Name of AAPI FigureSatya Nadella
What is the person’s Asian heritage or ethnicity?Indian
Area of InfluenceComputer Science
Date of birth or time period19-Aug-67
How did this individual make a contribution to their field or to society/culture at large?He has shaped Microsoft into the company that it is now. At Microsoft, Nadella has led major projects that included the company’s move to cloud computing and the development of one of the largest cloud infrastructures in the world.
How does this person inspire you?I aspire to have the level of leadership as Mr. Nadella. As he said “Leaders Create Energy, They create clarity, And they have a drive for success in any condition”. And Natya has all of these qualities.
Submitted byTaku Ishibashi
City, StateLexington, Massachusetts