New Delhi, November 2, 2017 : Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella’s book Hit Refresh – The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft’s Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone’ will soon be available in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil. The English edition was launched on September 26, 2017 and has been on bestseller lists since.
‘Ideas excite me,’ Nadella explains through the book, ‘Empathy grounds and centres me.’ The book is about individual change and the transformation that is happening inside Microsoft. The book takes readers through Satya’s personal journey from his childhood in India to his ascendency through the ranks at Microsoft. It talks about the transformation he has initiated at Microsoft, from its culture to its competitive landscape and industry partnerships as well as his outlook on the exciting and disruptive wave of technologies that will impact on all our lives.
The Hindi edition, published by HarperCollins India will be available in bookstores, end November 2017. The Tamil and the Telugu editions have been published by Westland Books. The Tamil and Telugu editions, will be available in print in bookstores from November 7. A Kindle version of the Tamil edition will also be available for download on November 7.
Satya Nadella, the India-born CEO of tech giant Microsoft, will be in India next week on a two- day visit to promote his book ‘Hit Refresh’. Nadella, who will be in India on November 6-7, will visit Hyderabad and Delhi and engage with government officials, industry leaders, students and academia among other stakeholders, a Microsoft spokesperson told PTI. “The two-day trip is focused on the book. His (Nadella) engagements include meetings with customers and industry leaders across sectors, union government and employees,” the spokesperson added.
The company has also lined up a public event on the book with a diverse audience comprising students, academia, startups and community influencers. Hyderabad-born Nadella, who took over as Microsoft CEO in February 2014, has chronicled his personal journey, the ongoing transformation at the Redmond-based company and the wave of technological changes in his book ‘Hit Refresh’ that was launched in September. The book carries a foreword by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. It will also be available in three Indian languages — Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil — later this month. All proceeds from the book will go to Microsoft Philanthropies.