Prestigious Indian IT Personalities- Short Notes

Prestigious Indian IT Personalities- Short Notes
Prestigious Indian IT Personalities- Short Notes:
Here we have given short notes about the Indian Personalities those who are ruling the IT Industries around the world.


SUNDAR PICHAI


1). Pichai Sundararajan known as Sundar Pichai is aTechnology Executive
2). He wasProduct Chief at Google Inc.
3). On 10thAugust 2015, Sundar Pichai was announced as the nextCEO of Google
·        Previously he was the Product Chief in Google
·        He succeeded Larry Page as CEO
4). He was born on 12th July 1972 in Chennai
5). EDUCATION:
·        School –Jawahar Vidyalaya school in Chennai
·        Degree of Metallurgical Engineering fromIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
·        MSin Material Sciences& Engineering fromStanford University
·        MBAfromWharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was named as:
a)   Siebel Scholar
b)   Palmer Scholar
6). Career before joining Google:
·        Engineering and product management –Applied Materials Company
·        Management Consulting  –McKinsey& Company
7). Career with Google:
·        JoinedGoogle in2004, as Head ofProduct Management and innovation efforts for Google’s clientsoftware products like
a)   Google Chrome
b)   Chrome OS
c)   Google Drive
·        Prominent role in development of applications like
a)   Gmail
b)   Google Maps
·        On 19th November 2009, he gave demonstration ofChrome OS
·        On 20th May 2010, he
a)   Announced the open-sourcing of the new video codecVP8
b)   Introduced the new video formatWebM
·        On 13th March 2013, headded Android to the Google products
a)   Android was formerly managed byAndy Rubin
·        From April 2011 to July 2013 he was theDirector of Jive Software

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                  SATYA NADELLA

1). Satya Narayana Nadella is an Indian-American business executive
2). He is currentlyCEO of Microsoft
·        Previously he wasExecutive Vice President of Microsoft’s Cloud& Enterprise group
·        He was appointed on4th February 2014
·        He succeededSteve Ballmer
·        He was responsible for building and running the company’s
a)   Computing Platforms
b)   Developer tools
c)   Cloud computing Services
3). He was born inHyderabad
4). EDUCATION
·        School –Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet
·        Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering fromManipal Institute of Technology
·        MSdegree in Computer Science –University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, US
·        MBAUniversity of Chicago Booth School of Business
5). Career:
·        Nadella worked withSun Microsystems as technology staff before joining Microsoft
·        He joinedMicrosoft in1992
·        He led major projects like Micrsoft’sCloud Computing
·        Nadella was
a)   seniorvice-president of Research and Development (R&D) for theOnline Services Division(2007-2011)
b)   President of the Server& Tools Division (2011-2014)
c)   Vice President of the Business Division
d)   Corporate Vice-President of theBusiness Solutions and Search& Advertising Platform Group
e)   Executive Vice-President ofCloud& Enterprise group
·        On February 2014, Nadella was announced as the new CEO of Microsoft
·        He is the3rd CEO of the company

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     SHIV NADAR


1). Shiv Nadar is an Indianindustrialistandphilanthropist.
2). He is the founder& chairman ofHCL and theShiv Nadar Foundation
3). Born on 14thJuly 1945 in Moolaipozhi village, Tiruchendur, Thoothukudi district, Tamil Nadu
4). Parents – Sivasubramaniya Nadar& Vamasundari Devi
5). He is the
·        Brother of famous Tamil novelist –Ramanichandran
·        Nephew ofS. P. Adithanar, founder ofDina Thanthi newspaper
6). He studied at
·        Town Higher Secondary School, Kumbakonam
·        The American College, Madurai – pre University degree
·        PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore – Electrical& Electronics Engineering
7). Began his career atWalchand group’s Cooper Engineering, Pune in 1967
8). Started his own venture‘Microcomp’ a company focused on selling teledigital calculators in partnership with
·        Ajai Chowdhary – Ex-Chairman ofHCL Infosystems
·        Arjun Malhotra – CEO& Chairman,Headstrong
·        Subash Arora
·        Yogesh Vaidya
·        S. Raman
·        Mahendra Pratap
·        DS Puri
9). Shiv Nadar then foundHCL in1976 with an investment ofRs. 187,000
10). HCL ventured intointernational market in1980 in a joint venture with Singapore’sFar East Computers to sell IT hardware
11). In1966, Shiv Nadar foundedSiva Subramaniya Nadar College of Engineering in Chennai, Tamil Nadu
12). He donated1 million worth of HCL shares to the college
13). In2005, He joined theExecutive Board of Indian School of Business
14). In2008, SSN Trust announced the set up of2-Vidyagyan schools in Uttar Pradesh for rural students providingfree scholarship for200 studentsfrom 50 districts of UP
15). Currently, he is thechairman of IIT Kharagpur
16). Awards& Acknowledgements
·        1995 –Dataquest IT Man of the Year
·        2005 –CNBC Business Man of the Year
·        2006 – Honorary Fellowship ofAll India Management Association(AIMA)
·        2007 –E& Y Entrepreneur of the Year
·        2007 – Honorary doctorate degree ofMadras University
a)   For his contributions in promoting software technology
·        2008 –Padma Bhushan
a)   For his contribution in IT industry
·        2009 – one amongForbes 48 Heroes of Philanthropy in Asia Pacific
·        2010 –Dataquest Lifetime Achievement Award
17). He is known as‘Magnus’ in the IT Industry

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