YouTube’s Neal Mohan has become the latest person to join the list of Indian-origin CEOs globally. The development comes after Susan Wojcicki stepped down as the CEO of the video-streaming platform. Mohan was the chief product officer at YouTube. A Stanford graduate, Mohan joined Google in 2008. He was the chief product officer at YouTube where he focused on building YouTube Shorts and Music. Mohan has also worked with Microsoft, and sits on the board of Stitch Fix and genomics and biotechnology company 23andMe. Here’s the list of Indian-origin CEOs of multinational companies:

Adding to the growing list of Indian-origin leadership at the helm of corporate world, are such stalwarts as:

Google CEO: Sundar Pichai: Google is the most popular internet search engine. Sundar Pichai was appointed its CEO on 10 August, 2015.

Microsoft CEO: Satya Nadella: Microsoft is the largest vendor of computer software in the world. The US-based company also produces consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Satya Nadella was announced as the new CEO of Microsoft in February 2014. He is the third CEO in Microsoft’s history, after Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer.

Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen: Adobe is a US-based multinational computer software company. Its flagship products are Adobe Photoshop image editing software, Adobe Illustrator vector-based illustration software, and Adobe Acrobat Reader, among others. Shantanu Narayen was appointed as Adobe CEO in December 2007. He is now chairman, president and CEO of the company.

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna: The US-based IBM produces and sells computer hardware and software, as well as cloud computing and data analytics.
Arvind Krishna has been serving as CEO and chairman of IBM since April 2020 and January 2021, respectively.
Starbucks CEO Laxman Narasimhan: He joined the list of Indian-origin CEOs globally in September 2022. He was named as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the world’s biggest coffee chain Starbucks last year.

Chanel CEO Leena Nair: Chanel is a French luxury fashion house. Leena Nair was appointed as its Global Chief Executive in December 2021.

Bata CEO Sandeep Kataria:
Bata is a Switzerland-based multinational footwear, apparel and fashion accessories maker. Its footwear is very popular in India. Sandeep Kataria was elevated as the company’s group CEO in August 2021.

VMWare CEO Raghu Raghuram: VMware is a US-based cloud computing and virtualisation technology company. Raghu Raghuram was named its CEO in May 2021.

Among other Indian CEOs are the world’s leading food and drug retailer Albertsons CEO Vivek Sankaran, US-based cybersecurity company Palo Alto CEO Nikesh Arora, Switzerland-based global healthcare company Novartis CEO Vasant Narasimhan, and US-based computer networking company Arista CEO Jayshree Ullal.

Additionally, Hybrid cloud data services and data management company NetApp CEO George Kurian; Video hosting, sharing and services company,Vimeo’s CEO Anjali Sood; multinational transportation, ecommerce and business services company FedEx President, Raj Subramaniam; and, since September 2022, global advertising, marketing, and public relations agency Ogilvy Group’s Global CEO, Devika Bulchandani.

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