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Sandeep Mathrani to head WeWork: World's top tech companies now run by Indian-origin CEOs

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Sandeep Mathrani enters the list of Indian-origin CEOs of top tech companies across the world. Here’s the list:

Sandeep Mathrani to head WeWork: World's top tech companies now run by Indian-origin CEOs
Indian-American real estate veteran Sandeep Mathrani is set to replace Artie Minson and Sebastian Gunningham as the chief executive officer (CEO) of WeWork even as the company attempts to stabilise its business after a failed attempt to go public. Minson and Gunningham are co-CEOs of the company and Mathrani will take over on February 18.
Mathrani, who most recently served as CEO of the retail group of Brookfield Properties, will also be a member of the company's board, WeWork said.
"I am honoured to be joining WeWork at this pivotal time in its history. The company has redefined how people and companies approach work with an innovative platform, exceptionally talented team and significant potential if we stick to our shared values and maintain our members-first focus," Mathrani said in a statement.
With this development,  Mathrani enters the list of Indian-origin CEOs of top tech companies across the world. Here’s the list:
Arvind Krishna (IBM)
Arvind Krishna, an IIT-Kanpur graduate, is set to replace Ginni Rometty as the Chief Executive Officer of International Business Machines Corp (IBM), an American multinational information technology company.
The 57-year-old Krishna currently heads IBM's cloud and cognitive software unit. He spearheaded the Red Hat deal, which took place last year. Krishna will take over as the company's CEO on April 6 this year.
Sundar Pichai (Google, Alphabet)
Chennai-born Sundar Pichai took charge of Google's parent Alphabet in December last year as co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepped down. Pichai, who was named as Google CEO in 2015, continues to head the company. Pichai is an alumnus of IIT-Kharagpur.
Satya Nadella (Microsoft)
Hyderabad-born Satya Nadella has been Microsoft CEO since 2014, the third after Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. Before becoming the CEO, Nadella held several roles in the company's enterprise and consumer businesses.
Nadella has a degree in electrical engineering from Mangalore University and has postgraduate degrees in computer science from the University of Wisconsin and business administration from the University of Chicago.
Shantanu Narayen (Adobe)
Shantanu Narayen, who is also from Hyderabad, is the chairperson, president and CEO of Adobe Inc. Narayen has been with the company since 1998 and was named the chief operating officer (COO) in 2005 and CEO two years later.
Narayen holds an undergraduate degree in electronics engineering and a master’s degree in computer science from Bowling Green State University, Ohio.
Jayshree Ullal (Arista Networks)
Ullal has been the president and CEO of cloud networking company Arista Networks since 2008. Though Ullal was born in London, she was raised in New Delhi. Ullal is a graduate in electrical engineering from San Francisco State University. She holds a master’s degree in engineering management from the San Francisco State University.
Sanjay Mehrotra (Micron)
Sanjay Mehrotra, who is currently the president and chief executive officer at Micron Technology, joined the company in May 2017.  Mehrotra earlier served at SanDisk Corporation where he led the company from a start-up in 1988 to its eventual sale in 2016.
Mehrotra holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.
George Kurian (NetApp)
George Kurian is the chief executive officer and president at NetApp. He is also a member of the board of the company. Joined in 2011, Kurian was named as the CEO of the company in 2015.
Kurian has earlier worked as vice president at Akamai Technologies, management consulting at McKinsey & Company, and Oracle Corporation.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Stanford University.
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