Shantanu Narayen was recently recognized as a ‘Great Immigrant’ by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Who is he?

Narayen was born in Hyderabad where his father owned a plastics business.

He studied in the local Hyderabad Public School and then went on complete his graduation in electronics from the Osmania University.

He then immigrated to the United States.

Up until then, Shantanu Narayen’s life was pretty much like any other Indian immigrant.

After arriving in the US, he completed his master’s degree in computer science and MBA from UC Berkeley.

He worked at Apple and Silicon Graphics before co-founding photo-sharing startup Pictra.

A chance encounter between Adobe and Pictra led to Narayen joining Adobe.

Being industrious and hardworking, Shantanu swiftly rose through the product ranks.

“If you can connect all the dots between what you see today and where you want to go, then it’s probably not ambitious enough or aspirational enough.”

He is a board member of Pfizer, US-India Business Council (USIBC), Dell Inc, and the University of California.

He was among a select group of CEOs who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington for a roundtable during the leader’s visit for first bilateral meeting with President Donald Trump.

And, was named among the world’s best CEOs by Barron’s Magazine in 2016.

This Great Immigrant has the talent and skills that we all have and chose to use it for the betterment of our generation. A true inspiration to us all.

The U.S. is a land of opportunities where industrious people like Shantanu can make an impact on the world.

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