Almost a year to the day Satya Nadella succeeded Steve Ballmer as Microsoft’s CEO. At the time, the 22-year veteran of the company was considered a safe choice for the top executive spot, having led its cloud and enterprise efforts with great success.
Nadella is known for being private, mild-mannered, calm and non-confrontational, and his management style seems to have paid off. During his year long tenure there have been significant improvements in areas such as employee satisfaction, brand image, innovation and investment. In fact the overall feeling is that Nadella is nothing but good for Microsoft and its future growth.
Manufacturing Global takes a look at one of the world’s most influential tech CEOs - one year into his tenure - and uncovers 16 facts you may not know about the man who is poised to re-invent Microsoft.