Most dominant Indian Tech people in the US
1. Satya Nadella
Satya Nadella, He is the third CEO in the history of the Microsoft company. He spent 20 years before getting the CEO title. Earlier he was a VP in business and online services and head of company`s cloud computing.
2. Sundar Pichai
He is now CEO of Google Inc. He was incharge of Chrome only before getting promoted in March 2013 to head Android and took over Andy Rubin who was earlier the head of Android. Major population of the world(80 %) uses Android which makes Pichai`s jobs much more hectic.
3. Vinod Khosla
He dreamt of starting his own company since he was 16. Firstly he co-founded daisy systems which is aided by computers for designing systems for electrical engineers. He also co-founded Sun Micro-systems which Oracle bought in 2010. Finally he founded Khosla ventures and reached his dream of running his own company.
Khosla is a founding board member of Indian School of business.
4. Rashmi Sinha
She is a designer, entrepreneur and researcher who founded SlideShare in 2006 which was later obtained by LinkedIn in 2012 for $119 million. She founded Uzanto, which is a consulting company before finding SlideShare.
5. Gokul Rajaram
He is a tech Superstar , narrated by his former colleagues as a legend. he was a head of product engineering for Square as mobile payments company before being roped in by Facebook as an Ad unit Developer in 2010. He also worked for Google as a management director for Adsense for 5 years before joining Facebook.
6. Aarti Ramamurthy
She spent 6 years in Microsoft working on Visual Studio and Xbox live, before founding lumoid which enable people to test drive electronics before buying them.
7. Amit Singhal
He is a software developer who was honoured with the title of “Google Fellow”. He runs the team that makes continued changes on how Google search works.
Before joining Google he was a senior member of technical staff at AT&T Labs.
8. Chet Kanojia
His Company Aereo lets people to live stream channels like NBC, FOX ABC NBS etc, on computers, smartphone, tablets etc just for $8 a month, but his company is suffering a lawsuit in the supreme court against the broadcasters who hate this company later this year.
Earlier he founded Navic Networks which provides Cable networks real time measurements of people helping them place Ads.
9. Reshma Saujani
She founded a high school programe named Girls who code which is an 8 week programe in which girls learn the basic of Java, Ruby, HTML and many more languages. Girls who code`s partners are Goldman Sachs group, Twitter, Intel and Ebay.
10. Shantanu Narayen
Before becoming the CEO of Adobe in 2007 he was working as a VP of worldwide products. He got his start when he encountered an adobe executive at a trade show in the 90`s, At that time he founded photo sharing base called Pictra. When adobe was launching its first image editing product narayen wanted pictra`s technology to be included in it.
In 2011, US president Barack Obama choose Narayen as a member of his Management Advisory board.
11. Ram Shriram
He founded sherpalo ventures in 2000, which guides and mentors entrepreneurs. Since then the firm has been investing in Paperless post, StumbleUpon, Zazzle and Mint. He is a founding board member and one the investors of Google. He was an employee of Netscape and was President of Junglee before Amazon obtained it for a whooping $185 million. Shriram is one the “Golden Angels” of Silicon Valley.
12. Padmasree Warrior
She is the Chief of Technology and strategy officer at Cisco. She was the CTO of Motorola and she`s ardent about helping other women in Tech.
Cisco CEO John Chambers has mentioned that she is “one of the sharpest technology people in the world”. He also said that she is the most suitable of taking my place if he retires.
13. Neal Mohan
He is best known as the $100 million man.He joined Google in 2008 after Google obtained DoubleClick for $3.8 million where his position was Senior VP of strategy and product development.
DoubleClick`s CEO David Rosenblatt joined Twitter and he tried to steal Mohan from Google in 2011. At one point it was looking like mohan will also join Twitter but he did not join it and most of you are wondering Why? because the offer Google gave him that no one can ever resist, A whooping amount of $100 million in stocks, this is why he is best known as the $100 million man.
14. Yash Nelapat
He is Pinterest`s first full time worker along with the founders Ben Silbermann, Paul sciarra, and Evan Sharp to get the site started.
At this time, its been 4 years for him along with Marty Weiner. His responsibility is to keep the site up even at the most hectic times.