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Satya della gets coveted seat for Obama address

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  12 Jan 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Washington, Jan 11: Satya della, Indian-American Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, will be among the “many Americans who have inspired Barack” watching President Barack Obama’s fil State of the Union address on Tuesday from the First Lady’s Box.

“Their stories - of struggle and success - highlight where we have been and where America is going in the future, building on the best of what our country has to offer.” “The guests personify President Obama’s time in office and most importantly, they represent who we are as Americans: inclusive and compassiote, innovative and courageous,” it said.

Origilly from Hyderabad, India, della joined Microsoft in 1992 and became its CEO in February 2014. “Microsoft has been a leader in expanding access to computer science in K-12 classrooms, and in Teach.org, a private public partnership to increase awareness of and support for the teaching profession,” the White House said.

“In September, the company announced a new $75 million effort to expand computer science education, including opportunities for engineers from Microsoft and other companies with teachers to team-teach computer science,” it said. (IANS)

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