Who is the Best CEO
Employees have spoken, and Satya Nadella, the American business executive from India who’s at the helm of Microsoft, is the best CEO in the U.S., according to Comparably, a compensation, culture and career website.
Satya Nadella is Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft. Before being named CEO in February 2014, Nadella held leadership roles in both enterprise and consumer businesses across the company.
Joining Microsoft in 1992, he quickly became known as a leader who could span a breadth of technologies and businesses to transform some of Microsoft’s biggest product offerings.
Most recently, Nadella was executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group. In this role he led the transformation to the cloud infrastructure and services business, which outperformed the market and took share from competition. Previously, Nadella led R&D for the Online Services Division and was vice president of the Microsoft Business Division. Before joining Microsoft, Nadella was a member of the technology staff at Sun Microsystems.
Originally from Hyderabad, India, Nadella lives in Bellevue, Washington. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Mangalore University, a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago. Nadella serves on the board of trustees to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center as well as the Starbucks Board of Directors. He is married and has three children.
Here is The top-ranked CEO
The top-ranked CEO among small-to-midsize companies with fewer than 500 employees was David Cancel, founder of messaging software company Drift. Cancel is an American entrepreneur and investor from The Bronx, New York.
Best CEOs, large companies
1. Satya Nadella, Microsoft (Redmond, WA)
2. Craig Menear, The Home Depot (Atlanta, GA)
3. Sundar Pichai, Google (Mountain View, CA)
4. Brad Smith, Intuit (Mountain View, CA)
5. Brian Halligan, Hubspot (Cambridge, MA)
6. Jeff Bezos, Amazon (Seattle, WA)
7. Bert Bean, Insight Global (Atlanta, GA)
8. Alex Shootman, Workfront (Lehi, UT)
9. Marc Benioff, Salesforce (San Francisco, CA)
10. John Legere, T-Mobile (Bellevue, WA)