if you faced an issue with your device and you call technician to help you out , there is good possibility that that an Indian guy will solve your problem. Fortune 500 has 42 software / IT companies with that number of CEOs from India , the list is keep growing.
Before we deep dive in the list , what is Fortune 500 list ?
The Fortune 500 is an annual list compiled and published by Fortune-magazine .It ranks 500 of the Top corporations by total revenue. It is sense of pride for the companies to be part of this list and so does for their CEOs.
There are 38 Indian CEOs in fortune 500 companies as of November 2022
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List of Indian CEOs in Fortune 500 companies as of November 2022
|Name ( Company )||About||Country|
|Sundar Pichai ( Google )||Sundar Pichai is the CEO of Google. He was born in Tamil Nadu, India on 10 June, 1972. He took a degree in metallurgical engineering from IIT Kharagpur. After that, he moved to US. He completed his MS in material sciences and engineering from Stanford University and he attained his MBA from Wharton University.||Indian|
|Satya Nadella ( Microsoft )||Satya Nadella is the CEO of Microsoft. He was born in Hyderabad, India on 12 August 1967. He was selected as CEO of Microsoft on February 4, 2014. He completed his degree in electronics and communication engineering from the Manipal institute of technology. He completed his master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.||Indian|
|Shantanu Narayen ( Adobe )||Shantanu Narayen is the CEO of Adobe systems. He was born in Hyderabad, India on 1963. He took his degree in electronics and communication engineering from University College of Engineering, Osmania University. After that he completed his MBA from Haas School of business, University of California.||Indian|
|George Kurian( Netapp )||George Kurian is the president and CEO of NetApp. It is a storage and data management company. He was born in Kerala, India. He completed his engineering from IIT Madras. He attained bachelors of Science degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University and earned MBA from Stanford University.||Indian|
|Nikesh Arora (Palo Alto Networks)||Nikesh Arora is the CEO of Palo Alto Networks. He was born in Uttar Pradesh, India on 9 February 1968. He completed his degree in Electrical engineering from IIT Varanasi. After that, he completed his MBA from Northeastern University. Also he earned a master’s degree in finance from Boston College.||Indian|
|Dr. Sara Saeed Khurram(Sehat Kahani)||Dr. Sara Saeed Khurram is CEO and co-founder of the company named “Sehat Kahani”. The services of the company focus on health awareness, primary health care consultation, and health counselling. She was born in Karachi, Pakistan. She completed her MBBS in 2010 from DOW University of Health Sciences.||Indian|
|Raj Fernando(Workstorm.com)||Raj Fernando is the CEO and Chairman of Workstorm.com. He is a Sri Lankan descent American businessman. He was born on 8 July 1971. He completed his bachelor’s degree in economics and history from Beloit College. He found a company named “Chopper Trading” in 2002 and he became CEO of the company.||Indian|
|Leena Nair ( Chanel )||Leena Nair, who became the first female and youngest CEO of Chanel this year in December, is one of the most recent CEOs of Indian descent to make a significant impact.|
Leena Nair, a graduate of the Walchand College of Engineering and the XLRI-Xavier School of Management, served as Unilever’s previous chief human resource officer.
|Arvind Krishna ( IBM)||Arvind Krishna is an Indian-American business executive serving as the Chairman and CEO of IBM. He has been the CEO of IBM since April 2020 and took on the role of Chairman in January 2021.||Indian|
|Vivek S. Sankaran (albertsons )||Born and raised in India, Albertsons CEO Vivek Sankaran has come a long way from his humble beginnings as a photocopier repairman.||Indian|
|Sanjay Mehrotra( Micron )||Sanjay Mehrotra is an Indian American business executive and the CEO of Micron Technology. He was a co-founder of SanDisk, where he served as president and CEO until its acquisition by Western Digital in 2016||Indian|
|Jayshree Ullal ( Arista )||Jayshree V. Ullal is an American billionaire businesswoman, president and CEO of Arista Networks, a cloud networking company responsible for the deployment of 10/25/40/50/100 Gigabit Ethernet networking in the data center.||Indian|
|Vasant Narasimhan(Novartis)||Vasant “Vas” Narasimhan is an Indian-American physician and the chief executive officer of Novartis.||Indian|
This number of CEOs is quite impressive already but what if i tell you this is as much as 40% of Total CEOs if you consider Fortune 500 companies from US. There are total 129 companies are located in United states and 138 in China. Of course china not being Foreigner friendly it is known that major of Indian CEOs are located in United states.
Fortune 500 companies location by Country :
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