With his elevation as the top executive of tech behemoth Alphabet, Sundar Pichai, who also continues as Google’s top boss, will join an exhaustive list of Indian origin leaders, especially in the Silicon Valley. He will join the ranks of Satya Nadella at Microsoft and Shantanu Narayen at Adobe.
Here's a list of few global CEOs of Indian origin.
Satya Nadella is the chief executive officer of Microsoft. Before becoming CEO, he was the executive vice president of Microsoft's cloud and enterprise group, responsible for building and running the company's computing platforms.
Shantanu Narayen is the CEO of Adobe Inc. Prior to this he had been the president and chief operating officer since 2005. He was honored with India's civilian honor Padma Shri in 2019.
Ajaypal Singh Banga
Ajaypal Singh Banga is the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Mastercard. Banga succeeded Robert W. Selander, who had been CEO since March 1997.
Jayshree Ullal is the president and CEO of Arista Networks.
Arista Networks is a cloud networking company responsible for the deployment of 10/25/40/50/100 Gigabit Ethernet networking in the data center.
Rajeev Suri is the CEO of Nokia. Before this, he was the CEO of Nokia Solutions and Networks from 2015 and held various positions in Nokia.