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It is a matter of pride for India that world’s top companies like Google, Microsoft and Twitter have Indians on the post of CEO. One of them is Arvind Krishna who is the Chairman and CEO (President and Chief Executive Officer) of IBM (International Business Machines Corp).
It is a matter of pride for India that world’s top companies like Google, Microsoft and Twitter have Indians on the post of CEO. One of them is Arvind Krishna who is the Chairman and CEO (President and Chief Executive Officer) of IBM (International Business Machines Corp). IBM’s board of directors elected Arvind Krishna as the company’s CEO and member of the board of directors. Arvind Krishna joined IBM Company in 1990 as Senior Vice President of IBM’s CloudCloud and Cognitive Software. Prior to this, Ginni Rometty was the CEO of IBM. In this article we will know about Arvind Krishna’s education and personal life.
Who is Arvind Krishna
Arvind Krishna was born in West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh in 1962. His father’s name was Major General Vijay Krishna and mother’s name was Aarti Krishna. His father worked in the Indian Army and his mother worked for the welfare of Indian Army widows.
Arvind Krishna did his 10th class from St.Joseph’s Academy Dehradun and Studied 12th from Staines School, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. He studied Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. He went to the US for further studies. Arvind did his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1990.
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Arvind joined IBM in the year 1990. IBM is an American multinational information technology IT company. He got the position of Senior Vice President at IBM’s cloud and cognitive software where Arvind headed the IBM business unit. He introduced many new technologies of IBM viz. Artificial intelligence, cloud and quantum computing.
On being elected CEO, Arvind said, “I am thrilled to be named IBM’s new executive officer. I am grateful for the confidence reposed in me by Guinea and the Board of Directors.”
Arvind Krishna elected as IBM Chief Executive Officer
Jim Whitehurst elected IBM President
Ginni Rometty continues as Executive Chairman of the Board
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Federal Reserve Bank of New York elected Arvind Krishna as a Class B director. As per the report, Krishna will hold the post till December 31, 2023. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is one of the 12 Federal Reserve Banks of the United States.