Meet the 9 Highest Paid Indian-Origin CEOs

BENGALURU: It is official that the Indians or better referred as U.S.-Indians hold some of the dominating positions in America today. But what we did not know is that the highest paid Chief Executive Officer in the United States of America is an Indian-American too. It is none other than Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft who helms the list of CEOs who earn the most in the States.

He is however not the only one making rapid strides in the States. Equilar 100 CEO Pay Study rates the highest paid CEOs in the U.S. Read further to know the 10 highest paid Indian American CEOs as reported by Rediff.

Satya Nadella— MICROSOFT

Rank: 1

Salary Per Annum—$84.3 million

Satya Nadella

These whopping numbers of dollars is what Nadella makes in a year as the CEO of the world’s leading tech company, Microsoft. He proved his critiques wrong by bagging the most coveted job in the world and now sits on the throne as the highest paid CEO in America. Also, Forbes magazine, recently ranked him 72 in 100 most powerful people in the world.

Nadella, who hails from Hyderabad, has a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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