Satya Nadella, the Hyderabadi boy who went on to become the CEO of Microsoft, is in India and has visited Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu to sign a string of MoUs and agreements.
Nadella is also expected to visit Hyderabad’s T-Hub, an initiative by the Telangana Government to promote entrepreneurship and provide an ecosystem for businesses. Satya Nadella grew up in Hyderabad and is known to visit the country every year.
The Memorandum of Understanding that was signed by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu aims to work together in the fields of education, agriculture and eCitizen services. The AP Government is expected to partner with Microsoft and use their technologies to bring in better amenities to the citizens of the newly formed state of Andhra Pradesh.
Satya Nadella is also expected to visit T-Hub later today and meet authorities to discuss possible collaborations among Microsoft and the government.
Satya Nadella was born in Hyderabad, and studied at the famous Hyderabad Public School. He then went on to finish his engineering at Manipal Institute of Technology, following which he shifted to the US to pursue a Masters in Computer Science. The CEO of Microsoft is known to visit India once a year.
Satya Nadella’s low-key visit comes a few weeks after Google CEO Sundar Pichai also visited India and met PM Modi, along with students of schools and colleges.