Arvind Krishna The CEO of IBM

May/27/2022 / by Team SEEMA
Arvind Krishna
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Arvind Krishna is an Indian born American, and he is the current CEO of IBM. Arvind Krishna is originally from the region of Andhra Pradesh, India. Krishna came to the United States in the late 1980s. During his trajectory at IBM, Krishna has served as the General Manager of IBM Systems and Technology Group Development and Manufacturing Organization, General Manager of IBM Information Management, and Vice President of Strategy for IBM Software. In the 1990s, he received his PhD in electrical engineering from the University Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The list of Indian origin executives around the world is growing at a dizzying pace. This list includes the CEO of Microsoft, Google, Alphabet, PepsiCo and Adobe. Arvind Krishna is known to be a remarkable technologist who had a huge role in developing leading technology in the company. 

A Biography Arvind Krishna

He was originally born in West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India his father was a major general and an army officer who worked in the Indian army, and his mother was a supporter of the army. Arvind Krishna studied at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, and he received his degree in Electrical Engineering. Later, Arvind Krishna went to the United States and received his PhD at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During his university years, he was able to become a distinguished alumni who received various awards and accolades. In 1990, he began his career at IBM. Arvind Krishna was able to take on various roles during his trajectory at the company. Krishna was the driving force behind the successful acquisition of Red Hat the In 2020; this was a $34 billion dollar acquisition. Krishna was appointed the CEO of IBM, and he was also named the most influential executive by CRN last year. Krishna has been extensively published in technical journals, and he has been the keynote speaker at a number of technical conferences.

FAQ on Arvind Krishna 

Q: Where was he born?

A: He was born in West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Q: Who is he married to?

A: He is married to Anupama Arvind.

Q: What is Arvind Krishna’s net worth?

A: He has a net worth of 1.73 million dollars.

Q: When did he start his career?

A: He began working for IBM in 1990.

Q: What is the age of Arvind Krishna?

A: He is 60 years old.

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