Arvind Krishna

Arvind Krishna

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Arvind Krishna is an Indian-American businessman serving as Chairman and CEO of IBM. Arvind Krishna became the Chairman and CEO of IBM in January 2021.

Early life

Arvind Krishna was born in 1962 in West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Currently, he is 59 years old and holds Indian and American Nationality. He was born to his father Vinod Krishna and his mother Aarathi Krishna.

Her father was an army officer who worked for the Indian Army and his mother worked for the welfare of Army widows. He completed his studies at St Joseph’s Academy, Dehradun, and completed his higher-level studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 1991.

Professional life

In 1990 Krishna joined IBM. at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center, and continued in Watson Research for 18 years from 1991 to 2009. He later held the General Manager role in the Information management software and systems and technology group of IBM. Moreover, he was promoted to senior vice president of IBM Research in 2015. Likewise, he later became senior vice president for cloud and cognitive software, division of IBM.

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Caption: Arvind in a meeting Source: Business-insider

Moreover, He also led the building and expansion of new markets in artificial intelligence, quantum computing, cloud, and blockchain for IBM. In July 2019 he was a driving force behind IBM’s $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat.

Moreover, in January 2020, he was appointed IBM’s CEO, effective April 6, 2020, succeeding Ginni Rometty, who had served as CEO since 2012. He joined Satya Nadella, Shantanu Narayen, and Sundar Pichai as an Indian CEO of a major United States technology company.

Achievements and Net worth

Krishna has achieved a lot throughout his career. Moreover, he has successfully been able to develop his business career. However, he has not been able to win any awards or nominations. Moreover, we can assume he will get some in his upcoming days.

Arvind Krishna is an Indian-American businessman serving as Chairman and CEO of IBM. Moreover, his estimated net worth is supposed to be about 17 million USD.

Relationship status

Arvind has never disclosed his private life. Likewise, he has always kept his personal life within him. Krishna’s relation or love life is unknown. Maybe he doesn’t like to bring his private life into the limelight.

Krishna has never been part of any scandals or controversies. Moreover, has successfully been able to maintain distance from controversies and scandals.

Body measurement and social media

Talking about Krishna’s body measurements, he stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs about 80kg. Likewise, he has a pair of dark brown eyes and is bald. His other body measurements are 44-34-36.

Krishna is very active in social media. he regularly keeps posting his photos. Moreover, he has over 350k followers on Instagram. However, he doesn’t seem to use any other social media platforms.