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Meet the 3 India-born CEOs who are taking the US by storm

Updated : 2019-06-20 12:14:56

Microsoft's Satya Nadella, Adobe's Shantanu Narayen and Google CEO Sundar Pichai are the three Indian-Americans among the top 100 CEOs in the United States, according to Glassdoor. As per the survey, Patrick Gelsinger, the CEO VMware, is the top-rated chief executive officer of 2019. In the top 10 list, there are two Indian-origin CEOs — Microsoft's Nadella and Adobe's Narayen. Google's Pichai comes in the top 50, holding the 46th position. The top 100 CEOs survey is largely based on the facor of how much the employees trust senior leadership. Here are the top 10 CEOs in the US:

#1. VMware CEO Pat (aka Patrick) Gelsinger:  Gelsinger received a 99 percent approval rating by his employees, according to Glassdoor. The firm comes under the category of software virtualization and is based in California. The company provides cloud computing and platform virtualization software and services. (Image: Reuters)
#1. VMware CEO Pat (aka Patrick) Gelsinger:  Gelsinger received a 99 percent approval rating by his employees, according to Glassdoor. The firm comes under the category of software virtualization and is based in California. The company provides cloud computing and platform virtualization software and services. (Image: Reuters)
#2. H-E-B CEO Charles C Butt (middle): Butt also, according to the survey, received a 99% approval rating from his employees. Butt inherited his family's Texas, San Antonio-based H-E-B supermarket chain in 1971 which runs over 300 stores. (Image: H-E-B website)
#2. H-E-B CEO Charles C Butt (middle): Butt also, according to the survey, received a 99% approval rating from his employees. Butt inherited his family's Texas, San Antonio-based H-E-B supermarket chain in 1971 which runs over 300 stores. (Image: H-E-B website)
#3 In-N-Out Burger CEO Lynsi Snyder: According to Glassdoor, Snyder received a 99% approval from the employees. The fast-food burger chain, based in California, was founded in 1948 by Harry and Esther Snyder. Currently, their only-child Lynsi Snyder has taken over the company and is now the owner and president of the restaurant chain. (Image: Twitter, Biola University)
#3 In-N-Out Burger CEO Lynsi Snyder: According to Glassdoor, Snyder received a 99% approval from the employees. The fast-food burger chain, based in California, was founded in 1948 by Harry and Esther Snyder. Currently, their only-child Lynsi Snyder has taken over the company and is now the owner and president of the restaurant chain. (Image: Twitter, Biola University)
#4 T-Mobile US CEO John Legere: According to Glassdoor, Legere received a 99% approval rating from the employees. The 61-year old CEO has worked with AT&T, Dell, Global Crossing, and serves on the CTIA board of directors.  (Image: Reuters)
#4 T-Mobile US CEO John Legere: According to Glassdoor, Legere received a 99% approval rating from the employees. The 61-year old CEO has worked with AT&T, Dell, Global Crossing, and serves on the CTIA board of directors.  (Image: Reuters)
#5 Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen:  Prior to being the CEO, Narayen had been the president and chief operating officer of the firm since 2005. He received a 98% approval rating by the employees. Adobe is a computer software company based in the US. (Image: Reuters)
#5 Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen:  Prior to being the CEO, Narayen had been the president and chief operating officer of the firm since 2005. He received a 98% approval rating by the employees. Adobe is a computer software company based in the US. (Image: Reuters)
#6 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Satya Nadella succeeded Steve Ballmer in 2014 to serve as the CEO of Microsoft. The 51-year old businessman was born in Hyderabad. He received an approval rating of 98 percent from the employees. (Image: IANS)
#6 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Satya Nadella succeeded Steve Ballmer in 2014 to serve as the CEO of Microsoft. The 51-year old businessman was born in Hyderabad. He received an approval rating of 98 percent from the employees. (Image: IANS)
# 7 McKinsey & Company CEO Kevin Sneader: According to Glassdoor, Sneader received an approval rating of 98% by the employees. McKinsey is among the world's largest consulting firms. (Image: Reuters)
# 7 McKinsey & Company CEO Kevin Sneader: According to Glassdoor, Sneader received an approval rating of 98% by the employees. McKinsey is among the world's largest consulting firms. (Image: Reuters)
#8 LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner: Weiner received an approval rating of 97% from the employees, according to Glassdoor. Weiner began his career in LinkedIn in 2008, as Interim President and played an instrumental role in LinkedIn's acquisition by Microsoft. Linkedin is work and career-based networking site.  (Image: Reuters)
#8 LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner: Weiner received an approval rating of 97% from the employees, according to Glassdoor. Weiner began his career in LinkedIn in 2008, as Interim President and played an instrumental role in LinkedIn's acquisition by Microsoft. Linkedin is work and career-based networking site.  (Image: Reuters)
#9 Intuitive Surgical CEO Gary S Guthart: Guthart received a 97% approval rating from the employees, according to Glassdoor. The firm develops, manufactures and markets robotic products designed to improve clinical outcomes of patients. Gary comes with a 25-year experience in various science-related fields such as engineering, medical, scientific and management. He became the CEO in January 2010. (Image: Company website)
#9 Intuitive Surgical CEO Gary S Guthart: Guthart received a 97% approval rating from the employees, according to Glassdoor. The firm develops, manufactures and markets robotic products designed to improve clinical outcomes of patients. Gary comes with a 25-year experience in various science-related fields such as engineering, medical, scientific and management. He became the CEO in January 2010. (Image: Company website)
#10 Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly: Joly received a 97 percent approval rating from the employees, according to Glassdoor. Best Buy is an American-based consumer electronics store and was founded by Richard M Schulze and James Wheeler in 1966 and was earlier called Sound of Music. (Image: Reuters)
#10 Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly: Joly received a 97 percent approval rating from the employees, according to Glassdoor. Best Buy is an American-based consumer electronics store and was founded by Richard M Schulze and James Wheeler in 1966 and was earlier called Sound of Music. (Image: Reuters)
#46 Google CEO Sundar Pichai: The Indian-origin search giant CEO made it to the top 50 ranking. According to the report, Zuckerberg lagged behind Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who also received a 94% CEO approval rating but came in 46th place overall. (stock image)
#46 Google CEO Sundar Pichai: The Indian-origin search giant CEO made it to the top 50 ranking. According to the report, Zuckerberg lagged behind Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who also received a 94% CEO approval rating but came in 46th place overall. (stock image)
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