Recognizes an alumnus/alumna whose exceptional allegiance and involvement with Smeal has brought distinction to the college and the University.
Krishna C. Nadella is the head of Americas sales for Bloomberg L.P.’s Fixed Income & OTC Derivatives Valuations business, BVAL. He started his career in Citigroup’s Investment Bank in their Global Structured Credit Products division. Nadella is an active proponent in the academic community. At Penn State, he is the president elect of the Graduate School Alumni Society, a board member of the Penn State
Research Foundation, a lifetime member of the Penn State Alumni Association, a member of the Golden Lion Society and a board member emeritus of both the Smeal MBA Alumni Advisory Board and the Annual Giving Advisory Council. He is also the host and creator of, ‘STATE OF MIND’, a YouTube Educational Program supported by the Borough of Manhattan Community College. Nadella earned his undergraduate degree in honors biochemistry from McMaster University.