57-year-old Arvind Krishna will take over charge from Ginni Rometty in April. Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra celebrated his appointment as IBM CEO on Twitter. Calling it as the stunning endorsement of the managerial capabilities, Mahindra tweeted, “What a stunning endorsement of the managerial capabilities of Indian-origin managers. Satya, Sundar, Shantanu & Arvind running four US tech giants.”
Anand Mahindra said that now there is a responsibility on Indian managers to demonstrate that they can take companies to the top as well. He has written these places a responsibility on Indian managers to demonstrate that they can take Indian companies to the top as well. Anand Mahindra followed his tweet with a joke, “On a lighter note, the next time the White House organizes a conclave of Tech Industry titans, they’ll have to ensure the snacks are Samosas & not Hamburgers…”
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Alphabet Inc CEO Sundar Pichai, and Adobe Systems CEO Shantanu Narayen are all Indians who have created quite a buzz in the world of technology.