Big Fat Indian wedding!
It is indeed a big story when an Indian educated (partly) man is named the head of a company whose name is synonymous with computers.
Satya Nadella is the first non-US and third CEO of Microsoft, succeeding/proceeding Steve Ballmer. He has served Microsoft (MS) for more than 22 years.
Microsoft was established to develop BASIC interpreters for different systems. It is one of the leaders in the personal computer operating system market today. But there were certain people behind Microsoft which made all this possible. Here is a list.