Nikesh Arora Net Worth

Nikesh Arora is a highly accomplished business executive who has held multiple senior operating leadership roles in both Google and SoftBank Corp. Born in India, he earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi and a degree in management from Northeastern University. He began his career working with Fidelity Investments as an analyst and simultaneously worked towards his CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation. At Google, he was the highest paid executive, receiving a compensation package of $57.1 million in 2013. During his two-year tenure at SoftBank, he earned a salary of $208 million, making him one of the highest-paid executives in the world. His abrupt resignation from SoftBank in June 2016 came as a shock to many in the business fraternity.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Former President & COO of SoftBank Corp
Birth Day February 09, 1968
Birth Place Indian
Nikesh Arora age 55 YEARS OLD
Birth Sign Pisces
Alma mater Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Boston College Northeastern University
Occupation President and COO of SoftBank Corp. (2014-2016)
Spouse(s) Ayesha Thapar

💰 Net worth: $482 Million

Nikesh Arora, the former President and Chief Operating Officer of SoftBank Corp in India, has amassed a staggering net worth of approximately $482 million as of 2024. Arora's illustrious career is highlighted by his tenure at SoftBank, where he played a pivotal role in the company's growth and success. Under his leadership, SoftBank witnessed significant expansion and became a driving force in the Indian market. Arora's remarkable financial accomplishments are a testament to his astute business acumen and strategic vision in the tech industry.



Born to an Indian Air Force officer, Arora graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, BHU in Varanasi with a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering in 1989. He holds a degree from Boston College and an MBA from Northeastern University. He also holds the CFA designation.


Arora began his career at Fidelity Investments in 1992, holding a variety of Finance and Technology management positions, ultimately serving as Vice President, Finance of Fidelity Technologies.


From 2001 to 2004, he served as Chief Marketing Officer of the T-Mobile International Division of Deutsche Telekom AG. He was Chief Executive Officer and Founder of T-Motion PLC, which merged with T-Mobile International in 2002.


Arora joined Google in 2004. He held multiple senior operating leadership roles at Google, serving as President, Global Sales Operations and Business Development from 2009 to 2010, President Europe, Middle East and Africa from 2007 to 2009 and Vice President, Europe Operations from 2004 to 2007. He was Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer of Google Inc. (Google) since January 2011 until July 2014.


Since 2007, Arora has also served as a Senior Advisor to Silver Lake Partners, a private equity firm.


He left Google in July 2014 resigning from the post of Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer.