Satya Nadella – Patents and Inventions

Satyanarayana Nadella, the man who rebuilt Microsoft is an Indian-born American business leader. He is the executive chairman and CEO of Microsoft, succeeding Steve Ballmer in 2014 as CEO and John W. Thompson in 2021 as chairman. Prior to becoming CEO, he was the executive VP of Microsoft’s cloud and enterprise group, in charge of building and running the organization’s computing platform. Nadella was successful in leading the firm out of its tough times. What Nadella did was not just move away from the Windows past but also build and fund future businesses such as cloud computing. Under his supervision, Microsoft has more cloud computing revenue than Google, more subscribers than Netflix, and nearly a trillion-dollar market capital.

“As chairman and CEO of Microsoft, I define my mission and that of my company as empowering every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.”

He is a board member of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre and a member of the board of trustees at the University of Chicago. Nadella’s autobiography ‘Hit Refresh’ explores his life and career in Microsoft. It elaborates on how technology will shape the future.

In 2018, he was a Time 100 honouree. In 2019, Nadella was named Financial Times Person of the Year and Fortune magazine Businessperson of the Year. In 2020, Nadella was recognized as Global Indian Business Icon at CNBC-TV18’s India Business Leader Awards in Mumbai.

You can also read our analysis, Microsoft Patents – Key Insights and Statistics, to get a complete overview of Microsoft’s Patent portfolio.

How many patents does Satya Nadella have?

Satya Nadella’s patent portfolio has 34 patents that belong to 2 unique patent families. We have used the below exhibits to highlight the key statistics of Satya Nadella’s patent portfolio.

Worldwide Patents Status

Satya Nadella Innovation focus

In the table below, we have picked one unique patent from each family.

Publication NumberTitleTechnology
US10606989B2Computational systems and methods for verifying personal information during transactionsPayment/Security
US10169339B2Context-sensitive query enrichmentAI (Artificial Intelligence)

How Many Patents did Satya Nadella File every Year?

An Interesting Patent of Satya Nadella

US20130106893A1 is the most popular patent in the Satya Nadella portfolio. It has received 62 citations so far from companies like FedEx Corporate Services Inc and LexSet.ai Llc.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Satya Nadella:

Publication NumberCitation Patents
US20130106893A162
US20130110804A153
US20130060868A140
US20130106682A134
US20130106894A118
US20130106892A117
US9141977B216
US9183520B212
US9159055B211
US8959082B211

List of Satya Nadella Patents

Patent NumberTitle
US10606989B2Computational systems and methods for verifying personal information during transactions
US10546295B2Computational systems and methods for regulating information flow during interactions
US10546306B2Computational systems and methods for regulating information flow during interactions
US10523618B2Computational systems and methods for identifying a communications partner
US10263936B2Computational systems and methods for identifying a communications partner
US10198729B2Computational systems and methods for regulating information flow during interactions
US10185814B2Computational systems and methods for verifying personal information during transactions
US10169339B2Context-sensitive query enrichment
US10079811B2Computational systems and methods for encrypting data for anonymous storage
US10074113B2Computational systems and methods for disambiguating search terms corresponding to network members
US9928485B2Computational systems and methods for regulating information flow during interactions
US9747561B2Computational systems and methods for linking users of devices
US9690853B2Computational systems and methods for regulating information flow during interactions
US9569439B2Context-sensitive query enrichment
US9491146B2Computational systems and methods for encrypting data for anonymous storage
US9473647B2Computational systems and methods for identifying a communications partner
US9432190B2Computational systems and methods for double-encrypting data for subsequent anonymous storage
US9195848B2Computational systems and methods for anonymized storage of double-encrypted data
US9183520B2Computational systems and methods for linking users of devices
US9167099B2Computational systems and methods for identifying a communications partner
US9159055B2Computational systems and methods for identifying a communications partner
US9141977B2Computational systems and methods for disambiguating search terms corresponding to network members
US8959082B2Context-sensitive query enrichment
US20130268773A1COMPUTATIONAL SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PREPARING DATA FOR DOUBLE-ENCRYPTION AND ANONYMOUS STORAGE
US20130106682A1Context-sensitive query enrichment
US20130106683A1Context-sensitive query enrichment
US20130106892A1Context-sensitive query enrichment
US20130106893A1Context-sensitive query enrichment
US20130106894A1Context-sensitive query enrichment
US20130110804A1Context-sensitive query enrichment
US20130060624A1Computational systems and methods for regulating information flow during interactions
US20130060695A1Computational systems and methods for regulating information flow during interactions
US20130060852A1Computational systems and methods for regulating information flow during interactions
US20130060868A1Computational systems and methods for identifying a communications partner
Updated on October 4, 2021

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