Nadella to oversee development of the company’s next-gen cloud offerings for business customers
Microsoft has promoted senior vice-president Satya Nadella to president of Server and Tools Business.
Nadella succeeds Bob Muglia, previously president of the Server and Tools Business, who will leave the company this summer.
Nadella has been with the company for 19 years and most recently led the engineering efforts in the Online Services Division, which includes overseeing the technical strategy for one of the cloud infrastructures in the world, spanning the company’s Search, Portal and Advertising platforms.
In his new role, Nadella will oversee the overall strategy, engineering, marketing and product development for Microsoft’s server, tools and cloud platform efforts.
This includes developing the technology road map and vision to drive adoption of the company’s products, tools and services, and delivering the company’s next generation of cloud offerings for business customers.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said they are already making strong traction across their Server and Tools Business by embracing cloud services.
"Satya has deep experience in both our server business and online services, which will help accelerate our momentum while setting the course to deliver the cloud computing scenarios of the future," Ballmer said.