The section on himself — sub-titled “Who am I? — makes no mention of Hyderabad, India, or Manipal Institute of Technology, together accounting for more than a third of his life.
The first and only nod to his past is a mention in his bio released by Microsoft. “Birthplace: Hyderabad, India”. And that he loves cricket, which he has compared to Russian novels.READ: Satya was a bit naughty and a good spinner, says his classmate from school
There was no mention in his interaction with customers and partners on Tuesday shortly after the announcement, which was streamed live from the company’s Redmond, Washington HQs.
Nadella came to the US more than 25 years ago, and he is today an American citizen, much as Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates, whom he has succeeded.
But India is not just a part of his past. The company that he heads now is a market leader in India’s enterprise software market, with over 31% market share.READ MORE
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