The Indians Rocking Silicon Valley
Parag Agrawal is Twitter's new CEO after Jack Dorsey's exit.
Stripe CEO Patrick Collison tipped his hat to the "amazing success of Indians". Facebook/ Patrick Collison
Elon Musk agreed readily: "USA benefits greatly from Indian talent!"
This is one pandemic we are happy and proud to say originated in India, remarked Anand Mahindra, coining the term "Indian CEO Virus" Instagram/@mahindrarise
Parag Agrawal, 37, an IIT-Bombay graduate, is the latest in a growing club. Here's a look at the others.
Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet (Google's parent company). The Chennai-born has been heading Google since 2015.
Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, was born in Hyderabad in 1967. He graduated from Karnataka's Manipal Institute of Technology in 1988.
Hyderabad-born Shantanu Narayen has been the CEO of Adobe Inc. since 2007.
Arvind Krishna, an IIT-Kanpur alum, joined IBM in the 1990s. He became IBM's CEO in 2020. Twitter/@ArvindKrishna
Nikesh Arora is CEO and chairman of Palo Alto Networks. He graduated from the IIT-Varanasi in 1989. Twitter/@nikesharora
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