Microsoft appoints Satya Nadella as new CEO



Indian born Satya Nadella appoints as the CEO of Internet giant Microsoft. 46-year-old Nadella, who takes over as the third CEO after Bill Gates and Steve Balmer. The company announced that Nadella will replace Steve Ballmer, who said in August that he would leave the company within 12 months. Satya Nadella has worked at Microsoft for 22 years, has been an executive in some of the company’s fastest-growing and most profitable businesses, including its Office and server and tools business. Nadella emphasized on innovation, which he said would be his key focus. "While we have seen great success, we are hungry to do more. Our industry does not respect tradition -- it only respects innovation. This is a critical time for the industry and for Microsoft."
 
Nadella said he is there to change the world through technology that empowers people to do amazing things. "I believe over the next decade computing will become even more ubiquitous and intelligence will become ambient," he said.

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