In the book, the Microsoft chief executive is focusing on “corporate change and reinvention” as well as his own personal journey.
Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella is trying his hand at writing.
The 48-year-old executive is working on a book, titled “Hit Refresh,” scheduled for release in November 2017, HarperCollins Publishers said Wednesday.
The publisher, which is releasing the book under its Harper Business imprint, says “Hit Refresh” tells “the story of corporate change and reinvention as well as the story of Nadella’s personal journey.”
Harper said Nadella’s proceeds will be donated to Microsoft Philanthropies, a corporate charity arm that primarily makes donations of Microsoft goods and services. The funds will be earmarked for cloud-computing projects, Harper said.
Nadella isn’t the first to write a book while managing the Redmond software giant.
Co-founder Bill Gates wrote two books during his time as chief executive. “The Road Ahead,” written with fellow Microsoft executive Nathan Myhrvold and former Seattle Times journalist Peter Rinearson, was published in 1995. “Business @ The Speed of Thought” came out in 1999.