Stories of successful intrapreneurs
1)Satya Nadella joined Microsoft in 1992 and since then she
has been associated with the company. While working closely with the company
for such a long time, he worked on several schemes. He was introduced to
Microsoft in the server group. After that he worked in software division,
online services, research and development, advertising platform, and then
returned to the server division after becoming the head.
He led cloud
computing in Microsoft and played an important role in making the company one
of the world’s biggest cloud infrastructure.He served as a Senior Vice President
in the Online Services Division and as a Vice President in the Microsoft
Business Division. He was later made the president of the company’s 19 billion
US dollar ‘Service and Tools’ business. They changed the nature of this
division of the company. He played an important role in bringing Microsoft’s
database, Windows Server and Developer Tools to Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform.
The profit of this division has increased from $ 16.6 billion in 2011 to US $
20.3 billion in 2013.
2)Sundar Pichai of Indian origin has been made
Google’s new CEO. Born in 1972 in Chennai, the original name of the Sundar
Pichai is Pichai Sundarajan. Sundar Pichai has taken his Bachelor degree from
IIT Kharagpur. He had achieved Silver Medal in his batch. In America, Sunder studied
MS in Stanford University and an MBA from Wharton University. Pichai was a
Siebel Scholar in Pennsylvania University.
Sundar Pichai joined
Google in 2004 and his entry was marked roll out of a free mail service called
G-mail. After joining Google Sundars first success came after Google hit an
infamous doomsday situation. Microsoft changed the default search engine in
Internet explorer with their own search engine called Bing, in those days
during 2006 almost everyone was using Internet Explorer. He was in charge of
coming up with a response. His solution, a Google toolbar which could be
installed directly into anyone’s PC and browse. Later he soon started working
on other products such as Google gears and Google pack.
The success of
Google’s toolbar gave Pichai the idea of developing Googles very own browser
.He shared his idea with his superiors but faced heavy criticism from the then
CEO Eric Schmidt who thought that making a browser will be very expensive.
However Pichai was successful and convinced the co founders of google Sergey
Brin and Larry Page to launch Googles very own browser. Later he played a
pivotal role in the launch of the browser Google Chrome in 2008. It became a
huge success as it allowed its users to direcly access Google search engine.
Google Chrome overtook Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox to become the
number one browser in the world. After the gigantic success of Google Chrome he
became an Internatinal figure for Google.Chrome also made way for other
products like Chrome OS,
Chromebooks, and Chromecast. From this idea, he came in the eyes of
Google founder Larry Page. From 2008 to 2013, the success of the Chrome
operating system under the leadership of Sundar Pichai was successful, and
after that, his name has become worldwide from the Android Market Place. Sundar has created Google Drive,
Gmail App, Google Video Codec ,Chrome OS and Android Apps made it to the top of
Google. In 2013 the Android division came under him and he also contributed to
the advancement of Google’s other business. Because of Pichai, Google has made
Samsung a partner. On August
10,2015 he was revealed as the new CEO of Google.