Rao Remala

Mr. Rao Remala is currently with Cronus Ventures, LLC. Prior to this, he was a Technical Director at Microsoft Corporation and was the 29th employee and the first Indian to write code and give shape to the ubiquitous Microsoft Windows program.

In a 21-year period with Microsoft, Mr. Remala reported to Bill Gates and worked on many of the company’s best-known products – Basic, Cobol Compiler, Windows 1.0, Windows 2.0, OLE 1.0, OLE 2.0, Office 95, and Office 97.

He held a range of positions from an individual contributor to Group Manager, Product Unit Manager and finally Director and was an integral part of the team that essentially defined the personal computing industry.

Before Microsoft, he worked at DCM, Computer R&D center, and then at Hindustan Computers Limited (HCL).

Mr. Remala is currently an angel investor and philanthropist. He has a bachelor’s degree from REC Warangal India and master’s degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur India.

Rao Remala