When we talk about Indians who made it to the top in their fields, the immediate field which comes to mind and wherein substantial strides have been made by these is IT sector. There is no doubt that hearing about their progress makes every Indian proud of his motherland. This sector is the one which gave the Indians a platform to prove their ability, talent, and determination to succeed. The reason for such a success can be found in the good education background, the accumulation of technical expertise, the doggedness to face and work in adverse situations and last but not least, their managerial skills. All these factors combined together helped them in achieving success in the global arena.
There are many people who have attained the highest position in the field of IT sector. Here are some of Indians who by virtue of their sheer ability and commitment have donned the highest position in various IT giants in the world.
Mr. Larry Page, Co-Founder Google while acknowledging the contribution of Sundar Pichai says Google is fortunate to have him leading the team. He also went on to say that there is some free time available for him now to continue scaling up the operations of the company. This is after Mr Sundar Pichai has been given the mantle of CEO of Google. Mr. Sundar Pichai heads the core projects comprising of Google search engine, ads, maps, apps, youtube, and Android system. Mr. Page says he is very confident that Pichai will be able to stretch the boundaries and ensure that Google will be able to make it big in their core mission of organizing the World’s information.
Satya Nadella’s success story is worth emulating. His is one of the biggest achievements by an Indian in the IT field. He became CEO of Microsoft, the biggest software company in the world. He is the highest paid executive in the United States which he says was beyond his imagination. It is really exciting to study his rise in the company which is worth emulating. Since he joined in the year 1992, Nadella has been acknowledged as a leader who could able to grasp the nuances of technologies and maneuver the businesses thereby able to give a big push to some of the biggest Microsoft products. Forbes lists Nadella as one of the world’s 72 most powerful people.
Sanjay Kumar Jha
Mr. Jha, Global Foundries CEO is also one of the highest paid executives in the US. Prior to joining Global Foundries, Mr. Sanjay Jha was the CEO of Motorola’s mobile business.
Fransisco D’Souza is one of the youngest CEO in the IT industry and is CEO of the IT Global Cognizant and is a co-founder. He is also on the Board of Directors of General Electric Company. Besides, he also served on the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Mellon University and Board of Trustees of US India Business Council.