Microsoft’s chairman and CEO, Satya Nadella on stage at the CEO Connection event in Mumbai. With its fourth data center region set to go live soon, and data centers in collaboration with Jio, Microsoft boasts more data center regions than any other cloud provider in India.
Mumbai, February 7, 2024: Microsoft chairman and chief executive officer Satya Nadella kicked off his visit to India today by reinforcing the company’s commitment to supporting India’s transformation into an AI-first nation. The commitment aligns with India’s vision of becoming self-reliant by fostering a skilled AI workforce and empowering every sector and industry to transform with AI.
Nadella made the comments at the Microsoft CEO Connection event in Mumbai on Wednesday, which was attended by top business leaders and decision-makers. During his address, Nadella announced that Microsoft will provide 2 million people in India with AI skilling opportunities by 2025, through its new ADVANTA(I)GE INDIA initiative. This will help to close skills gaps across the nation and strengthen India’s ability to thrive in the AI era.