February 06, 2018
CEO of Microsoft
in conversation with Professor Adam Grant on his new book
HIT REFRESH: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft’s Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone
Hit Refresh is about individual change, about the transformation happening inside of Microsoft and the technology that will soon impact all of our lives—the arrival of the most exciting and disruptive wave of technology humankind has experienced: artificial intelligence, mixed reality, and quantum computing. It’s about how people, organizations and societies can and must transform and “hit refresh” in their persistent quest for new energy, new ideas and continued relevance and renewal.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Satya Nadella is a husband, father and the chief executive officer of Microsoft – the third in the company’s 40-year history. On his 21st birthday, Nadella emigrated from Hyderabad, India to the United States to pursue a master’s degree in computer science. After stops in America’s Rust Belt and Silicon Valley, he joined Microsoft in 1992 where he would lead a variety of products and innovations across the company’s consumer and enterprise businesses. Nadella is widely known as an inspiring, mission-oriented leader who pushes the bounds of technology while crafting creative and sometimes surprising deals with customers and partners globally