting to the US, he earned an MS from Stanford College in supplies science and engineering and additional earned an MBA from the Wharton College of the College of Pennsylvania.
Pichai started his profession as a supplies engineer. After a brief stint on the administration consulting agency McKinsey & Co, he joined Google in 2004, and the remaining is historical past.
Pichai was picked up as the following CEO of Google on August 10, 2015, after beforehand being appointed Product Chief by CEO Larry Web page. He was appointed to the Alphabet Board of Administrators in 2017.
He was included in Time’s annual record of the 100 most influential individuals in 2016 and 2020.
Pichai is married to Anjali Pichai and has two youngsters. His leisure pursuits embrace cricket and soccer.
Then again, Satya Narayana Nadella was born on August 17, 1967 in Hyderabad (present-day Telangana).
His mom Prabhavati was a Sanskrit lecturer, and his father, Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandhar, was an IAS officer of the 1962 batch.
Nadella studied on the Hyderabad Public College, Begumpet, earlier than receiving a bachelor’s in electrical engineering from the Manipal Institute of Know-how in Karnataka in 1988.
He then moved to the US to check for an MS in laptop science on the College of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, incomes the diploma in 1990.
Later, he acquired an MBA from the College of Chicago Sales space College of Enterprise in 1997.
He’s at present the Govt Chairman and CEO of Microsoft, succeeding Steve Ballmer in 2014 as CEO and John W. Thompson in 2021 as Chairman.
Earlier than turning into the CEO, he was the Govt Vice President of Microsoft’s cloud and enterprise group, chargeable for constructing and operating the corporate’s computing platforms.


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