Go BackLogin and Follow EngineersHub to receive SMS Notifications Share on WhatsappAre you ready to pursue a career in technology? Meet the 6 professionals who have made their mark worldwide and made Indians proud. Get inspired by them, drive your efforts in the right direction, and add your name in the list!Hyderabad-based, Satya Nadella is the current CEO of Microsoft, the global tech giant. The American engineer and business executive earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Telecommunication and Electronics from Manipal Institute of Technology in the year 1987. Satya Nadella, 46, is the 3rd CEO of the company after reputed names like Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. This progression by a person of Indian origin has raised the position of Indian Americans and Indians in the tech industry of the US.
Co-founder of Sun Microsystems, Vinod Khosla is an Indian-American venture capitalist and a successful businessperson. With a clear vision of establishing his own technology-based company at a tender age of 16, Khosla laid the foundation of Khosla Ventures in 2004, which is now one of the leading venture capital firms in the Silicon Valley. Vinod Khosla has backed several reputed companies such as Bitly, ZocDoc and Square.
Born in Jhansi, India, Amit Singhal is a software engineer and senior vice president at Google Inc. He is a master of ranking algorithm and manages search quality department at Google. Amit Singhal earned a degree in Computer Science from IIT Roorkee. He has worked with other leading companies like AT&T Labs before finally joining Google.
Born in the states of Hyderabad, Shantanu Narayen is another name who inspires many aspiring engineers. His professional journey shows how a diligent person can reach at the pinnacle of his career. Narayen joined Adobe in the year 1998 and was soon appointed as CEO of the company in 2007. Barack Obama appointed him as a member of his Management Advisory Board in 2011.
Chennai-lad, an Indian American, and IIT Kharagpur alumnus, Sundar Pichai, is a computer engineer by profession. Associated with one of the top management teams at Google since 2004, Sundar Pichai heads Google’s Android, Apps, and Chrome. The 40-year-old Senior Vice-President of one of the top ranking global firms loves big bets. He has played a vital role in creating technically advanced products such as Google Chrome and Google Drive.
Popularly known as a tech superstar and the Godfather of ‘Google Adsense’, Gokul Rajaram currently leads mobile payment startup ‘Square’ as a product engineer. Previously, Rajaram was associated with Facebook as product director where he managed advertising products execution for Facebook. Apart from Facebook, Gokul Rajaram showed his mettle in other top ranking global companies like Google, where he played a vital role in launching and turning Google Adsense into an unbelievable billion-dollar product line. Business Insider ranked Gokul Rajaram among the 100 biggest ‘Tech Stars’ in Silicon Valley 2013.
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6 Global Indians with an Engineering degree6 Global Indians with an Engineering degree who can inspire you!
|Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunications-||Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, India|
|MS in Computer Science-||The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee|
|Executive MBA program-||The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business|
|Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering -||Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi|
|Masters in Biomedical Engineering -||Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Master of Business Administration -||Stanford Graduate School of Business, USA|
|Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science -||Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee|
|MS Degree in Computer Science -||University of Minnesota Duluth, US|
|Ph.D. Degree -||Cornell University|
|Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering -||Osmania University, India|
|Master of Business Administration -||University of California, Berkeley|
|Masters in Computer Science -||Bowling Green State University, Ohio|
|Doctorate of Applied Science -||Bowling Green State University, Ohio|
|Bachelor in Technology -||Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur|
|M.S. -||Stanford University|
|Master of Business Administration -||Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania|
|BTECH in Computer Science and Engineering -||Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur|
|MS in Computer Science -||The University of Texas, Austin|
|Master of Business Administration -||Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management|