India a source of learning: Nadella

November 08, 2017 12:00 am | Updated 04:39 am IST - Mumbai

‘Use technology for better productivity’

Satya Nadella at an event in New Delhi on Tuesday.AFP

Satya Nadella at an event in New Delhi on Tuesday.AFP

India has always been close to his heart, said Hyderabad-born CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella. The inspiration from playing cricket and the experiences from studying in different parts of the country helped Mr. Nadella chart out one of the biggest transformations in the history of Microsoft.

In an interview with Business Line , Mr. Nadella said India continues to be a source of learning. “India is a very important of source of learning. I measure myself in terms of the progress we make in India by enabling small businesses to be more productive, public sector to be more efficient. I measure our success in the ability to create success around us in India and it is tremendous to see it happening.”

Mr. Nadella also said that it was not enough for countries like India to celebrate diffusion of technology; they also needed to ensure that technology was used for better productivity.

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