Satya Nadella's tenure as the CEO of Microsoft will soon reach two years. In that time, the mild-mannered CEO has often been credited with turning the company on its head, achieving not only a significant culture change, but also allowing for a more amicable relationship between departments. He has also changed how Microsoft deals with, and responds to, competing products and platforms.
While his list of accomplishments is rather long, you might wonder about what kind of a person he is when he is not on stage. To provide a more intimate look, the Wall Street Journal recently conducted a quick fire interview with him about his daily routines, his accomplishments and his favorite way to waste some time while at work (naturally, it was Cortana Jokes).
A morning person, the 48 year old executive goes on a run every morning and, if any of you are looking for a job, favors his applicants to be clear and energetic. His love for Cortana is only overpowered by his love for cricket (he considers a signed bat from famous Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar as his most prized possession) and his parents, whom he described as the biggest influence on him. Lastly, he wants you to "believe in yourself more than you think you do."