Arvind Krishna Net Worth 2021, Salary, Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, IBM CEO,

Arvind Krishna net worth

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Arvind Krishna is an Indian-American business executive serving as Chairman and CEO of IBM. He has been the CEO of IBM since April 2020 and took on the role of Chairman and CEO in January 2021.

Krishna joined IBM in 1990, at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center, and was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2015, managing IBM Cloud & Cognitive Software and IBM Research divisions. He was the principal architect of the acquisition of Red Hat, the largest acquisition in the company’s history.

Early life

NameArvind Krishna
Net Worth$50 million
ProfessionBusiness Executive (IBM CEO)
Age59 years
Arvind Krishna net worth 2021

Arvind Krishna was born May 21, 1962 (age 59 years) in India. He grew up in a Telugu-speaking family in West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India. His father, Major General Vinod Krishna, was an army officer who worked for the Indian Army and his mother, Aarathi Krishna, worked for the welfare of Army widows.

Education: Arvind Krishna attended Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu and at St Joseph’s Academy, Dehradun before receiving a BTech degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1985.

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He subsequently moved to the United States to earn a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 1991. He is the recipient of distinguished alumni awards from both IIT, Kanpur and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.


Arvind Krishna

began his career at IBM in 1990, at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center, and continued in Watson Research for 18 years till 2009. Next, he held the General Manager role in the Information management software and systems and technology group of IBM. In 2015, he was promoted to senior vice president of IBM Research. He later became senior vice president of IBM’s cloud and cognitive software division.

He also led the building and expansion of new markets for IBM in artificial intelligence, cloud, quantum computing, and blockchain. He was a driving force behind IBM’s $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat, which closed in July 2019.

He was appointed IBM’s CEO in January 2020, effective April 6, 2020, succeeding Ginni Rometty, who had served as CEO since 2012. He joined Satya Nadella, Shantanu Narayen, and Sundar Pichai as an Indian-American CEO of a major United States technology company. In 2021, he was named by CRN as the year’s “Most Influential Executive”.


Arvind Krishna has co-authored dozens of patents, has been the editor of IEEE and ACM journals and has published extensively in technical journals.


Arvind Krishna wife name is unknown to the public. He has kept his wife and children from the public as he is focused on moving IBM forward. According to a source from IBM, Arvind Krishna is married and has two children living in India. A confirmation from his official Twitter handle revealed that he is a father and husband.

Arvind Krishna net worth

How much is Arvind Krishna worth? Arvind Krishna net worth is estimated at around $50 million. His salary is around $20 million and his main source of income is from his career as a Business Executive. Arvind Krishna’s successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the richest Indian born CEO in the United States.