Top 10 Indian Origin CEO’s Who Are Ruling the World

After a 22-year stint with Microsoft, Nadella was appointed as the chief executive officer of the company in February 2014. He previously held the position of executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group.

Pichai Sundarajan better known as Sundar Pichai is the CEO of Google Inc. Born in Tamil Nadu, Pichai earned a degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur, West Bengal. He joined the company in 2004 and led the roll out of chrome and oversaw some of its key apps such as Gmail and Maps. Formerly Product Chief at Google, Pichai positioned into his current role on August 10, 2015 as part of a restructuring process which made Alphabet Inc. Google’s parent company.

Rajeev Suri joined Nokia in 1995 and held various positions before being appointed as president and CEO in April 2014. Suri’s ascedancy to Nokia CEO’s position came after Microsoft acquired Nokia’s mobile phone business. Previously, he was the head of the services, Nokia Siemens Networks 2007-2009. Born in India Suri also holds a B-Tech from Manipal Institute of Technology, but holds no post graduate degrees.

Born in Hyderabad, Shantanu Narayen joined Adobe in 1998 as the senior vice president of worldwide product research and became the COO in 2005 and CEO in 2007.

Sanjay Mehrotra co-founded flash memory storage company SanDisk in 1988 and has been its CEO since January 2011.

Indira Nooyi – PepsiCo She was named CEO of PepsiCo in 2006, having joined the company in 1994. After working for Nestle, then PepsiCo, Mr Banga – who is from Pune – took over as CEO of the credit card company in July 2010. He began his career with Nestle in 1981.

Sanjay Jha took over as CEO of Global Foundries, a semiconductor foundry that produces chips for giants like AMD, Broadcom, Qualcomm, and STMicroelectronics, in January 2014;

Dinesh Paliwal is the president and CEO of Harman International, a premium audio gear brand that owns the likes of JBL, Becker, dbx, among others.

Ivan Menezes – Diageo Mr. Menezes, from Pune, is another IIM graduate. He took over as head of the British drinks giant Diageo in July 2013.

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