New Delhi: IBM names Arvind Krishna, IIT-Kanpur alumnus as CEO. Krishna has become the third Indian to head a US-based multinational company after Microsoft corp’s chief executive officer Satya Nadella and Google CEO Sundar Pichai.
Krishna, 57, is currently the head of IBM’s cloud and cognitive software unit and was a principal architect of the company’s purchase of Red Hat, which was completed last year.
Arvind Krishna elected as IBM Chief Executive Officer
Jim Whitehurst elected IBM President
Ginni Rometty continues as Executive Chairman of the Board